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Tours

Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection Public Tours

Occurs every day through October 20, 2019. Next Occurs on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 1:30pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection, offered daily at 1:30 pm, March 3 through January 5, 2020. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Kids & Families

Create Playdate

Occurs on the second Wednesday of every month, except September 11, 2019. Next Occurs on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Drop in with your little ones, ages 3 to 5, and meet up with other tots and their grownups for story time, artmaking, and more!

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Exhibitions

Phantom Canyon

A Digital Circuit
Sunday, August 25, 2019Sunday, October 13, 2019.

Journey along the circuit of balconies, landings, and stairs within the atrium of the Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building to discover the fifteen digital artworks that make up Phantom Canyon: A Digital Circuit.

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La Musidora

Wednesday, July 3, 2019Sunday, October 20, 2019.

Take part in this interactive art installation of paired rocking chairs that move in tandem to create music.

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Eyes On

Erika Harrsch
Sunday, March 10, 2019Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Eyes On: Erika Harrsch features a single contemporary installation titled Under the Same Sky… We Dream. Harrsch (who is based in New York and was born and raised in Mexico City) first exhibited Under the Same Sky… We Dream in El Paso in 2017 just as regulations became more stringent for those seeking asylum in the United States. The installation also was featured at B3: The Biennial of the Moving Image in Frankfurt, Germany, that same year.

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Eyes On

Jonathan Saiz
Sunday, May 12, 2019Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Jonathan Saiz’s installation #WhatisUtopia is comprised of a column covered with 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings, and sculptures. By definition, utopia is “an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.” The artist employs social media to spark conversation and document responses about our ability to re-envision and embody a modern utopia. More than 10,000 artworks were made to be given away after the end of the exhibition.

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The Light Show

Sunday, June 2, 2019Sunday, May 3, 2020.

The Light Show at the Denver Art Museum explores physical and symbolic representations of light in art through a thought-provoking narrative. The exhibition features about 250 objects drawn from the DAM’s nine curatorial departments. The Light Show focuses on the quest by humanity and artists to understand physical light in the natural world as well as metaphorical, spiritual, and divine representations of light.

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Treasures of British Art

The Berger Collection
Saturday, March 2, 2019Sunday, July 12, 2020.

Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection showcases about 60 paintings gifted to the museum by the Berger Collection Educational Trust (BCET) in 2018. The BCET’s gift is the largest gift of European old masters to the DAM since the museum received the Kress Collection in the 1950s. The exhibition presents a chronological selection of works ranging from the 1400s through the late 1800s, telling the story of Britain’s rich cultural history.

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Artists & Studios

Creative-in-Residence: Juntae TeeJay Hwang

Witness Wednesday Happenings
Occurs every Wednesday through September 11, 2019. Next Occurs on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Observe, reflect, and interact with the DAM's current Creative-in-Residence, Juntae TeeJay Hwang, as he explores performance art in the museum during Wednesday Happenings.

WITNESS WEDNESDAY HAPPENINGS, 1-3 pm

Body, Gesture, Gaze

July 10, level 1 gallery

July 17, level 2 gallery, Treasures of British Art

Voice & Breath

July 24, level 4 gallery, Eyes On: Erika Harrsch

July 31, on Martin Plaza

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Creative-in-Residence: Juntae TeeJay Hwang

Saturday Studies: Performance Workshops
Occurs every Saturday through September 14, 2019. Next Occurs on Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 3:00pm4:00pm.

Learn a performance and participate in a museum happening! TeeJay will guide visitors through a thematic performance workshop that will end with a performance in the museum.

No additional fee for workshop beyond museum admission, but online pre-registration required.

SATURDAY STUDIES: PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP, 3-4 pm

Body, Gesture, Gaze

July 13, level 1, Jordan Casteel

July 20, level 2, Treasures of British Art

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Paint Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Saturday, June 1, 2019Sunday, February 2, 2020.

This summer, the studio on the first floor of the Hamilton Building switches from prints to paint.

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Programs & Lectures

Logan Lecture: Jonathan Saiz

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Denver-born artist Jonathan Saiz invites the audience to imagine #WhatisUtopia in Eyes On: Jonathan Saiz.

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What Lies Beneath: Uncovering the Secrets of Early British Portraits

Symposium
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 8:30am6:00pm.

The DAM's department of European and American Art Before 1900 is pleased to host a symposium on early British pictures in European and American art collections.

Leading scholars from America and England will present the results of their recent groundbreaking research, including on the Berger Collection's renowned group of early portraits.

Speakers:

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Passing the Flame: The Takahashi Rakusai Lineage in Shigaraki Ceramics

Curator's Circle Lecture
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 6:30pm9:00pm.

Latest inheritors of a multi-generational Japanese ceramic tradition, Takahashi Rakusai V and his daughter Yoshiko are makers of masterpieces in the distinctive Shigaraki style.

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Access

Art & About Tours

Occurs on the second Thursday of every month. Next Occurs on Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. Themes change monthly.

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Art & About Tours

Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer's or dementia and their care partners. Experience and discuss art together on a tour led by a specially trained guide on the second Thursday of the month. Themes change every month.

Tour and general admission to the museum are free for registered participants, but space is limited.

Meet on the lower level of the Hamilton Building.

For specific program information and to register, please email access@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0074.

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