MEDIA ADVISORY: DENVER ART MUSEUM EXTENDS CLOSING DATE FOR DIOR: FROM PARIS TO THE WORLD

The Denver Art Museum (DAM), home to the U.S. presentation of Dior: From Paris to the World that surveys more than 70 years of the house of Dior’s enduring legacy and its global influence, has just announced March 17, 2019 as its new exhibition closing date.

The Total Look section, photo by James Florio.

The 2-week extension will give exhibition visitors extended access to a selection of more than 200 haute couture dresses, as well as accessories, photographs, original sketches, runway videos and other archival material.

Dior: From Paris to the World also profiles pivotal moments in the house’s history, along with sections focused on its founder, Christian Dior, and subsequent artistic directors, including Yves Saint Laurent (1958–1960), Marc Bohan (1961–1989), Gianfranco Ferré (1989–1996), John Galliano (1997–2011), Raf Simons (2012–2015) and Maria Grazia Chiuri (2016–present).

The exhibition will travel to the Dallas Museum of Art after its debut at the DAM.

While the museum encourages everyone to plan ahead and purchase tickets in advance, exclusive VIP hotel packages also are available for those traveling to Denver and feature skip-the-line tickets.

The DAM and VISIT DENVER, the city of Denver’s convention and visitors bureau, have created www.DiorinDenver.com to offer the 12 following exclusive hotel packages*:

  • Grand Hyatt Denver
  • Halcyon – a Hotel in Cherry Creek
  • Hotel Teatro
  • Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
  • Kimpton Hotel Born Denver
  • Le Méridien Denver Downtown
  • Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
  • the ART, a hotel
  • The Jacquard Hotel & Rooftop
  • The Ramble Hotel
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Denver
  • The Westin Denver Downtown

* Check with individual hotels for dates and availability.

EXHIBITION SPONSORS

Dior: From Paris to the World is organized by the Denver Art Museum in association with the Dallas Museum of Art. It is presented by Joy and Chris Dinsdale. Additional funding is provided by Bridget and John Grier, Swarovski, Denver Agency, Nancy Lake Benson, John Brooks Incorporated, Fine Arts Foundation, the donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign, the Textile and Fashion Circle and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Special thanks to the Avenir Foundation for its support of the department of textile art and fashion. Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine, CBS4, Comcast Spotlight and The Denver Post.

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