Which are you more likely to notice: a block of informational text or a bold, brightly-colored image? Throughout history, graphic design has been a popular tool for raising awareness and calling people to action. Whether it's for equality, the environment, or peace, this eye-catching art form offers both aesthetic and ethical qualities.
This show, a Denver Art Museum commission, makes its grand debut. Kent Monkman, an artist of Cree ancestry, addresses Native American gender identity and representation in media. Fri 8-10 p.m.
Nineteenth-century artist Thomas Moran was one of the first to show colored images of the West to American audiences. At this exhibit, you can see these images, too, in his chromolithographs, watercolors, oil paintings, and drawings. Tue-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Paris ruled the art scene from the 1600s to the 1900s, shaping modern art as we know it. Three exhibits make up this showcase of some of the most influential French artists—Claude Monet and Edgar Degas among them—of all time. Tue-Thu 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Learn about the earliest American cultures at one of the Denver Art Museum’s longest-running events. Cultural demos and dance performances kick off the day before the lively powwow grand entrance. Don't miss local artists' hands-on activities and the community sewing circle. Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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