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January 2020

The Early Years: Clyfford Still in Canada, 1920–33

January 17 - April 26

Situated in the Museum’s first 3 galleries, The Early Years illustrates the early development and legacy of Still’s artistic practices in two distinctive geographical settings in Alberta. The exhibition concludes with Still’s later abstractions. Situated in the Museum’s first three galleries, The Early Years: Clyfford Still in Canada, 1920–33 illustrates the early development and legacy of Still’s artistic practices in two distinctive geographical settings, Bow Island (1920–25) and Killam, Alberta (1925–33). Nearly all of Still’s work from Bow Island, aside…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: clyffordstillmuseum.org/exhibition/the-early-years-clyfford-still-in-canada-1920-32/,

February 2020

80s vs 90s Dance

February 15

Wings Over the Rockies Award Winning 80s/90s Dance has evolved to an 80s vs 90s blowout for all ages!!! Are you all out 80s or totally fresh 90s? Join us for a righteous night of dancing, drinks and fun! Our Award Winning 80s/90s Dance has evolved to an 80s vs 90s blowout for all ages. From live DJs spinning your favorite 80s and 90s jams to incredible food sample stations courtesy of Denver’s top caterers (food included in admission), this…

Categories: Museums
Website: wingsmuseum.org/event/dance/,

March 2020

Insight: Community Engagement: Collaborating with Creatives at the Denver Art Museum

March 6

The DAM’s studio and artist programs team works with creatives from across Denver to create engaging experiences that pull back the curtain on the creative process, invite visitors to work alongside artists, and bring new perspectives to the DAM Hear about the history of the museum’s programming with creatives from manager of studio and artist programs Jodie Gorochow. Then, join associate manager of studio and artist programs Erin Cousins and artist programs coordinator Sarah Rockett in conversation with two local…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/insight-march-6-2020,

Drop-In Drawing at the Denver Art Museum

March 10

Join artist Anna Kaye for Drop-In Drawing, a fun and informal creative art session held monthly at the Denver Art Museum. Bring a drawing or sketching project of your own or get started on something new. All ranges of drawing experience welcome! This month explore “The Light Show” using the “Hayagriva Mandala” as inspiration. A mandala is a geometric design that represents self-expression, personal transformation, and connection. Profound symbols and narratives can be found within their intricate patterns. Create your…

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

Art in America: Homer and Remington in Context at the Denver Art Museum

March 14

Although born a generation apart, Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington often frequented the same arts institutions and shared many of the same artist friends. The first session of this spring course at the Denver Art Museum will focus on the art world in which Homer and Remington matured and consider the influences, trends and techniques that informed the trajectory of their careers. Presented by Jennifer R. Henneman, PhD, associate curator, Petrie Institute of Western American Art at the DAM and…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/art-in-america-homer-remington-session-1,

Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington at the Denver Art Museum

March 15 - June 7

“Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington” at the Denver Art Museum features 60 artworks revealing connections between common artistic themes and techniques used by the two acclaimed American artists. Born a generation apart, both artists succeeded in capturing the quintessential American spirit through works of art at the turn of the late-19th and early-20th centuries, an era of growing industrialization and notions of the closing of the American western frontier. The work of these two self-taught artists continues to…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/natural-forces,

Mindful Looking: Mark Bradford’s “Realness” at the Denver Art Museum

March 17

Mark Bradford’s wall-sized collage, “Realness,” inspires wonder and curiosity. What is it made of? What am I looking at or for? What were the artist’s intentions, and what does the work mean to me? Join Denver Art Museum teaching specialist Molly Medakovich for the next Mindful Looking program, an exploration of the abstract forms and layers of materials (and meaning) in this larger-than-life work. On the third Tuesday of each month at Mindful Looking at the Denver Art Museum, you…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/mindful-looking-march-17-2020,

Mindful Looking at the Denver Art Museum

March 18

In this month’s Mindful Looking program at the Denver Art Museum, join teaching specialist Molly Medakovich in a visual exploration of this expressive contemporary adaptation of the traditional religious altarpiece, created by Keith Haring. In this month’s Mindful Looking program at the Denver Art Museum, join teaching specialist Molly Medakovich in a visual exploration of this expressive contemporary adaptation of the traditional religious altarpiece, created by Keith Haring just before his death. Together, we’ll explore Haring’s curving, linear forms, complex…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/mindful-looking-feb-18-2020,

Logan Lecture: Michele Oka Doner “Bringing the Fire” at the Denver Art Museum

March 18

Internationally renowned artist Michele Oka Doner works across media including works on paper, sculpture, design, costume, site-specific installations and public art. She will be at the Denver Art Museum for a special lecture on Wednesday, March Oka Doner is perhaps most well-known for her design acumen as she creates functional objects such as candelabras and tableware that allude to organic forms—from elements of nature to the human body. Spanning five decades, Oka Doner’s creative output demonstrates her lifelong appreciation for…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/logan-lecture-michele-oka-doner,

Anderman Photography Lecture: Linda Connor at the Denver Art Museum

March 19

Join the Denver Art Museum for an exciting lecture featuring photographer Linda Connor. Her photographs explore human connections to the spiritual world through monuments, sites, objects and ritual. Connor, who studied with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind, is the recipient of National Endowment of the Arts Grants and a Guggenheim Fellowship and her work is widely collected and exhibited. She has taught at the San Francisco Art Institute since 1969 and is the founder of PhotoAlliance, a non-profit organization dedicated…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: tickets.denverartmuseum.org/DateSelection.aspx?item=2172,

