Press Releases

02/20/2015

(Denver) – Feb. 23, 2015 – There are only a few weeks left to see Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century in its world-exclusive presentation at the Denver Art Museum (DAM). Through March 15, visitors can view stunning jewelry, timepieces and precious objects created by the famed design house between 1900 and 1975. Brilliant highlights Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical events pushing its evolution—as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and accessories.

02/03/2015

On Jan.13, 2014, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced that Denver-based philanthropist Frederic C. Hamilton, the museum’s Chairman Emeritus, was making a bequest of 22 impressionist masterworks from his private collection to the museum. The addition of these works elevates the museum’s holdings of impressionist works to one of the best in the Western United States. The bequest includes:

01/29/2015

This exhibitions and programs listing is current as of January 2015. Please note that information provided here is subject to change; confirm dates and titles with the museum’s communications office before publication at 720-913-0000 or pressoffice@denverartmuseum.org.

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01/26/2015

Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century continues its world-exclusive presentation at the Denver Art Museum (DAM) through March 15. Featuring stunning jewelry, timepieces and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975, this exhibition highlights Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical events pushing the Maison’s, or design house's, evolution—as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and accessories. An audio tour (available in English and Spanish) is included.

01/22/2015

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) today announced the upcoming exhibition, Starring Linda: A Trio of John DeAndrea Sculptures, featuring Linda, Artist and Model, and Nude with Black Drape. Two of the sculptures belong to the DAM, while Nude with Black Drape is a newly completed work that rounds out the trio. The exhibition will be on view at the DAM from April 19, 2015–June 21, 2015.

01/21/2015

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism as the centerpiece exhibition for a campus-wide “Summer in Bloom” celebration. In Bloom explores the development of 19th century French floral still-life painting, and features about 60 paintings by world-renowned French artists Édouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Vincent Van Gogh and others. On view at the DAM from July 19 through Oct. 11, 2015, In Bloom will be a ticketed exhibition, and free for museum members.

01/06/2015

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) presents Castiglione: Lost Genius, featuring 90 of the finest drawings, etchings and monotypes of the 17th century Genoese artist, Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. An almost forgotten master of the Italian Baroque, Castiglione was a self-proclaimed genius. The exhibition explores Castiglione’s mastery of art and how he produced brilliant works on paper despite a turbulent private life that prevented him from fully realizing his talents. The works in the exhibition are generously loaned by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection.

12/22/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that in October 2015 it will present a groundbreaking exhibition, Super Indian: Fritz Scholder, 1967–1980. Featuring more than 40 rarely seen, monumental paintings and lithographs by the renowned 20th century artist Fritz Scholder (1937–2005), this exhibition is the first to explore how Scholder blended figurative and pop art influences to create colorful, compelling and revolutionary images.

12/18/2014

On the final Friday of the month, from 6 to 10 p.m., the Denver Art Museum (DAM) offers a unique museum experience with unconventional art encounters, new insight into the DAM collections, artmaking activities, a cash bar and more. At each mixed-media Untitled event, the museum highlights a specific theme with exhibition-related activities and community collaborations.

12/18/2014

Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century continues its world-exclusive presentation at the Denver Art Museum (DAM) throughout January. Featuring stunning jewelry, timepieces and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975, this exhibition highlights Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical events pushing the Maison’s, or design house's, evolution—as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and accessories. An audio tour (available in English and Spanish) is included.

12/15/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is celebrating the American West with a presentation of Western art and film at the museum. The DAM is featuring William Matthews: Trespassing in January and screening a documentary about Colorado-based artist William Matthews’ journey as he prepared for his solo exhibition. William Matthews: Trespassing is on view now through May 17, 2015.

11/19/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) offers many opportunities to make your holidays bright this month: the world-exclusive exhibition Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, Glitterati: Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America, Winter Break: All That Glitters and Create Playdate: Gems and Jewels.

10/29/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that it will present an unprecedented exhibition exploring the art of Andrew Wyeth and his son, Jamie Wyeth. On view Nov. 8, 2015–Feb. 7, 2016, Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio is organized by the DAM and will feature more than 100 works executed in a variety of media: pen and ink, graphite, chalk, watercolor, dry brush, tempera, oil and mixed media. Wyeth will travel to Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid, Spain, following its presentation in Colorado.

10/22/2014

(DENVER) Oct. 22, 2014 — Opening Nov. 16, the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) world-exclusive exhibition Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, features stunning jewelry, timepieces and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975. This exhibition highlights Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical events pushing the Maison’s, or jewelry house's, evolution—as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and accessories.

09/24/2014

Opening Oct. 12, Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art showcases 14 paintings from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., by artists Henri Matisse, André Derain, Albert Marquet, Maurice de Vlaminck, Raoul Dufy, Georges Braque and Kees van Dongen. The exhibition will be on view through Feb. 8, 2015.

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