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    • a man and a woman in the Monet exhibition looking at paintings in gold frames
      Blog: en español


      Aquí encontrarás algunos consejos que te ayudarán a planificar y disfrutar tu visita a Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature (Claude Monet: la verdad de la naturaleza) en el Denver Art Museum. Esperamos verte y darte la bienvenida a esta exposición ¡que solamente podrás visitar en Denver!

      Tu boleto a Monet incluye la entrada general al resto del museo. Lee nuestro blog con consejos sobre boletos para la exposición.

      ¿DÓNDE EMPEZAR? More

    • black and white photo of Claude Monet painting in his studio
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Celebrate Monet's Birthday at the DAM November 14

      The DAM will celebrate famed French Impressionist Claude Monet’s birthday in conjunction with the exhibition Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature. All Monet birthday celebration activities are included in general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and younger. The Monet exhibition requires a separate dated and timed ticket. More

    • A man and a woman in front of the title wall that says Monet The Truth of Nature
      Blog: en español

      Monet en Español e Inglés

      El Denver Art Museum (DAM) se enorgullece de ser el único lugar en los Estados Unidos en presentar estas magníficas obras creadas por tan importante artista. El DAM se enorgullece además de que los visitantes hispanohablantes puedan compartir la experiencia y el conocimiento del arte de Monet, puesto que los textos de la exposición están todos ¡también en español! More

    • Mon and child with Shantell Martin interactive wall with words that say FIND WHAT MAKES YOU U INSIDE
      Blog: Kids & Families

      November Family Fun

      What to See & Do this Month at the DAM

      As we celebrate Thanksgiving, our family visitors are one of the things we give thanks for here at the Denver Art Museum! We are so grateful parents and grandparents share their love of art and creativity with kids from littles to teens. This month, we invite you to participate in the following programs. Remember, youth 18 and under enjoy free general admission.

      Discover Something New More

    • gallery view of Claude Monet The Truth of Nature
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      5 Tips for Meandering through the Monumental Monet

      Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature features 124 paintings in three sizable exhibition galleries on two floors—a veritable marathon for the eyes, mind, and imagination. Here are some tips for looking closely and pacing yourself through the large exhibition. More

    • photo from video with Sarah Melching and Angelica Daneo in front of 2 framed Monet pastel artworks on a table in the conservation lab
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      Video Provides Close Look at Monet Pastels

      In this video Angelica Daneo, Chief Curator and curator of European art before 1900, discusses two Monet chalk pastels made early in the artist's career. And Sarah Melching, Silber Director of Conservation, shows how the museum protects and preserves these artworks with specially engineered glass and microclimate envelopes.

      See these artworks in Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020. The Denver Art Museum is the sole U.S. venue for this exhibition.


    • a little boy painting at an easel in the paint studio
      Blog: Kids & Families

      What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

      October 2019 Family Fun

      The Denver Art Museum is the perfect place to spend some time this month. See artworks from around the world and many cultures, get creative making your own art, and even find some inspiration for costume ideas for Halloween.

      Remember, general admission is free for youth 18 and under every day.

      1. Start the month with a story More

    • black and white photo of Claude Monet in a white suit and hat in his garden at Giverny
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      10 Fun Facts about Monet

      Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature is at the Denver Art Museum October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020. Buy your ticket today, and enjoy these fun facts about the artist and the exhibition.

      1. Monet features more than 120 artworks from 65 different cities across 5 continents.


    • Pam Skiles and Christoph Heinrich standing in front of a painting of fishing boats placed on an easel
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      Assessing the Varnish on Monet's Fishing Boats

      Watch this video with senior paintings conservator Pam Skiles and DAM director Christoph Heinrich to learn why Monet disliked varnish on his paintings and to hear about some of the considerations that go into conserving paintings at the DAM. More

    • impressionist painting of a row of fishing boats and fishermen on a beach
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Plan Your Visit to the Monet Exhibition

      October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020

      Questions about parking, directions, accessibility? Read these tips and know before you go. We can't wait to welcome you for this only-in-Denver exhibition! More

    • Monet's painting The Rock Needle Seen Through the Porte d'Aval
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      A Geologist's Take on Monet

