DENVER (CBS4)– The newest exhibit at the Denver Art Museum celebrates the Western in both art and film.

The exhibit showcases iconic paintings of the American West and also film memorabilia that includes the motorcycle that Peter Fonda rode in “Easy Rider.”

dam the western 6vo frame 246 Western Exhibit Celebrates Both Art And Film

(credit: CBS)

The exhibit also has plenty of clips from popular westerns.

There’s even a place where visitors can be part of the famous shoot-out scene from Clint Eastwood’s “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.”

dam the western 6vo frame 339 Western Exhibit Celebrates Both Art And Film

(credit: CBS)

“It’s an exhibition we’ve been working on for several years. We’ve constructed it from objects across the country and, in fact, even some internationally,” said Denver Art Museum spokesman Thomas Smith.

dam the western 6vo frame 155 Western Exhibit Celebrates Both Art And Film

(credit: CBS)

The Western: An Epic in Art and Film opens to the public on Saturday. It is a ticketed exhibition with a discount for members.

dam the western 6vo frame 843 Western Exhibit Celebrates Both Art And Film

(credit: CBS)

LINK: Denver Art Museum

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

NEWS TEAM
Future Leaders
Together 4 Colorado

Watch & Listen LIVE