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January 2019

Denver Art Museum Presents Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

January 18 - August 18

Exhibition of about 30 paintings by Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel, who is now based in Harlem, New York. This presentation represents Casteel’s first major museum exhibition, and provides audiences with a first look at new work by one of the most acclaimed emerging artists working today. Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver. 720-865-5000, denverartmuseum.org

Categories: Arts and Culture, Exhibits
Website: denverartmuseum.org/,
May 2019

Serious Play at the Denver Art Museum

May 5 - August 25

Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America presents the concept of playfulness in postwar American design as a catalyst for creativity and innovation. This exhibition will explore how employing playfulness allowed designers to bring fresh ideas. Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America presents the concept of playfulness in postwar American design as a catalyst for creativity and innovation. This exhibition will explore how employing playfulness allowed designers to bring fresh ideas to the American home, children’s toys and play spaces, and…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/serious-play,

BYO(Board Games & Vinyl) at Middleman

May 5 - August 25

On Mondays we put on our favorite jams and bring out the board games at Middleman. Bring your own and join us!

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.middlemanbar.com,
July 2019

“Emma”

July 12 - August 18

A Romantic Comedy by Rachel Atkins, from the novel by Jane Austen. Witty, intelligent, beautiful, rich, entitled, and spoiled, Emma Woodhouse loves to be a matchmaker, though she has vowed to never marry herself. Vivacious Emma is determined to find Harriet an impressive suitor, but as she becomes entangled in the romantic lives of her friends and acquaintances, she unwittingly commits the worst mistake a matchmaker can do by falling in love herself! Fri/Sat and Monday, July 29 at 7:30…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.vintagetheatre.org,

Creative-in-Residence at the Denver Art Museum: Juntae Teejay Hwang’s Witness Wednesday Happenings

July 17 - September 11

Observe, reflect, and interact with the Denver Art Museum’s current Creative-in-Residence, Juntae TeeJay Hwang. Observe, reflect, and interact with the Denver Art Museum’s current Creative-in-Residence, Juntae TeeJay Hwang, as he explores performance art in the museum during Wednesday Happenings. Witness Wednesday Happenings will occur from 1 to 3pm every Wednesday through September 11, 2019. Body, Gesture, Gaze July 17, level 2 gallery, “Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection” Voice & Breath July 24, level 4 gallery, “Eyes On: Erika…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/creative-in-residence-juntae-teejay-hwang-witness-wednesday-happenings,

Creative-in-Residence at the Denver Art Museum: Juntae Teejay Hwang’s Saturday Studies: Performance Workshop

July 20 - September 14

Learn a performance and participate in a museum happening with Denver Art Museum Creative-in-Residence Juntae TeeJay Hwang. Learn a performance and participate in a museum happening with Denver Art Museum Creative-in-Residence Juntae TeeJay Hwang. Every Saturday from 3 to 4pm at the DAM, TeeJay will guide visitors through a thematic performance workshop that will end with a performance in the museum. There is no additional fee for the performance art workshop beyond museum admission, but online pre-registration required. Saturday Studies:…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/creative-in-residence-juntae-teejay-hwang-saturday-studies,
August 2019

“Mountains Made for Us”

August 8 - August 18

An aspiring dancer from India finds herself in Colorado to begin anew. The last thing she imagined was falling in love with a local, who couldn’t be more different in this Bollywood-style romantic comedy. With dazzle of Bollywood dances and a dash of Hindi, this romantic-comedy is a story about finding (and standing solid on) higher grounds but mostly finding love thereabouts. The cast includes Deepali Lindblom (Saudamini), Jeremy Barnes (Calvin), Jaime Lewis (Samuel), Mireille Bakhos (Kundan), Sandeep Balasubramanyam (Sunil)…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.vintagetheatre.org,

Mindful Looking at the Denver Art Museum

August 20

At this month’s Mindful Looking program at the Denver Art Museum, explore light, the American West, and humankind’s relationship with nature in this unusual desert landscape by Colorado painter Don Stinson. At this month’s Mindful Looking program at the Denver Art Museum, explore light, the American West, and humankind’s relationship with nature in this unusual desert landscape by Colorado painter Don Stinson. This session will be led by DAM interpretive specialist Laurent Thompson. Join us on the third Tuesday of…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/mindful-looking-aug-20-2019,

Close Encounters Artist Talk and Viewing with Trine Bumiller

August 20

Join us for an artist talk with Trine Bumiller and a viewing of Close Encounters of the Third Kind on Tuesday, August 20 from 6-9PM. Bumiller’s exhibition Close Encounters is on display at Art Gym from August 15 to September 6, 2019. Devils Tower, the first National Monument, has been a site of interest for longer than modern history has documented. A geological mystery, this tower pierces the otherwise flat landscape of northern Wyoming. It is a spiritual mecca for…

Categories: Arts and Culture
Website: www.artgymdenver.com/event/close-encounters/,

