Behind the Scenes

posted 6 months 2 weeks ago by Melissa Olson

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.

posted 6 months 2 weeks ago by Angela Houdyshell

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

posted 6 months 2 weeks ago by Michelle Lim

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.

posted 6 months 2 weeks ago by Meera Alul

The Naja Tool & Supply, Inc. was opened in 1976 and has become the largest resource of tools and supplies in Colorado.

posted 6 months 3 weeks ago by Carleen Brice

Cartier in the 20th Century is the sumptuous*, glamorous** catalog that accompanies the

¡Nuevo! Don't Miss the Cuentos del Arte Storytelling Program
posted 6 months 4 weeks ago by Madalena Salazar

This is a year of renewal for the DAM’s bilingual family program, CelebrARTE.

posted 7 months 1 week ago by Meghan Fleming

On December 11, over 375 guests gathered for Collectors’ Choice 34, the premier black-tie gala for the Denver Art Museum.

posted 7 months 1 week ago by Bianca Esposito

The Denver Art Museum’s exhibition Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century features about a dozen examples of vanity cases, an item largely foreign to mode

posted 7 months 2 weeks ago by Elle Welch

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.

posted 7 months 2 weeks ago by Meera Alul

Jesse Mathes’ art has been inspired by her time as a traveler and, more recently, her role as a mother.

posted 7 months 3 weeks ago by Carleen Brice

William Matthews: Trespassing, on view at the Denver Art Museum, presents portraits of the West through the eyes of an "interloper," someone who's not a

posted 8 months 1 day ago by Julie Wilson Frick

Portrait paintings are fascinating windows into history. They bring to mind many questions. Who was the person being painted?

posted 8 months 1 day ago by Karen Brooks McWhorter

The Denver Art Museum is currently offering numerous opportunities to explore the topic of portraiture.

posted 8 months 1 week ago by Courtney Murray

Conservation treatment of King Caspar is almost finished.

posted 8 months 1 week ago by Courtney Murray

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.

posted 8 months 1 week ago by Meera Alul

With the holidays fast approaching, things can get pretty hectic.

posted 8 months 1 week ago by Courtney Murray

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.

DAM Blog Series Documents Conservation Treatment of King Caspar
posted 8 months 2 weeks ago by Carleen Brice

Follow our four-part series on conserving an eighteenth-century statue of King Caspar, one of the Magi often included in the Nativity.

posted 8 months 2 weeks ago by Courtney Murray

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.

Pages