TAG: Behind the Scenes

Viviane Le Courtois with visitors in her global thinking pod

Participate in Project with Artist Viviane Le Courtois

Slow down, have a discussion with the artist, and crochet chains out of yarn or wool or donate a lock of hair for her Global Thinking Pod. More

Young Dancers at the Denver Art Museum for Dia del Nino

Join the Denver Art Museum for Día del Niño

Sunday, April 24, 10 am–5 pm

Includes a variety of performances and free general admission to non-ticketed exhibitions at the DAM, History Colorado, Byers-Evans House Museum, and the Clyfford Still Museum. More

Portrait of a woman by Lui Ferreyra

Paint Studio Demo Artist Lui Ferreyra

Lui Ferreyra’s paintings use geometric fragments and fractals of color, which blend together to become complete images of figures and landscapes. See his demo on March 26 & 27. More

Cityscape Morning, Day and Night by Audrey Roberts

See Artworks by Winners of the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

March 24–April 15

Highlighting over 100 artworks by Colorado students in grades 7–12. More

Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world. A quote by Miyamoto Musashi and an image of a dragon

6 Ways to Live Like a Samurai

We hope every exhibition at the Denver Art Museum inspires visitors. With Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection we thought it would be fun to offer some ways the museum might help visitors explore aspects of samurai philosophy. More

Light of Centaurus abstract painting by Quintin Gonzalez

Paint Studio Demo Artist Quintin Gonzalez

Quintin Gonzalez will be in the Paint Studio April 2–3 and 9–10. More

The Vision of Tundale by a follower of Bosch

Celebrating the Art & Influence of Hieronymus Bosch

See a work by one of Bosch's followers on view at the DAM. More

Static by Nathan Abels

Paint Studio Demo Artist Nathan Abels

Learn more about acrylic painting with Nathan Abels on March 26 & 27. More

Girls in Science

Science & Art Come Together at Girls & Science 2016

Did you know science is involved in many staff members' jobs at the Denver Art Museum? More

Full face mask of Agyo

Buddhism & the Samurai

Various forms of Buddhism played a major role in the life of the samurai, and we find this influence throughout several pieces on display. More

Global thinking pod by Viviane le Courtois

Help Artist Viviane Le Courtois Create a Global 'Thinking Pod'

Viviane Le Courtois, a Denver-based artist, will be a creative-in-residence at the Denver Art Museum from April 5–15. During her residency, she will be building a “thinking pod” inside the exhibition Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out on Level 3 of the Hamilton Building. More

Creative-in-Residence Mar Williams, Photo by Dan Chick

Learn Your 'Art Identity' with Hacker & Artist Mar Williams 

How aware are we that our online persona exists? Is it a mirror of who we are in the physical world? Questions like these served as the catalyst for Mar Williams' creative-in-residence project. More

Still of artist Judith Godwin from the film Women of Abstract Expressionism

Celebrating the Women of Abstract Expressionism for Women's History Month (Video)

Watch the trailer for Women of Abstract Expressionism. More

Intern Laura Levy

Internship Opportunities at the DAM

Interested in museum careers? Check out internship opportunities at the DAM. More

People at a Mindful Looking program

Linger, Look & Wonder at Monthly Mindful Looking Gallery Program

Our new Mindful Looking gallery program is a “slow art” experience that invites participants to explore the DAM collection one work at a time. More

Mural in the Just for Fun Center Japan

Welcome to the Just For Fun Center─Japan

Explore, build, create, make, and play in the newly reimagined Just for Fun Family Center! More

Q&A with Artist Leonardo Drew

Q&A with Artist Leonardo Drew

Read our conversation with Leonardo Drew and see his work in Showing Off through April 3. More

Walk the Line elephant color print

Paint Studio Demo Artist Derek Cadena

Derek Cadena will be in the Paint Studio on February 20 & 21. More

Anne Evans

Founding Member Anne Evans Inducted into Two Halls of Fame

Honors for a pioneering arts and culture supporter. More

Paintings Showcase the Southwest

Paintings Showcase the Southwest

Walter Ufer and E. Martin Hennings were both drawn to Taos, New Mexico, by their desire to create distinctively American art, yet the two couldn’t have been more different. More