Lectures & Talks
The Denver Art Museum frequently hosts lectures by leaders in their fields.
Monet has long been hailed as the leading Impressionist landscape painter, but his art and life are often wrapped in a mythology that runs counter to the historical record.
This lecture will separate fact from fiction and offer new insights into some of his most popular works, particularly his late Water-Lilies that he painted up until his death in 1926.
Paul Hayes Tucker is Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Tickets are $15 for DAM members. More
Discover the art of label writing, exhibition storytelling, and much more in this conversation between DAM's director of publications and a senior museum educator. More
Denver-born artist Jonathan Saiz invites the audience to imagine #WhatisUtopia in Eyes On: Jonathan Saiz. More
Zurbarán was the most important religious painter of mid-seventeenth century Spain. He was also among the leading exporters of artwork to the Americas, and the travels and travails of these seafaring paintings make for some fascinating historical tales.
Michael A. Brown, Ph.D., is Curator of European Art at the San Diego Museum of Art.
Coffee, cookies, and conversation in the lobby of Sharp Auditorium at 5:30 pm, followed by the lecture at 6 pm.
Free for Alianza members and students with ID; tickets are $5 for all others.
Janelle Lynch is a large format photographer whose work has been born out of time spent in the landscapes of the United States, Spain and Mexico. More
Suchitra Mattai is a multi-disciplinary artist born in Guyana, now working in Denver. Her practice maintains an interest in the complex relationship between the natural and artificial worlds, as well as in the questioning of historical narratives.
Mattai will speak about her process, and share her experiences surrounding the Sharjah Biennial and the creation of "Imperfect Isometry."
Doors open at 5:30 pm.
A reception will follow at the ART, a hotel. More
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. More
Drawing on her experience growing up in Morocco and now living in the United States, Lalla Essaydi creates photographs of women that express the richness and complexity of identity. More