Behind the Scenes

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Fairlight Baer-Gutierrez

Here are 20 of the quotes incorporated on the exhibition's gallery labels, audio guide, and elsewhere as part of the only-in-Denver portrayal of Vincent van Gogh's progression to becoming one of the world's most recognizable artists.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Jaime Kopke

In preparing for our exhibition Becoming Van Gogh, we came across the book Van Gogh’s Table, which shares the history and the recipes of the Auberge Ravoux.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Madalena Salazar

For many of us, it may seem like the time of year to settle in and relax after all of the winter celebrations. However, in many Latin American countries, the fiestas continue for another month.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Jaime Kopke

If you didn’t get enough chocolate over the holidays (if that’s a yes, then I have some bags of toffee to share), Untitled has a late season gift for you. Untitled final Friday is back for a shiny, brand new season on January 25, 6–10 pm.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Gina Laurin

All that Glistens: A Century of Japanese Lacquer features exquisite Japanese lacquers. The objects on view illustrate some of the specialized materials and techniques used in East Asian lacquer, the type historically made in China, Korea, and Japan.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Fairlight Baer-Gutierrez

"The thing that is so great about fiction is... you can reorganize the hierarchies of the world within it."

Part 8 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 1 year 11 months ago by James Squires

After many hours and consultations with Timothy, cleaning is complete.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Fairlight Baer-Gutierrez

Take a close look at the El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You about Africa exhibition at the Denver Art Museum before it closes January 6.

posted 2 years 12 hours ago by Kristin Bonk Fong

January 17, 2013, update: The catalog is now sold out. Thank you for your tremendous interest! —DAM

Part 7 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 2 years 2 days ago by James Squires

I’ve been cleaning the Canaletto, taking my Q-tips to the surface and gently removing all of the restorer-applied discolored varnish and overpaint.

Part 6 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 2 years 4 days ago by James Squires

It's likely you have a photograph, painting, illustrated card, or drawing that just doesn't look the same as it did when you first brought it home.

posted 2 years 1 week ago by Dianne Denholm

The secret is out. Art patrons are quickly learning that the Museum Shop at the Denver Art Museum is worthy of a specific trip to shop for gifts with the rewarding bonus of viewing art afterwards

posted 2 years 1 week ago by Donna Kerwin

Despite its size, this clever little table seems to defy logic with its moving parts and what it can do. Acquired by the museum in 2005, it is now on view for the first time in the David W. and Ellen N.

posted 2 years 1 week ago by Molly Medakovich

If weekend traffic to the Colorado mountains feels like an inconvenience to the modern traveler, put yourself in the shoes of American landscape painter Charles Partridge Adams.

posted 2 years 2 weeks ago by Allison McCloskey

Being prepared for an emergency requires forethought, communication, and resources. The Denver Art Museum and other institutions that serve as caretakers for collections have a responsibility to develop an emergency response plan.

Part 5 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 2 years 3 weeks ago by Lindsey Housel

Now that the painting has gotten a thorough check-up and health assessment by the curatorial and conservation teams, it is time to decide how best to treat it.

posted 2 years 1 month ago by Renée B. Miller

How does a painter begin to paint the impossible?

posted 2 years 1 month ago by Emily Reaser

This fall, The Museum Associates, and other museum patrons and sponsors gathered to celebrate the opening of Becoming Van Gogh, this year’s beacon exhibition.

posted 2 years 1 month ago by Lindsey Housel

Lindsey Housel, Denver Art Museum manager of digital engagement programs and master teacher for architecture, design, and graphics, Q&A's with Madalena Salazar, Latino programs coordinator.

posted 2 years 1 month ago by Katie Bukowski

The story of Vincent van Gogh’s artistic journey has inspired everyone on the Denver Art Museum campus, including Palettes, the on-site restaurant.

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