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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 3 visitors holding paper horses they made in the Stampede art exhibition

    8 Fun Things for Families to Do at the DAM

    What to See & Do in November

    November is packed with fun things to do at the Denver Art Museum!

    Make a masterpiece (Now-January 6)

    Step into the world of master printmaker Rembrandt van Rijn in the exhibition Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker. Pick up an LCD drawing board and try recreating one of Rembrandt’s famous works, or get creative put a new spin on one of his prints.


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

    Altar Commemorates Day of the Dead

    On View through November 4, 2018

    For the second 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

  • man's hand carving groove in wood

    How We Incorporated Touch & Smell into Rembrandt Exhibition

    Q&A with Designer Matt Gesualdi

    In keeping with the Denver Art Museum's goals of being more intellectually and physically accessible to a wider range of visitors, we worked with local designer Matt Gesualdi to develop a multisensory installed experience in Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker to help explain Rembrandt’s printmaking processes. More

  • gallery view of chest of drawers in the Stampede: Animals in Art exhibition

    See Design Objects from the DAM's Collections in Stampede

    Stampede: Animals in Art brings together works from each curatorial department at the museum to explore how animals have inspired artists throughout history. Animal motifs can be symbolic, allegorical, or simply decorative. Works from the department of architecture, design, and graphics featured in Stampede span three centuries and a variety of media. More

  • Claude Monet, Path in the Wheat Fields at Pourville (Chemin dans les blés à Pourville),1882. Oil paint on canvas, 23" x 30 1/2", Denver Art Museum Collection: Collection of Frederic C. Hamilton, 2016.365

    Monet Moments

    With the opening of Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature just one year away, we are thrilled to initiate a series of posts related to the celebrated French impressionist artist.

    Check back monthly as we share exclusive, behind-the-scenes updates, propose social media challenges, and divulge some of the artist’s most-cherished recipes, in order to get to know the artist and his work while we countdown to the exhibition’s opening on October 20, 2019.


  • Sami Alkarim at the opening for New Territory Landscape Photography Today

    Denver-Based Artist Sami Alkarim to Speak at Anderman Photography Lecture

    October 4, 7-8:30 pm

    Sami Alkarim is the next speaker in the Anderman Photography Lecture Series at the Denver Art Museum on October 4. In this talk he will discuss his Dream series (examples recently on view in New Territory: Landscape Photography Today) and other projects as well as share insight into the motivation behind his work. Please join us for what is sure to be an interesting and inspiring talk. More