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Dance! at the Denver Art Museum
Dance! at the Denver Art Museum
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Dance! at the Denver Art Museum

Throughout summer and into fall, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) will showcase Dance!, a campus-wide celebration of creative expression through movement.

There will be dance-focused exhibitions, programs and local artist collaborations, as well as interactive installations, to create an immersive and whimsical experience.

Visitors can also try hands-on activities and experiment with motion in the Movement Studio and explore how artists express and are inspired by movement through different mediums and techniques.

Don't miss these exhibitions: 

Why We Dance: American Indian Art in Motion, May 29 - Aug. 14, 2016

Learn about the motives behind Native American dance and how it impacts the arts. The exhibition features some 86 works, including large-scale, dance-themed portraits from the 1939 San Francisco World's Fair. There will also be a multimedia presentation where 12 video cameras allow visitors to experience a dancing circle.

Rhythm & Roots: Dance in American Art, July 10 - Oct. 2, 2016

See American artwork from the 19th and 20th centuries that chronicle the evolution of dance and its distinct traditions. The traveling exhibit also includes a multimedia features that capture the motion beyond performance art.

Grand Gestures: Dance, Drama, Masquerade, Through Dec. 11, 2016

See 29 pre-Columbian objects from the DAM's extensive collection, featuring human and supernatural figures in dramatic poses.

Performance on Paper: The Posters of Phil Risbeck and John Sorbie, July 10, 2016 - Jan. 8, 2017

Study the graphic works of two internationally acclaimed Colorado designers. The exhibition features some 30 promotional posters where the duo utilized elaborate techniques to create eye-catching designs with careful use of typography.

 

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