Current Exhibitions

  • Dimly lit mirrored hallway. The light reflected by the mirrors has a green tone, and the hallway appears to extend into infinity.
    Exhibition

    The Light Show

    On View through November 29, 2020

    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. More

  • Treasures of British Art
    Exhibition

    Treasures of British Art

    The Berger Collection
    On View through July 12, 2020

    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. More

  • Phantom Canyon
    Exhibition

    Phantom Canyon

    A Digital Circuit
    On View through April 26, 2020

    Journey along the circuit of balconies, landings, and stairs within the atrium of the Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building to discover the fifteen digital artworks that make up Phantom Canyon: A Digital Circuit. More

  • Eyes On
    Exhibition

    Eyes On

    Anthony McCall
    On View through May 31, 2020

    This installment of Eyes On will feature London-born, New York-based artist Anthony McCall. Landscape for Fire presents five performers dressed in white set fire to pots of gasoline laid in a vast grid across an airfield in North Weald, England. The second in a larger suite of seven fire performances staged between 1972 and 1974, Landscape for Fire is Anthony McCall’s primary record of the series. Shifting configurations of light and dark unfold across a thirty-six-point grid, as the field of grass becomes a meadow of light. More

  • Shantell Martin
    Exhibition

    Shantell Martin

    Words and Lines
    On View through January 31, 2021

    Shantell Martin: Words and Lines is an interactive multimedia installation featuring the work of London-born, New York-based contemporary artist Shantell Martin. More