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The Design of Exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Lectures (old category)

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
Blog: Behind the Scenes

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

Installing the Now Boarding 2-D & 3-D Timeline (Video)
Blog: Behind the Scenes

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