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Untitled Creative Fusions

Untitled: Creative Fusion

Featuring Eileen Roscina Richardson & Joshua Ware
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 6:00pm10:00pm.

Join us for the kickoff of Untitled Creative Fusions with the theme of "Entanglements," featuring creatives Eileen Roscina Richardson and Joshua Ware.

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Untitled: Creative Fusion

Featuring Libby Barbee & Becky Wareing Steele
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 6:00pm10:00pm.

Join us for the April Untitled: Creative Fusion event featuring creatives Libby Barbee & Becky Wareing Steele.

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Tours

Talk at 12 (Wednesday & Friday)

Occurs every Wednesday and Friday. Next Occurs on Friday, February 21, 2020 - 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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Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington Public Tours

Occurs every day through June 7, 2020. Next Occurs on Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 1:00pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, offered daily at 1 pm, March 15 through June 7. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom Public Tours

Occurs every day through August 23, 2020. Next Occurs on Sunday, May 3, 2020 - 2:00pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom, offered daily at 1 pm, May 3 through August 23. Included with general admission, reservations not required.

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Kids & Families

Art Emergency: Monet Edition

Family Play—Winter Break 2019
Occurs every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through January 3, 2020, except December 25, 2019, December 31, 2019, and January 1, 2020. Next Occurs on Monday, December 23, 2019 - 11:00am11:30am.

Join us for Art Emergency, an original family-friendly play series that is performed during winter and spring breaks at the DAM.

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Winter Break at the Denver Art Museum

Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 10:00amSunday, January 5, 2020 - 5:00pm.

Winter Break at the DAM means fun for the whole family and free general admission for kids 18 and under!

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Cuentos del Arte

Occurs on the first Saturday of every month through May. Next Occurs on Saturday, February 1, 2020.

Listen to cuentistas tell the tales of artworks during the storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte.

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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, February 9, 2020 - 10:30am.

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

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Create Playdate

Occurs on the second Wednesday of every month, except September 11, 2019. Next Occurs on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 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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Spring Break

Saturday, March 21, 2020Sunday, April 5, 2020.

Step into spring with the whole family! The Paint Studio, Create-n-Takes, and gallery games and activities are open every day from March 21–April 5, 2020.

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Día del Niño Celebration

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 10:00am5:00pm.

Enjoy free admission, family-friendly programming, and live music and dances that celebrates children from around the world at the Denver Art Museum.

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Kids Summer Camps are Back for 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020Monday, August 10, 2020.

With the reopening of the Martin Building, we’re pleased to bring back day camps that help ignite children’s inner artist.

For information on offerings this summer, visit denverartmuseum.org/camps.

Registration for members begins at 10 am on Tuesday, February 4, and for nonmembers on Tuesday, February 11. Camps are during June 15-August 14.

Registration prices:

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Exhibitions

Claude Monet

The Truth of Nature
Monday, October 21, 2019Sunday, February 2, 2020.

This exhibition is sold out. There is no waitlist for tickets.

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Phantom Canyon

A Digital Circuit
Sunday, February 9, 2020Sunday, April 26, 2020.

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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Eyes On

Anthony McCall
Sunday, November 24, 2019Sunday, May 31, 2020.

This installment of Eyes On will feature London-born, New York-based artist Anthony McCall. Landscape for Fire presents five performers dressed in white set fire to pots of gasoline laid in a vast grid across an airfield in North Weald, England. The second in a larger suite of seven fire performances staged between 1972 and 1974, Landscape for Fire is Anthony McCall’s primary record of the series. Shifting configurations of light and dark unfold across a thirty-six-point grid, as the field of grass becomes a meadow of light.

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Natural Forces

Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington
Sunday, March 15, 2020Sunday, June 7, 2020.

Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, featuring 60 artworks, will reveal connections between artistic themes and techniques used by the two acclaimed American artists.

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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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Norman Rockwell

Imagining Freedom
Saturday, May 2, 2020Sunday, August 23, 2020.

In the 1940s, Franklin D. Roosevelt developed a concept called the Four Freedoms—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear to persuade Americans to support the war effort. Not immediately embraced by the American public, the administration turned to the arts to help Americans understand and rally behind these enduring ideals. Artists, writers, actors, designers, and musicians were encouraged to take on the challenge of advancing the Four Freedoms as the U.S. prepared to enter World War II, moving away from its policy of neutrality.

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The Light Show

Sunday, June 2, 2019Sunday, November 29, 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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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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ReVisión

Art in the Americas
Saturday, June 6, 2020Sunday, February 28, 2021.

