Press Releases

12/28/2012

This exhibitions and programs listing is current as of February 2013.  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.

12/18/2012

Time is running out to see Becoming Van Gogh, an in-depth exploration of Vincent van Gogh’s unconventional path to becoming one of the world’s most recognizable artists.

12/18/2012

Due to high demand, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) is adding additional timeslots for Becoming Van Gogh during the final weeks of the exhibition. Visitors can explore the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition until 9 p.m. most nights, on New Year’s Eve and Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and until midnight during the final three days. DAM members also have the special opportunity to view the exhibition during select Monday afternoons in January.

12/10/2012

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) takes a wide-ranging look at textiles from pre-Columbian weavings to Navajo blankets to an examination of clothing in art and photography in the campus-wide exhibition Spun: Adventures in Textiles, on view May 19–September 22, 2013. The museum-wide show is in celebration of the DAM’s new textile art galleries, which also will be unveiled on May 19.

11/28/2012

Becoming Van Gogh, an in-depth exploration of Vincent van Gogh’s unconventional path to becoming one of the world’s most recognizable artists, is now on view in a world-exclusive engagement at the Denver Art Museum (DAM) through January 20.

11/28/2012

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced that the Denver Art Museum (DAM) is one of 832 non-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The DAM is recommended for a $50,000 grant to support an artist-in-residence program for the native arts department in 2013. The program will enliven the American Indian art gallery while also showcasing a key permanent collection of the DAM.

11/16/2012

Due to high demand, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) is expanding the hours of Becoming Van Gogh over Thanksgiving weekend, from December 15–January 6 and during the final weekend of the exhibition. Visitors can explore the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition until 9 p.m. most nights. DAM members also have the special opportunity to view the exhibition during select Monday afternoons in December and January.

11/12/2012

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 collection, art making activities, cash bar and more. At each mixed-media Untitled event, the museum highlights a specific theme with exhibition-related activities and community collaborations.

10/30/2012

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) has teamed up with the Dillon Dam Brewery to craft a special beer in honor of the museum’s blockbuster exhibition, Becoming Van Gogh. Facebook fans of the museum and brewery chose the name, DAM Gogh, through an online competition. The beer is part of a larger promotional partnership between the two entities to reach the ski audience. Dillon Dam Brewery is known for their products cheekily inspired by Vincent van Gogh.

10/26/2012

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is participating in the city-wide Denver Arts Week celebration through a host of special events and offers. During Denver Arts Week, November 2–10, visitors can take advantage of a $3 discount off full price adult tickets to Becoming Van Gogh, the DAM’s blockbuster exhibition that chronicles Van Gogh’s unconventional journey to becoming the artist we all know today. Ticket purchasers can enter the code DAW online, on-site or via telephone to receive the discount. Read below for other events taking place that week.

 

09/25/2012

The highly-anticipated Becoming Van Gogh, an in-depth exploration of Vincent van Gogh’s unconventional path to becoming one of the world’s most recognizable artists, opens at the Denver Art Museum (DAM) on October 21. The exhibition examines critical steps in the largely self-taught artist’s evolution through more than 70 paintings and drawings by Van Gogh, along with works by artists he responded to. Works in the exhibition are drawn from museums and private collections, and many have not been seen by the public for decades.

09/24/2012

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that it will host the traveling exhibition Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam and the Land, February 10–April 28, 2013. The exhibition, organized by the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, brings to light a relatively unknown aspect of O’Keeffe’s art and thinking—her deep respect for the diverse and distinctive cultures of northern New Mexico. The exhibition features 53 O’Keeffe works including 15 rarely seen pictures of different Hopi katsina tihu, along with examples of these types of figures.

09/17/2012

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will present a selection of lavish lacquerware pieces in All that Glistens: A Century of Japanese Lacquer, an exhibition opening November 18 that explores the lacquer-making process.

09/11/2012

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will present Rocky Mountain Majesty: The Paintings of Charles Partridge Adams, a survey of Charles Partridge Adams (1858-1942), a Colorado landscape painter active during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The exhibition marks the first time that Adams’ masterworks will be displayed together at a major art museum; and the DAM will be the sole venue for this important exhibition that highlights his greatest paintings of Colorado.

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