Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Queen Amidala, Throne Room Gown. Star Wars™: The Phantom Menace. © & ™ 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

    Star Wars™

    and the Power of Costume
    Opens November 13, 2016

    Take a unique journey into the Star Wars™ universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 70 original costumes. Star Warsand the Power of Costume will closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in all seven films of the Star Wars series. More

  • Ana Teresa Fernández, Erasure 4 (performance documentation), 2015. Oil on canvas.

    Mi Tierra

    Contemporary Artists Explore Place
    Opens February 19, 2017

    Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place will feature site-specific installations by 13 Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West. More

  • Shade


    Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
    Opens April 9, 2017

    Contemporary works and abstract expressionist masterpieces converge in Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford, a collaborative presentation by the Denver Art Museum (DAM) and Clyfford Still Museum (CSM). Paintings by renowned contemporary American artist Mark Bradford—who was recently named the U.S. representative at the 2017 Venice Biennale—will be on view at the DAM, alongside related canvases by Clyfford Still. An exhibition of Still's work curated by Bradford will be on view at CSM. More

  • Frederic Remington, A Dash for the Timber, oil on canvas, 1889.

    The Western

    An Epic in Art and Film
    Opens May 21, 2017

    The Western: An Epic in Art and Film is the first major exhibition to examine the Western genre and its evolution from the mid-1800s to the present through fine art, film, and popular culture. Featuring 160 works, the exhibition explores gender roles, race relations, and gun violence—offering a visual journey that is more than cowboys and American Indians, pursuits and duels, or bandits and barroom brawls. More