Swingin’ Friday Nights August 23rd

August 23

Join Eastbridge Town Center and Swingin’ Denver every Friday night this summer for Swing Dancing! June 7 – August 30 | 7:00 – 9:30 pm FREE Swing Lessons with Swingin’ Denver – 7:00-7:30 pm Live Music – 7:30 to 9:30 pm Band Schedule: August 23- Summit Hot Seven August 30- Royal Street Ramblers

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.eastbridgetowncenter.com/,

For Beginners Art Collecting And American Fashion Museums Lecture

August 24

Denver fashion designer Maggie Burns and J. Paul Getty Museum educated Emzy Veazy III present this double lecture. Good for novices, professionals and family members. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Free to the public.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
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For Beginners Art Collecting And American Fashion Museums

August 24

Denver fashion designer Maggie Burns and J. Paul Getty Museum educated Emzy Veazy III present this double lecture. Good for novices, professionals and family members.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
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Design After Dark: PLAY at the Denver Art Museum

August 24

Design Council of the Denver Art Museum (DAM) is proud to present Design After Dark: PLAY, a party and fundraiser for the Department of Architecture and Design at the DAM. Design Council of the Denver Art Museum (DAM) is proud to present Design After Dark: PLAY, a party and fundraiser for the Department of Architecture and Design at the DAM. Held in the iconic Hamilton Building, Design After Dark celebrates the closing of “Serious Play: Design In Midcentury America.” Guests…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/design-after-dark-2019,

Call for Artists and Artisans: Art @ River Bend in Lyons

August 25

Looking for artists who want to sell their work at the event. Applications are through BCAA’s online form only and will be made on a rolling basis until filled. If selected, $25 fee for BCAA members/$50 non-member See website link for details We are looking for ARTISTS and ARTISANS of all mediums who want to staff a booth and sell their work at the event. For all work sold during the event, BCAA and LAHC retain a 30% commission (split…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Festivals and Special Events
Website: www.bouldercountyarts.org/art-at-riverbend,

Drop-In Writing at the Denver Art Museum

August 27

Explore your creativity through the written word in an informal writing session at the Denver Art Museum led by Michael Henry, executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Explore your creativity through the written word in an informal writing session at the Denver Art Museum led by Michael Henry, executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Bring your own writing projects or get started on something new. Open to all levels, from published authors to the occasional journaler! Materials provided. Meet on…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/drop-in-writing-program,

Swingin’ Friday Nights August 30th

August 30

Join Eastbridge Town Center and Swingin’ Denver every Friday night this summer for Swing Dancing! June 7 – August 30 | 7:00 – 9:30 pm FREE Swing Lessons with Swingin’ Denver – 7:00-7:30 pm Live Music – 7:30 to 9:30 pm Band Schedule: August 30- Royal Street Ramblers

Categories: Arts and Culture, Music
Website: www.eastbridgetowncenter.com/,

Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum

August 30

Untitled Final Friday is the DAM’s monthly late-night program featuring unconventional experiences developed in collaboration with local creatives and community members Untitled Final Friday is the DAM’s monthly late-night program featuring unconventional experiences developed in collaboration with local creatives and community members. August’s Untitled event highlights the creative practice of performance and dance artist Kate Speer, with the theme “A(me)ricana,” inspired by “The Light Show.” What can you expect at this month’s Untitled? An interactive baseball performance, a pie-eating contest,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/untitled-august-2019-kate-speer ,

Indecent

August 30

Tickets start at $30 Ages:16+ Pulitzer-winning playwright Paula Vogel tells the explosive true story of Sholem Asch’s groundbreaking 1918 play, “The God of Vengeance,” and the passionate artists who risked everything to share it. Evoking the Jewish experience through traditional songs and dancing, this stirring Tony-nominated play will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the art and experiences we often take for granted. Advisories: Contains adult themes, language and sexual content.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/indecent/,
September 2019

Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End

September 4 - September 22

Tickets start at $39 Ages: 13+ Erma Bombeck, one of our country’s most beloved humorists, captured the frustrations of her generation by asking, “If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits? Starring “Suburban Outlaw” and columnist, Pam Sherman, this is the story behind America’s favorite average housewife who championed the lives of women with an incomparable wit that sprang from the most unexpected place of all – the truth.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/at-wits-end/,

Insight: What’s In a Label? The Art of Exhibition Storytelling at the Denver Art Museum

September 6

Before the 140-character tweet, there was the 75-word museum label. How in the world do we condense all there is to say about an artwork into one brief label? (Answer: We don’t.) Before the 140-character tweet, there was the 75-word museum label. How in the world do we condense all there is to say about an artwork into one brief label? (Answer: We don’t.) The Denver Art Museum’s Senior Interpretive Specialist Stefania Van Dyke and Director of Publications Laura Caruso…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/insight-labels-and-exhibition-storytelling-sept-6-2019 ,
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