Behind the Scenes

posted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Ronald Otsuka

In At the Mirror, nearly 70 Japanese woodblock prints from the Denver Art Museum’s collection are exhibited together for the first time.

posted 2 months 3 weeks ago by Mackenzie McCreary

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.

posted 3 months 4 days ago by Leah Fell

When Phyllis and Gary Vander Ark moved to Denver in 1970 they became members of the DAM to connect with their new community.

posted 3 months 4 days ago by Karen Brooks McWhorter

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.

posted 3 months 1 week ago by Danielle St.Peter

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.”

posted 3 months 2 weeks ago by Danielle St.Peter

“I’ve just had the best year of my life,” Tom Wesselmann said in a 1985 interview with The New York Times.

posted 3 months 2 weeks ago by Rose Eason

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.

posted 3 months 2 weeks ago by Jill Orr

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a tour guide at a museum or what a person has to do to become one?

posted 3 months 3 weeks ago by Mackenzie McCreary

There’s more to visiting the Denver Art Museum than just looking.

posted 3 months 3 weeks ago by Danielle St.Peter

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.

posted 4 months 1 day ago by Danielle St.Peter

When artist Alex Katz visited Tom Wesselmann’s small New York studio for the first time in 1961 he wasn’t sure what to expect.

posted 4 months 2 days ago by Chiara Robinson

The Denver Art Museum’s new staff office building not only houses more than 100 staff members, but it’ll also soon be home t

posted 4 months 3 days ago by Zoe Larkins

On Wednesday, July 9, artist Tom Wesselmann's widow, Claire, will be in conversation with Denver Art Museum master teacher for modern and contempor

posted 4 months 1 week ago by Danielle St.Peter

“The challenge for an artist is always to find your own way of doing something.” – Tom Wesselmann, Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective

posted 4 months 1 week ago by Kati Woock

Giving Voice, an annual poster exhibition at Access Gallery in Denver, opens on Friday, July 18, and could feature your social justice poster.

posted 4 months 1 week ago by Carleen Brice

¿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.

posted 4 months 2 weeks ago by Danielle St.Peter

American artist Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) was one of the leading artists of the pop art movement in the 1960s. Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann R

posted 4 months 2 weeks ago by Rose Eason

June 26 Update: Here is the program (PDF) for this month's Untitled.

posted 4 months 2 weeks ago by Kate Moomaw

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.

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