Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Claude Monet
    Exhibition

    Claude Monet

    The Truth of Nature
    Opens October 21, 2019

    The Denver Art Museum will be home to the most comprehensive U.S. exhibition of Monet paintings in more than two decades. The exhibition will feature more than 120 paintings spanning Monet’s entire career and will focus on the celebrated French impressionist artist’s enduring relationship with nature and his response to the varied and distinct places in which he worked. More

  • Treasures of British Art
    Exhibition

    Treasures of British Art

    The Berger Collection
    Opens March 2, 2019

    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 will present a chronological selection of works ranging from the 1400s through the late 1800s, telling the story of Britain’s rich cultural history. More

  • Child looking at camera with digital sky
    Exhibition

    Eyes On

    Erika Harrsch
    Opens March 10, 2019

    Mexican-American artist Erika Harrsch first exhibited her project Under the Same Sky… We Dream in El Paso (2017) just as regulations became more stringent for those seeking asylum and a better life in the United States. Children of refugees and undocumented immigrants, known as Dreamers, entered the U.S. with hope for full citizenship but now face an uncertain future. This multi-media installation is comprised of imagery, music, text, and furnishings that reference the circumstances faced by immigrants and refugees subject to the DREAM Act. More

  • Ray Eames with the first prototype of The Toy, 1950
    Exhibition

    Serious Play

    Design in Midcentury America
    Opens May 5, 2019

    This exhibition focuses on creative interpretations of play featuring works from 40 groundbreaking designers, including Charles and Ray Eames, Paul Rand, and Eva Zeisel. More

  • Study for Utopia (2018)
    Exhibition

    Eyes On

    Jonathan Saiz
    Opens May 12, 2019

    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. All 10,000 artworks were made to be given away after the end of the exhibition. More

  • The Light Show
    Exhibition

    The Light Show

    Opens June 2, 2019

    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