Stop by for PREVIEW Open Window on Wednesday from 10:30 am-noon. More
Roll up your sleeves and dress to impress at a costume-themed party that’s suited for stars. More
Curator Florence Müller shares curatorial insights on the making of Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s, in a special member-only lecture. More
Provide an 8x10 piece of felt that has slits one inch a part almost the entire width of the piece. Leave a one inch space around the entire felt piece as a border.
Provide various material choices to weave in and out of the slits.More
Watch a video to see how the museum created custom-made supports for some of the garments in Shock Wave. More
Müller discusses the opportunities and challenges of adding fashion to the DAM's collection, shares her opinion about the differences between Denver and Paris, and more. More
Note: The Thread Studio, Textile Art Gallery, and PreVIEW Open Window will be closed for installation August 8–September 10. More
Follow the development of design, uses, style, and decorative techniques in kimono with Dr. Hiroko Johnson, Professor Emeritus and Lecturer in Japanese Art History, San Diego State University. More
Members see the exhibition first; plus, save 20% on all purchases at The Shops. More
This event will feature artist Marie Watt in conversation with oral historian James McElhinney. Watt draws from history, biography, protofeminism, and Indigenous principles, and uses materials that are conceptually attached to narrative: in particular, exploring the stories connected with commonplace woolen blankets, cedar, and iron. More
Using Creative Crossroads: The Art of Tapestry exhibit as inspiration, we will be exploring the art of frottage, a French term meaning “to rub.” More
View a screening of the documentary film The Radiant Sun pays tribute to and explores the life and work of mid-century American designer Ruth Adler Schnee, a German Jewish immigrant who settled in Detroit and became an influential textile and interior designer. More
Shock Wave: Japanese Fashion Design, 1980s–90s, shows work by Japanese designers who started a fashion revolution in Paris. The exhibition features 70 looks by powerhouse designers Issey Miyake, Kenzo Takada, Kansai Yamamoto, Yohji Yamamoto, Comme des Garçons, and Junya Watanabe, whose impact on fashion still resonates today. More
Thanks to a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the collections management department just completed an upgrade of the rolled textile storage collection. See their work in a time-lapse video and photographs. More
The Denver Art Museum recently announced that three curators joined the museum. Below is a brief introduction. Stay tuned for more information and opportunities to get to know them and their growing art collections.
Tianlong Jiao, Joseph de Heer Curator of Asian Art More
Join us as local spinners team up for a friendly yarn-spinning competition. More
In preparation for Creative Crossroads: The Art of Tapestry, opening May 31, the Denver Art Museum's staff have been working on a Spanish Colonial table cover in PreVIEW (a behind-the-scenes visible staging area in our textile art gallery).
Curators have examined it and explored its history, and textile art conservators have been testing and repairing the tapestry. In this video, conservators clean and stabilize the tapestry. More
See more than 20 tapestry-woven wall hangings, rugs, furniture covers, and garments from Europe, Turkey, China, Peru, Mexico, and the American Southwest. More
In preparation for Creative Crossroads: The Art of Tapestry, opening May 31, the Denver Art Museum’s staff have been working on a Spanish Colonial table cover in PreVIEW (a behind-the-scenes visible staging area in our textile art gallery). More
In preparation for Creative Crossroads: The Art of Tapestry, opening May 31, the Denver Art Museum's staff have been working on a Spanish Colonial table cover in PreVIEW (a behind-the-scenes visible staging area in our textile art gallery). More