Organizing Women of Abstract Expressionism
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 1:00pm – 2:30pm.
Occurs every Saturday. Next Occurs on Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:00pm – 3:00pm.
Uncover the world of conserving textiles with the help of a museum educator. Explore fabrics closely and try out tools that conservators use.Read More
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 – Friday, August 12, 2016.
Kids ages 4-11 can explore the museum and engage in hands-on learning and artmaking at our summer camps and classes.Read More
Friday, July 1, 2016 – Sunday, July 31, 2016.
Throughout July, DAM members will receive 20% off clearance sale merchandise in The Shop in the Hamilton Building, level 1.
Other weekly special offers available onsite. Additional member 10% discount does not apply to weekly specials.
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For sale or museum shop questions, call 720-865-4488 or email email@example.com.Read More
Occurs every day the museum is open. Next Occurs on Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:00am – 11:45am.
Expert docents introduce you to a selection of the museum’s most noteworthy objects. Visit both the North and Hamilton buildings and discover a diversity of artworks from across time and around the world.Read More
Occurs every day the museum is open through October 2, 2016. Next Occurs on Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 1:00pm.
Join a 45-minute public tour of Rhythm & Roots, offered daily at 1 pm, July 10 through October 2. Included with general admission, reservations not required.Read More
Occurs every day the museum is open through September 25, 2016. Next Occurs on Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 2:00pm.
A 45-minute public tour of the groundbreaking Women of Abstract Expressionism. Tours offered daily at 2 pm, June 12 through September 25.Read More
Occurs every day the museum is open through September 18, 2016. Next Occurs on Saturday, July 23, 2016.
This summer, the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence program will focus on the artistry and process of creating Powwow Regalia.Read More
Thursday, July 7, 2016 – Sunday, August 7, 2016.
Frésquez has created an immersive installation on Level 4 of the North Building, which explores Chicano cultural identity and its use of traditional icons. Visitors are invited to share stories about their past, present, and future.Read More
Saturday, June 4, 2016 – Sunday, October 9, 2016.
Explore how artists are inspired by movement with three hands-on activities. Watch an artist demonstration on weekends.Read More
The Art of Tapestry
Sunday, May 31, 2015 – Sunday, August 7, 2016.
See more than 20 tapestry-woven wall hangings, rugs, furniture covers, and garments from Europe, Turkey, China, Peru, Mexico, and the American Southwest.Read More
The Power of the Image
Sunday, February 21, 2016 – Sunday, August 7, 2016.
Robert Therrien takes familiar or mundane symbols and disconnects them from their expected contexts. These images become abstract forms floating in space, forcing viewers to re-orient their preconceived notions of symbols and their meanings.Read More
American Indian Art in Motion
Sunday, May 29, 2016 – Sunday, August 14, 2016.
This multisensory exhibition presents the motives behind Native American dance and highlights the museum’s annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration. It features about 86 works, including 78 drawn from the DAM’s American Indian art collection.Read More
A Century of Japanese Lacquer
Sunday, November 18, 2012 – Wednesday, September 7, 2016.
The 30 artworks in this exhibition reveal the versatility of lacquer as a medium used by Japanese artists to create containers, trays, plaques, braziers, and screens of enduring beauty.Read More
Sunday, June 12, 2016 – Sunday, September 25, 2016.
This groundbreaking exhibition celebrates the often unknown female artists of this mid-twentieth-century art movement. More than 50 major paintings are on view by artists Mary Abbott, Jay DeFeo, Perle Fine, Helen Frankenthaler, Sonia Gechtoff, Judith Godwin, Grace Hartigan, Elaine de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Deborah Remington, and Ethel Schwabacher.Read More
Dance in American Art
Sunday, July 10, 2016 – Sunday, October 2, 2016.
This exhibition will present how artists, dancers, and choreographers helped form the artistic identity of dance in America. It will feature about 90 paintings, photographs, sculptures, and costumes relating to American dance from 1830 to 1960.Read More
Sunday, July 10, 2016 – Sunday, October 2, 2016.
