Behind the Scenes
In the galleries on level seven of the North Building hangs a large oval canvas titled Shoshone Indians at a Mountain Lake. You can’t miss it—mounted in a gilded frame, this brightly colored landscape is an eye-catcher!
In the beginning of the summer, I began working at the DAM.
Every CelebrARTE, the Taller is the spot to make art with a maestro (master artist). A taller, pronounced “tay-yair,” is an artist’s workshop, and this
The final Untitled of 2012 has arrived and we’re going out with a big one. Get your Untitled fix filled on October 26 before our annual two-month hiatus.
Working at the Denver Art Museum is pretty darn cool. While we have the same stuff on our plates that lots of folks have – work plans, deadlines, e-mail, lots of meetings – we have the added bonus of experiencing art and creativity every day.
Local artist and University of Denver professor Laleh Mehran said she first started thinking about her installation at the Denver Art Museum in 2009.
The slanted walls and ceilings of the Hamilton Building at the Denver Art Museum call for some creativity when it comes to hanging certain kinds of artworks.
Vincent Van Gogh loved to experiment with his materials, creating works on paper, canvas, and pasteboard with paints, ink, chalk, and watercolor among many other media.
Need any Victorian wigs, plastic doilies, or perhaps a top hat?
There is a lot to be excited about at the Denver Art Museum right now.
Even after a really big year, we’re not resting on our laurels in 2013. We have an exciting mix of exhibitions that crisscross the globe. Read below for a sneak peak at the current 2013 lineup.
Did you know that about 90 percent of the Denver Art Museum’s collection is not on display at any given time?
Untitled #51 (Second Life) on September 28 looks at re-purposing, repair, and a dose of reincarnation.
The Denver Art Museum is sharing in the cry, "¡viva!" During the celebration of Fiestas Patrias on Mexican Independence Day on September 16, we officially will launch our newest monthly family program, CelebrARTE.
You'll be hard-pressed to find a 90-degree angle in the Daniel Libeskind-designed Hamilton Building. That was part of what inspired Colorado artist Laleh Mehran to place a monumental black cube in the level four Fuse Box space.
Teachers, on top of your TCAP, ELA, and IEP efforts, don't forget to make some time to enjoy the DAM and the tools we offer. Here are 5 things for teachers to do with the Denver Art Museum this fall:
Have you ever had trouble hanging a photo on a wall at home? How about trying to hang two or three together in an arrangement? A museum exhibition is the display of art on a much larger scale and as you can imagine the challenges are larger too.
Roaming through the museum’s North Building you may find yourself asking, “What’s with all the chairs?” I know I have. To answer this question for myself and all of you, I did a little digging into the history of design.