Behind the Scenes

posted 8 months 1 week ago by Mary Beth Polce

Cintra Pollack has strong memories of the Denver Art Museum, from visiting the Native American collection and Linda by John DeAndrea on school field trips to meeting artists while coming to events with her mother who has been involved wit

posted 8 months 2 weeks ago by Heather Nielsen

Tapping into Creativity and Becoming Part of Something Bigger (PDF) is the result of an 18-month investigation into understanding the impacts the Denver

posted 8 months 3 weeks ago by Lia Kramer

Rare-earth magnets are frequently used in the mounting or hanging of textiles, as has been previously highlighted in Denver Art Museum blog posts on the installation of

posted 9 months 2 days ago by Leah Fell

For many years, Jeanne Kearns has been an invaluable volunteer at the Denver Art Museum. Serving on both the Guest Services Council and Volunteer Executive Board, Jeanne has contributed more than 2,000 hours to the museum.

posted 9 months 1 week ago by Julie Benner

Lyrical, structured, bold, colorful, whimsical, meticulous, commemorative, and even “crazy," the quilts currently on display in Fi

posted 9 months 1 week ago by Aileen Waski

The Shop at the Denver Art Museum now features a new selection of designs in the popular line of stationary cards from Art by Adelyn.

posted 9 months 3 weeks ago by Kati Woock

Today is International Literacy Day, which highlights the importance of literacy to individuals and to society.

posted 10 months 1 week ago by Mary Beth Polce

Want to be among the first to experience Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century?

Sharon Rouse Receives Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award
posted 10 months 3 weeks ago by Eileen Pappas

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posted 11 months 1 week ago by Leah Fell

When Phyllis and Gary Vander Ark moved to Denver in 1970 they became members of the DAM to connect with their new community.

posted 11 months 1 week ago by Karen Brooks McWhorter

Get the behind-the-scenes scoop on the Denver Art Museum’s exhibition, The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925, in two upcoming talks with the curators.

posted 11 months 1 week ago by Danielle St. Peter

In 1985 Tom Wesselmann wrote in his journal that “The prime mission of my art, in the beginning, and continuing still, is to make figurative art as exciting as abstract art. I think I have succeeded, but there is still a lot further to go.”

posted 11 months 2 weeks ago by Danielle St. Peter

“I’ve just had the best year of my life,” Tom Wesselmann said in a 1985 interview with The New York Times.

posted 11 months 3 weeks ago by Rose Eason

The Untitled summer journey continues on July 25 with Untitled #69 (Uncharted). This month is not so much about venturing into uncharted territory as it is about revisiting what we think we already know.

posted 11 months 3 weeks ago by Jill Orr

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a tour guide at a museum or what a person has to do to become one?

posted 11 months 3 weeks ago by Mackenzie McCreary

There’s more to visiting the Denver Art Museum than just looking.

posted 11 months 3 weeks ago by Danielle St. Peter

With the success of his Great American Nude series in the early 1960s, Tom Wesselmann could finally afford a larger studio. With a new studio came larger work and longer hours.

posted 12 months 4 days ago by Danielle St. Peter

When artist Alex Katz visited Tom Wesselmann’s small New York studio for the first time in 1961 he wasn’t sure what to expect.

posted 1 year 14 hours ago by Chiara Robinson

The Denver Art Museum’s new staff office building not only houses more than 100 staff members, but it’ll also soon be home t

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