Behind the Scenes

posted 1 year 9 months ago by Sally McCance

One of the main pillars of the museum’s commitment to providing access to the museum experience for all visitors is having special exhibition content available in multiple alterna

posted 1 year 10 months ago by Kristin Bonk Fong

Passport to Paris is a trio of exhibitions focusing on French art from the 1600s to the 1900s.

posted 1 year 10 months ago by Lesya Klymenko

The sounds of live classical piano music started the Passport to Paris media preview today.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Molly Medakovich

A DAM educator details how during an era that predates color photography artist Thomas Moran used chromolithography to create stunning color pictures that look more like paintings than prints.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Renée B. Miller

Note: Dog rescue organizations have designated October as National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Kristin Strid

Last spring, the collections management department was busy preparing for the opening of the new textile art gallery and its inaugural exhibition, Cover Story, whic

Part 12 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 1 year 11 months ago by James Squires

Also part of the TEFAF was the conservation of the painting’s frame. The frame is "period," meaning stylistically it is of similar age as that of the painting, but not original to our Canaletto.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Rose Eason

At Untitled #58 (Getup) on June 28, 2013, artist Nick Cave presented Nick Cave Performance Lab: "Figure This." Over 120

posted 2 years 21 hours ago by Ashley Pritchard

I will be the first to admit that I am not the best at “careful looking.” I can miss entire herds of deer on the side of the road or a lone pothole smack dab in the middle of the sidewalk.

posted 2 years 1 week ago by Katelyn McArdle

The Museum Shop and the eShop are carrying

posted 2 years 1 week ago by Rose Eason

As part of every Untitled program, the DAM invites a local creative to come to the museum to find inspiration for a new work. The artists then share their new creations during Untitled in a series called MakeARTtalk.

posted 2 years 1 week ago by Carley Strauss

One of our recent Artwork of the Week picks on Facebook, a Japanese fireman’s coat

posted 2 years 2 weeks ago by Madalena Salazar

This past Sunday was my son’s third birthday (¡no lo creo!) and I was incredibly busy planning the party. First, I had to help my son decide what the theme would be (superheroes).

posted 2 years 2 weeks ago by Gina Laurin

In Part 1of this post, we discussed the possible origin and significance of an Inca sheet metal corn stalk in our collec

posted 2 years 2 weeks ago by Michal Mikesell

A year ago, I wrote about the DAM conservation department’s use of rare-earth magnets for the display of art objects.

posted 2 years 3 weeks ago by Stefania Van Dyke

They kept telling me it was easy. “You never use more than four bobbins at a time.” That still seemed like a lot.

posted 2 years 3 weeks ago by Sarah Melching

In part one of this series, we went over the parts of scrolls and screens and discussed their susceptibilities.

posted 2 years 3 weeks ago by Gina Laurin

The New World department has a comprehensive display of pre-Columbian artifacts from Central, Meso-, and South America located in the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Study Gallery of Pre-Columbian Art on Level 4 of the North Building.

posted 2 years 1 month ago by Jodie Gorochow

Note: You can donate a blanket for Marie Watt's installation on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27.