ReVisión: Art in the Americas is the first exhibition to open in the Martin Building. A strong selection of nearly 180 objects from the museum’s ancient American and Latin American art collections, hailed as one of the best in the country, will tell a visually compelling narrative about the formation of the Americas from 100 B.C. to today.

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By Design

Stories and Ideas Behind Objects
Saturday, June 6, 2020Sunday, December 26, 2021.

Design is all around us. Whether it takes the form of objects and spaces, images and interactions, or systems and processes, design shapes our lives in fundamental ways. But what shapes design?

A series of thematic installations drawn primarily from the architecture and design collection, By Design: Stories and Ideas Behind Objects illustrates the abundance and versatility of approaches to design. How does it come into being? Who creates it and for what purpose? How does it serve society? What trends inspire it?

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Gio Ponti

Designer of a Thousand Talents
Saturday, June 6, 2020Sunday, December 26, 2021.

Gio Ponti (1891–1979) was one of the most inventive Italian architects and designers of his time. For more than 60 years, Ponti’s exuberant approach found expression in public and private commissions from buildings, interiors, and furniture to glass, ceramics, and flatware. In 1928, Ponti founded the magazine Domus, and through its pages, he influenced international design for over 50 years.

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Artists & Studios

Studio & Artist Programs Info Session (Jan 8 2020)

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Join the Studio & Artist Programs team from the Denver Art Museum for an informational session at Pirate: Contemporary Art on January 8, 6-7 pm, regarding local artist opportunities available at the DAM!

Programs discussed will include Creative-in-Residence, Untitled, Demonstrating Artist Program, The Collective, and Meet Here.

By making DAM creative opportunities more transparent and accessible, we hope to engage and grow our Denver artist network.

Panelists will include:

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Paint Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Saturday, June 1, 2019Sunday, September 6, 2020.

Experiment with watercolors, paint a portrait, or create your own abstract masterpiece. On the weekends from noon to 3 pm see demonstrations by local artists.

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Members

Monet Member-Only Tours

Occurs every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through January 31, 2020. Next Occurs on Monday, December 23, 2019.

Members can enjoy docent-led tours of Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature every weekday during the run of the exhibition.

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Monet Member Morning 

This event is sold out.
Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 9:00am10:15am.

Enjoy these special member-only mornings and see Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature before the museum opens to the public.

Ticket quantities are limited by membership level for Monet Member Mornings, which are offered on the following dates from 9 to 10:15 am:

November 18, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

November 30, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

December 28, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

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Monet Member Evenings

Occurs every Tuesday through January 28, 2020. Next Occurs on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 5:00pm8:00pm.

These special member-only viewing times are now sold out.

Enjoy Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature during these special member-only evenings during the month of January.

January 7, 14, 21, and 28, from 5 to 8 pm.

Last ticket sold for 6:30 pm entry; advance reservations recommended for member events.

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Monet Member Morning 

This event is sold out.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 9:00am10:15am.

Enjoy these special member-only mornings and see Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature before the museum opens to the public.

Ticket quantities are limited by membership level for Monet Member Mornings, which are offered on the following dates from 9 to 10:15 am:

November 18, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

November 30, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

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2020 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 5:00pm6:30pm.

Members are invited to the Denver Art Museum's Annual Meeting.

Business at this meeting includes nomination of trustees, a report on museum activities, and an opportunity to learn more about our 2020 exhibitions.

Reception before the meeting at 5 pm in El Pomar Grand Atrium; meeting in Lewis I. Sharp Auditorium at 5:30 pm.

Open to DAM members only.

Seating is limited; reservations are free, but are required.

Reservations will open January 3 at 10 am, and must be made by February 28.

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Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington Member Preview

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 10:00am5:00pm.

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.

Join us for a preview of Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, which will showcase over 60 artworks connecting artistic themes and techniques used by the two acclaimed American artists born a generation apart.

See unforgettable images that capture the quintessential American spirit through works of art at the turn of the late-19th and early-20th centuries, an era of growing industrialization and notions of the closing of the American western frontier.

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Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom Member Preview

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 10:00am5:00pm.

Join us for a preview of Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom, which will showcase Rockwell's war-era artworks.

Focusing on critical themes that made Rockwell stand out from his contemporaries, the exhibition presents how the artist and his contemporary illustrators became important storytellers who advanced important civic ideas through their creative advertising and imagery.

Ticket reservations will open for members at 10 am on March 27. Timed entry tickets are required for the Member Preview.

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Museum Friends Early Access

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 2:00pm5:00pm.

