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)
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.
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...