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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

  • three photos from left: a boy with an artwork in the studio, three girls in the What is Utopia exhibition, a woman in a wheel chair looking at an activity with another woman

    Support Access to the Arts for All on Colorado Gives Day

    Colorado Gives Day is December 10, 2019. We hope you will consider a gift to help the museum provide access to art and creativity. More

  • Barefoot boys playing snap the whip in front of a red building

    Symposium Explores Work by Winslow Homer & Frederic Remington

    January 8, 2020

    Learn about these two iconic American painters before the upcoming Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington exhibition. More

  • construction workers with one of the Haida poles with members of the Wallace family looking on from the stairs above

    Monumental Poles Among First Art Placed in the Martin Building (Video)

    The Denver Art Museum team has completed the installation of its monumental Haida poles, marking the beginning of art installations for a redesigned and reinstalled Northwest Coast and Alaska Native gallery. The reimagined space will be among the first art galleries to reopen to the public in the initial phase of the renovated Martin Building on June 6, 2020. More

  • Quana Madison sitting in front of a wall with the words Paint Studio

    Contemporary Artists Discuss Claude Monet (Video)

    In honor of the exhibition Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature, we asked Denver-based artists Quána Madison, Brady Smith, and Cami Galofre how Claude Monet inspires them and to share their advice about exploring the exhibition. Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature is on view at the Denver Art Museum through February 2, 2020. Buy tickets. More

  • A still life by Brady Smith

    Paint Studio Demo Artist Brady Smith

    Brady Smith will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating acrylic still life painting noon–3 pm on December 21-22, 2019. The Paint Studio is included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under. More

  • Camila Galofre painting in her studio

    Paint Studio Demo Artist Cami Galofre

    Cami Galofre will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating abstract landscape painting and color fields noon–3 pm on December 14-15, 2019. The Paint Studio is included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under. More

  • people lying flat on their backs on yoga mats

    Relax with Yoga Nidra in The Light Show

    December 20, 2019, 4 pm

    Note: This event is included with general admission, which is free for members. Wear clothing that is comfortable for lying on a yoga mat, and bring an additional layer in case you get chilly. Bring your yoga mat, or borrow one from the museum (limited number). More

  • Shelves of Monet books in the exhibition exit shop

    Monet & Impressionism: Suggested Reading

    Want to learn more about Claude Monet's life and work? You can visit the exit shop for Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature at the Denver Art Museum, which features a variety of books about the artist and the Impressionist movement, including a very popular catalog. (Please note: a ticket to the exhibition is required to enter the Monet exit shop.)


  • on the left is a black and white photo of Monet painting and on the right is a black and white photo of Debussy at the piano surrounded by people

    Monet & Debussy: Titans of Impressionism

    Editor's Note: In conjunction with Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature, Colorado Public Radio has launched a new series of blogs exploring Monet and music.

    If Claude Monet is the titan of Impressionist art, his counterpart in music is Claude Debussy. Just don’t call Debussy an Impressionist.


  • Welcome Center and North Building

    Martin Building Reopening Begins June 6, 2020

    We’re happy to announce that on June 6, 2020, we will open three floors of art galleries, learning and gathering spaces, and a restaurant and cafe in the renovated Lanny and Sharon Martin Building and new Anna and John J. Sie Welcome Center .

    The June 2020 reopening date will be the first of several phased openings of the Martin Building, with the entire building to be reopened to the public by its 50th anniversary at the end of 2021. More

  • a man and a woman in the Monet exhibition looking at paintings in gold frames


    Aquí encontrarás algunos consejos que te ayudarán a planificar y disfrutar tu visita a Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature (Claude Monet: la verdad de la naturaleza) en el Denver Art Museum. Esperamos verte y darte la bienvenida a esta exposición ¡que solamente podrás visitar en Denver!

    Tu boleto a Monet incluye la entrada general al resto del museo. Lee nuestro blog con consejos sobre boletos para la exposición.


  • black and white photo of Claude Monet painting in his studio

    Celebrate Monet's Birthday at the DAM November 14

    The DAM will celebrate famed French Impressionist Claude Monet’s birthday in conjunction with the exhibition Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature. All Monet birthday celebration activities are included in general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and younger. The Monet exhibition requires a separate dated and timed ticket. More

  • A man and a woman in front of the title wall that says Monet The Truth of Nature

    Monet en Español e Inglés

    El Denver Art Museum (DAM) se enorgullece de ser el único lugar en los Estados Unidos en presentar estas magníficas obras creadas por tan importante artista. El DAM se enorgullece además de que los visitantes hispanohablantes puedan compartir la experiencia y el conocimiento del arte de Monet, puesto que los textos de la exposición están todos ¡también en español! More

  • Mon and child with Shantell Martin interactive wall with words that say FIND WHAT MAKES YOU U INSIDE

    November Family Fun

    What to See & Do this Month at the DAM

    As we celebrate Thanksgiving, our family visitors are one of the things we give thanks for here at the Denver Art Museum! We are so grateful parents and grandparents share their love of art and creativity with kids from littles to teens. This month, we invite you to participate in the following programs. Remember, youth 18 and under enjoy free general admission.

    Discover Something New 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.


  • 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.


  • 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