TAG: Lectures & Programs

Xiaoze Xie, Tracing Forbidden Memories (video still), 2017
Event: Lectures & Programs

Tracing Forbidden Memories

Film screening
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Contemporary artist Xiaoze Xie has extended his scholarly practice into research about books and types of information that remain restricted in China today. The film Tracing Forbidden Memories follows the course of the artist's investigation of banned books in China.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Eyes On: Xiaoze Xie, the film also was screened on March 3. Both screenings occur on Free First Saturdays and no additional ticket is required for the screening. More

Xiaoze Xie, Tracing Forbidden Memories (video still), 2017
Event: Lectures & Programs

Tracing Forbidden Memories

Film screening
Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Contemporary artist Xiaoze Xie has extended his scholarly practice into research about books and types of information that remain restricted in China today. The film Tracing Forbidden Memories follows the course of the artist's investigation of banned books in China.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Eyes On: Xiaoze Xie, the film will be screened again on June 2. Both March 3 and June 2 are Free First Saturdays and no additional ticket is required for the screening. More

Edgar Degas, Self-Portrait, 1857, drypoint on paper, from a cancelled plate © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Collecting Degas in America

with Julie Codell
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 5:00pm6:00pm.

Julie Codell, professor of art history at Arizona State University, looks at the late 19th-century Americans who collected artwork by Edgar Degas. More

Mindful Looking
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month. More

Lewis I. Sharp Auditorium
Event: Lectures & Programs

Insight: Creativity in Action

Exhibition Development & Design
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at the DAM? Satisfy your curiosity and get the inside scoop in a new series of dynamic conversations. In this session, Jill Desmond (director of exhibitions, strategy and gallery design) in conversation with the team who helps to transform DAM’s ever-changing galleries from one exhibition to the next. More

Insight: Drawn to Collaboration
Event: Lectures & Programs

Insight: Drawn to Collaboration

Curatorial & Artistic Dialogue
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at the DAM? Satisfy your curiosity and get the inside scoop in a new series of dynamic conversations. In this session, Florence Müller (Avenir Foundation Curator of Textile Art and Fashion) and Jane Burke (senior curatorial assistant) in conversation with fashion illustrator Jim Howard. More

Insight: A View from the Director's Office
Event: Lectures & Programs

Insight: A View from the Director's Office

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at the DAM? Satisfy your curiosity and get the inside scoop in a new series of dynamic conversations. In this session, Christoph Heinrich (Frederick and Jan Mayer Director of the Denver Art Museum) will be in conversation with Andrea Fulton (deputy director & chief marketing officer). More

Nicolas Rodriguez Juarez, Adoration of the Shepherds, about 1695
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Adoration of the Shepherds
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month. In March, explore Nicolas Rodriguez Juarez' Adoration of the Shepherds with a museum educator. More

Drop-In Writing at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Writing

Monthly program on the fourth Tuesday of the month
Occurs on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Next Occurs on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Pick up a pencil and spark your creative interests in these informal writing sessions. With the help of a DAM instructor, try your hand at a new writing topic every month, while visiting various museum galleries. 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, March 13, 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

Edgar Degas, Four Ballet Dancers on Stage (Quatro Bailarinas em Cena), 1885 / 1890. Oil paint on canvas; 28-3/4 x 36-1/4 in. (73 x 92 cm). Gift, Walther Moreira Salles, Simone Pilon, Jacques Pilon, Benedito Manhães Barreto, um comissário de café em Santos
Event: Lectures & Programs

Degas: An Artistic Journey 

Spring Course 2018
Occurs every Saturday through May 19, 2018, except April 28, 2018 and May 5, 2018. Next Occurs on Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

Delve into the world of Edgar Degas in this four-part course that will explore the influences, evolution, and independence of the iconic artist. More

Interpreting Mesoamerica and New Spain through the Non-destructive Study of Ancient Pigments
Event: Lectures & Programs

Interpreting Mesoamerica and New Spain through the Non-destructive Study of Ancient Pigments

with Dr. Gerardo Gutierrez & Dr. Mary Pye
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 6:30pm7:45pm.

Dr. Gerardo Gutierrez & Dr. Mary Pye will discuss Interpreting Mesoamerica and New Spain through the non-destructive study of ancient pigments from Olmec paintings in the caves of Guerrero to the genealogy of the kings of Azcapotzalco in the Codex Garcia Granados. More

Mi Fu, N. Song dynasty, undated, album leaf
Event: Lectures & Programs

Move Closer: Looking at Chinese Painting

with Kealey Boyd
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 2:30pm4:00pm.

Delve into Chinese painting and calligraphy, exploring visual elements and artistic inspiration that span time and place. More

People meditating in the museum gallery.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Meditation in the Museum

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Unwind from your week with a mindfulness meditation session in the galleries, led by our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center. More

People meditating in the museum gallery.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Meditation in the Museum

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 10:30am11:30am.

Unwind from your week with a mindfulness meditation session in the galleries, led by our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center. More

Folding silk screen with Zen couplets written on it in ink and gold leaf
Event: Lectures & Programs

Meditation in the Museum - New Program!

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Unwind from your week with a mindfulness meditation session in the galleries, led by our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center. More

Image of sandstone Ganesha statue
Event: Lectures & Programs

Meditation in the Museum - new program!

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 10:30am11:30am.

Unwind from your week with a mindfulness meditation session in the galleries, led by our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center. More

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