Richard Barnes Artist Talk

Richard Barnes Artist Talk

6 PM October 23, 2019 Join us in Vicki Myhren Gallery in for an evening with Richard Barnes and Rupert Jenkins!   Richard Barnes is a New York-based photographer who has spent over two decades photographing archaeological digs and natural history museums-both institutions of knowledge that seek to preserve the past and mark immutable boundaries around natural truths. The lecture will be facilitated by Rupert Jenkins, former director of the Colorado Photographic Arts Center in Denver (2009 – 2015). Jenkin’s association with Barnes spans three decades and includes several projects at San Francisco Camerawork and also at Redline, Denver. Jenkins is...

Exhibition Opening Reception Parking Directions

We’re so excited to have you join us for an opening reception! Vicki Myhren Gallery uses the university parking complex on Asbury Avenue, Lot L, for reception guests. To park, simply pull up to the Asbury Street entrance of Lot L and tell the attendant on duty you are here for the exhibition reception. The attendant will then scan you into the garage. There is no need to display a pass on your dashboard. Once you park, you can find your way over to the gallery to enjoy your evening. Click below to be redirected to google maps to find...

Student Positions Available!

Vicki Myhren Gallery is hiring student gallery attendants for the 2022-2023 academic year. We’re seeking folks who are currently enrolled at DU, have great interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail, and have an interest in visual art. Think you might be a good fit? Head on over to Pioneer Careers and search “Gallery Attendant” to see a full list of job duties and to apply! Questions can be directed to our gallery email at vmgallery@du.edu.

Opening Reception Postponed!

The Vicki Myhren Gallery is postponing the opening reception of Jing Qin: the Fountain of Eudemonia. The new opening reception date is April 14, 2022 from 5 -8 PM. We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience brought on by this change. To learn more about the exhibition and Qin, visit the exhibition webpage.

Exquisite Corpse Collage Workshop

Exquisite Corpse Collage Workshop

Join VMG for a collaborative art making experience on Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 4:30 -5:30 PM. Based on the surealist of the exquisite corpse, or sometimes an exquisite cadeavor, this workshop will see participants create fantastical figures from recycled magazine and paper cut outs. We’ll be putting our own spin on the early 20th tradition, but check out some original exquisite corpses by famed artists like André Breton, Yves Tanguy, and Joan Miró on the Museum of Modern Art’s webpage on the subject. Light refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public, though DU students should bring...

The Space(s) Between Artists Series

The Space(s) Between Artists Series

The Space(s) Between Artists Series is a joint virtual program presented by DU Vicki Myhren Gallery and UCCS Galleries of Contemporary premiering on April 14th, at 5:30 PM MDT and running bi-weekly on Wednesdays through June 9th, 2021. Events are free and will take place via Zoom – pre-registration requested at https://www.thespacesbtw.org/events.  The virtual series will highlight artists in the exhibition in conversation with curators Donald Fodness, Geoffrey Shamos, and Daisy McGowan. The Space(s) Between explores how we experience the vastness of place and the iconic nature of the American west through contemporary art. This multi-site and multi-project exhibition is curated...