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  • a black and white photo of Suchitra Mattai and text reading Untitled Final Fridays Unexpected the Expected March 29 6-10 pm featuring Suchitra Mattai

    Q&A with Suchitra Mattai

    Suchitra Mattai is the featured artist for Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum on March 29. Read our Q&A below to learn more about her and her artistic practice, and then join us at Untitled! More

  • A mother and child at a table making an art project

    Spring into Family Fun at the DAM

    What to See & Do March 2019

    The seasons may start to change in the month of March, but there’s one thing that remains the same: there’s always a variety of fun family activities at the museum. Join us for art projects, stories, theater performances, and more! More

  • objects from the Denver Art Museum at a school for Art Lives Here program with DAM staff and students

    Apply for Art Lives Here/El arte vive aquí 

    Deadline: April 12, 2019

    Is your school actively engaged in promoting the arts? Do you work for a community center focused on exposing youth and families to new creative experiences and opportunities? Apply here to collaborate with the Denver Art Museum to bring the Art Lives Here/El arte vive aquí program to your site. More

  • British painting depicting a mother and her son in ancient Roman dress in an interior with classical architectural details such as a massive stone column and a sculpture in the form of a sphinx.

    Angelica Kauffman: The Only Woman Artist in the Berger Collection

    Angelica Kauffman was ahead of her time—way ahead. Born in 1741, she built a hugely successful career as a painter, a feat undreamed of by almost every woman artist for another century and a half.


  • black and white photo of a cat made in 1916

    The Cat Photograph by Frank Eugene

    In Stampede: Animals in Art through May 29, 2019

    Several photographs from the Denver Art Museum’s collection can be found throughout Stampede: Animals in Art, on view through May 19, 2019. This exhibition includes works from every curatorial department at the DAM and highlights the significance and prominence of animal imagery in art across cultures and time. More

  • Dior From Paris to the World and model in a colorful Dior dress facing away from the camera

    Get Creative This March / Se creativo este marzo

    ¿Qué tienen en común María Félix, Dolores del Río, Marylyn Monroe, Josephine Baker y Elizabeth Taylor?

    Además de que todas ellas fueron grandes estrellas del cine mundial, ¡todas ellas, en su época, vistieron diseños de la casa de modas de alta costura Dior! More

  • Untitled Final Fridays picture of three members of the Black Actors Guild in performance wearing referee uniforms

    Q&A with Black Actors Guild

    Celebrate Black History Month at Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum. Our featured artists, the Black Actors Guild has a fun, creative evening planned exploring the exhibition Jordan Casteel:Returning the Gaze and the illustrious history of Five Points. Learn more about their views on creativity and community and get a few hints about the evening's program below: More

  • Jamie Okuma, Ribbon dress

    Symposium Explores Appropriation & Appreciation in the Global Art World

    February 23, 9:30 am-4:15 pm

    On Saturday, February 23, artists, scholars, and curators will meet at the Denver Art Museum for a symposium on Who Owns Culture? Appropriation & Appreciation in the Global Art World. As a global art museum with artworks from many cultures around the world, the DAM is proud to contribute to this complex and ongoing discussion. More

  • A boy holds up art he made while a man looks on at Create Playdate

    Amor y amistad en febrero en el Denver Art Museum

    El Denver Art Museum, donde la entrada general siempre es GRATIS para menores de 18 años de edad, es el lugar ideal para crear recuerdos con sus seres queridos y amistades este mes del amor y la amistad. Juntos podrán aprender acerca de otras culturas y tradiciones; de artistas de fama nacional e internacional; ¡y crear sus propias obras de arte! More

  • Jordan Casteel, Charles, 2016

    Celebrate Black History Month at the DAM

    See Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

    The Denver Art Museum is pleased to host the first major museum exhibition by Denver-born, Harlem-based artist Jordan Casteel. Read on for information about the exhibition opening and other events at the museum exploring Black art, culture, and history this month. More

  • 2 girls holding up art projects they made at create playdate

    Fall in Love with Art & Creativity

    February 2019 Family Fun at the DAM

    See the new exhibition Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze. Play, imagine, and make art to take home. Listen to the stories behind a special object at the bilingual program Cuentos del Arte. And much more! More

  • People lying on floor with arms and legs stretched out.

