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Join us on Saturday, Sept. 7, for the 30th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration. One of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the Friendship Powwow will feature dance competitions, drum groups, artist booths, the grand entry at 11 a.m. and more. All powwow activities and general museum admission are free.
Opening Aug. 25, Phantom Canyon: A Digital Circuit invites visitors to journey along the circuit of balconies, landings and stairs within the atrium of the Hamilton Building to discover 15 digital artworks that make up this new exhibition.
Opening Sept. 27, Shantell Martin: Words and Lines is an interactive multimedia installation featuring the work of London-born, New York-based contemporary artist Shantell Martin. Featuring Martin’s signature black and white drawings that explore intersectionality, identity and play, it will include an interactive wall with triangular boxes that rotate, an animated video projection and a third section focused solely on her renowned drawings. #ShantellxDAM
Also on view:
Eyes On: Erika Harrsch features a contemporary installation titled Under the Same Sky… We Dream, first exhibited in El Paso in 2017 just as regulations became more stringent for those seeking asylum in the United States. The multimedia artwork uses photography, animation, visual language and music to capture current cultural, political and environmental issues faced by children of refugees and undocumented immigrants. #ErikaHarrschatDAM
Eyes On: Jonathan Saiz includes his installation #WhatisUtopia, a column covered with 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings and sculptures, as well as five additional framed pieces. After the exhibition closes, the artist will give away the 10,000 tiny column artworks. #WhatisUtopia and #JonathanSaizatDAM
Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection displays about 60 paintings gifted to the museum by the Berger Collection Educational Trust in 2018. This exhibition presents 500 years of British cultural history through the stories of its people, captured by the enduring brilliance of artists of the time. #TreasuresatDAM
All exhibitions on view in September are included in general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and younger.
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