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Community

Creating an Inclusive Arts Community

Community support is essential in our mission to create an environment where artists and the community interact, collaborate and explore together. We invite our community to take an active role in the School of Art & Art History. Whether you're attending one of our many exhibits, visiting our galleries or providing support for our programs, we appreciate your passion for the arts. 

Advancing Arts Education

Would you like to support arts education while receiving exclusive invites to Denver's top art shows? 

Many Front Range art lovers participate in DU ART!, a volunteer organization that has supported the School of Art and Art History since 1993. Contributions through DU ART! allow us to offer scholarships, travel grants and specialized equipment to current students. Members receive exclusive invites to openings and exhibits on and off campus. This group also connects you to art lovers in greater Denver who share your desire to expand resources for arts education.

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Resources for Employers

Hire a School of Art and Art History Student

Are you looking for a talented artist or art historian to join your organization? Students and alumni from the School of Art and Art History have a range of skills and thrive in a variety of settings, including museums, galleries and other artistically inclined businesses and institutions. Because of their extensive research and writing skills, our art history students would be excellent copyeditors for web-based businesses. We're happy to help you find the right candidate for your job, paid internship or educational internship.

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Galleries

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Vicki Myhren Gallery

The Vicki Myhren Gallery offers a variety of exciting exhibits and programs for the community, and serves as an essential meeting space for artists, art lovers and critics.  Exhibitions feature work by artists from the School as well as work from artists who are recognized regionally, nationally and internationally. We encourage you to visit as a spectator or take a more active role as a volunteer.

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Gallery 023 and Shwayder Lobby

Located at the lower level of the Shwayder Art Building, Gallery 023 is a versatile space that showcases art and often curation by students in the School of Art and Art History. The Shwayder Lobby is located outside the Vicki Myhren Gallery and provides another space for student artwork to receive exposure and recognition.

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Museum of Anthropology

DU's Museum of Anthropology (DUMA) is a teaching museum and laboratory for experiential learning, as well as a research center for students, faculty and visiting researchers. The museum gallery hosts exhibits curated by DU faculty, graduate students, community curators and organizations.

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