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  • 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

  • Adam and Eve print by Rembrandt

    Videos Give Closer Look at Rembrandt Prints

    Watch interviews with curator Timothy Standring and printmaker Virginia Diaz inside the exhibition Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker.

    This exhibition is on view through January 6 and is included with general admission. More

  • Landscape #2 by Willard Nash

    See Western American Art at the Denver Art Museum

    Through January 14, 2019

    Currently on display in the Hamilton Building is a selection of old favorites and new additions. 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

  • 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

  • Nancy Blomberg

    Nancy Blomberg

    Remembering a Museum Trailblazer and Thought Leader

    It’s with the deepest grief that the Denver Art Museum family shares the passing of Nancy Blomberg, the museum’s Chief Curator and Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Native Arts. More

  • kids in front of the buzzbee school group reception trailer

    Explore DAM Field Trip Opportunities

    Ah, the start of a new school year—freshly sharpened pencils, classrooms organized, and the whole year ahead of you. Wondering what will be at the Denver Art Museum to connect to your classroom? Wondering which works of art you can see in person and which artists you might want to study? Look no further than your school mailbox. More

  • 2 images: on the left is The Mowers with a painting in the Her Paris exhibition. On the right is a Rembrandt print of an old man with a flowing beard

    Learning from Rembrandt

    Denver Collectors Loaned 27 Works

    You might be interested to know that many of the Rembrandt prints in Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker (Sept. 16-January 6) did not come from very far away, but from the Colorado-based collection of Drs. Toby and Morton Mower. The Denver Art Museum is pleased to be showing 27 Rembrandt prints from the Mowers’ collection in the exhibition. More