Behind the Scenes

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Angelica Daneo

Not so fast! In this blog post, my colleague Karen Brooks stated that denim work pants were developed by Levi Strauss in the 1800s. However, the question is: Where does the iconic fabric come from?

posted 1 year 1 month ago by Karen Brooks

As an iconic example of western wear, jeans inevitably have made their way into western American art.

Part 11 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 1 year 1 month ago by James Squires

The idea of reversibility is a very important concept in modern conservation practice. I chose materials with good and known aging characteristics, understanding that my work may need to be removed and/or redone, in the future.

posted 1 year 2 months ago by Sarah Melching

Traditional paintings from Japan consist of ink, color, ground pigments, and/or gold applied in thin layers on a paper or silk support.

posted 1 year 2 months ago by Rose Eason

May 30 update: Here is the program for this month's Untitled.

posted 1 year 2 months ago by Kay Dale

Here at the Denver Art Museum, we do things in a big way. In the summer of 2011 we presented a wide-ranging celebration of clay during Marvelous Mud.

posted 1 year 2 months ago by Katelyn McArdle

The Museum Shop will host its Annual Jewelry Show on May 3 and 4 as an opportunity to purchase unique and beautiful jewelry in celebration of Mother’s Day.

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Molly Nuanes

What do samurai, horses, guitars, fruits and vegetables, monster puppets, and blocks all have in common?  For starters, these are items that all currently adorn my (somewhat messy) desk.

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Jaime Kopke

April 25 update: Here is the program for this month's Untitled.

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Molly Medakovich
posted 1 year 3 months ago by Bridget O'Toole

When you walk into the Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition, it looks beautiful and completely put together. This was not the case during installation.

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Ashley Pritchard

In a celebration of the annual Doors Open Denver, we want to share a few architectural gems that you may miss on an average Denver

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Micah Messenheimer

Diné (Navajo) photographer Will Wilson—the DAM’s latest artist-in-residence—has installed his work in the photography gallery as part of a one-w

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Fairlight Baer-Gutierrez

One year has passed since the Denver Art Museum re-launched its website.

posted 1 year 3 months ago by Rose Eason

Tintypes are 8x10-inch black-and-white photographs made on thin aluminum (not tin!) sheets. Originally developed in the mid-1800s, tintypes were the medium of choice for many photographers documenting the West.

posted 1 year 4 months ago by Jaime Kopke

On February 22, at Untitled #54 (Turf), 120 hopefuls brought their best moves to Ponti Hall in the North Building for the opportunity to dance in one of Nick Cave's Soundsuits.

Part 10 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 1 year 4 months ago by James Squires

Now that I’ve reduced the distracting bumps caused by the previous lining adhesive, I must now re-line the picture to another auxiliary canvas support.

posted 1 year 4 months ago by Madalena Salazar

Despite intermittent snow showers, day by day, the sun is getting warmer, and light is lasting for longer. In my bones I can always feel springtime approaching. It makes me feel energetic, nostalgic, and creative.

posted 1 year 4 months ago by Rachel Reid

March 28 update: Here is the hot-off-the-presses program for this month's Untitled.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Megan Tutin

So, you’ve climbed every fourteener and slept in 32 of the 34 10th Mountain Division backcountry huts.

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