Behind the Scenes

posted 2 years 4 months ago by Sarah Cucinella-McDaniel

The exhibition Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight takes visitors on a journey through six airports designed by Curtis Fentress.

posted 2 years 4 months ago by Douglas Wagner

This year the Asian Art Department marks a milestone for one its dearest and most significant contributors, Bj Averitt.  Bj (pronounced bee'-jay) became a museum member and volunteer in 1963.

posted 2 years 4 months ago by Kate Moomaw

The Denver Art Museum actively is collecting "variable media" artworks. 

posted 2 years 4 months ago by Jaime Kopke

Untitled is one of those programs at the Denver Art Museum where you really have to be there to experience the magic.

posted 2 years 5 months ago by Ashley Pritchard

I had one of those "I work in a really cool place" moments a few weeks ago.

posted 2 years 5 months ago by Jaime Kopke

This month’s late night program, Untitled #48 (Anonymous), is taking it to the streets with crowd-sourced activities, anonymous art, and connections between strangers.   

posted 2 years 5 months ago by Jaime Kopke

During Untitled #47 (LOL), the Denver Art Museum was lucky enough to partner with the hilarious duo behind the Humor Code, Peter McGraw and Joel Warner. This self-proclaimed scholar and skeptic travel the globe researching what makes things funny.

Part 3 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 2 years 5 months ago by James Squires

I’ve finally been able to more closely examine the Canaletto to gain a better understanding of its present overall condition and treatment history. Generally, the picture is in better shape than I anticipated. To come to that conclusion I used a variety of evaluative and analytical techniques to assess the painting’s structural and aesthetic state.

posted 2 years 5 months ago by Fairlight Baer-Gutierrez

Yves Saint Laurent. When you see it, how do you say or read it? If you are still perfecting your French pronunciation of the late iconic fashion designer’s name, you are not alone. We asked our director, Christoph Heinrich, for a tutorial.

posted 2 years 5 months ago by Jaime Kopke

This summer, the Denver Art Museum is opening the doors to its largest temporary exhibition space, the Anschutz gallery, to share your design solutions with the world.

posted 2 years 5 months ago by Jaime Kopke

Now that you’re ready to get creative to submit something for Open For Design, here are a few important things to keep in mind as you begin to brainstorm, design, and transform.

posted 2 years 5 months ago by Sarah Cucinella-McDaniel

The Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective exhibition has brought haute couture to the Denver Art Museum, and let me tell you, these mannequins don’t travel light.

posted 2 years 5 months ago by Kate Moomaw

The 32-foot tall, bright blue sculpture between the Hamilton Building and the Clyfford Still Museum is For Jennifer by Joel Shapiro. On a chilly weekend in November 2011, the DAM’s newest outdoor sculpture was installed.

posted 2 years 5 months ago by Michal Mikesell

Many of us have seen small, super-strong magnets in toys like Buckyballs sets and NeoCubes.  These are called rare-earth magnets as they are made using elements such as neodymium and samarium that are classified as rare earth metals.  These magnet

posted 2 years 6 months ago by Sarah Cucinella-McDaniel

There are some pretty great and little known jobs preformed behind the scenes at the Denver Art Museum. Among them is the role of caring for and protecting the artwork by keeping it clean while it is on display.

posted 2 years 6 months ago by Nicole A. Parks

A new exhibition at the Denver Art Museum might just remind you of an ink blot test and prompt you to question, “Where’s the beef?”

posted 2 years 6 months ago by Michael A. Brown & Julie Wilson Frick

One exhibit on view at the DAM right now highlights how art was an essential part of daily life in Spanish America.

posted 2 years 6 months ago by Ashley Pritchard

We were fortunate to host former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright at the museum recently during the opening of her exhibition, Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection.

posted 2 years 6 months ago by Jaime Kopke

Stretch out your sides because the next Untitled is going to a funny one. Untitled #47 (LOL) on May 25 brings comedians, curators, and cartoonists together to examine the more playful side of art. 

posted 2 years 6 months ago by Lindsey Housel

Each and every year, we are blown away by the support and outpouring of creativity that the City of Denver's most creative branch of government, Arts and Venues Denver, supports and encourages.

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