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Free First Saturday

Free First Saturday

Occurs on the first Saturday of every month. Next Occurs on Saturday, August 6, 2016.

On the first Saturday of every month, you can enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime!

A Collection Highlights tour in Spanish is offered at 2 pm on Free First Saturdays.

Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am. Some special exhibitions may require additional ticket. More

Collectors' Choice 36

Collectors' Choice 36

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:30pm10:00pm.

The 36th annual Collectors' Choice, the Denver Art Museum's elegant black-tie fundraising gala, will be held on Thursday, December 8 at the museum. The evening will include cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the Frederic C. Hamilton Building and a seated dinner in the North Building. The Collectors’ Choice 36 gala will honor Lanny and Sharon Martin for their outstanding leadership and generous contributions to the Denver Art Museum. More

27th Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow & American Indian Cultural Celebration

27th Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow & American Indian Cultural Celebration

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:00am4:00pm.

One of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the 27th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration will feature American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, artist booths, and more. The DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures. The Gourd Dance will begin at 10 a.m. with the powwow grand entry at noon. More

CultureHaus Collects Presents: Art Collecting 101 Brunch - Auctions!

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 10:30am12:30pm.

Join CultureHaus Collects for a crash course in buying and selling at auction. Your ticket includes a delicious brunch catered by Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group. There will also be a cash-only bar serving mimosas and Bloody Marys.

What’s in Store:

10:30 am – Mix and mingle while enjoying mimosas and a Bloody Mary bar (cash only)

11:00 am – A delicious brunch buffet from Palettes, all served with assorted pastries, scones and muffins as well as fresh juice and coffee More

Circulación: Movement of Ideas, Art and People in Spanish America

Circulación: Movement of Ideas, Art and People in Spanish America

16th Annual Mayer Center Symposium
Friday, October 21, 2016Saturday, October 22, 2016.

The movement of artwork and artists, as well as the circulation of ideas and ideologies, shaped culture in Spanish America. A group of international scholars will assemble in Denver to explore topics related to artistic exchange, ranging from local interactions to global networks, and their influence on the art and architecture of the region. Organized by Jorge Rivas Perez, Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator of Spanish Colonial Art, Denver Art Museum.

The symposium will take place Friday 9:30 am-5:30 pm and Saturday 9:30 am-12:30 pm. More

Later the Same Evening

Later the Same Evening

Central City Opera
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 7:00pm9:00pm.

Inspired by Edward Hopper’s classic American paintings, this opera was written by contemporary composer John Musto and librettist Mark Campbell. The story reveals the hope, longing and love of characters in five Hopper paintings as they step out of their frames and come to life one night in 1932 New York.

This one-act opera will be performed in English by members of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program. More

May the 4th Be With You Public Celebration

May the 4th Be With You Public Celebration

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:00am11:00am.

Be one of the first to purchase tickets to the exhibition Star Wars and the Power of Costume on Star Wars Day, going on sale to the public at 10 a.m. on May 4 at the Denver Art Museum.

Join us outside on Martin Plaza for the celebration. Come in costume, meet and take photos with your favorite Star Wars™ characters and enter for a chance to win out-of-this-world prizes. More

Luncheon By Design | Dior Impressions

Luncheon By Design | Dior Impressions

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 11:00am1:00pm.

Design Council of the Denver Art Museum is pleased to host the exclusive presentation, Dior Impressions: The Inspiration and Influence of Impressionism at the House of Dior, by special guest speaker Florence Müller, Avenir Foundation Curator of Textile Art, Curator of Fashion. More



Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 9:00pmSunday, April 10, 2016 - 12:00am.

The Denver Art Museum would like to thank everyone who supported the Uncorked Wine Tasting on April 8, Uncorked Reserve and Uncorked AFTERGLO on Saturday, April 9, 2016. More

2016 Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 5:00pm6:30pm.

The Board of Trustees invites members to the Annual Meeting, Chairman J. Landis Martin presiding. The Cile Bach Volunteer Awards will be presented by Volunteer Executive Board President, Nikki Tomkinson.

