Contribute to a monumental artwork by artists Cannupa Hanska Luger and Marie Watt. Embroider a message onto a bandana, which the artists will incorporate into a large-scale sculpture for the Each/Other
exhibition, which opens at the DAM in 2021.
annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow is going virtual (on Facebook and Youtube on September 12).
The Denver Art Museum 31st
Annual Friendship Powwow is going virtual! The powwow is one of the Denver Art Museum’s and SCFD’s longest running events. Here’s a few things you can expect to see on the livestream on Facebook and YouTube September 12:
If you’re a dancer, get instructions on how to register and submit your video through Cinebody. We are accepting submissions from August 7–August 16, and have a cap of 50 dancers per category. On the day of the powwow you’ll see the top three dancers, selected by judges.
Untitled Creative Fusions
Join artists Ramon Bonilla and Brenton Weyi online for Untitled: Creative Fusions from the comfort of your home on Friday, July 31, at 7 pm on our Youtube or Facebook pages.
The event will be livestreamed from the museum with recorded videos from collaborators sprinkled in.
Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom
features illustrations that have been cemented into American culture for many years. The exhibition is historic, focusing on events that helped shape America from the Great Depression through the Civil Rights era and the role that popular illustration had in people’s response to those events. Even today, these illustrations remind us of where American values are rooted.
Pops Peterson is one of the contemporary artists whose work expands upon some of the themes explored in Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom
. In this wide-ranging Q&A with us, he discusses his creative process, his connections to Rockwell, and much more. Read on and then see Rockwell's work and Peterson's Freedom From What? (I Can't Breathe)
in the exhibition through September 7.
There seem to be so many parallels between your life and Rockwell’s.
As part of Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom
we're asking people to share their thoughts about freedom and change using #FourFreedomsToday. In the following Q&A, artist Pops Peterson weighs in on the subject. See Rockwell's work and Peterson's Freedom From What? (I Can't Breathe)
in the exhibition through September 7.
How do you imagine freedom?
As a child, “freedom” was a bad word to me. Because you couldn’t imagine freedom without also imagining slavery, which was the shame of the “Negro” (a word we embraced as our own in those days).
On July 7, 2020, Gates Family Foundation Curator Timothy J. Standring, Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum Stephanie Plunkett, and artist Pops Peterson (whose work Freedom from What?
Ready for a deeper dive into Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom
? The following resources give more insight and expand on the ideas covered in the show:
Did you know our visitor guide to the exhibition also includes the labels on the gallery walls? It also includes a family game to use with children during your visit.
Untitled: Creative Fusion at Home-July 31, 7 pm
Livestreaming on the Denver Art Museum's YouTube channel
Join artists Ramon Bonilla and Brenton Weyi for Untitled: Creative Fusions from the comfort of your home.
Danielle SeeWalker is Hunkpapa Lakota from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota, where she was born and raised. She is an artist, writer, activist, and “boymom” of two, based in Denver, Colorado. She likes to experiment and use mixed media within her artwork while incorporating traditional Native American materials, scenes, and messaging.
At the Denver Art Museum, our local creative community includes some of our most inspirational collaborators. From Untitled: Creative Fusions, to our Creative-in-Residence program, to weekend demonstrations in the Studio, local artists are integral to DAM programs.
Because of COVID-19 health and safety requirements, our interactive Studio is currently closed and artist demos that used to happen in the Studio are moving online.
Rhythm & Ritual: Music of the Ancient Americas
se inauguró en la ubicación física del Museo de las Américas. Esta exposición se presenta en colaboración con el Denver Art Museum y muestra instrumentos musicales que fueron creados de 1000 a. C a 1530 d. C. y que provienen de la colección de arte de la América antigua.