Museum Friends are invited to an early preview of the new gallery spaces. Hear from curators and interpretive specialists to learn more about new gallery spaces, and see ReVision: Art in the Americas, the first exhibition in the newly renovated Bonfils-Stanton gallery.

Additional details will be available as we get closer to the opening. Tickets will be available by mid-April.

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Member Previews for Martin Building Reopening

Wednesday, June 3, 2020Thursday, June 4, 2020.

Members enjoy free advance access to new and reimagined spaces, from the dynamic Learning & Engagement Center to three expansive galleries inside the Martin Building.

This two-day Member Preview includes access to ReVision: Art in the Americas, the first exhibition to open in the newly renovated Bonfils-Stanton Gallery.

For this special opening celebration, the Martin Building will be open 10 am-7 pm.

Additional details and ticketing will become available as we get closer to the opening.

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Special Events

Free Day at the DAM

Saturday, January 4, 2020.

Enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime!

Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am. Some special exhibitions (such as Monet) may require additional ticket.

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CultureHaus Presents Art of Monet: An Evening in the Gardens

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 7:30pm11:00pm.

CultureHaus is pleased to welcome you to The Art of Monet: An Evening in the Garden, our 22nd annual soiree at the Denver Art Museum.

Denver is the only U.S. city and the Denver Art Museum the only U.S. venue for Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature. The exhibit will be open to our guests all evening, allowing them to explore Monet's extensive body of work.

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Free Day at the DAM

Saturday, February 1, 2020.

Enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime!

Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am.

Some special exhibitions (such as Monet) may require additional ticket.

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Free Day at the DAM

Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime!

Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am.

Some special exhibitions may require additional ticket.

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Free Day at the DAM

Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime!

Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am.

Some special exhibitions may require additional ticket.

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Free Day at the DAM

Saturday, May 2, 2020.

Enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime!

Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am.

Some special exhibitions may require additional ticket.

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Unveiled

Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 6:30pm11:00pm.

Be among the first to experience the Lanny and Sharon Martin Building and the Anna and John J. Sie Welcome Center on this glamorous evening.

The dazzling black-tie fundraising gala will gather artists, patrons and trustees to celebrate the museum's next chapter on a night unlike any other.

Following a fabulous cocktail hour (6:30 pm) in the heart of the expanded campus, guests will sit down to the first-ever dinner in the spectacular Sturm Grand Pavilion at 7:30 pm, complete with an inspiring and unexpected program.

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Full Circle

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 7:00pm11:00pm.

Full Circle is the not-to-be-missed kick-off party on the eve of opening weekend—a wonderful moment for the community to come together and celebrate in style.

Artists and musicians will be woven into this festive evening, with exciting performances and events in galleries and new event spaces for a night to remember.

Tickets will be available online starting March 23.

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Free Day at the DAM

Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime!

Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am.

Some special exhibitions may require additional ticket.

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Martin Building Public Opening

Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 10:00am10:00pm.

Join the Denver Art Museum in celebrating the first phase of reopening its unified campus!

Explore three levels of new gallery installations, hands-on activities in our new Learning and Engagement Center, and key moments of celebration throughout the day.

As a thank you to the community, admission to this celebration will be free for all.

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Programs & Lectures

Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington

A Symposium
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:00am5:00pm.

In anticipation of Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington (opening March 15, 2020), the Petrie Institute of Western American Art's annual symposium will consider the unlikely pairing of Winslow Homer, known for his depictions of rocky Eastern coastlines, and Frederic Remington, famous for his vision of the American West.

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MONET: THE ARTIST & HIS WORLD – Fall/Winter Course

Session 4: Becoming Monet: Canon Formation in Impressionism and Beyond (SESSION SOLD OUT)
Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

In this final session of a four-part course, discover how Monet became synonymous with Impressionism, and learn about the forces that established his reputation during his lifetime and beyond.

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Monet: The Painter and His Gardens

with George Shackelford
Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

This event is sold out.

From the beginning of his career in the 1860s, Claude Monet painted not only the untamed fields, roads, and rivers of his native France, but also the lawns, pathways, and ponds of its gardens, both public and private.

George Shackelford, Deputy Director of the Kimbell Art Museum, will discuss the artist’s fascination with gardens—particularly his own—from the 1860s to his death in 1926.

Doors open at 1:30 pm.

Free for Museum Friends, $15 DAM members, $20 nonmembers, $5 students.

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Ballgames and Masquerades: Identity and Performance at Los Horcones, Chiapas

with Claudia Garcia-Des Lauriers
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 2:30pm3:30pm.

The site of Los Horcones on the Pacific coast of Chiapas was an important Early Classic (AD 200-700) gateway community.

