Behind the Scenes

posted 1 year 7 months ago by Molly Nuanes

What do samurai, horses, guitars, fruits and vegetables, monster puppets, and blocks all have in common?  For starters, these are items that all currently adorn my (somewhat messy) desk.

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Jaime Kopke

April 25 update: Here is the program for this month's Untitled.

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Molly Medakovich
posted 1 year 8 months ago by Bridget O'Toole

When you walk into the Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition, it looks beautiful and completely put together. This was not the case during installation.

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Ashley Pritchard

In a celebration of the annual Doors Open Denver, we want to share a few architectural gems that you may miss on an average Denver

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Micah Messenheimer

Diné (Navajo) photographer Will Wilson—the DAM’s latest artist-in-residence—has installed his work in the photography gallery as part of a one-w

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Fairlight Baer-Gutierrez

One year has passed since the Denver Art Museum re-launched its website.

posted 1 year 8 months ago by Rose Eason

Tintypes are 8x10-inch black-and-white photographs made on thin aluminum (not tin!) sheets. Originally developed in the mid-1800s, tintypes were the medium of choice for many photographers documenting the West.

posted 1 year 9 months ago by Jaime Kopke

On February 22, at Untitled #54 (Turf), 120 hopefuls brought their best moves to Ponti Hall in the North Building for the opportunity to dance in one of Nick Cave's Soundsuits.

Part 10 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 1 year 9 months ago by James Squires

Now that I’ve reduced the distracting bumps caused by the previous lining adhesive, I must now re-line the picture to another auxiliary canvas support.

posted 1 year 9 months ago by Madalena Salazar

Despite intermittent snow showers, day by day, the sun is getting warmer, and light is lasting for longer. In my bones I can always feel springtime approaching. It makes me feel energetic, nostalgic, and creative.

posted 1 year 9 months ago by Rachel Reid

March 28 update: Here is the hot-off-the-presses program for this month's Untitled.

posted 1 year 10 months ago by Megan Tutin

So, you’ve climbed every fourteener and slept in 32 of the 34 10th Mountain Division backcountry huts.

posted 1 year 10 months ago by Kristin Bonk Fong

In conceiving the narrative for Becoming Van Gogh, one of the Denver Art Museum's main goals was for visitors to connect with Vincent van Gogh personally, as someone struggling to be an artist.

posted 1 year 10 months ago by Madalena Salazar

Do you remember when you exchanged little valentines with all of your school friends, teachers, and family members?  Perhaps it had a T.

posted 1 year 10 months ago by Dianne Denholm

Here are some examples of creative gifts to help you show love to your special someone, courtesy of the Museum Shop staff:

posted 1 year 10 months ago by Donna Pierce

This photo from 1948 image was published shortly after the DAM acquired Death Cart for addition to the Ann Evans Collection of Southwestern Spanish Colonial Art.

Part 9 of Conserving a Canaletto
posted 1 year 10 months ago by James Squires

It’s now time to move onto the structural phase of the conservation treatment for the Canaletto work. Structural work entails further securing of any loose media, such as paint or ground, and any repairs if necessary to the canvas and stretcher.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Sonnet Coggins

Think you might have what it takes to bring a Soundsuit to life? Friday, February 22, might be your lucky day! Nick Cave is holding an open call at Untitled #54 (Turf), inviting locals to audition for a slot to perform in a Soundsuit at the June 28 performance.

posted 1 year 11 months ago by Ashley Pritchard

The visibility and buzz this show has brought to the DAM as a whole is unprecedented. Here is a list of Becoming Van Gogh video, slideshow, and preparation highlights, in no particular order:

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