The symposium begins at 9 a.m. and includes four speakers discussing different perspectives of contemporary and modern Western American art. Emily Neff will examine Western lands as a catalyst of artistic expression in the early twentieth century; B. Byron Price tackles two generations of market trends and the collecting history of major Western museums; James Ballinger looks at the muse potential of the 21st-century West; and Gordon McConnell investigates the future of Western painting and sculpture.
Tickets are $15 for students ($10 without lunch), $40 for Friends of Painting and Sculpture members, $45 for DAM members, and $55 for everyone else. For information, visit www.denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0025.
Sat., Jan. 5, 9 a.m., 2008