Dive into the World of Biophilic Design: A Workshop for Public Artists!

McNichols Building

07/30/2024 · 9:45AM

Are you a public artist fascinated by the harmonious blend of nature, art and psychology? Are you eager to elevate your skills and dive into the captivating realm of Biophilic Design? Look no further, Denver Public Art and the Denver Art Museum (DAM) are thrilled to invite you to an immersive workshop designed just for you!

Goal: Our goal is simple yet profound – to equip public artists with a solid understanding of Biophilic Design principles, empowering you to shine in the competitive arena of public art where Biophilia is taking center stage.

Key Objectives & Highlights:

Special Access & Tour: Attendees will wander through the enchanting Biophilia exhibit at the Denver Art Museum, surrounded by awe-inspiring works of art that seamlessly blend nature and design. With exclusive access and a guided tour, you'll uncover the essence of Biophilic Design from various angles – be it fashion, sculpture, interior design, or beyond!

Relevance to Public Art: Biophilic Design isn't just a trend – it's a transformative force shaping the landscape of public art, especially in spaces of high stress. Through an enlightening presentation and engaging activities by the Denver Public Art Program (DPA), you'll discover how Biophilia seamlessly integrates into the fabric of our urban spaces and can support the psychology of the people using them. Prepare to ignite your creativity and explore the endless possibilities for infusing nature's magic into your own artistic endeavors.

Join us for a day of discovery, inspiration, and hands-on learning as we delve into the captivating world of Biophilic Design. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting your creative journey, this workshop promises to leave you inspired and empowered.

This event is free. Artists must register to attend. 

9:45am – Meet at Denver Art Museum
10:00am – Exhibition walkthrough with Curatorial Assistant)
11:00am – Walk to McNichols Building (observe Populus)
11:20am – Biophilia in Public Art Presentation
12:00pm – Light Snacks
12:30pm – Group Activity & Breakout
1:30pm – Open Discussion 


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