Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait Leaning on a Stone Sill, 1639. Etching, with touches of drypoint; image height: 8.07 x image width: 6.45 in. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Image courtesy of BnF.
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    Rembrandt

    Painter as Printmaker
    Opens September 16, 2018

    The Denver Art Museum will be the sole venue for Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker, which will showcase more than 100 prints plus several drawings and paintings from Rembrandt van Rijn’s career spanning from 1625 to 1665. More

  • Form of a Broom and Pan with Sweepings
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    Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen

    Drawings
    Opens October 7, 2018

    Beginning with studies of Oldenburg’s first and well-known monumental soft sculptures of the 1960s, Claes Oldenburg with Coosje van Bruggen: Drawings reveals a collaborative evolution of work that culminates with drafts of their large-scale hard sculptures of the late 1990s and early 2000s. The drawings represent the conception of an artistic idea, striking visual representations of manifested creations where line and form playfully intertwine the surreal and the natural elements of a landscape. More

  • Hellebore dress
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    Dior

    From Paris to the World
    Opens November 19, 2018

    Dior: From Paris to the World surveys 70 years of the House of Dior’s enduring legacy and its global influence. A selection of more than 170 couture dresses, as well as accessories, costume jewelry, photographs, drawings, runway videos, and other archival material, will trace the history of the iconic haute couture fashion house, its founder, Christian Dior, and the subsequent artistic directors who carried Dior’s vision into the 21st century. More

  • Jordan Casteel
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    Jordan Casteel

    Returning the Gaze
    Opens February 2, 2019

    Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze will feature nearly 30 paintings by Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel, who is now based in Harlem, New York. This presentation represents Casteel’s first major museum exhibition, and provides audiences with a first look at new work by one of the most acclaimed emerging artists working today. More

  • Treasures of British Art
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    Treasures of British Art

    The Berger Collection
    Opens March 2, 2019

    Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection showcases more than 60 paintings recently 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

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

  • Claude Monet
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    Claude Monet

    The Truth of Nature
    Opens October 20, 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 100 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