Behind the Scenes
If you didn’t get enough chocolate over the holidays (if that’s a yes, then I have some bags of toffee to share), Untitled has a late season gift for you. Untitled final Friday is back for a shiny, brand new season on January 25, 6–10 pm.
All that Glistens: A Century of Japanese Lacquer features exquisite Japanese lacquers. The objects on view illustrate some of the specialized materials and techniques used in East Asian lacquer, the type historically made in China, Korea, and Japan.
"The thing that is so great about fiction is... you can reorganize the hierarchies of the world within it."
After many hours and consultations with Timothy, cleaning is complete.
January 17, 2013, update: The catalog is now sold out. Thank you for your tremendous interest! —DAM
I’ve been cleaning the Canaletto, taking my Q-tips to the surface and gently removing all of the restorer-applied discolored varnish and overpaint.
It's likely you have a photograph, painting, illustrated card, or drawing that just doesn't look the same as it did when you first brought it home.
The secret is out. Art patrons are quickly learning that the Museum Shop at the Denver Art Museum is worthy of a specific trip to shop for gifts with the rewarding bonus of viewing art afterwards
Despite its size, this clever little table seems to defy logic with its moving parts and what it can do. Acquired by the museum in 2005, it is now on view for the first time in the David W. and Ellen N.
If weekend traffic to the Colorado mountains feels like an inconvenience to the modern traveler, put yourself in the shoes of American landscape painter Charles Partridge Adams.
Being prepared for an emergency requires forethought, communication, and resources. The Denver Art Museum and other institutions that serve as caretakers for collections have a responsibility to develop an emergency response plan.
Now that the painting has gotten a thorough check-up and health assessment by the curatorial and conservation teams, it is time to decide how best to treat it.
How does a painter begin to paint the impossible?
This fall, The Museum Associates, and other museum patrons and sponsors gathered to celebrate the opening of Becoming Van Gogh, this year’s beacon exhibition.
Lindsey Housel, Denver Art Museum manager of digital engagement programs and master teacher for architecture, design, and graphics, Q&A's with Madalena Salazar, Latino programs coordinator.
Dana Schutz is considered one of the most influential young artists right now. On top of that, she can be funny, unfiltered but respectful, and self-deprecating in person.
Sleight of Hand will close on November 25. This visually interactive exhibition presents 14 contemporary artists, born between the 1930s and 1960s.
For a traveling exhibition like El Anatsui: When I Last Wrote to You About Africa, the preparator's job starts the moment a truck delivering