      In a recent Monet Moment blog, we heard from senior interpretive specialist Stefania Van Dyke about developing the adult audio tour for Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature (October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020). Stefania mentioned how she interviewed people from outside of the Denver Art Museum as a way to gather unique perspectives on Monet’s paintings. More

    • One of Monet's paintings of water lilies
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      Denver Botanic Gardens' Curator of Aquatic Collections Discusses Monet's Waterlilies 

      Claude Monet’s paintings of his waterlily pond at Giverny are some of his most renowned works. The Denver Art Museum will have a dozen of these paintings on view in Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature (October 21, 2019-February 2, 2020). To prepare for the exhibition, I talked on site with Tamara Kilbane, curator of aquatic collections at the Denver Botanic Gardens, about their Monet Pool. More

    • The words Inside Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature superimposed on a detail of Monet's painting called Waterlilies and Japanese Bridge
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      DAM Curators Discuss Monet's Life & Work 

      In this video, Christoph Heinrich, Frederick and Jan Mayer Director, and Angelica Daneo, Chief Curator, discuss Monet's travels and motifs. Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature opens October 21, 2019. Tickets are now on sale. More

    • painting of Monet's garden and home
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Curator’s Choice: Monet-Inspired Instagram Contest

      Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature opens at the Denver Art Museum on October 21, 2019. This summer, in anticipation of this exhibition (the largest and most comprehensive Monet presentation in the U.S. in more than two decades) we invite you to participate in an Instagram photo contest for the chance to win a grand Monet exhibition-themed prize!

      THE CONTEST More

    • painting of waterlilies by Claude Monet
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Enjoy Free Monet-Inspired Activities June 25

      Tickets for the highly anticipated exhibition Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature will go on sale to the public at 10 am on June 25! To celebrate this occasion, we are inviting visitors to participate in several free activities on the plaza outside the Denver Art Museum from 10 am-noon that day (does not include admission to the museum).


    • Monet Ticket Tips
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Monet Ticket Tips

      Okay, so you’re totally excited to see Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature at the Denver Art Museum (which opens in October), and you’re eager to buy tickets. Read below for answers to questions about tickets.

      Tickets to the Monet exhibition also include *admission to the rest of the museum.


    • Stefania Van Dyke with Catharine McCord and 2 audio people on a bench at the Denver Botanic Gardens
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Behind the Scenes of the Monet Exhibition Audio Tour

      These Monet Moment blogs are designed to give you an inside look at the exhibition. For this blog, we wanted to take you behind the scenes of how we pull together an audio tour for an exhibition.

      For Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature (opens in October) there will be two audio tours: one for families (which is being developed by Lindsay Genshaft, manager of family programs) and one for adults, which I’m working on.


    • Monet Moment: Gardener & Painter
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Monet Moment: Gardener & Painter

      For avid gardeners, April means we can begin planning the year’s garden, starting seeds indoors, and preparing the ground for early and late spring plantings. As we begin preparing for the growing season, let’s seek inspiration from Monet’s incredible Giverny gardens. More

    • Impressionist painting of villas in Bordighera by Claude Monet
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      How Did Monet Escape the Winter Blues?

      Take a virtual vacation away from the snow and cold with a look at two paintings that Claude Monet made in the sun-drenched Mediterranean towns of Bordighera and Antibes. More

    • Pictured from left to right: Alexander Penn, Stefania Van Dyke, George T.M. Shackelford, Angelica Daneo, Christoph Heinrich, Marianne Mathieu, Paul H. Tucker, Ortrud Westheider, Daniel Zamani, James Rubin, and Richard Thomson
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Monet Conference Dispels Myths

      Exhibition Team Preps for Upcoming Exhibition

      Hallo aus Potsdam! This month, representatives from the Denver Art Museum traveled to the Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany, to attend a conference related to Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature, which opens in October. More

    • 2 houses in snow painted by Monet
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Did You Know Monet Painted More than 100 Snow Scenes?

      As winter approaches, we thought it would be a good time to mention Monet’s relationship with the season. Despite his celebrated use of color, a number of Monet’s canvases demonstrate an engagement with seemingly monochrome depictions of snow and ice-covered landscapes.

      In fact, by the end of his career, Monet had produced more than 100 paintings related to snow and the accompanying effects on its surroundings—more than any of his impressionist contemporaries. To capture such scenes, Monet would often brave severe conditions, painting outdoors in freezing temperatures. More