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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced the appointment of William Morrow as the Polly and Mark Addison Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, concluding an extensive international search. Morrow will oversee the DAM’s broad collection of contemporary art as well as continue the museum’s strong tradition of presenting world-class temporary and traveling exhibitions. One of Morrow’s first projects at the DAM will be to join the curatorial team for Nick Cave: Sojourn, an exhibition of new work debuting at the museum in June 2013.
One of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the 23rd Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration on September 8 will feature American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, vendors and more. The DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures.
El Denver Art Museum (DAM) presenta un programa bilingüe –enfocado en la familia, titulado CelebrARTE, que se llevará a cabo cada tercer domingo del mes, de 1–4 p.m. Con enfoque en el arte y la creatividad de los artistas, culturas y experiencias latinas, este programa mensual ofrecerá actividades bilingües intergeneracionales para toda la familia. Invitando a los visitantes a que compartan sus historias acerca del arte y la conexión con creativos locales, las series pondrán en relieve el impacto de las artes de América Latina a nivel local, regional y mundial.
WHAT: One of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the 23rd Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration features American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, free general admission, vendors and more.
WHEN: Saturday, September 8 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Denver Art Museum – Acoma Plaza (on 13th Avenue between Broadway and Bannock)
This exhibition and events calendar is current as of July 2012. Please confirm dates and titles with the Museum’s Communications Office before publication at 720-913-0000 or firstname.lastname@example.org, as information provided here is subject to change. Contact the Communications Office for more information, images or exhibition sponsor information.
Tickets for the highly anticipated Becoming Van Gogh will go on sale to the public on August 15. Museum members will be able to purchase timed and dated tickets starting August 1. An in-depth exploration of Vincent van Gogh’s unconventional path to becoming one of the world’s most recognizable artists, Becoming Van Gogh 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 to whom he responded.
The exclusive North American showing of Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective is almost over. July 8 is the final day to see the stunning collection of more than 200 of Saint Laurent’s iconic haute couture outfits.
The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that it will honor long-time museum trustee and local businessman Charlie Gallagher at its 32nd annual Collectors’ Choice fundraising gala on November 29, 2012. The glamorous affair is one of the museum’s largest fundraisers. This year funds will help support the DAM’s dynamic exhibition schedule and ongoing education programs.