Behind the Scenes
In At the Mirror, nearly 70 Japanese woodblock prints from the Denver Art Museum’s collection are exhibited together for the first time.
Spinner and textile artist Paula Veschore can find a project in anything. “Everything to me is an art project whether it’s weaving, gardening, or a bucket of rusty horse shoes,” she said.
When Phyllis and Gary Vander Ark moved to Denver in 1970 they became members of the DAM to connect with their new community.
Get the behind-the-scenes scoop on the Denver Art Museum’s exhibition, The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925, in two upcoming talks with the curators.
In 1985 Tom Wesselmann wrote in his journal that “The prime mission of my art, in the beginning, and continuing still, is to make figurative art as exciting as abstract art. I think I have succeeded, but there is still a lot further to go.”
“I’ve just had the best year of my life,” Tom Wesselmann said in a 1985 interview with The New York Times.
The Untitled summer journey continues on July 25 with Untitled #69 (Uncharted). This month is not so much about venturing into uncharted territory as it is about revisiting what we think we already know.
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a tour guide at a museum or what a person has to do to become one?
There’s more to visiting the Denver Art Museum than just looking.
With the success of his Great American Nude series in the early 1960s, Tom Wesselmann could finally afford a larger studio. With a new studio came larger work and longer hours.
Giving Voice, an annual poster exhibition at Access Gallery in Denver, opens on Friday, July 18, and could feature your social justice poster.
¿Estás planeando visitar el Denver Art Museum pronto? Hemos preparado algunas sugerencias de lugares y cosas divertidas que tú y tu familia pueden ver y hacer cuando nos visiten.
June 26 Update: Here is the program (PDF) for this month's Untitled.
If you visit the Denver Art Museum this summer, you might see our conservators and interns busy with maintenance of the outdoor sculptures on the museum’s campus.