TAG: Public Programs

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, May 14, 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

Drop-In Drawing
Event: Public Programs

Unplugged: Mindful Creativity

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 4:00pm6:00pm.

Wind down your week in the galleries with Unplugged, a program that explores different ways to turn down the tempo and step into a state of relaxation, reflection, and calm. In July, join artist Anna Kay to explore mindful creativity. More

Man sits on stool at microphone in front of Jordan Casteel's painting, The Baayfalls.
Event: Public Programs

Unplugged: Meditation

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Wind down your week in the galleries with Unplugged, a program that explores different ways to turn down the tempo and step into a state of relaxation, reflection, and calm. In August, enjoy a "happiness hour" with guided meditation. More

Drop-In Writing at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Public 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, May 28, 2019 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Explore your creativity through the written word in our informal writing sessions led by Michael Henry, executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop. More

Ray Eames with the first prototype of The Toy, 1950
Event: Public Programs

Midcentury Design: A Closer Look - three-part series

Occurs on the second Saturday of July and August through 2019. Next Occurs on Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 2:00pm4:30pm.

Whether you are a midcentury design buff or just discovering this dynamic era and style, join us in a three-session summer course for a deeper look at Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America.

Learn more about the social, cultural, and political context of midcentury America, ponder the ways in which “fun” informs the design aesthetic of this period, and get playful with an exploration of iconic midcentury chairs. More

Green and blue painting of a bird with a long sweeping tail
Event: Public Programs

East Asian Symbols in Islamic Painting

with Dr. Bilha Moor
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 12:00pm1:00pm.

East Asian symbols are found in Islamic art and architecture since the Abbasid period (9th century CE), but have their meaning migrated with them?

First, the talk presents an overview of the reception of East Asian forms in art of the Islamic lands.

Second, it discusses certain unusual images in Islamic illustrated manuscripts that bear a striking resemblance to the East Asian symbol of the ‘Dark Warrior’ – an entwined tortoise and snake. More

Museum visitors participating in a meditation program at the Denver Art Museum.
Event: Public Programs

Unplugged: Meditation

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

Wind down your week in the galleries with Unplugged, a program that explores different ways to turn down the tempo and step into a state of relaxation, reflection, and calm. In June, find your bliss in an hour-long guided meditation. More

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