It was strategically positioned along an important trade corridor, and because of this drew the attention of merchants from Teotihuacan, the great Central Mexican metropolis.

Teotihuacan and Los Horcones were connected economically and ideologically, and this strategic location left a mark in the form of a diverse archaeological record.

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Mindful Looking

Marc Quinn's Centripetal Morphology. Rise
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month. In January, contemplate a mirrored sculpture by contemporary artist Marc Quinn.

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The Impressionists' Passion for Fashion

with Gloria Groom, The Art Institute of Chicago
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

This event is sold out.

By 1860, Paris was the style capital--as well as art capital--of the world.

The fashion industry was booming. Off-the-rack clothing made new styles available to vast numbers of men and women, the department store was on the rise, and fashion magazines flew off the shelves.

Impressionists and other modern artists were fascinated by the innovative, changeable qualities of the new fashion industry.

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Registration for Art in America: Homer & Remington in Context 

Spring Course 2020
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 2:30pmFriday, February 7, 2020 - 4:00pm.

This four-session course will explore the artistic, historical, and cultural contexts underlying the paintings and illustrations on display in Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington.

Learn more about Homer and Remington through a deeper look at their iconic artworks, and discover their unique approaches to picturing American subject matter during a period of great change and conflict.

Saturdays, March 14, 28, April 18, and May 16, 2:30-4 pm

Register for individual sessions or the entire course.

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Drop-In Drawing

Monthly program on the second Tuesday of the month
Occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. Next Occurs on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Join artist Anna Kaye in our fun and informal creative art sessions. Bring a drawing or sketching project of your own or get started on something new.

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Mindful Looking

Keith Haring's Altarpiece
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with Keith Haring's Altarpiece this month.

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Anderman Photography Lecture: Linda Connor

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 7:00pm8:30pm.

Linda Connor creates photographs that explore human connection to the spiritual world through monuments, sites, objects and ritual.

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Diego Rivera in El Pedregal: Constructing a Pyramid, Founding a Museum

with Cristóbal Jacóme-Moreno
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

This presentation focuses on Diego Rivera’s appropriation of Pre-Columbian spaces and figures in one of his most renowned works: the Anahuacalli museum of archaeology (1940-1957).

In this architectural space, Cristóbal Jacóme-Moreno argues, Rivera understood Mexico’s pre-Columbian past not only as a series of successive events in time, but especially as an active, integrative force in an ever-changing present.

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Drop-In Writing

Monthly program on the fourth Tuesday of the month
Occurs on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Next Occurs on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Explore your creativity through the written word in our informal writing sessions led by staff from Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

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In the Shadow of Surrealism from Cuba to Paris:The Sculpture of Agustín Cárdenas

with Susan Power
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 6:00pm8:00pm.

Often dubbed “the surrealist sculptor par excellence,” Cuban artist Agustín Cárdenas (1927-2001) participated in the surrealist group’s activities, most notably their international exhibitions, both in Paris and abroad during the postwar period.

Having enjoyed early recognition in Cuba before relocating to the French capital in 1955, Cárdenas’s five-decade career gained momentum at a moment when the surrealist movement was waning, however.

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Insight: Community Engagement: Collaborating with Creatives

with Erin Cousins and Sarah Rockett
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

The Denver Art Museum’s studio and artist programs team works collaboratively with creatives from across Denver to create engaging experiences that pull back the curtain on the creative process, invite visitors to work alongside artists, and bring new perspectives to the DAM’s collection.

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Art in America: Homer & Remington in Context (spring course 2020)

Session #1: The American Art Scene, 1850-1910
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

Although born a generation apart, Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington often frequented the same arts institutions and shared many of the same artist friends.

The first session of this course will focus on the art world in which they matured and consider the influences, trends, and techniques that informed the trajectory of their careers.

Presented by Jennifer R. Henneman, PhD, associate curator, Petrie Institute of Western American Art and co-curator of Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington.

The four sessions of this spring 2020 course are:

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Mindful Looking

Mark Bradford's Realness
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month. In March, explore the abstract forms and layers of materials (and meaning) in Mark Bradford's Realness.

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Logan Lecture: Michele Oka Doner

"Bringing the Fire"
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Internationally renowned artist Michele Oka Doner works across media including works on paper, sculpture, design, costume, site-specific installations, and public art.

Oka Doner is perhaps most well-known for her design acumen as she creates functional objects such as candelabras and tableware that allude to organic forms—from elements of nature to the human body.

Spanning five decades, Oka Doner’s creative output demonstrates her lifelong appreciation for the natural world and her ability to integrate notions of function with beauty.

