TAG: modern and contemporary art

Mark Bradford, Realness, 2016. Mixed media on canvas.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Danielle St. Peter, interpretive specialist for modern & contemporary art, leads a mindful exploration of artist Mark Bradford and abstraction's power to address social and political concerns. More

The Plan, a photography of two women standing in a field of grass with blue sky behind them, one is in a yellow coat and one is in a green coat
Blog: Don't Miss

Own a Piece of Mi Tierra

Support the DAM with a Limited-Edition Print

Internationally renowned conceptual photographer Daniela Edburg created this photograph on a visit to Colorado. More

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Helpful Tips for Exploring Mi Tierra

Here are some tips and general guidelines to help you prepare for your visit to the Denver Art Museum exhibition Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place. More

Dan Shaw-Town, Untitled, 2014. Spray enamel, newspaper ink, and graphite on Econolite with steel frame; 72-1/2 × 48-1/2 in. Collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey. © Dan Shaw-Town

Word Dance

Selections from the Collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey
Mar 19, 2017–Aug 6, 2017

The artists in Word Dance have all developed a distinctly individual language for drawing that invites viewers into their private world. The works-on-paper from JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey’s collection that have been chosen for this exhibition are all concerned with words, letters or a connection with language. More

Site-specific installation at the Denver Art Museum by Xochi Solis titled We were not always fallen from the mountain, 2016.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Conversation with Curator: Mi Tierra

Contemporary Artists Explore Place
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Explore the installations of Mi Tierra with curator of modern and contemporary art Rebecca Hart. 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

Justin Favela, Popocatepetl e Iztaccihuatl vistos desde Atlixco after Jose Maria Velasco, 2016. Paper and glue.
Event: Tours

Mi Tierra Public Tours

Occurs every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday through October 21, 2017. Next Occurs on

Join a 45-minute public tour of Mi Tierra, offered Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 2 pm, February 21 through October 21. Included with general admission, reservations not required. More

Exploring the Denver Art Scene: Critics, Dealers, Artists
Event: Lectures & Programs

Exploring the Denver Art Scene: Critics, Dealers, Artists

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 8:00am12:00pm.

Join us for three panel discussions involving local critics, dealers, and artists that provide the perfect primer to the vibrant, diverse, and creative energy that constitutes Denver’s art scene.

This is a unique opportunity to learn how to enrich your passion for collecting works by world-class artists of the Mile High City.

The program is free; however, general admission is required for gallery access.

Join us at Mad Beans (across Martin Plaza from the DAM) for coffee and pastries at 8 am. The first panel discussion will begin at 9 am in Sharp Auditorium. More

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Mi Tierra Artist Profiles

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place features 13 artist installations. This series introduces the artists through videos and interviews. More