Art Exploration: Create a Canoe
Art Exploration

Art Exploration: Create a Canoe

Artist Winslow Homer often spent time outdoors in upstate New York to escape the stress and busyness of everyday life. If you could go anywhere right now, where would you go? Create your own canoe inspired by Homer’s Indian Boy with a Canoe, and set sail!

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EN CASA: ESTIMULA UNA CONVERSACIÓN
Exploraciones artísticas

EN CASA: ESTIMULA UNA CONVERSACIÓN

Inspirado en ¿Being Home? (¿En casa?) Rupprecht Matthies, 2009.

Rupprecht Matthies busca inspiración en la comunidad. Para su obra, pidió a refugiados de diferentes partes del mundo que compartieran sus historias y experiencias de reasentamiento en Denver.

TU TURNO:

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Collecting Community Memories through Interviews 
Lesson Spark

Collecting Community Memories through Interviews 

Bently Spang is a Northern Cheyenne sculptor and installation and performance artist.

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Keith Haring, Altarpiece
Art Exploration

At Home: Provoking the Imagination in Clay 

Inspired by Keith Haring’s Altarpiece

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Jordan Casteel, Miles and Jojo, 2015.
Art Exploration

At Home: Hand in Hand 

Inspired by artist Jordan Casteel. 

“Hands are very important for me,” says Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel. “A single hand can hold so much emotion.”

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At Home: Creating Rhythmic Music for the Eyes 
Art Exploration

At Home: Creating Rhythmic Music for the Eyes 

Inspired by Phantom Tattoo, Gene Davis, 1965.

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At Home: Spark a Conversation 
Art Exploration

At Home: Spark a Conversation 

  

Inspired by ¿Being Home? Rupprecht Matthies, 2009.

Rupprecht Matthies looks to the community for inspiration. In his work, he asked refugees from around the world to share their stories and experiences resettling in Denver.

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black and white drawing by Shantell Martin
Lesson Spark

At Home: Make your own mark with Shantell Martin 

Shantell Martin is a multimedia installation artist. Her exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, Shantell Martin: Words and Lines features Martin’s signature black and white drawings that explore intersectionality, identity, and play.

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Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington
Field Trip

Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington

Take your students on a journey to explore how two American artists helped shape a national identity that valued self-reliance, independence, and perseverance.

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