TAG: Asian art

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

Conversation with Curator: Eyes On: Xiaoze Xie

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Curator Becky Hart will discuss how Xiaoze Xie studies books to understand their role in society, much like the Chinese scholar-artists of bygone centuries. More

a boy holding a screen stories create-n-take
Blog: Kids & Families

November 2017 Family Fun

What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

Get the scoop on all the interactive activities for kids and families at the Denver Art Museum this month. More

Barbarian Tropes Framed Anew
Event: Lectures & Programs

Barbarian Tropes Framed Anew

with Tamara Bentley
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:00pm1:00pm.

Professor Tamara Bentley’s talk will examine three Chinese incised lacquer folding screens produced between 1665 and 1800. All three screens include segments depicting Europeans hunting exotic animals and parading with gifts; two screens specifically indicate that the Europeans are Dutch. More

a picture of someone touching a Ganesha statue
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Fall Access Programs

Whether you prefer a tactile art exploration, appreciate a conversation-based tour, seek a sensory-friendly experience, or desire an ASL interpreter for a lecture or tour—we are here to meet your needs. More

Image of sandstone Ganesha statue
Event: Access

Tactile Tables: Ganesha: The Playful Protector

Occurs every day through December 9, 2017. Next Occurs on Friday, December 8, 2017 - 11:00am1:00pm.

Get hands on with art! This December will focus on Ganesha: The Playful Protector.. More

Sandstone statue of Ganesha
Blog: Don't Miss

October 7 is Ganesha Day in Denver

In honor of the exhibition Ganesha: The Playful Protector, Mayor Michael Hancock declared October 7, 2017, Ganesha Day in Denver. The entire community is invited to enjoy free general admission to the Denver Art Museum and see Ganesha on October 7. More

Technology and Culture Change along the Proto Silk Roads
Event: Lectures & Programs

Technology and Culture Change along the Proto Silk Roads

Asian Art Association & Curator's Circle Lecture Series
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

Dr. Rowan Flad, John E. Hudson Professor of Archaeology, Harvard University, shares the findings of his work in Gansu, China, on the Tao River Archaeological Project (TRAP), 2012-2017. More

two photos the cover of the ganesha story book and a boy holding up an art project
Blog: Kids & Families

October 2017 Family Fun

What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

Autumn has arrived! As the weather cools outside, head inside to the Denver Art Museum for a bundle of new activities to enjoy. More

Frieze Tile, Ilkhanid Dynasty (1256–1335), Iran, Kashan, 1200s–1300s. Fritware with lustre and glaze
Event: Tours

Linking Asia Public Tours

Occurs every day. Next Occurs on Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 2:00pm.

In these daily 45-minute tours, explore how trade routes inspired and influenced art over time and across the Asian continent. More

Melissa in the ruins. Courtesy of Melissa Furness.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Worlds within Ruins

Asian Art Association & Curator's Circle Lecture Series
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:00pm1:00pm.

Artist Melissa Furness will speak about her recent creative work and research in China as an artist in residence with RedGate Gallery and as an instructor of art with the International College of Beijing through the University of Colorado Denver and China Agricultural University. More

Artifacts recovered from a shipwreck in Cambodia. Courtesy of Dr Bong.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Cambodian Cultural Heritage: Pre-Angkor to Today

Asian Art Association & Curator's Circle Lecture Series
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

Dr. Sovath Bong, archaeologist and President of the Royal University of Fine Arts, Kingdom of Cambodia, invites us to explore the wonders of Cambodia’s past with him. More

Denver Art Museum’s Linking Asia: Art, Trade, and Devotion Surveys Cross-Regional and Cross-Cultural Influences in Asian Art

Take the Time: Mindfulness for Kids
Book Recommendation

Take the Time: Mindfulness for Kids

This story encourages children to slow down and take time. Inspired by our Mandala coloring page, children will enjoy the soothing and mindful practice of taking time.

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Conversation with Curator: From the Fire
Event: Lectures & Programs

Conversation with Curator: From the Fire

Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Robert and Lisa Kessler Collection
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Explore From the Fire with curator of Asian art Tianlong Jiao. More

Qiu Ying, attr. (1502-1552), Tribute Bearers (detail), Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), China, 1500s. Ink and color on silk
Exhibition

Linking Asia

Art, Trade, and Devotion
Opens December 17, 2017

Explore how trade routes inspired and influenced art over time and across the Asian continent. Linking Asia: Art, Trade, and Devotion will feature approximately 150 sculptures, ceramics, textiles, scrolls, and other multi-dimensional works from 20 countries that span 2,000 years. More

What Was the Terracotta Army For?
Event: Lectures & Programs

What Was the Terracotta Army For?

Asian Art Association and Curator’s Circle Lecture Series
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

The First Emperor’s tomb complex, with its auxiliary pits filled with thousands of life-size terracotta figures, has been hailed as the Eighth Wonder of the World. Other than the massive scale of the underground formation, what is it that we should really wonder about? Mysteries abound. More

Chinese Calligraphy: Not Just a Visual Art
Event: Lectures & Programs

Chinese Calligraphy: Not Just a Visual Art

Asian Art Association and Curator’s Circle Lecture Series
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:00pm1:00pm.

Among all Chinese arts, calligraphy stands out as the most unique visual representation of Chinese philosophy and aesthetic taste. An excellent calligraphy is not just a piece of beautiful visual art; it is also a reflection of the artist’s interpretation of a belief or a philosophical concept.

In this presentation, Chinese calligrapher Harrison Xinshi Tu will elaborate on contemporary Chinese calligraphy through his artistic journey, as well as introduce the DAM’s collection of his arts which are on display in the gallery. More

Hayagriva sand mandala
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Hayagriva Mandala
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Sarah Magnatta, interpretive specialist for Asian art, leads a mindful exploration of the Hayagriva mandala. More

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