Emeka Dragonfly will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating energistic light and color painting noon–3 pm on February 22-23 & February 29-March 1, 2020. The Paint Studio is included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under.
Untitled Creative Fusions
The Denver Art Museum hosts Untitled: Creative Fusions four times a year. In January, we collaborated with Eileen Roscina and Joshua Ware and many other local creatives for a night of performances, fun activities, and tours that explored the space between the manmade and the natural.
If you missed the January Untitled: Creative Fusion, check out this video to see a recap of the night, and make sure to mark your calendar for the next Untitled: Creative Fusion on April 24.
Beatriz Gomez will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating Colorado forest oil painting noon–3 pm on February 1-2, 2020. The Paint Studio is included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under.
Beatriz Gomez studied art and graphic design in Venezuela and has worked as a graphic designer, art director, and costume designer for TV commercials in Venezuela and the United States.
She also has worked on stage design for shows, TV commercials, music videos, showcases in stores, and dressing room design for international concerts.
We invite you and your family to fall in love with art and creativity this February at the Denver Art Museum. Make shadow puppets, write love letters, explore the galleries, and more. General admission (which includes all of the following) is free for youth 18 and younger every day.
Summer camps are back! We’re offering a brand new lineup of summer camps for kids ages 4–11 from June 15 to August 14. Registration for members begins on February 4, and registration for nonmembers begins on February 11.
Thank you to those who participated in this trip giveaway. The entry period is now closed. The winner was announced on our social media channels on Friday, January 31, 2020.
To celebrate the exhibition Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature
at the Denver Art Museum (now sold out), we’re offering our Instagram followers the trip of a lifetime: an all-inclusive trip for two to the 2020 Normandy Impressionist Festival, taking place April 3, 2020–September 6, 2020, courtesy of Normandy Tourism.
Andrew Huffman will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating modulated: hard-line bbstraction noon–3 pm on January 18-19, 2020. The Paint Studio is included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under.
Andrew Huffman has exhibited primarily in United States galleries in Ohio, Kansas, New Mexico, New York, and Colorado. In the U.S. his works currently are in the homes of friends and collectors in New York City; Los Angeles; Columbus; Albuquerque; Kansas City (MO), Denver, and beyond.
Untitled Creative Fusions
The first Untitled: Creative Fusion (January 31, 6-10 pm) is sure to be filled with fun and surprises. You'll be able to sample liquid nitrogen popcorn, dance to beats by The Night Shift, collaborate on a floral installation, watch live ice sculpting, and more! See the lineup for the evening.
Our two featured artists, Eileen Roscina Richardson and Joshua Ware (pictured above), worked with us to come up with the theme of "Entanglements" and plan to investigate the wild and the constructed. But they can't make all this magic happen alone.
1. Final Weeks for Monet (Through February 2)
The new year begins with visitors’ last chance to see Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature
. After that, it travels to the only other venue for this exhibition: Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany. Advance purchase online is highly recommended as time slots are selling out quickly.
Happy New Year! If you and your family want to add more creativity to your life, we suggest these art-related resolutions for January. Remember, youth 18 and under enjoy free general admission. Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature
requires a separate ticket.
Set aside some time to play with paint as you experiment with watercolor techniques, explore the idea of painting en plein air
, or use paper marbling to create an abstract painted masterpiece.
Sierra Montoya Barela will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating still lifes and self-portraits noon–3 pm on December 28-29, 2019, and January 4-5, 2020. The Paint Studio is included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under.
Sierra Montoya Barela earned a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2015 and was an Artist-In-Residence at the Vermont Studio Center and the Horned Dorset Colony later that year. She has since shown her work in various group and solo exhibitions, most recently at David B.
We asked three Denver-based artists their advice for how people can be more creative. Check out their tips and then visit the Paint Studio (open seven days a week) to experiment with paint or see a weekend artist demonstration. We also invite you to participate in one of our Drop-In Drawing or Drop-In Writing Programs, or bring the family for fun artmaking activities. Happy creating!
In honor of Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature
, we gathered the following quotes by the artist. The Denver Art Museum is the only venue in the United States for this exhibition, which is on view through February 2, 2020.
If I became a painter, it is to Eugène Boudin that I owe that fact.
Zaandam is wonderful. There is enough to paint here for a lifetime.