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    10 Staff Picks for Holiday Gifts from the Denver Art Museum

    In search of great holiday gift ideas? Here is our staff's list of ten items we think you'll like! More

  • Dec. 5 Book Launch Celebrates Creative Collaboration Between Mother & Daughter

    Dec. 5 Book Launch Celebrates Creative Collaboration Between Mother & Daughter

    Join us for launch of new kids book and make your own kindness superhero mask! More

  • Kids making art

    Celebrate Creativity & Support the DAM on Colorado Gives Day, December 8

    Did you know that children who are exposed to the arts demonstrate stronger critical thinking skills, display higher levels of social tolerance and exhibit greater empathy? More

  • E. Martin Hennings, Beneath Clouded Skies, about 1922. Oil on canvas

    A Place in the Sun—Programs & Events

    Enhance your visit with tours, exhibition-related learning opportunities, and creative activities. More

  • Mystery doors in Wyeth exhibition

    Have Family Fun at the Wyeth Exhibition

    Family audio guide and "mystery" doors inspire families. More

  • Skulls painted elaborately in the tradition of decorations for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

    The DAM Showcases Elementary Student Art

    The Mañanitas program showcased in this exhibition is a partnership between the DAM and four Denver elementary schools serving large bilingual populations. See the showcase through Jan. 3. More

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    Shop for Unique Holiday Gifts at the Denver Art Museum

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts and more! More

  • Opening Gala Celebrates Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio

    Opening Gala Celebrates Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio

    On November 6, nearly 650 guests gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio. More

  • Artist Yunn Pann

    Paint Studio Demo Artist Yunn Pann

    Yunn Pann will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating Chinese brushwork on November 21 and 22 and November 28 and 29. More

  • Textile storage assistants roll textiles

    See How the DAM Updated Textile Art Storage

    Thanks to a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the collections management department just completed an upgrade of the rolled textile storage collection. See their work in a time-lapse video and photographs. More

  • Gregg Deal

    Watch Video Interview with Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Gregg Deal

    Check out our interview with Gregg about his current project. And visit him during public hours in his studio at the DAM. His residency will culminate with a performance at Untitled Final Friday on January 29. More

  • Braised Angus Short Rib with Root Vegetable “Hay”, Potato Dumplings, Herb Window, Huckleberry Jus

    The DAM's Wyeth Exhibition Inspires New Palettes Menu

    Inspired by Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio, Palettes has crafted a menu worthy of joining the artistic conversation between father and son. More

  • Insane Indian No. 26 by Fritz Scholder

    Super Indian & the DAM's Native Art Collection are Generating Buzz

    Including articles in The New York Times, Vogue, and the Huffington Post. More

  • Jamie Wyeth in front of the title wall for the exhibition

    'My Father Would Have Adored It': Jamie Wyeth on the DAM's Exhibition

    In town for the opening of the Wyeth exhibition, Jamie Wyeth spoke with us about how the Denver Art Museum interpreted his and his late father's work. More

  • Jamie Wyeth speaking at media preview of Wyeth exhibition

    A Sneak Peek into the Wondrous World of the Wyeths

    On November 5 we invited the media to a preview of Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio, opening November 8. Christoph Heinrich, Frederick and Jan Mayer Director of the DAM, Timothy J. Standring, Gates Foundation Curator of Painting and Sculpture, and Jamie Wyeth led the tour through the exhibition. More

  • Homare Ikeda, Pipe.

    Paint Studio Artist Profiles

    This series introduces some of the artists who will be conducting demonstrations at the museum through May 1. More

  • Jay Michael Jaramillo

    Paint Studio Demo Artist Jay Michael Jaramillo

    My typical day as an artist starts with a few cups of coffee to give me the jolt I need; then I go to my studio. This is where I play my music loud and rapidly apply the base paints to the canvas I'm working on. More

  • Denver Arts Week is Nov 6-14

    Don’t Miss the 2015 Free Night at the Museums

    See Wyeth for Special Discounted Price on November 7!

    General admission to the DAM will be free and the museum will be open until 10 pm. Beginning at 5 pm, we're offering tickets for a special one-time-only price to a sneak peek of Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio. More

  • Stockholm by Kenneth Josephson

    Photography Curator's 'Treasure Hunt' Leads to Encounters with the Universe

    Read our Q&A with Eric Paddock. More

  • Someone using Snapchat on their phone at the museum

    Snap Away with the Denver Art Museum’s New Snapchat Geofilter

    Take snaps at the museum and share them with friends. More

  • Indian No 1 by Fritz Scholder

    Native Artists Discuss Fritz Scholder

    Fritz Scholder was a polarizing person and artist, but his impact on American Indian art is not in doubt. Native artists shared their views about Scholder with associate curator John Lukavic. More

  • Which New Denver Art Museum Catalog is Right for You?

    Which New Denver Art Museum Catalog is Right for You?

    With the ability to observe an entire collection of art within the pages of a single book, each of these four new catalogs is bound to inspire reflection and discovery. But how does one decide which catalog to choose? Take our quick quiz to find out which catalog is the perfect fit for you. More

  • Joan from the play Joan and Charlie Discuss Tonight's Theme

    Celebrate Halloween Eve at Untitled

    Untitled: Flip Side on Friday, October 30 (6–10 pm) is here to uncover hidden mysteries in the collection and turn the town upside down in a night of museum mayhem. It’s the last Untitled of the year and we’re leaving no stones unturned to bring you a great All Hallow’s Eve eve here at the Denver Art Museum. More

  • Girl Scouts at the museum

    Uniting for SCFD

    Regional citizens and DAM members alike benefit from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), which has provided funding for citizen access to arts, science, and cultural experiences for 27 years.

    Putting Denver on the Cultural Map More