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close up detail view of map from 1532 showing sea monsters
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See a Map from 1532 On View for the First Time

Note: The Berger Collection Educational Trust recently gave the DAM 65 British masterworks. Learn more about this transformational gift.

A landmark world map from 1532, part of the Berger Collection, is on view for the first time at the Denver Art Museum as part of Stampede: Animals in Art.


gallery view of Degas: A Passion for Perfection
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5 Fun Things for Teachers to Do at the DAM

Winter/Spring 2018

See world-class art exhibitions, explore art and literacy at professional development events, get wacky at Untitled Final Friday, and more! More

Art is not what you see but what you make others see Edgar Degas, quote on colorful background
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20 Quotes from Edgar Degas

Here are 20 quotes we gathered for Degas: A Passion for Perfection at the Denver Art Museum, the only American venue for this exhibition. (February 11-May 20, 2018) More

Enter to win a VIP Experience to Degas
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Win a Free VIP Experience to Degas: A Passion for Perfection

One lucky winner will receive an in-depth tour of this amazing exhibition, plus a $25 gift card to The Shop, and a free exhibition catalog. The giveaway begins at 10 am MST on Thursday, January 18 and ends at 11:59 pm on Thursday, February 8, 2018. More

Japanese Lady Vase by Betty Woodman
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On the loss of Pioneering Artist Betty Woodman

We at the Denver Art Museum are saddened to hear of the death of ceramics artist Betty Woodman. She died January 2, 2018 at the age of 87. The DAM is honored to have several of her artworks in our collection. Woodman's Japanese Lady Vase was a visitor favorite.


Three Women at the Races by Edgar Degas
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Mary Cassatt & Edgar Degas

Learn about the two artists in Her Paris & Degas

See works by Mary Cassatt and 36 others in Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism only through January 15! Degas: A Passion for Perfection opens February 11. More

3 artworks: Shiva, King of Dancers, Three Women with Parasols, Against the Bit
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Celebrate the Holidays at the DAM

Now Open Mondays*

This fall and winter the Denver Art Museum has a blockbuster lineup of exhibitions offering something for everyone. More