Temple Censers from Escuintla, Guatemala, and What They Tell Us About the City of the Gods with Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos at the Denver Art Museum

March 19

This presentation at the Denver Art Museum will focus on a group of objects that can be properly called “temple censers,” because they depict temple superstructures, and sometimes include elements of the basal platforms. Early Classic censers from Escuintla, Guatemala, are among the most remarkable ceramic sculptures from ancient Mesoamerica. While the lack of provenance data for the large majority of examples hinders their archaeological study, they conform a major corpus of information about the culture and religion of Pacific…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/temple-censers-escuintla-guatemala-and-what-they-tell-us-about-city-gods,

Diego Rivera in El Pedregal at the Denver Art Museum

March 20

Join the Denver Art Museum for a presentation that focuses on Diego Rivera’s appropriation of Pre-Columbian spaces and figures in one of his most renowned works: the Anahucalli museum of archaeology (1940-1957). Lecturer, Cristóbal Jacóme-Moreno, PhD, argues, Rivera understood Mexico’s pre-Columbian past not only as a series of successive events in time, but especially as an active, integrative force in an ever-changing present. Jacóme-Moreno is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. His current research focuses on mid-century…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/diego-rivera-el-pedregal-constructing-pyramid-founding-museum,

Spring Break at the Denver Art Museum

March 21 - April 5

Step into spring with the whole family at the Denver Art Museum! The Paint Studio, Create-n-Takes and gallery games and activities are open every day from March 21–April 5, 2020. Also, see special performances of the family-friendly play, Art Emergency: Monet Edition, at 11 am weekdays from March 30 through April 3. All spring break activities are included in general admission, which is free for kids 18 and younger.

Categories: Kids Camps and Classes, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/spring-break-2020,

Drop-In Writing at the Denver Art Museum

March 24

Explore your creativity through the written word at an informal writing session at the Denver Art Museum led by staff from Lighthouse Writers Workshop. This month Theresa Knowles leads a session on “Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Rem 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 fourth Tuesday of the month, 1-3 pm. Free with museum admission; no reservations required.

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

Face of a Nation Film Screening with Mina Chow at the Denver Art Museum

March 26

Enjoy a screening of the film Face of a Nation at the Denver Art Museum, followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Mina Chow. For generations of Americans, World’s Fairs captured visions of hope for the future as part of their collective memory. Mina Chow became fascinated with World’s Fairs when she saw pictures of her parents at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. Beginning with their stories, Mina shares this legacy and the American values that inspired her to become…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/face-of-a-nation-film-screening,

Art in America: Homer and Remington in Context at the Denver Art Museum

March 28

This spring course session at the Denver Art Museum will focus on the artistic development of Frederic Remington. Born in Canton, New York, Remington developed into a celebrated illustrator, painter, and sculptor. He created a new visual lexicon of western scenes from his New York studio, which defined the public’s understanding of the West. This in-depth study will examine the elements that made Remington’s artworks stand out from the crowd. Presented by Thomas Brent Smith, curator of Western American Art,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/art-in-america-homer-remington-session-2,

April 2020

Aerospace Thrust Campaign

April 3

In light of the challenges with the COVID-19 and our temporary closure, Wings Over the Rockies will be launching an online outreach effort focusing on moving forward, or thrust, called the Aerospace Thrust Campaign. There are four forces of flight: thrust, lift, drag and gravity. In light of the challenges with the COVID-19 and our temporary closure, Wings Over the Rockies will be launching an online outreach effort focusing on moving forward, or thrust, called the Aerospace Thrust Campaign. We…

Categories: 1_COVID-19, Museums
Website: wingsmuseum.org/atc/,

Art in America: Homer and Remington in Context at the Denver Art Museum

April 18

The third session of the spring course at the Denver Art Museum will situate the careers of Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington in the context of the fluctuating art market they both navigated, with a particular focus on patrons and collectors Presented by Margaret Laster, PhD, independent curator and scholar of American art. Register for individual sessions or the entire course: Museum Friends (available January 28, 10 am*): $80 full course / $22 individual sessions DAM members (available January 31,…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/art-in-america-homer-remington-session-3,

June 2020

Wings Over the Rockies Summer Camp

June 1 - July 31

If your child is looking to explore, get messy, and prepare to be an ace pilot or the next kid in space, this is the place for you. We offer elementary, middle and high shcool camps. Contact for pricing, scholarships are available! Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space camps are designed around weekly themes, such as exoplanets, drones, and aviation. If your child is looking for a place to explore, get messy, and prepare to be the next kid…

Categories: Museums, Summer Camp Guide
Website: wingsmuseum.org/camps/,

October 2020

Mindful Looking Online at the Denver Art Museum: The Vision of Tundale

October 20

Slow down and spend time with one work of art each month during the DAM’s free Mindful Looking online program. In October, step into a medieval artist’s fantastical depiction of hell, with an Irish knight as your guide. To participate via Zoom: Join us live a few minutes before the program start time. Free and open to all who would like to join. Advance registration not required.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: www.denverartmuseum.org/en/calendar/mindful-looking-online-tundale-oct-2020,
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