TAG: modern and contemporary art

Drop-In Drawing
Event: Public Programs

Drop-In Drawing

Monthly program on the second Tuesday of the month
Occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. Next Occurs on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Join artist Anna Kaye in our fun and informal creative art sessions. Bring a drawing or sketching project of your own or get started on something new. More

Jamie Okuma, Ribbon dress
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Symposium Explores Appropriation & Appreciation in the Global Art World

February 23, 9:30 am-4:15 pm

On Saturday, February 23, artists, scholars, and curators will meet at the Denver Art Museum for a symposium on Who Owns Culture? Appropriation & Appreciation in the Global Art World. As a global art museum with artworks from many cultures around the world, the DAM is proud to contribute to this complex and ongoing discussion. More

Study for Utopia (2018)
Exhibition

Eyes On

Jonathan Saiz
On View through November 17, 2019

Jonathan Saiz’s installation #WhatisUtopia is comprised of a column covered with 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings, and sculptures. By definition, utopia is “an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.” The artist employs social media to spark conversation and document responses about our ability to re-envision and embody a modern utopia. More than 10,000 artworks were made to be given away after the end of the exhibition. More

Child looking at camera with digital sky
Exhibition

Eyes On

Erika Harrsch
On View through November 17, 2019

Eyes On: Erika Harrsch features a single contemporary installation titled Under the Same Sky… We Dream. Harrsch (who is based in New York and was born and raised in Mexico City) first exhibited Under the Same Sky… We Dream in El Paso in 2017 just as regulations became more stringent for those seeking asylum in the United States. The installation also was featured at B3: The Biennial of the Moving Image in Frankfurt, Germany, that same year. More

Jordan Casteel, Benyam, 2018
Event: Tours

Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze Public Tours

Occurs every day through August 18, 2019. Next Occurs on Monday, June 17, 2019 - 2:00pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze, offered daily at 2 pm, February 3 through August 18. Included with general admission, reservations not required. More

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