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Behind-the-Scenes Conversations

Dynamic conversations between museum staff and partners offer a glimpse into unexpected adventures, creative problem solving, and what it takes to make things tick at the museum.

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    Event: Programs & Lectures

    Insight: Inside the Shop

    Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 6:00pm7:00pm.

    Shop 'til you drop! If you've been to the Denver Art Museum, you've likely perused the dazzling variety of merchandise in one of the museum's many shops.

    With museum staff and a shop volunteer, go behind the scenes and learn more about the team and work that are essential to the museum shop and special exhibition retail.

    Discover the creative strategic processes behind the selection of merchandise, the thinking that goes into design and display, and how the shop has changed over the years.

    Tickets are free for Museum Friends; $10 for DAM members; $15 for nonmembers. More