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Discover why The Mile High City is the place to be when it comes to incredible arts and culture.

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SHADE: CLYFFORD STILL / MARK BRADFORD

Ends July 16, 2017
Contemporary works and abstract expressionist masterpieces converge in this collaborative presentation by the Denver Art Museum (DAM) and Clyfford Still Museum (CSM). Paintings by renowned contemporary American artist Mark Bradford, who was recently named the U.S. representative at the 2017 Venice Biennale, will be on view at the DAM alongside related canvases by Clyfford Still. An exhibition of Still's work curated by Bradford will be on view at CSM.

VIKINGS: BEYOND THE LEGEND

Ends Aug. 13, 2017
Experience a myth-busting exhibition that highlights the complexities of Viking culture. Many of the treasures have never been displayed outside of Scandinavia. The Denver Museum of Nature & Science will also present a supernatural world inhabited by gods and giants. 

Ryan McGinley: The Kids Were Alright

Ends Aug. 20, 2017
In the days before Instagram, photographers like Ryan McGinley documented the world around them with the help of the now-iconic Polaroid camera. In The Kids Were Alright, hosted at MCA DENVER — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, McGinley shares a collection of Polaroid photos from his life in New York in the late 90s and early aughts — a powerful portrait of his generation.

THE WESTERN: AN EPIC IN ART AND FILM

Ends Sept. 10, 2017
The Denver Art Museum will soon unveil the first major exhibition to examine the Western genre and its evolution from the mid-1800s to the present through fine art, film and popular culture. Featuring 160 works, the exhibition explores gender roles, race relations and gun violence—offering a visual journey that is more than cowboys and American Indians, pursuits and duels, or bandits and barroom brawls.

CALDER: MONUMENTAL

Ends Sept. 24, 2017
Using shapes that resonate with the natural world, American artist Alexander Calder's lively, large-scale steel sculptures interact with the surrounding landscape of Denver Botanic Gardens in an energetic exploration of forms, volumes and voids.

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place

Ends Oct. 22, 2017
Explore contemporary life in the American West through the eyes of 13 Latino artists. The Denver Art Museum presents artwork by Carmen Argote (Los Angeles), Jaime Carrejo (Denver), Gabriel Dawe (Dallas), Claudio Dicochea (San Antonio), Daniela Edburg (San Miguel de Allende), Justin Favela (Las Vegas), Ana Teresa Fernández (San Francisco), Ramiro Gomez (West Hollywood), John Jota Leaños (San Francisco), Dmitri Obergfell (Denver), Ruben Ochoa (Los Angeles), Daisy Quezada (Santa Fe), and Xochi Solis (Austin).

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