Behind the Scenes

posted 1 year 4 months ago by Michal Mikesell

A year ago, I wrote about the DAM conservation department’s use of rare-earth magnets for the display of art objects.

posted 1 year 4 months ago by Stefania Van Dyke

They kept telling me it was easy. “You never use more than four bobbins at a time.” That still seemed like a lot.

posted 1 year 4 months ago by Sarah Melching

In part one of this series, we went over the parts of scrolls and screens and discussed their susceptibilities.

posted 1 year 4 months ago by Gina Laurin

The New World department has a comprehensive display of pre-Columbian artifacts from Central, Meso-, and South America located in the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Study Gallery of Pre-Columbian Art on Level 4 of the North Building.

posted 1 year 4 months ago by Jodie Gorochow

Note: You can donate a blanket for Marie Watt's installation on Friday, July 26 and Saturday, July 27.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Madalena Salazar

This month, we at the DAM and the Mexican Cultural Center are pleased to host Oscar Becerra Mora who is visiting from la gran ciudad, Mexico City to work with us for CelebrARTE this month.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Shannon Robb

Palettes Contemporary Cuisine at the Denver Art Museum often reflects the art featured in the museum on its plates and aims to enhance visitors’ sensory experiences while visiting the DAM.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Rose Eason

July 24 update: Here is the program (PDF) for this month's Untitled.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Kay Dale

At the DAM we see visitors from all over the world. If you're planning on traveling, let the DAM add a little culture to your trip.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Renée B. Miller

Nick Cave transforms mundane, often-overlooked, and under-appreciated bric-a-brac into objects of undeniable aesthetic value that ask us, as viewers, to reconsider how we see the world we live in. In the spirit of this approach, we decided to pose

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Djamila Ricciardi

Now that our museum-wide exhibition Spun: Adventures in Textiles has officially launched, all of us who were working so frantically right up to opening day can finally take a moment to fully inhale, exhale, and reflect.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Carleen Brice

Yes, several of the exhibitions in Spun: Adventures in Textiles feature quilts and clothing (and fun

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Kathleen Stuart

Are you related to this woman? A young Ohio woman named Carmen Dale is.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Jaime Kopke

June 27 update: Here is the program for this month's Untitled.

posted 1 year 5 months ago by Elise Hibbert

Nick Cave has selected 15 folks to participate in the Soundsuits community performance on June 28 during the museum’s final Friday Untitled events.

posted 1 year 6 months ago by Carley Strauss

Gwen Chanzit, curator of modern and contemporary art, previewed the rare new exhibition Figure to Field: Mark Rothko in the 1940s on June 20th.

posted 1 year 6 months ago by Katelyn McArdle

The Museum Shop is having a sale through June 16 as an opportunity for visitors to purchase unique and memorable gifts in celebration of Father’s Day.

posted 1 year 6 months ago by Jeff Wells

As the photographer at the Denver Art Museum I am often asked to do photo documentation of some of our more challenging and interesting installations.

posted 1 year 6 months ago by William Morrow

Nick Cave: Sojourn invites visitors to join artist Nick Cave on a visual and emotional journey.

posted 1 year 6 months ago by William Morrow

In conjunction with Nick Cave: Sojourn the Denver Art Museum invited Nick Cave to transform the museum’s Precourt Family Discovery Hall into an immersive, i

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