Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection Public Tours
Join a 45-minute public tour of Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection, offered daily at 1:30 pm, March 3 through January 5, 2020. Included with general admission, reservations not required.Read More
Take part in this interactive art installation of paired rocking chairs that move in tandem to create music.Read More
Eyes On: Erika Harrsch features a single contemporary installation titled Under the Same Sky… We Dream. Harrsch (who is based in New York and was born and raised in Mexico City) first exhibited Under the Same Sky… We Dream in El Paso in 2017 just as regulations became more stringent for those seeking asylum in the United States. The installation also was featured at B3: The Biennial of the Moving Image in Frankfurt, Germany, that same year.Read More
Jonathan Saiz’s installation #WhatisUtopia is comprised of a column covered with 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings, and sculptures. By definition, utopia is “an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.” The artist employs social media to spark conversation and document responses about our ability to re-envision and embody a modern utopia. More than 10,000 artworks were made to be given away after the end of the exhibition.Read More
Treasures of British Art
Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection showcases about 60 paintings gifted to the museum by the Berger Collection Educational Trust (BCET) in 2018. The BCET’s gift is the largest gift of European old masters to the DAM since the museum received the Kress Collection in the 1950s. The exhibition presents a chronological selection of works ranging from the 1400s through the late 1800s, telling the story of Britain’s rich cultural history.Read More
The Light Show
The Light Show at the Denver Art Museum explores physical and symbolic representations of light in art through a thought-provoking narrative. The exhibition features about 250 objects drawn from the DAM’s nine curatorial departments. The Light Show focuses on the quest by humanity and artists to understand physical light in the natural world as well as metaphorical, spiritual, and divine representations of light.Read More
Artists & Studios
Paint Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations
Experiment with watercolors, paint a portrait, or create your own abstract masterpiece. On the weekends from noon to 3 pm see demonstrations by local artists.Read More
Programs & Lectures
What Lies Beneath: Uncovering the Secrets of Early British Portraits
The DAM's department of European and American Art Before 1900 is pleased to host a symposium on early British pictures in European and American art collections.
Leading scholars from America and England will present the results of their recent groundbreaking research, including on the Berger Collection's renowned group of early portraits.
Art & About Tours
Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer's or dementia and their care partners. Experience and discuss art together on a tour led by a specially trained guide on the second Thursday of the month. Themes change every month.
Tour and general admission to the museum are free for registered participants, but space is limited.
Meet on the lower level of the Hamilton Building.
For specific program information and to register, please email email@example.com or call 720-913-0074.Read More