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Nooner Tour (Tuesday—Friday)
Event: Tours

Nooner Tour (Tuesday—Friday)

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 12:00pm12:30pm.

Join a docent for a 30-minute, in-depth look at an aspect of the museum’s collections or something special happening in the galleries. More

DAM Highlights Tour (Daily)
Event: Tours

DAM Highlights Tour (Daily)

Occurs every day the museum is open. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:00am11:45am.

Expert docents introduce you to a selection of the museum’s most noteworthy objects. Visit both the North and Hamilton buildings and discover a diversity of artworks from across time and around the world. More

DAM Highlights Tour en Español
Event: Tours

DAM Highlights Tour en Español

Occurs on the first Saturday of every month. Next Occurs on Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 2:00pm2:45pm.

¡Cada Primer sábado gratis el Denver Art Museum te invita a aprender sobre nuestras colecciones en un tour gratis en español sobre nuestras obras favoritas en el museo! More

George Caleb Bingham, The Jolly Flatboatmen, 1846
Event: Tours

Rhythm & Roots Tours

Occurs every day the museum is open through October 2, 2016. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 1:00pm.

Join a 45-minute public tour of Rhythm & Roots, offered daily at 1 pm, July 10 through October 2. Included with general admission, reservations not required. More

Elaine de Kooning, Bullfight, 1959
Event: Tours

Women of Abstract Expressionism Tours

Occurs every day the museum is open through September 25, 2016. Next Occurs on Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 2:00pm.

A 45-minute public tour of the groundbreaking Women of Abstract Expressionism. Tours offered daily at 2 pm, June 12 through September 25. More

E. Martin Hennings, A Friendly Encounter, about 1922
Event: Tours

A Place in the Sun Tours

Occurs every day the museum is open through April 24, 2016. Next Occurs on

Enjoy a 45-minute tour with a trained docent on the art of lifelong friends and fellow artists Walter Ufer and E. Martin Hennings. More

Gallery Tour of Super Indian: Fritz Scholder, 1967–1980
Event: Tours

Gallery Tour of Super Indian: Fritz Scholder, 1967–1980

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 6:00pm8:00pm.

Join curator John Lukavic and curatorial assistant Eric Berkemeyer for an inside look at these paintings and Scholder’s lithographic process. More

Samurai: Armor from The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection
Event: Members

Samurai Member Tours

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through June 3, 2016. Next Occurs on

Docent-led member tours of Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection will be available at 1 pm on Tuesdays–Fridays throughout the course of the exhibition. More

Event: Members

Wyeth Member Tours (SOLD OUT)

Occurs every Tuesday and Thursday through February 4, 2016. Next Occurs on

Docent-led member tours of Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio will be available at 1 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the course of the exhibition. More

Castiglione: Lost Genius Tours
Event: Tours

Castiglione: Lost Genius Tours

Occurs every day the museum is open through November 8, 2015. Next Occurs on

A 45-minute public tour of Castiglione: Lost Genius examining the work of the master Genoese draftsman, painter, and printmaker.

Tours offered daily at 2 pm, August 9–November 8.

Meet in the first level elevator lobby of the Hamilton Building.

Free with admission. Reservations are not required.

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A Closer Look: Gallery Conversations (April 19)
Event: Tours

A Closer Look: Gallery Conversations (April 19)

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Slow down and spend time with a single work of art in the DAM galleries. Join us in discovering overlooked details, exploring ideas, and making connections as we linger, look, and discuss.

There will be four gallery conversations this spring and summer. We are experimenting with our programs and invite you to come and try out this new offering. More

A Closer Look: Gallery Conversations (May 14)
Event: Tours

A Closer Look: Gallery Conversations (May 14)

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Slow down and spend time with a single work of art in the DAM galleries. Join us in discovering overlooked details, exploring ideas, and making connections as we linger, look, and discuss.

There will be four gallery conversations this spring and summer. We are experimenting with our programs and invite you to come and try out this new offering. More

Gallery Conversations (June 18)
Event: Tours

Gallery Conversations (June 18)

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Slow down and spend time with a single work of art in the DAM galleries. Join us in discovering overlooked details, exploring ideas, and making connections as we linger, look, and discuss.

There will be four gallery conversations this spring and summer. We are experimenting with our programs and invite you to come and try out this new offering. More

Gallery Conversations (July 23)
Event: Tours

Gallery Conversations (July 23)

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 2:00pm3:00pm.

Slow down and spend time with a single work of art in the DAM galleries. Join us in discovering overlooked details, exploring ideas, and making connections as we linger, look, and discuss.

There will be four gallery conversations this spring and summer. We are experimenting with our programs and invite you to come and try out this new offering. More

Mark Wallinger
Exhibition

Mark Wallinger

Angel
Closed on Jan 3, 2016

Angel is a video that explores the theme of religion and features Wallinger playing Blind Faith, his sightless alter ego. The artist is seen repeatedly reciting—backwards—the first five verses of St. John's Gospel from the King James version of the Bible. The spectator is asked to consider religious belief in a realm beyond the visible. More

Miró's Homage to Picasso

Miró's Homage to Picasso

Joan Miró began painting Woman, Bird, and Star (Homage to Pablo Picasso) in 1966. In 1973, the day Pablo Picasso died, he signed it. In a recent Nooner Tour at the Denver Art Museum, visitors learned that Picasso had been an inspiration and mentor to Miró. How did the two men meet? Through their mothers and cake. More

Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination Tour
Event: Tours

Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination Tour

Occurs every day the museum is open through June 28, 2015. Next Occurs on

A 45-minute public tour highlighting Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination.

Meet in the first level elevator lobby of the Hamilton Building.

Free with admission. Reservations are not required. More

Miró-Inspired Activities & Programs at the DAM

Miró-Inspired Activities & Programs at the DAM

Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination is on view through June 28 at the Denver Art Museum. Enhance your visit with Miró-inspired artmaking, learning opportunities, and other creative activities! More

Sharon Rouse guiding a tour at the Denver Art Museum

DAM Volunteer Honored for 33 Years of Service

Sharon Rouse Receives Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award

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The Denver Art Museum Welcomes a New Group of Tour Guides

The Denver Art Museum Welcomes a New Group of Tour Guides

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a tour guide at a museum or what a person has to do to become one?

One of the most rewarding parts of my job at the Denver Art Museum is having the opportunity to train and work with tour guides, or as we call them, docents. Training a new class of docents certainly requires a strong commitment from the institution in both staff time and resources as well as a strong commitment from docent mentors and provisional docents (docents in training), yet it’s well worth it in the end since it results in enriching our visitors’ experience. More

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