TAG: installation process

Gallery view of paintings by Sonia Gechtoff

Building New Walls for a New Art Exhibition

Get the scoop on how the DAM added vertical walls to the galleries for Women of Abstract Expressionism. More

The Design of Exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum

The Design of Exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 2:00pm3:30pm.

Ben Griswold of Spatial Poetics, in collaboration with the staff of the Denver Art Museum, has designed many beautiful exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum such as Becoming Van Gogh and Passport to Paris. Ben will speak about all aspects of designing a successful exhibition. His design work is seen at many local institutions.

Free with general admission. Doors open at 1:30 pm; seating is on a first-come basis.

Sponsored by Friends of Painting and Sculpture, a DAM support group. More

Rising to the Challenge of Installing Nick Cave: Sojourn

Rising to the Challenge of Installing Nick Cave: Sojourn

As the photographer at the Denver Art Museum I am often asked to do photo documentation of some of our more challenging and interesting installations. We have an expert staff of art installers led by longtime veteran John Lupe and his very capable crew. For the exciting, new exhibition, Nick Cave: Sojourn, there were several unique installation situations. Take a look at the photos below to see what goes on behind the scenes to get a new exhibition ready at the DAM. More

How Museum Staff Check Conditions of O'Keeffe Artworks

How Museum Staff Check Conditions of O'Keeffe Artworks

When you walk into the Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition, it looks beautiful and completely put together. This was not the case during installation. More

Installing the Now Boarding 2-D & 3-D Timeline (Video)

Installing the Now Boarding 2-D & 3-D Timeline (Video)

After months (sometimes years) of planning, deliberating, and visualizing, the fun part of installing an exhibition is when all the pieces start to come together physically in the gallery space. In the Now Boarding exhibition, that included two-dimensional (2-D) objects such as photos and sketches of the airports, three-dimensional (3-D) objects like architectural models and various airline travel-related artifacts, multiple videos, and a spectrum of graphics. More

Yves Saint Laurent Installation by the Numbers

Yves Saint Laurent Installation by the Numbers

The Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective exhibition has brought haute couture to the Denver Art Museum, and let me tell you, these mannequins don’t travel light. More