Media Resources

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For additional information or access to past media releases, contact the communications department at or 720-913-0000.

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Most Recent Press Releases


The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is proud to present the first full-scale museum presentation celebrating the female artists of the Abstract Expressionist movement. Organized by the DAM and curated by Gwen Chanzit, Women of Abstract Expressionism brings together 51 paintings to examine the distinct contributions of 12 artists who played an integral role in what has been recognized as the first fully-American modern art movement. On view June 12, 2016 through Sept.


One of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the 26th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration will take place Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, artist booths and more, the DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures. The Gourd Dance will begin at 10 a.m.


The first comprehensive exhibition exploring the sculptures and drawings of Allied Works Architecture debuts at the Denver Art Museum (DAM) on Jan. 24, 2016. Presented within an immersive installation designed by Allied Works, the exhibition features a cross-section of over 60 works made over the past 15 years, the majority of which have never been presented publicly.


The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is pleased to announce Florence Müller, highly-regarded fashion and art historian, as the museum’s Avenir Foundation Curator of Textile Art, Curator of Fashion. Müller’s extensive experience with museums and collections in France and as an independent curator has led to the curation and contribution to more than 100 exhibitions worldwide, including the 2012 Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective exhibition for which the DAM was the exclusive U.S. venue.


The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will present Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection March 6, 2016 through June 5, 2016. The Samurai Collection of Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller is one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Japanese samurai armor and accoutrements in the world, exploring the life, culture and pageantry of the samurai from the 12th through the 19th centuries. The exhibition tells the iconic story of the samurai through 140 objects, showcasing items of folklore, religion, nature and foreign influences.

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Past Exhibitions

Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination


William Matthews: Trespassing


Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art


All That Glistens: A Century of Japanese Lacquer


The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925


Modern Masters: 20th Century Icons from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery


Nick Cave: Sojourn


Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam & the Land


Current & Upcoming Exhibitions

Showing Off: Recent Modern & Contemporary Acquisitions and Revolt 1680/2180: Virgil Ortiz


Castiglione: Lost Genius


In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism


Super Indian: Fritz Scholder, 1967–1980


Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio