“Art of Summer” at the Denver Art Museum
Every exhibition presented this summer is included in general admission. With the DAM’s Free for Kids program, youth 18 and under can visit every exhibition for free, and all visitors can explore the museum without spending a dime on Free First Saturdays.
Exhibitions to enjoy:
Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer (on view through August 12)
Stampede: Animals in Art
Eyes On contemporary art rotations: Xiaoze Xie (closing July 8); Julie Buffalohead and Shimabuku (opening July 29)
Ganesha: The Playful Protector
Drawn to Glamour: Fashion Illustrations by Jim Howard (on view through August 5)
Past the Tangled Present
New Territory: Landscape Photography Today (opening this Sunday, June 24)
Other summer fun at DAM includes the return of last year’s popular La Musidora outdoor art installation (through September 3), the Create-n-Take summer schedule offering hands-on artmaking activities all week long, including a brand new Create-n-Take on the plaza inspired by New Territory: Landscape Photography Today, and the 3-D Studio.
Visitors are encouraged to share their summer art museum experiences using #ArtofSummer2018 on social media.
Final Fridays at DAM and Golden Triangle Creative District
June 29, July 27 and August 31, 6–10 p.m.
Produced with local creatives, Untitled Final Fridays is the museum’s monthly late night program featuring workshops, performances and tours with a twist. College students with a valid ID receive 2-for-1 admission.
In June at Untitled: Jordan Knecht, join artist Jordan Knecht in transforming the museum through a series of multi-sensory experiences aimed at shifting perspectives. In July, former Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Gregg Deal will explore the art of activism during his creative takeover at Untitled: Gregg Deal. And in August, former Creatives-in-Residence The Flobots explore music, dance and community at Untitled: The Flobots.
The Golden Triangle Creative District also comes alive during the final Friday of the month, June through September, when museums, galleries and creative spaces throughout the neighborhood host artist receptions, openings, talks and performances from 6–9 p.m.
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