#dancelab is a creative dance installation created by local artistic dance partners Wonderbound and creative firm Legwork Studio. This immersive, participatory movement experience focuses on celebrating American dance and deconstructs the dance experience to make it accessible to all.Read More
Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America
Sunday, December 7, 2014 – Sunday, November 27, 2016.
During the Spanish Colonial period in Latin America (1521–1850), precious gold and silver were crafted into elegant jewelry then embellished with emeralds from Colombia, coral from Mexico, and pearls from Venezuela. Wanting to demonstrate their wealth and status, people were painted wearing their finest dress and elaborate jewelry.Read More
Dance, Drama, Masquerade
Sunday, December 13, 2015 – Sunday, December 11, 2016.
Pre-Columbian art is full of human and supernatural figures in dramatic poses. This installation of 29 objects presents a cross-cultural selection of works from the DAM's extensive collection.Read More
Saturday, February 16, 2013 – Sunday, January 1, 2017.
Landscape Photographs by O’Sullivan & Bell, 1871–1874
Sunday, May 29, 2016 – Sunday, January 8, 2017.
This exhibition presents photographs by Timothy H. O’Sullivan and William H. Bell made in the American Southwest, 1871-1874, during expeditions on the Wheeler Survey.Read More
The Posters of Phil Risbeck and John Sorbie
Sunday, July 3, 2016 – Sunday, January 8, 2017.
Posters by internationally acclaimed Colorado designers Phil Risbeck and the late John Sorbie announce performances at Colorado State University, and showcase expressive techniques, energetic imagery, and restrained typography.Read More
Carved Bamboo from China, Japan & Korea
Sunday, August 25, 2013 – Sunday, January 15, 2017.
The intricate decoration of the items on view includes religious imagery as well as people, animals, birds, insects, plants, and landscapes that tell stories or have symbolic meaning.Read More
Sunday, May 8, 2016 – Sunday, March 19, 2017.
This installation of larger-than-life immersive illustrations by Hadley Hooper was inspired by theater stage sets.Read More
Sunday, March 27, 2016 – Sunday, April 9, 2017.
This exhibition presents a selection of paintings from the acclaimed traveling exhibition, providing a panoramic view of British cultural history seen through its art.Read More
New York and Aspen Paintings
Sunday, April 26, 2015 – Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Celebrated for his multidisciplinary approach to art and design, Herbert Bayer called painting "the continuous link connecting all the facets of my work." The paintings presented in the exhibition give us a window into the personal side of this versatile artist.Read More
Ruskin Pottery, Enamels, and Buttons
Sunday, November 29, 2015 – Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Throughout its 35-year history, Ruskin Pottery produced decorative vessels, tableware, buttons, and plaques intended to be set in silver as jewelry. The pottery was known for hand-thrown ceramic bodies and innovative glazes.Read More
Contemporary Chairs Reimagined
Sunday, May 1, 2016 – Sunday, May 7, 2017.
These eight works reveal the vast range of materials and processes used by contemporary designers as they challenge our notions of what design can be through the enduring form of the chair.Read More
Contemporary Artists Speak Out
Sunday, February 21, 2016 – Sunday, May 14, 2017.
British artist Damien Hirst famously said, “Art survives through its effect on others.” As a leader in the contemporary art world, he, like his peers, considers making art a way to convey ideas about culture, human relationships, the environment, and politics.Read More
from the Denver Art Museum
Sunday, April 3, 2016 – Sunday, May 14, 2017.
Soon after World War II, the center of the avant-garde shifted from Europe to the United States when the first American-grown modern art movement—abstract expressionism—was born.Read More
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 – Friday, June 30, 2017.
Strong Statements features six thought-provoking works, each by a contemporary native artist. The works challenge stereotypes and explores issues that affect American Indians including corruption and violence in the casino industry, racism, addiction, and questions of identity.Read More
The Art of Bark Cloth
Sunday, August 31, 2014 – Sunday, August 27, 2017.
This reinstallation of the Joan & George Anderman Gallery of Oceanic Art offers a glimpse at the variety of creative design and ingenious construction possible through the unique medium of bark cloth (or tapa) used across the Pacific.Read More