William Lamb Picknell, From My Studio Windows (detail), c. 1890, oil paint on canvas, Denver Art Museum: Funds from the Friends of Painting and Sculpture and T. Edward and Tullah Hanley by exchange, 1998.213
Photography Courtesy of the Denver Art Museum
Current Program Offerings: through May, 2017

Exploring the Denver Art Scene: Critics, Dealers, Artists
Video of the Panel Discussion held February 9, 2017 is now available. Click here to view.


Tour: BACKSTORY: Western American Art in Context

Tuesday, April 11 at 10:00 AM
History Colorado Center 1200 Broadway
Tour limited to 30 people.
Free and open to Fopas members ONLY.
Reservations are required. Sign up at: programs@fopas.net or call 720-767-1234
(note: this is our new reservation phone number)
Parking at the Cultural Complex Garage, 65 West 12th Avenue

A tour of art from the Denver Art Museum’s mid-19th to 20th-century western American collection paired with artifacts from the History Colorado collection.Tour led by Jennifer R. Hennneman, Ph.D, Assistant Curator at the Petrie Institute of Western American Art at the Denver Art Museum.
Dr. Henneman received her doctoral degree in 19th Century British and American Art and Visual Culture.  Her research has taken her from the wilds of the American West to the cosmopolitan streets of London.


Lecture: Maps in Paintings

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 5:30-6:30pm
Denver Public Library, Central Branch (opposite the Denver Art Museum),
Conference Room B2 (lower level)
Free, open to the Public
Reservations NOT required

Join Berger Collection curator Kate Stuart for a talk on how artists have incorporated maps into their paintings -- from medieval sacred images to Renaissance portraits to 17th- and 18th-century still lifes and scenes of everyday life.
Her talk kicks off the Rocky Mountain Map Society’s “2017 Map Month: The Art in Maps,” exploring how the cartographic and artistic elements have been brought together in different ages and cultures.
Sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Map Society

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