Behind the Scenes
How can a museum exhibition tell a sweeping story of 300 years of social, historic, and artistic change?
In March 2013, the Denver Art Museum received a challenge grant from the Andrew W.
One recent morning, I woke up and started scrolling down my Twitter feed (don't judge) and ran across four posts in a row that were titled something like "top 10 things to...", "5 ways to...", and "the 20 most popular," and I felt annoyed. Why?
The exhibitions department is responsible for preparing the museum’s many galleries for each new exhibit, as well as many smaller gallery rotations.
Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one." —Brad Paisley
When I first moved to Denver nearly four years ago, one of the first things I wanted to see was the notable Spanish Colonial art collections of the Denver Art Museum.
Exhibitions by their nature are ephemeral.
On December 5, more than 400 guests gathered for Collectors’ Choice 33, the premier gala for the Denver Art Museum.
During the planning phases of Court to Café, one of three exhibitions in the
While we generally shine the spotlight on one of our stunning works of art, in this blog post I want to illuminate the oft overlooked frame.
Our celebration of textiles this year continues now that we have launched several more exciting projects at the DAM–the Thread Studio, a brand new textile gallery, and the opening of PreVIEW.
The successful conservation of the sedan chair now on display in Court to Café relied on a collaborative approach with co
Passport to Paris is in full swing at the Denver Art Museum, and it has been fueling lots of our projects and programs for families.
Claude Monet’s love of water lilies is well documented in his artistic output. Monet’s pond in Giverny became his universe during the last two decades of his life, providing the subject for more than 300 artworks.
What fun it was to create the Passport to Paris Shop.
Colorado Gives Day is quickly approaching and donations can be scheduled now! This initiative was created with the goal of inspiring and uniting Coloradans in support of local nonprofits.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, and the Denver Art Museum is offering deals for members and nonmembers, in-store and online. In addition, our Member Holiday Shopping Event is on December 2.
Here at the Denver Art Museum we care about the visitor experience. We want everyone to enjoy their visit, relax, and maybe learn a little something.
On the morning of November 14, the Denver Art Museum offered media a sneak peek of Seen in Passing: Photographs by Chuck Forsman.