TAG: artist-in-residence

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

Dancers at 2016 Powwow
Event: Special Events

28th Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow & American Indian Cultural Celebration

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00am4:00pm.

One of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the 28th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration will feature American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, and more. The DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures.

Throughout the day, visitors can watch colorful dance competitions, participate with artists in hands-on activities, and enjoy their first (or 101st!) piece of fry bread, with food concession by Adams 12 AIPAC (American Indian Parent Advisory Committee). 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

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Wendy Red Star with her daughter Beatrice
Event: Artists & Studios

Everyday Indian

an Interview with Beatrice Red Star Fletcher
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Wendy Red Star will interview her 9-year-old daughter, Beatrice Red Star Fletcher, about Beatrice’s new photo series Everyday Indian. More

Photograph of artist Carlos Frésquez with his artwork in the background.
Lesson Spark

The Magic of Discovery

Carlos Frésquez is a local artist who participated in the Cuatro[4] series of installations. Find out how he was inspired early on to make art.

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

Artist Melanie Yazzie
Lesson Spark

Collecting Things

As seen in her interview, artist Melanie Yazzie is never at a loss for ideas because she collects objects and images for a wall of inspiration in her studio.

Tom Haukaas Native Arts Artist-in-Residence
Blog: Meet the Artist

Native Artist Tom Haukaas at the DAM in September

When Tom Haukaas was young, he spent hours watching the traditional dancers of his Rosebud Sioux Tribe with awe. He was impressed not only by their dancing, but also with the beauty of their elaborate costumes. More

Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua

Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua

May 17, 2015–Apr 10, 2016

New York-based artist Francisco Alvarado-Juárez, in collaboration with local community groups, has transformed the Precourt Discovery Hall into a whimsical environment with paintings, video projections, and ambient sounds from nature. Visitors can create images to contribute to the piece. More

Artist Encounter with Rose Simpson
Blog: Making & Doing

DAM Artist-in-Residence Rose Simpson Inspires Colorado Scholastics Winners

As a museum educator, I find most of my days at work to be wonderful, but, every once in a while, my job provides me with some truly extraordinary experiences. Like when eight Colorado Scholastics winners were chosen by the Denver Art Museum for an “artist encounter” with our current Native Arts Artist in Residence, Rose B. Simpson. The artist encounter on March 24 was a rare opportunity for these young sculptors to speak with Rose, tour her works on view, and spend a little time in her studio creating. More

DAM Artist-in-Residence Linda Aguilar Knows Basket making
Blog: Meet the Artist

DAM Artist-in-Residence Linda Aguilar Knows Basket making

Linda Aguilar is not a typical basket maker. Her horsehair baskets combine traditional Chumash Indian basketry techniques with non-traditional materials. Think bingo chips, beads and sequins, and even bits and pieces of credit cards. Actually, nothing about Linda is typical. Not the way she learned to weave, her teaching style, or her apple pie—all of which are extraordinary. More

10 Things Not to Miss at the DAM in 2014—Our Staff Weighs In
Blog: Behind the Scenes

10 Things Not to Miss at the DAM in 2014—Our Staff Weighs In

Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one." —Brad Paisley

Country music words to live by. To help you “write a good one” I surveyed some of the Denver Art Museum staff to find out what they are most excited about in the coming year. Even though 2013 is a mere day behind us, the DAM team is already running full-speed ahead and working on amazing exhibitions and projects. Mark your calendar for these not-to-be-missed moments. More