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  • Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble doing Raindance

    Untitled Final Friday Celebrates Dance

    July 29, 2016, 6-10 pm

    Join us for performances by Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, Spinphony Electric String Quartet, Cult Following, and more. More

  • Native artist Verla Howell

    Meet Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Verla Howell

    Read our Q&A with Verla Howell and meet her in the Powwow Regalia Studio July 28–31. More

  • 2 visitors in dancelab

    Boogie Down in #dancelab

    Our interactive installation #dancelab seems to be a hit. Open less than a week, there have already been 3,000 dances! More

  • Wynn Earl Buzzell Jr. in front of his installation In Motion

    Movement Studio Demo Artist Wynn Earl Buzzell, Jr.

    Wynn Earl Buzzell, Jr. will be in the Movement Studio demonstrating organically inspired digital design and fabrication July 23–24 and July 30–31. More

  • Painting of two dancers doing the Jitterbug

    How Do Artists Capture Dance in 2-D Art?

    Learn how artist William H. Johnson used color, form, and pattern to communicate the joy and spontaneity of dancing. More

  • The entrance to Women of Abstract Expressionism with photos of the artists and some of their work

    Curator Gwen Chanzit Takes an In-Depth Look at Women of Abstract Expressionism

    Women were full participants in the early years of the abstract expressionist movement—not just followers, as some would tell it. More

  • Photograph of artist Alistair Bane

    Meet Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Alistair Bane

    Read our Q&A with Alistair Bane and meet him in the Powwow Regalia Studio through July 17. More

  • Welcome to the Ancient future pyramid installation by Carlos Fresquez

    Cuatro artistas locales participaran en el programa Cuatro

    Gracias a una beca del Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), el Denver Art Museum trabajará con cuatro artistas locales para presentar el programa Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions durante el próximo año. More

  • Welcome to the Ancient future pyramid installation by Carlos Fresquez

    Latino Artists Participate in Cuatro at the DAM

    Meet Carlos Frésquez July 7-August 7

    Four local creatives and artists will present Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions. More

  • 2 posters by John Sorbie and Phil Risbeck

    See Posters by Acclaimed Colorado Designers

    On View Through January 8, 2017

    Performance on Paper is included with general admission, free for members. More

  • Rhythm & Roots Depicts Legendary Dancers 

    Rhythm & Roots Depicts Legendary Dancers 

    Fred Astaire, Isadora Duncan, Anna Pavlova, Katherine Dunham, and Martha Graham are a few of the acclaimed dancers and personalities depicted in this exhibition. More

  • Still photo from video of Gerald Montour talking about why he dances

    Community Members Tell Why We Dance

    Exhibition On View through August 14

    With video, artworks, and dance regalia, the local Native community shares their take on dance and dance-related art. More

  • School group visit to the Denver Art Museum.

    SCFD Renewal on Ballots this November

    The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) will appear on metro Denver voters’ ballots this November, and citizens will have the opportunity to extend SCFD through 2030. More

  • Untitled Final Fridays logo

    Plan on a Powerhouse Night at the DAM

    June 24, 2016, 6-10 pm

    Get ready for a night of laughs, drama, and good times at Untitled: Power House. More

  • Two figures in a stop motion animation movie

    Explore Stop-Motion Animation in the Movement Studio

    Watch a compilation of just a few of our favorite stop-motion movies visitors have made in the Movement Studio. More

  • Plaza installation with colorful ribbons

    Plaza Installation Inspired by Dance!

    Watch a video with designer Wynn Earl Buzzell, Jr. and learn how dance inspired the DAM's latest plaza installation. More

  • Abstract painting by Mark Brasuell

    Movement Studio Demo Artist Mark Brasuell

    Explore automatic painting and conceptual abstraction with Mark Brasuell in the Movement Studio June 18-19 and June 25-26. More

  • Gallery view of paintings by Sonia Gechtoff

    Building New Walls for a New Art Exhibition

    Get the scoop on how the DAM added vertical walls to the galleries for Women of Abstract Expressionism. More

  • Mary Young Bear

    Meet Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Mary Young Bear

    Read our Q&A with Mary Young Bear and meet her in the Powwow Regalia Studio June 9–19. More

  • Movement Studio at the Denver Art Museum

    Movement Studio Artist Profiles

    Get to know the artists and visit the Movement Studio on the weekends to see their work. More

  • Corrina Espinosa's artwork

    Movement Studio Demo Artist Corrina Espinosa

    Explore objects in motion with Corrina Espinosa will be in the Movement Studio on June 11–12 and October 8–9. More

  • three men and one woman playing instruments

    Explore Music at Program for People with Alzheimer's disease 

    July 14, 2016

    People with Alzheimer’s disease and their care partners are invited to explore musically inspired creativity at the DAM this summer. More

  • Women of Abstract Expressionism logo and black and white photos of 4 women abstract artists

    National Media Say Don't Miss Women of Abstract Expressionism

    See what the buzz is all about. More

  • Painted screen depicting two famous samurai racing each other

    Race to See 1700s Screen & Other Rare Objects

    Samurai is on View through June 5

    This room-dividing, folding screen, or byōbu, features a famous race in samurai history. More

  • Dolls in Denver Public Library Student Art Showcase

    Students Explore Home, Family, Celebration, & Identity in Art Showcase

    The Denver Art Museum partners with Denver Public Library’s Plaza program, which is for immigrant and refugee families. More

  • Photo of Japanese cartoon characters

    Untitled Creative Take-Over with Andrew Novick

    Untitled: Rising Sun is May 27, 6-10 pm

    Onigiri snacks, taiko drumming, hip-hop dancing, Harajuku fashion, calligraphy, CAR-aoke, and more! More

  • Oda Nobunaga

    The 3 Unifiers of Japan

    The history of Japan’s warring-states period, which lasted from 1467 to 1600, is filled with stories of famous battles and brilliant samurai warriors. Leading armies of tens of thousands, three stood out as the most successful warriors of their time, becoming known as the three unifiers of Japan. More