Festive dancing and more, come join the fun.

On Saturday, September 8th, one of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the 23rd Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration will take place.  The event will last from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Denver Art Museum – Acoma Plaza, on 13th Avenue between Broadway and Bannock.  General admission is free to all visitors.

Come join the fun and participate.  Activities begin at 10 a.m. on the dot.  There will be gourd dancing, dance competitions including dancers in a variety of outfit styles, beading with local artist Denise Litz and friends, Hopi tile painting with artists Crow Medina & Grams Castro, community mural painting with Walt Pourier of the Strong Hold Society and a chance to design a mini skateboard.

The DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures. The DAM has among the most comprehensive American Indian art collections of any art museum in the country and was one of the first art museums to collect Native American art for its aesthetic value.  This annual celebration continues to be a prized event for all its participants and spectators.