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Tours

Talk at 12 (Wednesday & Friday)

Occurs every Wednesday and Friday. Next Occurs on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 12:00pm12:30pm.

Join a docent for a 30-minute, in-depth look at an aspect of the museum’s collections or something special happening in the galleries.

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Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection Public Tours

Occurs every day through October 20, 2019. Next Occurs on Wednesday, October 9, 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, October 9, 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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Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Occurs on the second Sunday of January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, and December. Next Occurs on Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 10:30am.

Join Foxy and Shmoxy, the DAM art detectives, as they solve mysteries in the galleries.

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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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Shantell Martin

Words and Lines
Friday, September 27, 2019Sunday, January 31, 2021.

Shantell Martin: Words and Lines is an interactive multimedia installation featuring the work of London-born, New York-based contemporary artist Shantell Martin.

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Artists & Studios

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

Charlie Russell's Old West 

Film Screening
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 6:00pm7:30pm.

Join us for the world premiere of Charlie Russell’s Old West, which focuses on Russell’s artistic genius and his role in witnessing and visually chronicling a pivotal moment in the history of the American West—the end of the open range.

Doors open at 5:30 pm.

Free for Museum Friends, $15 DAM members, $20 nonmembers.

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Unplugged: Mindful Looking

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Slow down and spend time with one work of art in this month's Unplugged, a program that explores different ways to turn down the tempo and step into a state of relaxation, reflection, and calm.

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Insight: Figuring Out Family Fun

with Lindsay Genshaft and Natalie Thomas
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Join Lindsay Genshaft (manager of family and community programs) and Natalie Thomas (coordinator of family interpretation) in a conversation about their creative approaches to making the museum fun and engaging for families.

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Access

Art & About Tours

Occurs on the second Thursday of every month. Next Occurs on Thursday, October 10, 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

The Light Show
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

This month we focus on the quest by humanity and artists to understand physical light in the natural world.

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Tactile Tables: The Light Show

Occurs every day through October 12, 2019. Next Occurs on Friday, October 11, 2019 - 11:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! This October we feature some unique objects from The Light Show. Try on a pair of snow goggles or feel a raised line drawing of a sand mandala.

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