Behind the Scenes
Last spring, the collections management department was busy preparing for the opening of the new textile art gallery and its inaugural exhibition, Cover Story, whic
Also part of the TEFAF was the conservation of the painting’s frame. The frame is "period," meaning stylistically it is of similar age as that of the painting, but not original to our Canaletto.
At Untitled #58 (Getup) on June 28, 2013, artist Nick Cave presented Nick Cave Performance Lab: "Figure This." Over 120
I will be the first to admit that I am not the best at “careful looking.” I can miss entire herds of deer on the side of the road or a lone pothole smack dab in the middle of the sidewalk.
As part of every Untitled program, the DAM invites a local creative to come to the museum to find inspiration for a new work. The artists then share their new creations during Untitled in a series called MakeARTtalk.
This past Sunday was my son’s third birthday (¡no lo creo!) and I was incredibly busy planning the party. First, I had to help my son decide what the theme would be (superheroes).
In Part 1of this post, we discussed the possible origin and significance of an Inca sheet metal corn stalk in our collec
A year ago, I wrote about the DAM conservation department’s use of rare-earth magnets for the display of art objects.
They kept telling me it was easy. “You never use more than four bobbins at a time.” That still seemed like a lot.
In part one of this series, we went over the parts of scrolls and screens and discussed their susceptibilities.
The New World department has a comprehensive display of pre-Columbian artifacts from Central, Meso-, and South America located in the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Study Gallery of Pre-Columbian Art on Level 4 of the North Building.
Note: You can donate a blanket for Marie Watt's installation on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27.
This month, we at the DAM and the Mexican Cultural Center are pleased to host Oscar Becerra Mora who is visiting from la gran ciudad, Mexico City to work with us for CelebrARTE this month.
Palettes Contemporary Cuisine at the Denver Art Museum often reflects the art featured in the museum on its plates and aims to enhance visitors’ sensory experiences while visiting the DAM.
July 24 update: Here is the program (PDF) for this month's Untitled.
At the DAM we see visitors from all over the world. If you're planning on traveling, let the DAM add a little culture to your trip.
Nick Cave transforms mundane, often-overlooked, and under-appreciated bric-a-brac into objects of undeniable aesthetic value that ask us, as viewers, to reconsider how we see the world we live in.
Now that our museum-wide exhibition Spun: Adventures in Textiles has officially launched, all of us who were working so frantically right up to opening day can finally take a moment to fully inhale, exhale, and reflect.