There are just eight months until the opening of the Denver Art Museum’s exhibition, Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature. Behind the scenes, the Monet exhibition team reached an important milestone this month: the exhibition’s checklist is complete! More
On Saturday, February 23, artists, scholars, and curators will meet at the Denver Art Museum for a symposium on Who Owns Culture? Appropriation & Appreciation in the Global Art World. As a global art museum with artworks from many cultures around the world, the DAM is proud to contribute to this complex and ongoing discussion. More
The Denver Art Museum is pleased to host the first major museum exhibition by Denver-born, Harlem-based artist Jordan Casteel. Read on for information about the exhibition opening and other events at the museum exploring Black art, culture, and history this month. More
Join us on a select Friday each month at 4 pm for Unplugged, a new program that invites visitors to find relaxation, reflection, and calm in our galleries. Led by museum educators and partners whose work connects with mindfulness or contemplative practices, each month’s program will feature a different way to slow down and unwind. More
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
Time is running out to see the following exhibitions. All are included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under.
Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker-Through January 6 More
Note: Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature opens in October 2019.
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. More
Watch interviews with curator Timothy Standring and printmaker Virginia Diaz inside the exhibition Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker.
This exhibition is on view through January 6 and is included with general admission. More
Note: Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature opens in October 2019. More
For the second year in a row, the DAM is commemorating Day of the Dead with an altar created by local artist David Ocelotl Garcia and his family. Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and Latin America that celebrates and commemorates the lives of those we’ve lost. More
In keeping with the Denver Art Museum's goals of being more intellectually and physically accessible to a wider range of visitors, we worked with local designer Matt Gesualdi to develop a multisensory installed experience in Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker to help explain Rembrandt’s printmaking processes. More
Stampede: Animals in Art brings together works from each curatorial department at the museum to explore how animals have inspired artists throughout history. Animal motifs can be symbolic, allegorical, or simply decorative. Works from the department of architecture, design, and graphics featured in Stampede span three centuries and a variety of media. More
The 12th annual Denver Arts Week celebration of the Mile High City's vibrant arts and culture scene is Nov. 2-10, 2018. This nine-day extravaganza brings together visual arts, theater, music, film, museums, dance, opera, comedy, literature, history, and heritage. More
With the opening of Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature just one year away, we are thrilled to initiate a series of posts related to the celebrated French impressionist artist.
Check back monthly as we share exclusive, behind-the-scenes updates, propose social media challenges, and divulge some of the artist’s most-cherished recipes, in order to get to know the artist and his work while we countdown to the exhibition’s opening on October 20, 2019.
This month, as temperatures cool and the leaves begin to fall, we want to share with you one of Monet’s autumnal landscapes. More
Questions about planning your visit to the exhibition? Check out this guide. More
Sami Alkarim is the next speaker in the Anderman Photography Lecture Series at the Denver Art Museum on October 4. In this talk he will discuss his Dream series (examples recently on view in New Territory: Landscape Photography Today) and other projects as well as share insight into the motivation behind his work. Please join us for what is sure to be an interesting and inspiring talk. More
Editor's note: In honor of the Denver Art Museum exhibition Ganesha: The Playful Protector, we asked Dheepa Sundaram to write a guest article about Ganesha Chathurthi, the celebration of the Hindu god. Ganesha: The Playful Protector is on view through January 13, 2019.
Festivities & Rituals More
Discover how Rembrandt referenced four stories from the Gospel of Matthew in Christ Healing the Sick - The Hundred Guilder Print More
You might be interested to know that many of the Rembrandt prints in Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker (Sept. 16-January 6) did not come from very far away, but from the Colorado-based collection of Drs. Toby and Morton Mower. The Denver Art Museum is pleased to be showing 27 Rembrandt prints from the Mowers’ collection in the exhibition. More