TAG: Behind the Scenes

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

Samurai-Related Events & Programs

Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection is on view March 6–June 5 at the Denver Art Museum. Enhance your visit with exhibition-related learning opportunities and creative activities. More

Jamie Wyeth, Twin Houses

Dive Deeper into the Artistic Relationship Between Andrew & Jamie Wyeth 

Article by Timothy J. Standring, curator of Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio. More

Women taking a selfie

Celebrate #MuseumSelfie Day on January 20

Win Tickets to the Denver Art Museum

Stop by the Denver Art Museum and capture a selfie and share it on Instagram or Twitter. More

Screen capture of video of Jamie Wyeth

Wyeth Closing Soon

Watch Arts District videos about Andrew and Jamie Wyeth and Fritz Scholder. The artists' works are in two major exhibitions closing soon. More

E. Martin Hennings, Beneath Clouded Skies, about 1922. Oil on canvas

Explore the Blue Skies, Dramatic Cloudscapes & Earthy Colors of A Place in the Sun

Be transported to the American Southwest. More

Pre-Columbian ceramic figure

DAM Pre-Columbian Curator Assists MSU Denver Student

What Did Ancient Costa Ricans Look Like? 

When scientists in Costa Rica wanted to put a "face" to a 2,500-year-old skull, they needed a forensic artist. The forensic artist needed representations of what women of the time looked like. She came to the DAM. More

Voting Booths by Warm Cookies of the Revolution Creative-in-Residence

Flex Your Civic Muscles with Warm Cookies of the Revolution

Warm Cookies of the Revolution, a civic health club, is the Denver Art Museum’s current creative-in-residence.

“You go to a gym to exercise your physical health, a religious institution to exercise your spiritual health, and a therapist to exercise your mental health. Warm Cookies of the Revolution helps you exercise your civic health,” said Evan Weissman, founder of the organization.


People in the Asian art gallery

100 Years of Collecting Asian Art

2015 is the centennial anniversary of Asian art at the DAM. More

Three magi on horseback

Newly Conserved Magi on View at the Denver Art Museum

Learn how the DAM conserved these three kings from the 1700s and see them at the museum. More

Dancers at Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration

Celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe at the DAM

Kick off the celebration with music and dance performances on December 13. More

Winter Break, A Place of My Own, Free for Kids at the Denver Art Museum

5 Reasons the Denver Art Museum is the Place to be during Winter Break

Whether you like making art, seeing live performances, or exploring the galleries, there's something for everyone to enjoy! More

Rudi Monterroso's artwork

Paint Studio Demo Artist Rudi Monterroso

Rudi Monterroso will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating acrylic painting on metal and canvas on December 5–6 and 12–13.

Liz Jaite: What will your demonstration in the studio look like? More

glass artworks

10 Staff Picks for Holiday Gifts from the Denver Art Museum

In search of great holiday gift ideas? Here is our staff's list of ten items we think you'll like! More

Kids making art

Celebrate Creativity & Support the DAM on Colorado Gives Day, December 8

Did you know that children who are exposed to the arts demonstrate stronger critical thinking skills, display higher levels of social tolerance and exhibit greater empathy? More

Mystery doors in Wyeth exhibition

Have Family Fun at the Wyeth Exhibition

Family audio guide and "mystery" doors inspire families. More

Skulls painted elaborately in the tradition of decorations for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

The DAM Showcases Elementary Student Art

The Mañanitas program showcased in this exhibition is a partnership between the DAM and four Denver elementary schools serving large bilingual populations. See the showcase through Jan. 3. More

Woman looking at catalog in the Shop

Shop for Unique Holiday Gifts at the Denver Art Museum

Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts and more! More

Opening Gala Celebrates Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio

Opening Gala Celebrates Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio

On November 6, nearly 650 guests gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio. More

Textile storage assistants roll textiles

See How the DAM Updated Textile Art Storage

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

Gregg Deal

Watch Video Interview with Native Arts Artist-in-Residence Gregg Deal

Check out our interview with Gregg about his current project. And visit him during public hours in his studio at the DAM. His residency will culminate with a performance at Untitled Final Friday on January 29. More