Behind the Scenes

posted 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 months 4 days 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 7 months 4 days ago by Karen Brooks McWhorter

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

posted 7 months 1 week ago by Courtney Murray

Conservation treatment of King Caspar is almost finished.

posted 7 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 7 months 2 weeks ago by Meera Alul

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

posted 7 months 2 weeks 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 7 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 7 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.

posted 7 months 2 weeks ago by Mary Beth Polce

On November 14, The Museum Associates, patrons, and sponsors gathered to celebrate the opening of Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, the Denver Art M

posted 7 months 3 weeks ago by Meera Alul

Looking for last-minute holiday gifts? The Denver Art Museum has you covered. Following are some suggestions for everyone on your list:

Something for the Whole Family

posted 7 months 3 weeks ago by Margaret Young Sanchez

The following is an excerpt from Cartier in the 20th Century.

posted 7 months 3 weeks ago by Madalena Salazar

Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century may be an exhibition focused on a French jewelry design house, but they have an international rea

posted 7 months 3 weeks ago by Patty Williams

Ronald Otsuka, the DAM's Dr.

posted 7 months 4 weeks ago by Angela Houdyshell

Bottle-cap necklaces, rubber-band bracelets, and macaroni jewelry.

posted 8 months 1 day ago by Anna Estes

Personalized gifts were (and still are) a specialty of Cartier. The design house’s clientele often purchased cigarette cases, clocks, and other accessories to commemorate special events, notable achievements, or personal relationships.

posted 8 months 2 days ago by Stefania Van Dyke

It started with an advertisement: my husband was approaching his 40th birthday when he saw the back cover of The New Yorker, graced with an ad for a luxury watch brand.

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