Behind the Scenes

posted 2 years 4 days ago by Renée B. Miller

You'll be hard-pressed to find a 90-degree angle in the Daniel Libeskind-designed Hamilton Building. That was part of what inspired Colorado artist Laleh Mehran to place a monumental black cube in the level four Fuse Box space.

posted 2 years 1 week ago by Fairlight Baer-Gutierrez

Teachers, on top of your TCAP, ELA, and IEP efforts, don't forget to make some time to enjoy the DAM and the tools we offer. Here are 5 things for teachers to do with the Denver Art Museum this fall:

posted 2 years 1 week ago by Eric Berkemeyer

Have you ever had trouble hanging a photo on a wall at home? How about trying to hang two or three together in an arrangement? A museum exhibition is the display of art on a much larger scale and as you can imagine the challenges are larger too.

posted 2 years 2 weeks ago by Jessica Frazier

Roaming through the museum’s North Building you may find yourself asking, “What’s with all the chairs?” I know I have. To answer this question for myself and all of you, I did a little digging into the history of design.

posted 2 years 2 weeks ago by Tara Moberly

Summer is coming to an end and so is our first exhibition sourced entirely from the public, Open For Design: A DAM Community

posted 2 years 3 weeks ago by Ashley Pritchard

Currently on view in our level seven photography gallery is a show dedicated to the American photographer Garry Winogrand.

posted 2 years 3 weeks ago by Jaime Kopke

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

posted 2 years 1 month ago by Brad Evenson

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.

posted 2 years 1 month ago by Jordan McNamara

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!

DAM Blog Post Series Documents Masterwork's Restoration
posted 2 years 1 month ago by Lindsey Housel

February 16, 2013, update: The Canaletto artwork is now fully restored and on view on Level Six of the North Building.

Part 4 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 2 years 1 month ago by James Squires

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.

posted 2 years 1 month ago by Kristy Bassuener

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.

posted 2 years 1 month ago by Lindsay Smith Gustave

This summer, the Denver Art Museum welcomed Melanie Yazzie, the native arts department's first artist-in-residence.

posted 2 years 2 months ago by Jaime Kopke

Untitled #49 (Ideate) is all about design you can do.

posted 2 years 2 months ago by Libbie Gottschalk

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.

posted 2 years 2 months ago by Jaime Kopke

Your Mission: Take a photo of a design dilemma in your ‘hood.

posted 2 years 2 months ago by Sarah Cucinella-McDaniel

The exhibition Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight takes visitors on a journey through six airports designed by Curtis Fentress.

posted 2 years 2 months ago by Douglas Wagner

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.

posted 2 years 2 months ago by Kate Moomaw

The Denver Art Museum actively is collecting "variable media" artworks. 

posted 2 years 2 months ago by Jaime Kopke

Untitled is one of those programs at the Denver Art Museum where you really have to be there to experience the magic.

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