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Lectures & Programs

Meditation in the Museum 

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Unwind from your week with a mindfulness meditation session in the galleries, led by our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center.

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Rembrandt: An Artist & His World

Fall/Winter Course 2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

This four-session course will explore the life and career of Rembrandt within the context of the 17th-century Dutch Golden Age.

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Kids & Families

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, November 11, 2018 - 10:30am.

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

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Tours

Talk at 12 (Wednesday & Friday)

Occurs every Wednesday and Friday. Next Occurs on Friday, November 9, 2018 - 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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Stampede Public Tours

Occurs every day through May 19, 2019, except November 22, 2018 and December 25, 2018. Next Occurs on Friday, November 9, 2018 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

In this daily 45-minute tour, see how animals have captivated artists throughout history in Stampede: Animals in Art.

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Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker Public Tours

Occurs every day through January 6, 2019. Next Occurs on Friday, November 9, 2018 - 2:00pm2:45pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker, offered daily at 2 pm, September 16–January 6. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Artists & Studios

Print Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Monday, October 1, 2018Sunday, May 5, 2019.

Channel Rembrandt’s eye for detail to design your own printing plate, or experiment with color and layering in the Print Studio. On weekends, watch artist demonstrations. Fun for all ages!

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Exhibitions

Rembrandt

Painter as Printmaker
Sunday, September 16, 2018Sunday, January 6, 2019.

The Denver Art Museum is the sole venue for Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker, showcasing more than 100 prints plus several drawings and paintings from Rembrandt van Rijn’s career spanning from 1625 to 1665.

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Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen

Drawings
Sunday, October 7, 2018Sunday, January 6, 2019.

Beginning with studies of Oldenburg’s first and well-known monumental soft sculptures of the 1960s, Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen: Drawings reveals a collaborative evolution of work that culminates with drafts of their large-scale hard sculptures of the late 1990s and early 2000s. The drawings represent the conception of an artistic idea, striking visual representations of manifested creations where line and form playfully intertwine the surreal and the natural elements of a landscape.

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Ganesha

The Playful Protector
Sunday, October 1, 2017Sunday, January 13, 2019.

Ganesha: The Playful Protector is developed in collaboration with the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, which is loaning a statue of Ganesha created in the 600s to 700s that is the centerpiece of the exhibition.

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Eyes On

Julie Buffalohead
Sunday, July 29, 2018Sunday, February 3, 2019.

Eyes on: Julie Buffalohead uses metaphors, iconography, and storytelling narratives in her artwork to describe emotional and subversive American Indian cultural experiences, and often analyzes the commercialization of American Indian cultures.

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Eyes On

Shimabuku
Sunday, July 29, 2018Sunday, February 3, 2019.

Three years in the making, this video illustrates the adaptation of a group of Japanese snow monkeys living in a Texas desert sanctuary since they were brought to the U.S. in 1972.

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Stampede

Animals in Art
Sunday, September 10, 2017Sunday, May 19, 2019.

See how animals have captivated artists throughout history in the exhibition Stampede: Animals in Art. This cross-departmental exhibition brings together more than 300 objects from the Denver Art Museum’s collection to explore the presence of animals in art throughout centuries and across cultures.

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The Incubation Effect

Sunday, November 4, 2018Monday, September 9, 2019.

Inspired by the natural world, Denver artist Nicole Anona Banowetz has created a larger than life, immersive insect nursery made from sewn inflatable sculptures and assembled forms. She says, “Forget that the work is art for a moment and have the sort of pure interaction you would have in nature.”

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