TAG: artist process

Alison Rossiter, Lumière Lumitra
Event: Lectures & Programs

Anderman Photography Lecture: Alison Rossiter

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 7:00pm8:30pm.

Alison Rossiter’s unique handmade camera-less photographs emphasize the process and materiality of the photographic image in an increasingly digital age. She collects expired photo papers spanning every decade of the 20th century and explores the visual potential that remains in these often forgotten relics. More

Photo portrait of the artist Jaime Molina with a paint brush. Photo by Oly Bernardi.
Event: Kids & Families

Teen Day with Jaime Molina

Activities for Preteens, Teens & Their Families
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:00am2:30pm.

Preteens, teens, and their families are invited to an interactive event featuring Denver artist Jaime Molina. Join us for an artist Q&A session, hands-on workshop, and Insta/Snapmeet. More

Chido Johnson, "Square Grid Humility," 2000
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Chido Johnson

Logan Lectures Fall 2017: 10 Years of Artists on Art
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Artist Chido Johnson is scheduled to present the Nov. 1 Logan Lecture. More

Xiaoze Xie, “Chinese Library No. 57,” 2014
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Xiaoze Xie

Logan Lectures Fall 2017: 10 Years of Artists on Art
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Born in Guangdong at the beginning of the Chinese Cultural Revolution in 1966, Xiaoze Xie's work has remained deeply affected by the loss of tradition, culture, and learning since moving to the US in 1992. More

Gregg Deal
Event: Tours

The Western Tour with Gregg Deal

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 7:00pm8:00pm.

The Western Tour, by Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Gregg Deal (Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe), is a performance piece in the style of a guided exhibition tour. More

Enrique Martínez Celaya, "Portrait of Vicki and Kent Logan," 2009
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Enrique Martinez Celaya, 10th Anniversary Celebration

Logan Lectures Fall 2017: 10 Years of Artists on Art
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Cuban-born Enrique Martinez Celaya’s command of philosophy, poetry, and physics plays out in ethereal works that hint at transitions, the fragility of life, and death. More

Coco Fusco, "La confesión," 2015
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Coco Fusco 

Logan Lectures Fall 2017: 10 Years of Artists on Art
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Coco Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist and writer who explores cultural politics through varied performances, incorporating large-scale projections, live internet streams, and audience interaction. More

Portrait of Fazal Sheikh by A. Beck.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Anderman Photography Lecture: Fazal Sheikh

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 7:00pm8:30pm.

During his nearly 25-year career, photographer Fazal Sheikh has focused on raising awareness of international human rights issues through his critically acclaimed work. The artist will discuss his documentary-based photography practice. More

Artists Gregg Deal, Walt Pourier, and Melanie Yazzie collaborating on Action X Community X Togetherness Native Arts Artist-in-Residence at Denver Art Museum.
Event: Artists & Studios

Native Arts Artists-In-Residence: Action X Community X Togetherness

Gregg Deal, Walt Pourier, Melanie Yazzie
Saturday, May 6, 2017Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Former Native Arts Artists-in-Residence Melanie Yazzie, Gregg Deal, and Walt Pourier are returning to the museum for a one-of-a-kind collaborative project called Action X Community X Togetherness. More

Ana Teresa Fernández, Erasure 4 (performance documentation), 2015. Oil on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Logan Lecture: Ana Teresa Fernández

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Ana Teresa Fernández explores the politics of intermingling identities and the ways it shapes culture and social rhetoric through painting, performance, and video. More

Mark Bradford
Event: Lectures & Programs

Canceled—Logan Lecture: Mark Bradford

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Update: The Denver Art Museum and Clyfford Still Museum regret to share that due to unexpected circumstances, Mark Bradford has postponed his trip to Denver. The museums are canceling the Logan Lecture with Bradford scheduled for Tuesday, May 30. More

Huron artist, Table covering, mid-1800s
Event: Lectures & Programs

The Customs of Our Ancestors: The Wendat Art of Moose Hair Embroidery

with Annette de Stecher
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm8:00pm.

Moose hair embroidery is among the least studied and written about forms of visual art by Indigenous women of the Eastern Woodlands. Created as domestic objects or commercial souvenirs, scholars have only recently begun to consider these categories suitable subjects for academic study. To push beyond the conventions of the Western art historical canon, researchers must use innovative approaches to their study. More

Wendy Red Star, Pretty Medicine Pipe & Old Crow (1873 Crow Delegation), 2017
Event: Lectures & Programs

Wendy Red Star: Decolonizing Photography

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:00pm8:00pm.

Historical photography of Native people is widespread and many of these images become iconic and appropriated as part of American popular culture. But what is missing from our understanding of these photographs? More

Beatrice and Wendy Red Star
Event: Tours

Tour with Beatrice Red Star Fletcher & Wendy Red Star

Occurs every day through December 29, 2016. Next Occurs on

Wendy Red Star and her daughter Beatrice Red Star Fletcher will take you on a kid-friendly tour of the DAM's art galleries. Beatrice will share a child's perspective of some objects in the museum collection. More

Hadley Hooper, Tableau, 2016. Theater flats, paper, wheat paste, Ikea chairs. © Hadley Hooper.
Art Exploration

Seeing Texture

Inspired by the whimsical installation, Tableau, created by Hadley Hooper, this printmaking exploration invites children to discover textures and patterns of different tools and materials as they reveal colorful ink prints!

Sam Gillam, Abacus Sliding, 1977
Art Exploration

Layers of Resist

Young artists will explore negative space by layering paper to resist paint and create a pattern. This activity will support children in discovering how to create shapes through resist.

Nick Cave Performs & Discusses Process at the DAM (Videos)
Blog: Meet the Artist

Nick Cave Performs & Discusses Process at the DAM (Videos)

Untitled #58 (Getup) at the Denver Art Museum on June 28 included a performance from the vivid imagination of artist Nick Cave, whose work is currently on view in the exhibition Nick Cave: Sojourn. A number of choreographers and local dancers collaborated with Cave to bring his works to life through dance. The performance also included a demonstration by the artist of his process for creating his signature Soundsuits. More