Like so many people who helped remake the American landscape and identity in the 1800s, Augustus Saint-Gaudens wasn't born in the United States. But the Irish immigrant was raised in New York, and his work stately, noble sculpture that adorns everything from monuments to U.S. coins crystallized a nation. And yet Saint-Gaudens is far from a household name, even if millions still marvel at his enduring work every year.
The symposium takes place today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lower level of the DAM's Hamilton Building, 100 West 14th Avenue Parkway. Admission to the day-long event is $25 for students, $65 for DAM members and $75 for non-members. For registration and info, call 720-865-5000 or visit www.denverartmuseum.org.
Tue., Jan. 5, 8 a.m., 2010