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DEGAS: A PASSION FOR PERFECTION

Feb. 11-May 20, 2018
Edgar Degas is famous for his paintings and drawings capturing movement, particularly dance, but now you can get a glimpse of his wider artistic output, from 1855 to 1906, that also covers pastels, etchings, monotypes and bronze sculptures. While his well-known pieces will be on display, the exhibition will delve deeper into his long artistic journey where his interest shifted from historical portraits to contemporary life. 

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BACKSTORY: WESTERN AMERICAN ART IN CONTEXT

Ends Feb. 11, 2018
This exhibition at History Colorado Center features 50 pieces from the collections of History Colorado and the Denver Art Museum's Petrie Institute of Western American Art. Come see landscape paintings by Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Remington bronze sculptures, ancestral Puebloan pottery, American Indian artifacts, Civil War relics, saddles, Rockmount clothing and a chuck wagon.

AI WEIWEI: CIRCLE OF ANIMALS/ZODIAC HEADS

Ends Oct. 17, 2018
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 is a year of the Rooster. But with the arrival of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads — the artist's first major public sculpture project — it's also a year of the Dog. And Dragon. And Ox. And Tiger. The twelve bronze animal heads are on display in Civic Center Park for a year.

STAMPEDE: ANIMALS IN ART

Ends May 9, 2019
After visiting Ai Weiwei's Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, animal lovers will want to head to Denver Art Museum for Stampede: Animals in Art, which features more than 300 animal drawings, paintings, sculptures, masks and more from various times and cultures. The exhibit also includes an interactive space where video gamers can learn about the creative process behind the Never Alone video game created by Native North Alaskan storytellers.