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July 2019

Create Playdate at the Denver Art Museum

July 10, 2019

Join us for Create Playdate at the Denver Art Museum on July 10, 10am-2pm. Inspired by “The Light Show,” activities will include playing with light and shadow in the First Light Family Space (pictured here). Join us for Create Playdate at the Denver Art Museum on July 10, 10am-2pm. Inspired by “The Light Show,” activities will include playing with light and shadow in the First Light Family Space (pictured here). We’ll also be joined by Central City Opera for a…

Categories: Kids and Families, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/create-playdate ,

Midcentury Design: A Closer Look at the Denver Art Museum

July 13, 2019

Whether you are a midcentury design buff or just discovering this dynamic era and style, join us at the Denver Art Museum for a three-session summer course for a deeper look at “Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America.” Whether you are a midcentury design buff or just discovering this dynamic era and style, join us at the Denver Art Museum for a three-session summer course for a deeper look at “Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America.” Learn more about the…

Categories: History, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/midcentury-design-closer-look-session-2,

STEAM-Powered History

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019

Campers launch their own rockets, escape from Science Fiction Land, and craft their own future through the lens of science and technology, past and present. Ages 8-11 July 15 to July 19 Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Explore the creative minds who wrote some of the great stories in science fiction and the technologies that were inspired by them. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, campers launch their own rockets, escape from Science…

Categories: Kids Camps and Classes, Museums
Website: AuroraGov.org/MuseumPrograms,

Mindful Looking at the Denver Art Museum

July 16, 2019

At this month’s Mindful Looking program at the Denver Art Museum, immerse yourself in an installation of 10,005 tiny paintings, drawings and sculptures in Eyes On: Jonathan Saiz at the Denver Art Museum. At this month’s Mindful Looking program at the Denver Art Museum, immerse yourself in an installation of 10,005 tiny paintings, drawings and sculptures in Eyes On: Jonathan Saiz at the Denver Art Museum. With DAM interpretive specialist Danielle St. Peter, explore the many elements of Saiz’s central…

Categories: Exhibits, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/mindful-looking-july-16-2019,

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

July 17, 2019 - September 11, 2019

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,

Unplugged: Drawing in the Galleries at the Denver Art Museum

July 19, 2019

In this month’s Unplugged at the Denver Art Museum, explore local artist Jonathan Saiz’s installation of 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings and sculptures with a variety of drawing media. In this month’s Unplugged at the Denver Art Museum, explore local artist Jonathan Saiz’s installation of 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings and sculptures with a variety of drawing media. Local artist Anna Kaye will guide you through a session of creative mindfulness practices as you discover inspiring colors, shapes and textures in Saiz’s…

Categories: Exhibits, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/unplugged-mindful-creativity-july-19-2019 ,

Drop In Writing at the Denver Art Museum

July 23, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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,

Drop-In Writing at the Denver Art Museum

August 27, 2019

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,

Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum

August 30, 2019

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 ,

September 2019

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

September 6, 2019

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 ,

What Lies Beneath: Uncovering the Secrets of Early British Portraits at the Denver Art Museum

September 12, 2019

Coinciding with “Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection” exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, the DAM’s department of painting and sculpture is pleased to host a symposium on early British paintings. Coinciding with “Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection” exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, the DAM’s department of painting and sculpture is pleased to host a symposium on early British paintings in European and American art collections. Leading scholars from America and England will present the results…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/2019-symposium-berger-tudor-portraits-what-lies-beneath ,

Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum

September 27, 2019

September’s Untitled event at the Denver Art Museum highlights the creative practice of MO SPKX, with the theme “Harvest of the Dreamer,” inspired by “The Light Show.” As summer turns to fall, shadows come out to play. The sun still reigns supreme as parallel universes dance. MO SPKX joins the Denver Art Museum to curate the Harvest of the Dreamer. Prepare for a night of live music, dream play, astrology, surrealist poetry, mandalas, movement, comedy, film and meta-realism. Enter a…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: denverartmuseum.org/calendar/untitled-september-2019-mo-spkx,

Still: Elemental

September 27, 2019 - January 12, 2020

The Still: Elemental exhibition explores Still’s work through the lens of the classical elements of Greek philosophy: earth, water, air, fire, and æther with multisensory features and fills five skylit galleries and the works on paper gallery. The non-chronological Still: Elemental exhibition explores Still’s work through the lens of the classical elements of Greek philosophy: earth, water, air, fire, and æther and fills five skylit galleries and the works on paper gallery. In Still: Elemental, each gallery includes unique, multisensory…

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: clyffordstillmuseum.org/exhibition/still-elemental/,

December 2019

Spreading Wings Gala

December 5, 2019

Spreading Wings Gala celebrates significant contributors, to the national aerospace scene. This year we honor Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger, the world- renowned pilot, safety expert, author and Captain during the “Miracle on the Hudson”. Join Wings Over the Rockies for a spectacular evening of storytelling, food, drink and fundraising as it honors Captain Sullenberger and propels the aerospace industry forward. 2019 also marks the 10th anniversary of the “Miracle on the Hudson”. Dress is cocktail attire. Black tie optional.

Categories: Arts and Culture, Museums
Website: wingsmuseum.org/event/gala/,
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