Lectures & Programs
Meditation in the Museum
Unwind from your week with a mindfulness meditation session in the galleries, led by our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center.Read More
Stampede Public Tours
In this daily 45-minute tour, see how animals have captivated artists throughout history in Stampede: Animals in Art.Read More
New Territory: Landscape Photography Today Public Tours
Join a 45-minute public tour of New Territory, offered daily at 1:30 pm, June 24 through September 16. Included with general admission, reservations not required.Read More
Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer Public Tours
Join a 45-minute public tour of Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer, offered daily at 2 pm, May 13–August 12. Included with general admission, reservations not required.Read More
Artists & Studios
3-D Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations
Get creative with hands-on artmaking activities in the 3-D Studio. On weekends, watch artist demonstrations. Fun for all ages!Read More
Creative-in-Residence: Sarah Rockett
Sarah Rockett is a socially engaged, interdisciplinary artist and educator living in Denver. Her work focuses on social commentary by investigating value and equality in American society.
As the museum’s Creative-in-Residence, Rockett will be using art as a method for engaging social interaction, creating meaningful human connection, and prompting dialogue around the urban housing crisis in Denver.
Through exploring ideas of “home” and “place,” museum visitors are invited to join Rockett in the making process and participate in dialogue about the subject.Read More
Join CultureHaus for a summer happy hour to celebrate the unveiling of a new mural by Denver-based artist, Jaime Molina, at Union Denver.
On a spectacular poolside rooftop terrace, enjoy an open bar, seasonal bites, photo booth, and music. Tour Union Denver's collection of local art, curated by Nine Dot Arts.
Guest will have access to exclusive guided tours of Union Denver, and CultureHaus will offer special discounted memberships for one night only.Read More
Drawn to Glamour
This exhibition presents the award-winning editorial work by artist Jim Howard. More than 100 works on paper showcase Howard’s four-decade fashion illustration career, starting with his early advertising campaigns for Neiman Marcus in the late 1950s, and through the ‘70s and ‘80s.Read More
Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer—the first major museum exhibition of the artist’s work—will chronicle a pivotal moment in Gibson’s career when his contemporary artistic practice converged with his Native American heritage. About 57 objects created from 2011 to the present will be featured including figurative works, text-based wall hangings, a significant selection of beaded punching bags, painted works on rawhide and canvas, and video.Read More
Take part in this interactive art installation of paired rocking chairs that move in tandem to create music.Read More
Past the Tangled Present
This interactive and immersive installation by Denver artist Jaime Molina was born of imagination and the joy of discovery. Step into a different world where the paintings on the wall flow into 3-D objects that Molina created for the space.Read More
The exhibition of more than 100 contemporary landscape photographs will gauge how artists stretch the boundaries of traditional landscape photography to reflect the environmental attitudes, perceptions, and values of our time.Read More
Ganesha: The Playful Protector is developed in collaboration with the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, which is loaning a statue of Ganesha created in the 600s to 700s that is the centerpiece of the exhibition.Read More
See how animals have captivated artists throughout history in the exhibition Stampede: Animals in Art. This cross-departmental exhibition brings together more than 300 objects from the Denver Art Museum’s collection to explore the presence of animals in art throughout centuries and across cultures.Read More