The 31st annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow is going virtual (on Facebook and Youtube on September 12). This is a call for dancers to register online and submit video to be considered for a $200 winner-takes-all prize for each of the following categories: More
The Denver Art Museum 31st Annual Friendship Powwow is going virtual! The powwow is one of the Denver Art Museum’s and SCFD’s longest running events. Here’s a few things you can expect to see on the livestream on Facebook and YouTube September 12: More
As part of Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom we're asking people to share their thoughts about freedom and change using #FourFreedomsToday. In the following Q&A, artist Pops Peterson weighs in on the subject. See Rockwell's work and Peterson's Freedom From What? (I Can't Breathe) in the exhibition through September 7.
How do you imagine freedom? More
On July 7, 2020, Gates Family Foundation Curator Timothy J. Standring, Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Norman Rockwell Museum Stephanie Plunkett, and artist Pops Peterson (whose work Freedom from What? (I Can’t Breathe) is on view in the exhibition), convened over Zoom to discuss the life, art, and mysteries of iconic American illustrator Norman Rockwell, and how the themes discussed in the exhibition Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom still resonate today. More
The Denver Art Museum's monthly Drop-in Drawing sessions are going virtual until it's safe for the museum to host these type of classes again. Anna Kaye, artist and instructor, will continue to lead the program.May
This month's session is a video focused on drawing inspiration from a Winslow Homer painting that will be on view in Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington when the museum is able to reopen.
Thank you to those who participated in this trip giveaway. The entry period is now closed. The winner was announced on our social media channels on Friday, January 31, 2020. More
1. Final Weeks for Monet (Through February 2)
The new year begins with visitors’ last chance to see Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature. After that, it travels to the only other venue for this exhibition: Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany. Advance purchase online is highly recommended as time slots are selling out quickly. More
We asked three Denver-based artists their advice for how people can be more creative. Check out their tips and then visit the Paint Studio (open seven days a week) to experiment with paint or see a weekend artist demonstration. More
Note: This event is included with general admission, which is free for members. Wear clothing that is comfortable for lying on a yoga mat, and bring an additional layer in case you get chilly. Bring your yoga mat, or borrow one from the museum (limited number). More
Learn about these two iconic American painters before the upcoming Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington exhibition. More
Colorado Gives Day is December 10, 2019. We hope you will consider a gift to help the museum provide access to art and creativity. More
Want to learn more about Claude Monet's life and work? You can visit the exit shop for Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature at the Denver Art Museum, which features a variety of books about the artist and the Impressionist movement, including a very popular catalog. (Please note: a ticket to the exhibition is required to enter the Monet exit shop.)
Editor's Note: In conjunction with Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature, Colorado Public Radio has launched a new series of blogs exploring Monet and music.
If Claude Monet is the titan of Impressionist art, his counterpart in music is Claude Debussy. Just don’t call Debussy an Impressionist.
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
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
As the Martin Building renovation project gears up for completion, we wanted to acknowledge the hard work and attention to detail by the hundreds of workers on the project. One of them, William “Bobcat” Cousins, also worked on the Hamilton Building 13 years ago. More
Lauri Lynnxe Murphy is the featured artist for Untitled Final Friday: In/Visible at the Denver Art Museum on October 25. Read our Q&A below to learn more about her and her practice, and then join us at Untitled! (Check out the program of events.) More
For the third 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
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.
MO SPKX is the featured artist for Untitled Final Friday: Harvest of the Dreamer at the Denver Art Museum on September 27. Read our Q&A to learn more, and then join us at Untitled! (Check out the program of events.)