Business at the annual meeting includes nomination of trustees and a report on museum activities. Celebrate the success of 2015 and learn more about upcoming programs, including Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection, Women of Abstract Expressionism, and Rhythm and Roots: Dance in American Art. More

Uncorked Wine Tasting 2016

Uncorked Wine Tasting 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 6:00pm9:00pm.

The Denver Art Museum would like to thank everyone who supported the Uncorked Wine Tasting on April 8, Uncorked Reserve and Uncorked AFTERGLO on Saturday, April 9, 2016. More

Uncorked Reserve

Uncorked Reserve 2016

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 6:00pm10:00pm.

The Denver Art Museum would like to thank everyone who supported the Uncorked Wine Tasting on April 8, Uncorked Reserve and Uncorked AFTERGLO on Saturday, April 9, 2016. This annual two-day fundraising event raised significant funds which will support the museum’s groundbreaking exhibitions and creative programming. More

Colorado Gives Day 2015

Support the DAM on Colorado Gives Day 2015

Occurs every day through December 8, 2015. Next Occurs on

Support the arts with a donation to the DAM on Colorado Gives Day, December 8!

The DAM’s ability to deliver world class exhibitions and engaging programs depends on supporters like you! Please consider a tax-deductible gift on December 8 on Colorado Gives Day.

Schedule your donation here or give anytime through the DAM’s website. More

Design After Dark - Amass

2016 Design After Dark | AMASS

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 7:00pm11:00pm.

On Friday, February 5, 2016, join Design Council of the Denver Art Museum for Design After Dark | AMASS, Denver’s most dynamic and diverse celebration of design. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with cocktails, food, entertainment, and a silent auction well into the night.

Ticket prices are $80 general; $65 Denver Art Museum / Design Council Members; $50 young professionals (ages 21–30). Advanced ticketing is required. This event is expected to sell out.

A limited amount of tickets will be offered at the door with a $20 increase per ticket. More

Gregg Deal's Ethnographic Zoo performance

Gregg Deal's Ethnographic Zoo performance

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 11:00am3:00pm.

Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Gregg Deal will deliver a new art performance on Saturday, November 28, titled Ethnographic Zoo. This performance piece will run from 11 am to 3 pm outside the museum on Martin Plaza. More

Douglas Society Annual Dinner 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 6:00pm9:00pm.

The Douglas Society annual meeting and dinner will be held January 28 in the North Building's Ponti Hall. Douglas Society members and others interested in American Indian, African, and Oceanic arts are invited to attend. The event will include dinner, the society’s annual business meeting, and board elections.

For ticket information, please contact nativeart@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0162.


CultureHaus & REMIX Presents CSOm at the DAM Holiday Edition

Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 5:30pm6:30pm.

CultureHaus and REMIX want to shake up Sunday night with some yoga and symphony! Join us after-hours at the Denver Art Museum for an all-levels yoga workshop and musicians from the Colorado Symphony. Kick-off the holiday season with a savasana set to spectacular live music in a beautiful space.

Doors open at 5:15 pm.

Tickets are $15 for CultureHaus and REMIX members, $25 for non-members. More

Hearts for Art

Hearts for Art 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016Sunday, February 14, 2016.

Once again the Denver Art Museum is ready for Valentine’s Day. Join us and other museums across the country to spread the love with Hearts for Art. From February 9–February 14, you’re invited to show your love for a favorite work of art by placing a paper heart on the floor in front of your artwork crush.

Step 1: Pick up a single heart and hold it close until you’re ready...

Step 2: Fall in love with a piece of art and make it official by placing your heart ON THE FLOOR in front of a work of art you love. More

CultureHaus: Art of the Maker

CultureHaus: The Art of the Maker

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 7:00pm10:30pm.

The DAM's young philanthropist group, CultureHaus, invites members and guests to celebrate the Art of the Maker featuring DeVotchKa. More

Night at the Museums - Denver Arts Week 2015

Night at the Museums - Denver Arts Week 2015

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 5:00pm10:00pm.

Enjoy after-hours creativity for all ages during Night at the Museums at the DAM with free general admission (no reservation required) on Saturday, November 7!

Plus, get a special Night at the Museums discount on tickets for the DAM's newest exhibition, Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio. This groundbreaking exhibition features more than 100 works and explores the connection between American artists Andrew Wyeth and his son Jamie. More