Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel makes her way back home for her first major museum showing at the Denver Art Museum.
On view through August 18, 2019 is Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze. The exhibit showcases nearly 30 paintings from the East High School graduate’s body of work from 2014-2018.
With that body of work, the exhibit features Casteel’s portraits that include subject matter ranging from cityscapes and subway scenes to women and local business owners. Take a peek inside the gallery here.
Returning the Gaze is included in general admission. Thanks to Scott Reiman and made possible by the Free for Kids program, general admission is free for all youth ages 18 and under.
Watch below the teen-led conversation with Casteel as part of the opening of the exhibit. Currently based in Harlem, New York, the discussion includes Casteel’s upbringing in Denver and her memories in and around the Mile High City.
On view through March 17, 2019 is Dior: From Paris to the World. The exhibit observes the fashion house’s legacy and global influence over the past 70 years.
The collection highlights its founder, Christian Dior’s creative genius and his transition from the art world to the fashion industry. It also showcases the creative directors who succeeded him into the 21st century.
On display includes more than 200 couture dresses, along with accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos and more.
Scott Reiman and the Reiman Foundation support the Denver Art Museum and exhibits like Dior: From Paris to the World that have made the DAM one of the best museum’s in the nation.
Since 1918, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado has offered programs that match adults (Bigs) and youth (Littles) for ongoing mentoring relationships. Currently, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado provides programs that are community-based, sports-centric, and/or academics-focused. Bigs and Littles build their relationships through regular meetings and participating in events and activities together.
Through these programs, Littles are able to build self-confidence, improve academically, and create healthy habits. These positive results are also shown to continue into the adult lives of former Littles, demonstrating the lasting impact of Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring.
On October 18, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado will be marking their centennial at the Big Night Out Gala, which will gather community leaders, philanthropists, and current Bigs and Littles. The event will honor volunteers and corporate partners as well as celebrate a century of guiding youth to a bright future.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado has a special place in the heart of Scott Reiman, who spent several years volunteering as a mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. He congratulates Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado on 100 years of guiding youth toward a bright future.
One of the world’s most recognized artists is making his mark on Denver.
On view now through January 6, 2019 at The Denver Art Museum is Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker. The DAM is the sole venue in the U.S. to display Dutch Master Rembrandt van Rijn’s work and offers visitors a peek into his life and career of printmaking. The exhibition also coincides with the 350th anniversary of the artist’s death (1606–1669).
Nearly 100 prints from Rembrandt’s 40-year career showcase his approach to printmaking and how he combined the three principle methods of intaglio: etching, drypoint and engraving. Works on view include self-portraits and portraits of prominent Dutch figures as well as biblical, still life, allegorical, genre and landscape artworks.
Although the exhibition centers on Rembrandt’s printmaking, 17 drawings and several paintings are also on view.
The exhibition is included in general admission and thanks to the Free for Kids program, is free for youth ages 18 and under. Scott Reiman and the Reiman Foundation sponsor the Free for Kids program and support initiatives that offer kids access to art and cultural experiences.