Join us for online talk with creators on August 3
In this opera, narratives of violence and erasure replace the popular tales of early colonization.
More than 100 people contributed blankets and personal stories to Blanket Story.
Did you make face masks or take up knitting during the pandemic?
The Vida y Arte
podcast brings the art of the Americas to the forefront and shows you why it matters now.
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.
Excerpts of poems graced the walls of Natural Forces
as a way to layer in other voices of the time period to give a richer context of the American experience. For Americans living in the 19th century especially, poetry was a pervasive part of their lives and served as an important way to engage in political and cultural discourses.
Like so many places, the Denver Art Museum’s day-to-day operations have shifted drastically in recent months. While some of our staff have been working from home—planning, researching, designing, collaborating, producing, and more—members of our facilities and protective services teams continued diligent work onsite to ensure the cleanliness of the museum’s buildings and the safety and preservation of the art inside.
We’ve seen various types of heroes emerge in all sectors of the community during the past months.
We've all had to find ways to pass the time and stay connected to our passions while at home these past few weeks. For many of us, myself included, that's meant turning to movies and television as a source of inspiration and comfort.
I began by binge-watching far too many seasons of Project Runway
—to better understand the creative process, I told myself—but I decided I need a real
art fix. I've always loved delving into the lives and stories of the artists behind the Denver Art Museum's exhibitions.
Happy birthday to architect and designer Alexander Girard, who was born on May 24, 1907! Girard, Director of Herman Miller’s Textile Division from 1952 to 1973 and an avid promoter of folk art, saw things differently than most. It’s impossible to talk about his designs for textiles, furniture, graphics, exhibitions, and residential and commercial interiors without using words like vibrant or visionary.
As the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes our lives, I have been thinking a lot about Girard’s conviction that beauty can be found amid everyday life.
Several local artists have embraced using masks as an opportunity for creativity and expression.