GardenNews.biz - Feb 15,2017 - DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS - MORE CALDER ACTIVITIES
FAMILY | Calder for Kids: Family Drop-in Art Exploration
Select mornings, June through August
Free with admission; while supplies last.
Families can discover how art intersects with nature while exploring the exhibition. Learn about the artist and his creative process as you make a work of art to take home. Recommended for families with children ages 5-12.
TOUR | Curator Conversations
Select Thursdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
$17, $15 member, $13 student
Tour and discuss the Calder: Monumental exhibition with a curator from the Gardens to gain valuable insight about the artist, his work and the development of the exhibition.
TOUR | Docent Tour
May – September: Fri, Sat & Sun, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Sat, 6-7 p.m.
$14, $12 member, $10 student
Explore the iconic works of American artist Alexander Calder with a knowledgeable docent as your guide. Observe how Calder’s sculptures take on a new life in their garden surroundings and learn more about the artist.
LECTURE | Calder: Connected to the Contemporary
Speaker: Lynne Warren, Curator at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Thursday, June 8, 6 p.m.
$25, $20 member
Curator Lynne Warren presents examples that demonstrate the effect Alexander Calder has had on artists working today. Warren curated the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s exhibition Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy, authoring a book by the same name. She has written more than 30 exhibition catalogs and has taught courses at prominent Chicago universities