Public Programs

Lectures & Talks

Anderman Photography Lecture Series

The Anderman Photography Lecture Series presents talks by the preeminent creators and thinkers in photography today.

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Explore exhibition and collection themes, artists, and artworks in greater depth. Spark your knowledge and discover more in the works on view.

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How does art play a role in helping us discuss contemporary social issues? Find out at the DAM's new program, Exchange.

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Behind-the-Scenes Conversations

Dynamic conversations between museum staff and partners offer a glimpse into unexpected adventures, creative problem solving, and what it takes to make things tick at the museum.

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Logan Lecture Series

Since 2007, the Logan Lecture Series has brought more than 100 contemporary artists to the museum to discuss their work and engage audiences in stimulating conversation about contemporary art.

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Special Lectures & Talks

The Denver Art Museum and its Support Groups frequently host special lectures by leaders in their fields.

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The museum hosts a variety of scholarly symposia, including annual presentations on pre-Columbian or Spanish Colonial art and western American art. We also hold biannual symposia on American Indian art.

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Artmaking & Writing

Drop-In Drawing

Take inspiration from the galleries with the help of artist Anna Kaye and tackle a new drawing topic every month.

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Drop-In Writing

Try your hand at a new writing topic every month, led by Michael Henry, executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop, while visiting various museum galleries.

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Mindfulness & Well-Being

Mindful Looking

Mindful Looking invites you to slow down and spend time with a work of art. Discover overlooked details, explore ideas, and make connections as we linger, look, and discuss.

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Explores different ways to turn down the tempo and step into a state of relaxation, reflection, and calm.

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