Santa Fe Native Arts Trip--REGISTER BY JULY 6
August 18-21, 2011 Re-discover Santa Fe through the art of acclaimed late sculptor Allan Houser. Follow my lead as we tour the Allan Houser Museum, archives, foundry and gallery. Enjoy a personalized guided tour as we visit Taos Pueblo; and relax in soothing, deluxe accommodations while absorbing the culture of Santa Fe, NM. We will be there in time for Indian Market.
Hear Gardens' Photographer Scott Dressel-Martin: June 3 in Denver, July 16 in Vail
Contemporary Perspectives: A Series | May 25: Truman Lowe "Native Modernism"
This week kicks off the Contemporary Perspectives: A Series, a monthly program of curatorial talks and walks that broaden understanding and observations about not only Allan Houser’s work, but also contemporary issues facing American Indian artists and communities. Wednesday, May 25 presents "Native Modernism" with Truman Lowe (Ho-Chunk)
Between the Real and the Imagined: Installation by Truman Lowe | Reception May 26
"Unconquered: The Art of Allan Houser, an American Master" | May 11 lecture with Dr. W. Jackson Rushing, III
The Gardens and Denver Art Museum Douglas Society present “Unconquered: The Art of Allan Houser, American Master” lecture with W. Jackson Rushing, III, Ph.D on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. A book signing will follow the lecture.
Native Roots | Modern Form: Plants, Peoples and the Art of Allan Houser
Denver Botanic Gardens proudly presents Native Roots | Modern Form: Plants, Peoples and the Art of Allan Houser (May 1- November 13, 2011), a multidisciplinary appreciation of American Indian cultural and botanical heritage. Sculptures by world-renowned American Modernist Allan Houser (Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache, 1914-1994) inspire a look at the Gardens' native plant collections and their Native American ethnobotanical uses. By bringing together the work of...
Denver International Airport presents Wild Harvest: Illustrating Ethnobotanicals featuring 32 botanical illustrations from the Botanical Art and Illustration Program at Denver Botanic Gardens and material culture from the University of Denver Museum of Anthropology. The installation explores ethnobotany, the relationship between people and their uses of plants.
Botanica Spectaculum II, In Celebration of Earth Day
Exhibit-related programs at Republic Plaza, sponsored by Denver Botanic Gardens: Talk (FREE): “Natural Science and the Trade of Botanical Illustration” by Mervi Hjelmroos-Koski. Ph.D., D.Sc., Manager of Denver Botanic Gardens Art and Illustration Certificate Program Thursday, April 21, 2011, 12 p.m. in the Lobby of Republic Plaza Demonstration (FREE): “Botanical Illustration - How To” by Botanical Illustration instructor and artist, Renee Jorgensen Thursday, May 12, 2011, 12 p.m. in "The Art Room", Concourse Level of Republic...
Melanie Yazzie Artist Talk March 10
Story Keeper: Works by Melanie Yazzie marks the start of an innovative, year-long look at contemporary Native arts that explores ideas and issues facing today's American Indian communities. At this gallery talk, local artist Melanie Yazzie (Dineh, the term Navajo use to identify themselves) shares stories of her artistic process and talks about the plants she found throughout the Gardens that inspired this new body of work.
Story Keeper: Works by Melanie Yazzie opens
Story Keeper: Works by Melanie Yazzie marks the first of an innovative, year-long look at contemporary Native arts that explore ideas and issues facing today's American Indian communities.

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