Behind the Scenes
Recently, the Denver Art Museum received a major grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to help us improve how we store works of art in our textile art collection.
April 21, 2015 update: Four Colorado student posters were chosen for the exhibition Museums: pARTners in Learning 2015 sponsored by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), in p
Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and the Denver Art Museum is ready! Join us and other museums across the country to spread the love with Hearts for Art.
The Naja Tool & Supply, Inc. was opened in 1976 and has become the largest resource of tools and supplies in Colorado.
Cartier in the 20th Century is the sumptuous*, glamorous** catalog that accompanies the
On December 11, over 375 guests gathered for Collectors’ Choice 34, the premier black-tie gala for the Denver Art Museum.
Tucked away on level seven of the North Building is a workshop equipped with drills, metal rods, a sander, anvils, and more. This is where Steve Osborne, Denver Art Museum mount maker, spends his days innovating new ways to optimally display art.
Jesse Mathes’ art has been inspired by her time as a traveler and, more recently, her role as a mother.
Portrait paintings are fascinating windows into history. They bring to mind many questions. Who was the person being painted?
The Denver Art Museum is currently offering numerous opportunities to explore the topic of portraiture.
Conservation treatment of King Caspar is almost finished.
My initial examination revealed that the sculpture of King Caspar was in poor condition. Many of the wooden joints were loose; some pieces were broken and missing.
With the holidays fast approaching, things can get pretty hectic.
One of the first steps of any conservation treatment is to closely examine the object, creating written and photographic records of its current state. Conservators do this using a variety of tools and methods.
Follow our four-part series on conserving an eighteenth-century statue of King Caspar, one of the Magi often included in the Nativity.
Meet King Caspar. This small polychrome wood sculpture dates to eighteenth-century Ecuador and is part of the renowned Stapleton Collection of Latin American Colonial Art at the Denver Art Museum.