Doors open at 5:30 pm.

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Temple Censers from Escuintla, Guatemala, and What They Tell Us About the City of the Gods

with Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Early Classic censers from Escuintla, Guatemala, are among the most remarkable ceramic sculptures from ancient Mesoamerica.

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Face of a Nation film screening

with Mina Chow, AIA NCARB
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 6:00pm8:00pm.

Daughter of immigrants, an idealistic American architect struggles to keep her dream alive as she journeys to discover why America abandoned World's Fairs.

For generations of Americans, World's Fairs captured visions of hope for the future as part of their collective memory. Mina Chow became fascinated with World's Fairs when she saw pictures of her parents at the 1964 New York World's Fair. Beginning with their stories, Mina shares this legacy and the American values that inspired her to become an architect.

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Art in America: Homer & Remington in Context 

Session #2: Frederic Remington: An In-Depth Look
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

This session will focus on the artistic development of Frederic Remington.

Born in Canton, New York, Remington developed into a celebrated illustrator, painter, and sculptor. He created a new visual lexicon of western scenes from his New York studio, which defined the public’s understanding of the West.

This in-depth study will examine the elements that made Remington’s artworks stand out from the crowd.

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Art in America: Homer & Remington in Context 

Session #3: Market Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

The third session of this course will situate the careers of Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington in the context of the fluctuating art market they both navigated, with a particular focus on patrons and collectors who commissioned and purchased their works.

Presented by Margaret Laster, PhD, independent curator and scholar of American art.

The four sessions of this spring 2020 course are:

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Mindful Looking

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with a single piece of art.

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Logan Lecture: Senga Nengudi

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Senga Nengudi is one of the most celebrated artists working in installation and performance art since the 1960s.

Often incorporating found materials, Nengudi’s work explores notions of race, ethnicity, culture, and gender identity.

Based in Colorado Springs for more than thirty years, Nengudi creates video and music expanding upon her conceptual work by incorporating ritual dance and further engaging the cross-cultural dialogue central to her practice.

Doors open at 5:30 pm.

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Memories of War and the Conflicts of Modernism: Ink Art in Postwar Taiwan

with Andrew Shih-Ming Pai, PhD
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Focusing on the Taiwanese artist Liu Guosong’s paintings, this talk explores the development of ink art in Taiwan during the 1950s and 1960s.

The historical context of the time influenced the development of postwar ink art in Taiwan, with strict political censorship and cultural tensions alongside the movement to modernize traditional Chinese painting.

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Norman Rockwell: Picturing Freedom

with Stephanie Haboush Plunkett
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Norman Rockwell’s Four Freedoms are among the most recognizable and enduring images in the history of American art. Inspired by Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s vision for a peaceful post-war world, they are cultural icons that continue to resonate strongly today, as they did in their time.

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Art in America: Homer & Remington in Context 

Session #4: American Illustration: From Homer & Remington to Rockwell
Saturday, May 16, 2020 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

In this final course session, with the works of Winslow Homer, Frederic Remington, and Norman Rockwell – all illustrators alongside their work as fine art painters – as our focus, discover the evolution and role of illustration in American visual culture from the mid-1800s through the 1940s. What

is illustration, and how was this commercial, mass-produced art form in dialogue with oil painting? What technologies enabled the rise and proliferation of illustration? What visual strategies did illustrators use to tell these stories in a direct yet dynamic way?

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Access

Art & About Tours

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Art & About Tours are designed especially for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia, and their care partners. During this monthly interactive and conversation-based tour, we invite visitors to experience, explore, and connect with art as well as each other.

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Art & About Tours

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Art & About Tours are designed especially for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia, and their care partners. During this monthly interactive and conversation-based tour, we invite visitors to experience, explore, and connect with art as well as each other.

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Art & About Tours

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Art & About Tours are designed especially for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia, and their care partners. During this monthly interactive and conversation-based tour, we invite visitors to experience, explore, and connect with art as well as each other.

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Art & About Tours

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Art & About Tours are designed especially for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia, and their care partners. During this monthly interactive and conversation-based tour, we invite visitors to experience, explore, and connect with art as well as each other.

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Art & About Tours

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Art & About Tours are designed especially for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia, and their care partners. During this monthly interactive and conversation-based tour, we invite visitors to experience, explore, and connect with art as well as each other.

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Art & About Tours

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Art & About Tours are designed especially for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia, and their care partners. During this monthly interactive and conversation-based tour, we invite visitors to experience, explore, and connect with art as well as each other.

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