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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,
July 2019

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,

Drop In Writing at the Denver Art Museum

July 23

Explore your creativity through the written word in our informal writing sessions led by Michael Henry, executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop Explore your creativity through the written word in our informal writing sessions 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 level 1 of the Hamilton Building. Monthly program on the…

Categories: Exhibits, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/drop-in-writing-program,

Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum

July 26

Untitled Final Fridays is the DAM’s monthly late-night program featuring unconventional experiences developed in collaboration with local creatives and community members. Untitled Final Fridays is the DAM’s monthly late-night program featuring unconventional experiences developed in collaboration with local creatives and community members. July’s Untitled event highlights the creative practice of interactive digital artist Michael Sperandeo, with the theme “Cyber Future,” inspired by “The Light Show.” Some of the evening’s activities: an augmented reality (AR) interactive game in “The Light Show,”…

Categories: Denver Metro Events, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/untitled-july-2019-michael-sperandeo ,
August 2019

“Prosecuting Evil” Film Screening with the Mizel Museum at Alamo Drafthouse Littleton

August 6

Join the Mizel Museum on August 6, 2019 at the Alamo Drafthouse for a second screening of Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Tickets are $12 and are available at www.mizelmuseum.org/events Join the Mizel Museum on August 6, 2019 at the Alamo Drafthouse in Littleton for a second screening of Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz. Doors will open at 6:30 PM, with food and drink available for purchase, and the…

Categories: Movies and Film, Museums
Website: mizelmuseum.org/event/prosecuting-evil-community-screening/,

Midcentury Design: A Closer Look at the Denver Art Museum

August 10

In this session, by tracing a history of playful art and whimsical design, David Thomas from the University of Colorado’s College of Architecture and Planning argues for the prevalence, and importance of play in our creative institutions. In this session, by tracing a history of playful art and whimsical design, David Thomas from the University of Colorado’s College of Architecture and Planning argues for the prevalence, and importance of play in our creative institutions and industries. Whether you are a…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/midcentury-design-closer-look-session-3,

Create Playdate at the Denver Art Museum

August 14

Visit the Denver Art Museum with your little ones, ages 3 to 5, and meet up with other tots and their grownups for story time, artmaking, and more! Visit the Denver Art Museum with your little ones, ages 3 to 5, and meet up with other tots and their grownups for story time, artmaking, and more! Create Playdates are included with general museum admission, which is free for kids 18 and younger. No reservations are required. Meet in the DAM’s…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/create-playdate,

Unplugged: Meditation at the Denver Art Museum

August 16

In this month’s Unplugged program at the Denver Art Museum, join us and our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center in an hour-long guided meditation in the exhibition “Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze.” In this month’s Unplugged program at the Denver Art Museum, join us and our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center in an hour-long guided meditation in the exhibition “Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze.” Whether you are a first-timer to meditation or enjoy a regular practice, all are…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/unplugged-meditation-aug-16-2019,

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,
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