Past Exhibitions

August 24, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Co-curated by Hugh Grant, Founding Director, and Christopher Herron, Deputy Curator, with a catalog essay by Stan Cuba, Associate Consulting Curator Elizabeth Yanish Shwayder (b. 1922) has created hundreds of sculptures and executed a number of public art commissions in the Rocky Mountain region. She came to Colorado in 1945. Her sculptures have been shown widely in galleries in the ...

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March 10 - June 17, 2018

Near and Far presents 86 total prints comprised of a selection of 62 images from among the more than 1,000 in Kirkland Museum’s extensive collection focusing on Colorado and surrounding states, together with 24 of the canonical printmakers assembled by prominent Denver art collector-patrons, Jan Mayer and her late husband, Frederick Mayer. As part of the Kirkland’s mission of showcasing ...

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Through May 1, 2016

Curated by Hugh Grant New Explorations in International Design 1878–2000 highlights our international design collection, recognized as one of the most important displays in North America, from the last quarter of the 19th century through the 20th century. Major, new acquisitions are integrated into the Kirkland’s salon settings. Since the opening of Phase 1 on November 23, 2012, 76 extraordinary ...

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Through May 1, 2016

Co-curated by Hugh Grant and Christopher Herron Kirkland Museum showcases the nationally important art history of Colorado. For this exhibition, the two main level exhibition rooms have been displayed with works from the 1870s to 2000s in a timeline from realism to pure abstraction. The exhibition draws from the museum’s unparalleled and still growing collection of over 6,000 works of art by ...

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