Behind the Scenes
Roaming through the museum’s North Building you may find yourself asking, “What’s with all the chairs?” I know I have.
Currently on view in our level seven photography gallery is a show dedicated to the American photographer Garry Winogrand.
This month Untitled #50 (Jet Set) celebrates architecture and the glamour of travel in the exhibition Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight. Our list of creative collaborators for this program is one impressive roster including: the state historian
I am a native Denverite and have a few scattered memories of the Denver Art Museum from my childhood. One of the earliest was from a visit with my mother when I was in the first grade in 1987.
Last weekend Open For Design: A DAM Community Challenge opened with “oohs” and “awes” as the halls of the Anschutz gallery were filled. Some 165 inspired solutions—from a clothes pin dispenser for the yard to a fully functional lamp made from recycled school auditorium seating – reveal that not only were you up to our challenge, Colorado, you rocked it!
February 16, 2013, update: The Canaletto artwork is now fully restored an on vie
In this post I will review (with pictures!) my findings. The techniques discussed were: normal, raking and specular illumination, ultraviolet-A radiation, and x-radiation. I was able to gather useful information from all of the techniques for my assessment.
Denver Art Museum said “see you later” and not goodbye to Cathey McClain Finlon this month at a celebratory breakfast at Palettes honoring her accomplishments as president.
This summer, the Denver Art Museum welcomed Melanie Yazzie, the native arts department's first artist-in-residence.
Untitled #49 (Ideate) is all about design you can do.
After months (sometimes years) of planning, deliberating, and visualizing, the fun part of installing an exhibition is when all the pieces start to come together physically in the gallery space.
Your Mission: Take a photo of a design dilemma in your ‘hood.
The exhibition Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight takes visitors on a journey through six airports designed by Curtis Fentress.
This year the Asian Art Department marks a milestone for one its dearest and most significant contributors, Bj Averitt. Bj (pronounced bee'-jay) became a museum member and volunteer in 1963.
The Denver Art Museum actively is collecting "variable media" artworks.
Untitled is one of those programs at the Denver Art Museum where you really have to be there to experie
I had one of those "I work in a really cool place" moments a few weeks ago.
This month’s late night program, Untitled #48 (Anonymous), is taking it to the streets with crowd-sourced activities, anonymous art, and connections between strangers.
During Untitled #47 (LOL), the Denver Art Museum was lucky enough to partner with the hilarious duo behind the Humor Code, Peter McGraw and Joel Warner. This self-proclaimed scholar and skeptic travel the globe researching what makes things funny.