TAG: Lectures & Programs

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, June 26, 2018 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Explore your creativity through the written word in our informal writing sessions with staff from the Lighthouse Writers Workshop. More

Black and white photographic diptych depicting a sparse forest scene.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Anderman Photography Lecture: Adam Jeppesen

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 7:00pm8:30pm.

Adam Jeppesen's work is inspired by travel, the landscape, solitude, and the experience of making and looking at a photograph. More

Unknown maker, 1600s tapestry showing a game park
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

17th-Century Tapestry
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month. In August, explore a 17th-century tapestry with a museum educator. More

Richard Mosse, Commodius Vicus, 2015
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Richard Mosse’s Commodius Vicus
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month. In July, explore Richard Mosse’s infrared photograph, Commodius Vicus, with a museum educator. 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, July 10, 2018 - 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

Dark image of night sky with tree tops along the bottom edge and multiple phases of the moon and numerous star tracks.
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Anderman Photography Lecture: Sharon Harper

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 7:00pm8:30pm.

For Sharon Harper, the camera is a way to translate kinds of connections that we’re not even aware of and the kinds of connections that are very abstract and difficult to talk about. More

Meditation in the Denver Art Museum
Event: Lectures & Programs

Meditation in the Museum

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:00pm5:00pm.

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

Meditation in the Denver Art Museum
Event: Lectures & Programs

Meditation in the Museum

Friday, July 13, 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

Inka Essenhigh (American, b. 1969), End of the World, 1998
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Inka Essenhigh's End of the World
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month. In June, explore Inka Essenhigh's End of the World with a museum educator. More

Jeffrey Gibson (Mississippi Band Choctaw/Cherokee), CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF OF YOU, 2015. High fire glazed ceramic, repurposed tipi poles, wool, acrylic paint, wool blanket, glass beads, artificial sinew, copper jingles, and nylon fringe; 72 x 29 x 38 in.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Mindful Looking

Jeffrey Gibson’s CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF OF YOU
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 1:00pm1:45pm.

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month. In May, explore Jeffrey Gibson’s sculpture Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You with two museum educators. More

Cover of Paul Pletka's Imagined West book.
Event: Lectures & Programs

The Art of Paul Pletka

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 6:30pm7:30pm.

Enjoy a presentation on the art of Paul Pletka.

Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase his new book, Paul Pletka: Imagined Wests.

Doors open at 6 pm. Purchase tickets at the door.

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An older gentleman sketching a human figure on a white drawing paper affixed to a brown 12x16 sketchboard.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drawn to Figures: Live Drawing Master Class

with Anna Kaye and Marian Faustino
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 5:00pm7:30pm.

This live drawing master class led by artist Anna Kaye will inspire you to capture movement while dancer and artist Marian Faustino performs. More

Fashioning Illustration: Drawn to Glamour Panel Discussion
Event: Lectures & Programs

Fashioning Illustration: Drawn to Glamour Panel Discussion

Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 2:00pm4:00pm.

This lively panel will discuss the ever-changing role of fashion illustration both as an art form and as an industry. Afterwards, join local artist and fashion illustrator Jim Howard for a book signing. More

Montage of images
Event: Lectures & Programs

Love, Legacies, and Legislation: Native Art of Southern New England

with Dr. Denene De Quintal 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 6:00pm8:00pm.

Did you know that the Denver Art Museum (DAM) has a robust collection of historical Native arts from Southern New England? This realization inspired Dr. Denene De Quintal's research, which focuses on how these objects came into the collection.

Join us for a talk that will discuss how the presence and history of DAM’s collection highlights a crucial issue that impacts contemporary Indigenous artists from Southern New England: “Native vanishing.” More

Photo of Sooa Im McCormick
Event: Lectures & Programs

The Little Ice Age and Korean Art

Asian Art Association and Curator's Circle Lecture Series
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 6:30pm.

Eighteenth-century Korea is commonly characterized an “age of economic prosperity, political stability, and cultural renaissance,” but in truth, the country was only just beginning to recover from two devastating famines in 1671 and 1696.

This talk by Cleveland Art Museum Assistant Curator of Korean Art Sooa Im McCormick explores how climate changes during the Little Ice Age prompted eighteenth-century Korean rulers to exercise the politics of frugality, and eventually shaped eighteenth-century Korean visual culture and its distinctive aesthetics.

Reception to follow. More

The Workshop of Leonardo in Milan: Creative Process and Artistic Dynamics
Event: Lectures & Programs

The Workshop of Leonardo in Milan: Creative Process and Artistic Dynamics

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 8:30am6:00pm.

The department of painting and sculpture is pleased to announce a daylong symposium on the workshop of Leonardo in Milan and the impact of the Florentine master on the artists working in Lombardy at the time.

Leading scholars in the field of Leonardo’s studies will explore the artistic dynamics around the practice of the master da Vinci and his influence on the pictorial production in the second half of the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth centuries.

Tickets now available. More

Albert Frey at the Aluminaire House, 1931. Courtesy of Design Onscreen.
Event: Lectures & Programs

Albert Frey: The Architectural Envoy (Part I)  

Film Screening
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

Design Council of the Denver Art Museum is pleased to present Design Onscreen’s new film, Albert Frey: The Architectural Envoy (Part I).

Albert Frey, the unpretentious Swiss-born mid-twentieth century architect, developed an extraordinary design style, blending industrial techniques and a love of nature. More

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