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Curatorial Practicum Class Opens Exhibition at the Clyfford Still Museum

Curatorial Practicum Class Opens Exhibition at the Clyfford Still Museum

The student curators in this year’s Curatorial Practicum class worked hard last quarter on an exhibition at the Clyfford Still Museum. The focus of the class taught by Myhren Gallery director Dan Jacobs changes every year, and 2014’s student curators had a particularly exciting assignment. The show, titled “Clyff Notes: A Lifetime of Works on...

April 17, 2014December 3, 2019
Hung Liu at DU

Hung Liu at DU

On April 3, the Myhren Gallery hosted a VIP event around the Female Gaze exhibition, which was attended by many influential women in our community. The event (and show itself) is part of a year-long initiative to promote women artists — an initiative led by RedLine’s current show, “She Crossed the Line,” which features trailblazing...

April 14, 2014December 3, 2019
Thompson Mural Hits 9 News

Thompson Mural Hits 9 News

For those of you who don’t already know, Dan Jacobs has been working to save the Shakespeare mural, painted by John Edward Thompson, for about seven years. It is located in the Margery Reed building on the DU campus but was forgotten for years under a layer of black paint. In what has been a...

April 7, 2014December 3, 2019
The Female Gaze: Opening Reception

The Female Gaze: Opening Reception

  The Myhren Gallery’s signature spring show, “The Female Gaze: The Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women” opened to great success this past Thursday, March 27! The exhibition showcases 77 works of art (all done by women artists) from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Currently on display are pieces by long-established feminist...

April 1, 2014December 3, 2019
Artwork Overload

Artwork Overload

We’re gearing up for the Decade of Gifts and Discoveries show, opening on January 9th! Artwork is flowing in from buildings scattered across campus, as well as from the Hampden Art Study Center. Today, the gallery team brought over a group of paintings, including two from the Sturm College of Law. The first is a...

December 19, 2013December 3, 2019
School group visits

School group visits

The normally hushed hallways of the School of Art and Art History have recently been ringing with the sounds of excited Kindergarteners. The Myhren Gallery has hosted multiple groups of school children and their parents over the past two weeks. On October 25th, a group from the Ricks Center here at DU stopped by; a...

November 5, 2013December 3, 2019
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