TAG: modern and contemporary art

Art & About Tour
Event: Access

Art & About Tours

Occurs on the second Thursday of every month. Next Occurs on Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. More

Drop-In Drawing
Event: Lectures & 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, January 9, 2018 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

(Re)kindle your creative passions in our fun and informal creative art sessions. Bring a drawing or sketching project of your own or get started on something new. All ranges of drawing experience welcome! More

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

Xiaoze Xie, Through Fire (Books that Survived the Anti-Japanese War of Resistance at Tsinghua University, No. 1), 2017
Event: Lectures & Programs

Exchange

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 6:00pm7:30pm.

How can art help us discuss contemporary social issues? In January, explore perspectives around free speech. More

Xiaoze Xie, Chinese Library No. 57, 2014. Oil paint on canvas; 48 x 74 ¼ in. Courtesy of the artist and Chambers Fine Art. © Xiaoze Xie.
Exhibition

Eyes On

Xiaoze Xie
On View through July 8, 2018

The first in a multi-year contemporary art exhibition series, Eyes On: Xiaoze Xie features still-life paintings of books, videos, and installations that the artist based on banned and forbidden books in China. 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

Mark Bradford Explores Blackness in Shade
Blog: Don't Miss

Mark Bradford Explores Blackness in Shade

Through July 16, 2017

With the Juneteenth Music Festival and the Colorado Black Arts Festival, this summer the Denver metro area will be celebrating black history, culture, and art. Here at the DAM, we’re showcasing Mark Bradford, one of the stars of the contemporary art world. More

Tom Phillips, Humument Fragment: Rays of Art Discovered Hope, 2005. Watercolor on paper. Collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey. © Tom Phillips
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Immerse Yourself in the Rhythms of Word Dance

On View Through Aug. 6, 2017

JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey has been collecting works on paper since 2005. In this blog she shares some thoughts about a few of the pieces in this exhibition of selections from her collection. More

(L) Clyfford Still, PH-929, 1974. Oil on canvas, 114 x 172 in. Clyfford Still Museum © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY. (R) Mark Bradford, Butch Queen, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, 104-1/4 x 144-1/2 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Inc.
Event: Lectures & Programs

TAG TEAM TALK—JUNE 24

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:00am10:00am.

In these two-venue talks, guides from the Clyfford Still Museum and the DAM collaborate to take visitors through the exhibition. Enjoy premiere private access to the galleries in these morning programs. More

(L) Clyfford Still, PH-929, 1974. Oil on canvas, 114 x 172 in. Clyfford Still Museum © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY. (R) Mark Bradford, Butch Queen, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, 104-1/4 x 144-1/2 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Inc.
Event: Lectures & Programs

TAG TEAM TALK—JUNE 11

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 9:00am10:00am.

In these two-venue talks, guides from the Clyfford Still Museum and the DAM collaborate to take visitors through the exhibition. Enjoy premiere private access to the galleries in these morning programs. More

(L) Clyfford Still, PH-929, 1974. Oil on canvas, 114 x 172 in. Clyfford Still Museum © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY. (R) Mark Bradford, Butch Queen, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, 104-1/4 x 144-1/2 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Inc.
Event: Lectures & Programs

TAG TEAM TALK—MAY 27

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 9:00am10:00am.

In these two-venue talks, guides from the Clyfford Still Museum and the DAM collaborate to take visitors through the exhibition. Enjoy premiere private access to the galleries in these morning programs. More

(L) Clyfford Still, PH-929, 1974. Oil on canvas, 114 x 172 in. Clyfford Still Museum © City and County of Denver / ARS, NY. (R) Mark Bradford, Butch Queen, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, 104-1/4 x 144-1/2 inches. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, Inc.
Event: Lectures & Programs

TAG TEAM TALK—MAY 7

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 9:00am10:00am.

In these two-venue talks, guides from the Clyfford Still Museum and the DAM collaborate to take visitors through the exhibition. Enjoy premiere private access to the galleries in these morning programs. More

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