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Sunday, July 3: Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer at Denver Art Museum; Never-before-seen photography by one of America’s most iconic artists

Sunday, July 3: Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer at Denver Art Museum; Never-before-seen photography by one of America’s most iconic artists


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Denver  Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer, brings a trove of newly identified photographs by the groundbreaking artist to Colorado, starting this Sunday, July 3. This exhibition, organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) with the collaboration of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, reveals a new aspect of the modernist artist’s career through nearly 100 photographs, as well as several paintings, drawings, and related ephemera.

This groundbreaking presentation of O’Keeffe’s photography is included with general admission and free for visitors 18 and under every day, thanks to the museum’s Free for Kids program.

O’Keeffe’s artistry has inspired volumes of scholarly analysis, exhibitions, and portraiture. This exhibition finally sheds light on her work as a photographer. The presentation is the culmination of three years of research and analysis by Lisa Volpe, Curator of Photography at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Eric Paddock, Curator of Photography at DAM, is the local curator for this exhibition.

Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer is the latest in the Denver Art Museum’s Summer 2022 lineup that also includes Modern Women/Modern Vision: Works from the Bank of America Collection, featuring photography by the 20th century’s most renowned women photographers; Age of Armor: Treasures from the Higgins Collection at the Worcester Art Museum, highlighting armor throughout the centuries; as well as Carla Fernández Casa de Moda: A Mexican Fashion Manifesto, presenting haute couture fashions with a focus on ethics and social change.

Additionally, visitors can explore the newly renovated collection galleries in the Martin Building, with global collections from Asia to Latin America. Visit De to plan Denver Art Museum to plan your visit. Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, with the collaboration of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe. Support for the Denver Art Museum exhibition is provided by the Kristin and Charles Lohmiller Exhibitions Fund, the donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign, and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine and CBS4.

Planning Your Visit

The most up-to-date information on planning a visit to the Denver Art Museum can be found online under the Plan Your Visit tab. Use this page to find details on where to park, public transit options and access information.

As a thank you to the voters who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), the museum will continue to offer discounted general admission to Colorado residents, with $13 tickets for residents and $18 for non-residents. General admission for museum members is free every day. Youth ages 18 and under, regardless of residency, are free everyday thanks to the museum’s Free for Kids program. Free for Kids includes free admission for school and youth group visits.

COVID-19 Protocols

The safety of visitors and staff remains a top priority, and the museum is continually updating its COVID-19 safety and security protocols based on advice from the CDC and federal and local guidelines. The museum will share more details on COVID-19 protocols that will be in place when the Martin Building reopens closer to the October opening date. Current protocols can be found in the “Visit” section of the museum’s website.

About the Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum is an educational, nonprofit resource that sparks creative thinking and expression through transformative experiences with art. Its mission is to enrich lives by sparking creative thinking and expression. Its holdings reflect the city and region—and provide invaluable ways for the community to learn about cultures from around the world. Metro residents support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), a unique funding source serving hundreds of metro Denver arts, culture and scientific organizations. For museum information call 720-865-5000.

Media Resources

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Media Contacts

Andy Sinclair/Press Office

Denver Art Museum

720-913-0096/719-761-9390

asinclair@denverartmuseum.org or

pressoffice@denverartmuseum.org

 

 

 

 

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