From event host, the Denver Art Museum:
Before the Denver Art Museum’s Gio Ponti-designed Martin Building reopens to the public on October 24, join us for a special talk titled “Gio Ponti’s Denver Art Museum: The Evolution of an Architectural Icon” with Darrin Alfred, Curator of Architecture and Design, on October 6 from 6 to 7pm.
This event will be presented in the DAM’s Sharp Auditorium and online via live stream. If you wish to attend this talk in person at the museum, please purchase an Auditorium Ticket. If you wish to attend this talk online (not onsite) via live stream, please purchase a Virtual Ticket. Both tickets include a recording of the talk that will be sent out the day after the talk and accessible for two weeks.
For more information and to register for this talk, click here.
Italian architect Gio Ponti was one of the most imaginative and innovative designers of his time. Over the course of his sixty-year career, Ponti was a tireless inventor of numerous concepts and realities, from designs like the spoon to the skyscraper. These diverse and prolific achievements led to Ponti’s hiring in 1965, at the age of seventy-four, to collaborate with Denver-based James Sudler Associates on the design of a new home for the Denver Art Museum, completed in 1971.