Known for her fantastical videos, drawings, and sculptures inspired by genome research, Patricia Piccinini will talk about her non-conventional aesthetic approach to art in this lecture. Discover how and why Piccinini addresses modern humanity’s urge to alter the natural world around us through her multi-media collection of work.
If there is one thing we can all relate to, it's family. Centered on the theme of family, this display features works from the Progressive Insurance Corporation's contemporary collection. The works capture all facets of family life—from childhood memories to dysfunctional relationships—using media ranging from painting to video. Tue-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Pecha Kucha celebrates the art of concise presentations: creative people get together to share their ideas, with a catch. Speakers can show 20 images for 20 second each—presenting as they go—and that’s it. The event originated ten years ago in Tokyo, and now similar talks are hosted in 500 cities across the world.
Western art is often defined by the past: a land of cowboys, gold miners, and outlaws. This exhibition draws together artists that purposely look to the present, depicting the contemporary realities of life in the American West. This week is your last chance to see paintings and sculptures by more than a dozen artists, including the abstract depictions of Denver by Colorado’s Jill Soukup.
Where else can you dance, play golf, and see great modern art? Experience the latest event from the Denver Art Museum's Untitled series, a mixed media night for the art-inclined adventurer. Show off your dance skills, hit the Astroturf for art-inspired mini golf, or explore the new Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition. Fri 6-8 p.m.
Suddenly your grandfather’s old ride just got a lot more interesting. Highlighting the artistry found in woodie station wagons, this exhibit showcases the unique traits of each of the different automobiles featured. Included in the display are a 1922 Ford Model T Depot Hack and an American Bantam woodie station wagon, one of only 322 ever built. Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Come witness the beauty of the Arctic tundra—no parka or snowshoes required. Landscape photographers Evan Anderman and Eliot Porter take you on a journey north with artwork that includes aerial images of Iceland by Anderman and dye-transfer (a type of photographic development process) prints of indigenous plants by Porter.
Sunsets and autumn leaves are natural occurrences that can be overlooked, but Dylan Fox’s photographs help us remember their beauty in his photographs. Traveling the world with his camera, Fox emphasizes the vivid colors and movements found in each environment he captures.
The early 1900s were a time of intensity and turbulence—two words that can also describe the rambunctious personality of Molly Brown. Immerse yourself in the culture and politics of her world in this display of artifacts and photographs from the progressive era including industrialization and women’s rights. Highlights include flapper dresses and vintage photographs of suffragettes.
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