    Enhance Your Wellbeing at the DAM

    Unplug at New Monthly Program

    Join us on a select Friday each month at 4 pm for Unplugged, a new program that invites visitors to find relaxation, reflection, and calm in our galleries. Led by museum educators and partners whose work connects with mindfulness or contemplative practices, each month’s program will feature a different way to slow down and unwind. More

  • Pictured from left to right: Alexander Penn, Stefania Van Dyke, George T.M. Shackelford, Angelica Daneo, Christoph Heinrich, Marianne Mathieu, Paul H. Tucker, Ortrud Westheider, Daniel Zamani, James Rubin, and Richard Thomson

    Monet Conference Dispels Myths

    Exhibition Team Preps for Upcoming Exhibition

    Hallo aus Potsdam! This month, representatives from the Denver Art Museum traveled to the Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany, to attend a conference related to Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature, which opens in October. More

  • 2 girls in The Incubation Effect exhibition

    ¡Fabuloso 2019 en el DAM! / Fabulous 2019 at the DAM!

    Al despedirnos del 2018, reflexionamos acerca de las experiencias y recuerdos que creamos con nuestros seres queridos al disfrutar de las colecciones y actividades del Denver Art Museum, donde la admisión es siempre GRATUITA para niños y jóvenes de hasta 18 años años de edad.

    Ganesha: el protector juguetón, a la vista hasta el 13 de enero. El corazón de la exposición es una estatua de Ganesha creada entre 600 y 700, en préstamo por el Museo Nacional de Camboya en Phnom Penh. More

  • Untitled Final Fridays Secret Love Collective Jan 25 2019

    Q&A with Secret Love Collective, Our Featured Artist for January's Untitled

    For the 2019 season of Untitled Final Fridays, the Denver Art Museum will be collaborating with different creatives and community members to create an evening of artmaking, performances, and tours. Secret Love Collective is the January creative. Learn more about them in the following Q&A and then come check out what they have in store on January 25 at the first Untitled Final Friday of 2019. More

  • little girl in front of an image of a model on the staircase on the way to the Dior exhibition

    Resolutions for an Artful New Year

    What to See & Do in January 2019

    1. Take a ‘vacation’ at the DAM

    Winter break at the DAM is still on through January 6, 2019, so stop by for family fun. The Print Studio, gallery activities, A Walk in the Woods family space, and two Create-n-Takes are open every day. More

  • 2 houses in snow painted by Monet

    Did You Know Monet Painted More than 100 Snow Scenes?

    Note: Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature opens in October 2019.

    As winter approaches, we thought it would be a good time to mention Monet’s relationship with the season. Despite his celebrated use of color, a number of Monet’s canvases demonstrate an engagement with seemingly monochrome depictions of snow and ice-covered landscapes. More

  • a man and two children in the Stampede exhibition


    Aunque existen muchísimas razones para compartir su tiempo y crear experiencias inolvidables con sus seres queridos en el mes de diciembre en el Denver Art Museum, solamente señalaré 10 de ellas.

    1. El Denver Art Museum es el mejor lugar para disfrutar las Vacaciones de Invierno (del 22 de diciembre, 2018 al 6 de enero, 2019) y de las actividades bilingües gratuitas para TODA la familia (y sus amigos y visitas) y que incluyen: More

  • girl making art project in the print studio

    December 2018 Family Fun at the DAM

    Enjoy Winter Break Activities & More

    December is here and the museum is hopping. Stop by for a visit in between holiday shopping. Bring both family and friends and spend time together. Have fun, be creative, and escape wintry weather! More