Press Releases

05/19/2015

Drop by the Denver Art Museum (DAM) and kick off a summer celebrating flowers with a weekend full of activities June 6 and 7. At the Summer of Flowers Kick Off Weekend, you can pick up a summer family self-guide, featuring fun facts and activities, stop at the new Plaza Activity Cart and join in a bug-making activity, enjoy a new Cuentos del Arte story with performances at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. or try out one of three new summer Create-n-Takes.

05/07/2015

Showing Off: Recent Modern and Contemporary Acquisitions, a new installation of modern and contemporary art, opens May 17 at the Denver Art Museum (DAM). The presentation features gifts, promised gifts and works that the DAM has purchased over the last seven years. Showing Off includes the first-ever, complete presentation of the Revolt series by internationally renowned fashion designer, ceramicist and graphic artist Virgil Ortiz.

04/23/2015

(Denver) – April 23, 2015 – The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) will host its sixth annual Art Museum Day on May 18. This yearly celebration emphasizes the lasting impact art museums have on their communities and highlights the value of the visual arts in society.

03/26/2015

The DAM announced on March 25 that it will offer free general admission to all youth ages 18 and under for the next five years, thanks to a five-year gift from Scott Reiman and the Reiman Foundation. A one-year grant from Kaiser Permanente Colorado also will support the Free for Kids program. Free for Kids, which will continue through spring 2020, will fund general admission to all children, including school tours and other youth group visits.

03/25/2015

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that it will offer free general admission to all youth ages 18 and under for the next five years, thanks to a five-year gift from Scott Reiman and the Reiman Foundation. A one-year grant from Kaiser Permanente Colorado also will support the Free for Kids program. The Free for Kids program begins today, and will continue through spring 2020, with the goal of securing ongoing support for the program.

03/10/2015

Kids 18 and under receive free general admission to the Denver Art Museum (DAM) during Spring Break from March 21 through April 5, 2015, and access to activities related to Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination. This year’s Spring Break: Painting Dreams theme explores painting dreams with artmaking, special performances by Buntport Theater, Create-n-Takes and bilingual storytelling in the galleries.

03/02/2015

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) today announces expanded dates and hours for Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century. Two additional days have been added to the run of the exhibition, which will now close on March 17. Expanded evening hours will take place Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8, and the final weekend from Friday, March 13–Sunday, March 15. See below for the schedule of additional dates and hours or visit www.BrilliantinDenver.com for time slots and ticket availability.

02/26/2015

The art of wine-tasting returns to the Denver Art Museum (DAM) with the 15th annual Uncorked Wine Tasting event that will feature more than 300 wines for novice and expert wine enthusiasts. Taking place on Friday, April 10 from 6–9 p.m., the event attracts more than 800 guests.

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.

Contact the communications office for more information, images or exhibition sponsor information.

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, Clothed 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.

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