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  • Painted screen depicting two famous samurai racing each other

    Race to See 1700s Screen & Other Rare Objects

    Samurai is on View through June 5

    This room-dividing, folding screen, or byōbu, features a famous race in samurai history. More

  • Dolls in Denver Public Library Student Art Showcase

    Students Explore Home, Family, Celebration, & Identity in Art Showcase

    The Denver Art Museum partners with Denver Public Library’s Plaza program, which is for immigrant and refugee families. More

  • Photo of Japanese cartoon characters

    Untitled Creative Take-Over with Andrew Novick

    Untitled: Rising Sun is May 27, 6-10 pm

    Onigiri snacks, taiko drumming, hip-hop dancing, Harajuku fashion, calligraphy, CAR-aoke, and more! More

  • Oda Nobunaga

    The 3 Unifiers of Japan

    The history of Japan’s warring-states period, which lasted from 1467 to 1600, is filled with stories of famous battles and brilliant samurai warriors. Leading armies of tens of thousands, three stood out as the most successful warriors of their time, becoming known as the three unifiers of Japan. More

  • Storyteller and kids and parents in the pre-Columbian gallery

    Los cuentos en español empiezan este verano

    Nuestra cuentista, Laura Slack, ha relatado historias acerca de las obras de arte de DAM por más de un año durante nuestro programa Cuentos del Arte, el cual se lleva a cabo el primer sábado de cada mes durante CelebrARTE. More

  • Storyteller and kids and parents in the pre-Columbian gallery

    Join us for storytelling in English & Spanish

    On Free First Saturdays Starting June 4

    Join storyteller Laura Slack for stories about artworks in English and Spanish. More

  • Amara Fowler’s My Dragon, The Dragon, Cool Dragon

    Enjoy Art by Denver Public School Students

    On view through May 15

    See the diverse talents of students in the Citywide Elementary Art Showcase on display at the DAM. More

  • Video preview of the Samurai exhibition, on view through June 5, 2016.

    Watch a Samurai Preview (VIDEO) & Learn What Visitors are Saying

    Watch this video for a sneak peek of Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection on view through June 5, and see what visitors are saying. More

  • A samurai and Darth Vader

    The Samurai Influence on Star Wars

    Learn how samurai armor and weapons influenced Star Wars. More

  • Teachers at a museum workshop

    Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

    Teachers get 2-for-1 General Admission to the DAM May 3-8*

    Teachers get 2-for-1 general admission and $2 off Samurai May 3-8. More

  • Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble doing Raindance

    Enjoy Dance Performances, Exhibitions & More at the DAM

    Get the scoop on all our Summer of Dance offerings and swing, shuffle, and shimmy your way into summer. More

  • R2D2 and C3PO

    The Force is Strong with Our Members

    These are the Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume membership benefits you're looking for! More

  • Untitled Final Fridays logo

    Stratus Chamber Orchestra, Ravi Zupa & More

    Friday, April 29, 6─10 pm

    We’ve got a night of face-offs, heroic tales, and victorious orchestrations in store. More

  • Homare Ikeda painting a mural in the Paint Studio

    Paint Studio Demo Artist Homare Ikeda

    Homare Ikeda created the mural in the Paint Studio. He will be in the Paint Studio April 30–May 1, noon–3 pm. More

  • items on display in the samurai exit shop

    Take Home a Souvenir of Your Visit to Samurai

    The DAM's Samurai Shop offers books, clothes, knickknacks, and more. More

  • visitors looking at art

    Creating a Welcoming Environment for People with Autism

    Learn about the DAM's pilot Low-Sensory Morning program for families with children on the autism spectrum. More

  • Viviane Le Courtois with visitors in her global thinking pod

    Participate in Project with Artist Viviane Le Courtois

    Slow down, have a discussion with the artist, and crochet chains out of yarn or wool or donate a lock of hair for her Global Thinking Pod. More

  • Creative-in-Residence Mar Williams, Photo by Dan Chick

    Hacker Mar Williams Discusses Technology, Art & Identity (Video)

    Creative-in-Residence through May 22

    Williams explores how we can create an emotional response to our personal data or "online" identity. More

  • Young Dancers at the Denver Art Museum for Dia del Nino

    Join the Denver Art Museum for Día del Niño

    Sunday, April 24, 10 am–5 pm

    Includes a variety of performances and free general admission to non-ticketed exhibitions at the DAM, History Colorado, Byers-Evans House Museum, and the Clyfford Still Museum. More

  • Portrait of a woman by Lui Ferreyra

    Paint Studio Demo Artist Lui Ferreyra

    Lui Ferreyra’s paintings use geometric fragments and fractals of color, which blend together to become complete images of figures and landscapes. See his demo on March 26 & 27. More

  • Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Jan Jacobs

    Get to Know Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Jan Jacobs

    Watch a brief video interview with the artist and learn about opportunities to interact with her at the museum. More

  • Cityscape Morning, Day and Night by Audrey Roberts

    See Artworks by Winners of the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

    March 24–April 15

    Highlighting over 100 artworks by Colorado students in grades 7–12. More

  • Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world. A quote by Miyamoto Musashi and an image of a dragon

    6 Ways to Live Like a Samurai

    We hope every exhibition at the Denver Art Museum inspires visitors. With Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection we thought it would be fun to offer some ways the museum might help visitors explore aspects of samurai philosophy. More

  • Light of Centaurus abstract painting by Quintin Gonzalez

    Paint Studio Demo Artist Quintin Gonzalez

    Quintin Gonzalez will be in the Paint Studio April 2–3 and 9–10. More