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  • impressionist painting of a row of fishing boats and fishermen on a beach

    Plan Your Visit to the Monet Exhibition

    October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020

    Questions about parking, directions, accessibility? Read these tips and know before you go. We can't wait to welcome you for this only-in-Denver exhibition! More

  • Monet Ticket Tips

    Monet Ticket Tips

    Okay, so you’re totally excited to see Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature at the Denver Art Museum (which opens in October), and you’re eager to buy tickets. Read below for answers to questions about tickets.

    Tickets to the Monet exhibition also include *admission to the rest of the museum.

    HOW MUCH ARE MONET TICKETS? More

  • cover of In the Time of the Butterflies and a gallery image of the textile wall hanging called Butterfly

    Explore 2019 NEA Big Read at Drop-In Writing

    October 22, 1-3 pm

    Explore Julia Alvarez's novel In the Time of the Butterflies in front of Marie Watt's artwork Butterfly (in The Light Show) at the Denver Art Museum's Drop-In Writing program on October 22. More

  • Untitled Final Friday logo. Untitled Final Friday is October 25 6-10 pm and illustration of Lauri Lynxxe Murphy the featured artist at October's Untitled

    Q&A with Lauri Lynnxe Murphy

    Lauri Lynnxe Murphy is the featured artist for Untitled Final Friday: In/Visible at the Denver Art Museum on October 25. Read our Q&A below to learn more about her and her practice, and then join us at Untitled! (Check out the program of events.) More

  • photo from video with Sarah Melching and Angelica Daneo in front of 2 framed Monet pastel artworks on a table in the conservation lab

    Video Provides Close Look at Monet Pastels

    In this video Angelica Daneo, Chief Curator and curator of European art before 1900, discusses two Monet chalk pastels made early in the artist's career. And Sarah Melching, Silber Director of Conservation, shows how the museum protects and preserves these artworks with specially engineered glass and microclimate envelopes.

    See these artworks in Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020. The Denver Art Museum is the sole U.S. venue for this exhibition.

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  • The Garcia Family and the 2018 DAM Community Day of the Dead altar.

    Contribute to the DAM's Day of the Dead Altar

    At Untitled Final Friday, October 25, 2019

    For the third year in a row, the DAM is commemorating Day of the Dead with an altar created by local artist David Ocelotl Garcia and his family. Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and Latin America that celebrates and commemorates the lives of those we’ve lost. More

  • a little boy painting at an easel in the paint studio

    What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

    October 2019 Family Fun

    The Denver Art Museum is the perfect place to spend some time this month. See artworks from around the world and many cultures, get creative making your own art, and even find some inspiration for costume ideas for Halloween.

    Remember, general admission is free for youth 18 and under every day.

    1. Start the month with a story More

  • black and white photo of Claude Monet in a white suit and hat in his garden at Giverny

    10 Fun Facts about Monet

    Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature is at the Denver Art Museum October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020. Buy your ticket today, and enjoy these fun facts about the artist and the exhibition.

    1. Monet features more than 120 artworks from 65 different cities across 5 continents.

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  • Adri Norris

    Paint Studio Demo Artist Adri Norris

    Adri Norris will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating her Women Behaving Badly series of paintings noon–3 pm September 21-22 and September, 28-29, 2019. The Paint Studio is included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under. More

  • Illustration of MO SPKX and the words Unexpect the Expected Untitled Final Friday Featuring Kate Speer August 30 6 to 10 pm

    Q&A with MO SPKX

    MO SPKX is the featured artist for Untitled Final Friday: Harvest of the Dreamer at the Denver Art Museum on September 27. Read our Q&A to learn more, and then join us at Untitled! (Check out the program of events.)

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  • circular portrait of Edward Fiennes de Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, with the words invidia touquet autorem above his head

    5 Things You’ll Learn at the Tudor Symposium

    September 12, 2019, 9:30 am-6 pm

    The DAM’s department of European and American art before 1900 is hosting an international symposium on portrait painting in Tudor England. Learn more about the groundbreaking research that will be presented and reserve your tickets today. More

  • a girl and a woman painting at easels in the Paint Studio

    6 Ideas for Family Fun at the DAM in September

    Although summer officially wraps up in September, the museum shows no signs of slowing down. Plan a September visit to enjoy The Light Show, make something new at two Create-n-Takes, and try out techniques in the Paint Studio. Remember, general admission is free for youth 18 and under every day.

    Here are six things to be sure to do at the museum in September:

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  • Abstract painting in ash, sepia, gray, golden yellow, matte white, black, and tan called Realness by Mark Bradford

    Mark Bradford's Realness

    On View in The Light Show through May 3, 2020

    Mark Bradford creates wall-sized collages and installations that inspire wonder with intricately detailed canvases in response to impromptu networks—underground economies, marginalized communities, and abandoned urban buildings. More

  • Caleb Hahne standing in his art studio

    Paint Studio Demo Artist Caleb Hahne

    Caleb Hahne will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating painting emotion noon–3 pm August 24–25 and August 31–September 1, 2019. The Paint Studio is included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under. More

  • Illustration of Kate Speer and the words Unexpect the Expected Untitled Final Friday Featuring Kate Speer August 30 6 to 10 pm

    Q&A with Kate Speer

    Kate Speer, dancer, choreographer, and community organizer, is the featured artist for Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum on August 30. Read our Q&A below to learn more about her and her artistic practice, and then join us at Untitled! (You can see the program of events here.) More

  • Statue of Saint Ferdinand in The Light Show exhibition

    ¡Este verano, sorpréndete con el arte (tal vez el tuyo) en el Denver Art Museum!

    Este verano encontrarás muchas oportunidades de crear tu propio arte y aprender acerca de diferentes técnicas de pintura en el Denver Art Museum. Todos los programas para las familias son bilingües y están incluidos con la admisión general al museo, la cual siempre es gratis para sus miembros, y menores de 18 años de edad. La entrada es gratis para todo público el primer sábado de cada mes.

    Conéctate con el arte More

  • Monet's painting The Rock Needle Seen Through the Porte d'Aval

    A Geologist's Take on Monet

    In a recent Monet Moment blog, we heard from senior interpretive specialist Stefania Van Dyke about developing the adult audio tour for Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature (October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020). Stefania mentioned how she interviewed people from outside of the Denver Art Museum as a way to gather unique perspectives on Monet’s paintings. More