Behind the Scenes

posted 10 months 4 weeks 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 11 months 6 days ago by Julie Benner

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

posted 11 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 11 months 3 weeks ago by Kati Woock

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

posted 1 year 14 hours 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 1 year 1 week ago by Eileen Pappas

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posted 1 year 4 weeks 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 1 year 1 month 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 1 year 1 month 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 1 year 1 month 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 1 year 1 month 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 1 year 1 month 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 1 year 1 month ago by Mackenzie McCreary

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

posted 1 year 1 month 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 1 year 1 month 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 1 month 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

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Zoe Larkins

On Wednesday, July 9, artist Tom Wesselmann's widow, Claire, will be in conversation with Denver Art Museum master teacher for modern and contempor

posted 1 year 2 months ago by Danielle St. Peter

“The challenge for an artist is always to find your own way of doing something.” – Tom Wesselmann, Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective

posted 1 year 2 months ago by Kati Woock

Giving Voice, an annual poster exhibition at Access Gallery in Denver, opens on Friday, July 18, and could feature your social justice poster.

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