Making & Doing

posted 2 days 17 hours ago by Kaitlyn Tucek

As a museum educator, I find most of my days at work to be wonderful, but, every once in a while, my job provides me with some truly extraordinary experiences.

posted 3 weeks 1 day ago by Caleb Covell

On March 11, the DAM and Children’s Hospital Colorado hosted a painting party at the hospital campus in Aurora for patients, families, and staff.

posted 2 months 2 weeks ago by Katelyn McArdle

The Shop at the Denver Art Museum is now featuring greeting cards from Art by Adelyn, a nonprofit organization benefiting the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at

posted 3 months 6 days ago by Lesya Klymenko

We asked our staff to share their 2014 resolutions, aspirations, and inspirations. Check out the video below. As always, we want to hear what you’re up to.

posted 3 months 2 weeks ago by Kate Moomaw

In part one of this series, we discussed assessing what needed to be done to conserve Big Sweep

posted 4 months 6 days ago by Jaime Kopke

Exciting news for anyone who loves designing, tinkering, hammering things together, museums, and people: The DAM is looking for Front Range area architects or artists to design a sculptural installation for Martin Plaza next summer.

posted 4 months 1 week ago by Hope Grandon

I’ll admit it. I’m in love.

posted 4 months 2 weeks ago by Kate Moomaw

In August, a conservation project on the sculpture Big Sweep was completed.

posted 6 months 2 weeks ago by Hope Grandon

Certain things just go together -- Oreos and milk, Sonny and Cher, art and beer. You heard me right: art and beer.

posted 6 months 4 weeks ago by Hope Grandon

Perhaps no one will miss Nick Cave: Sojourn as much as five-year-old Pascal Spangenberg.

posted 7 months 5 days ago by Hope Grandon

Inspired by Nick Cave, five-year-old hosts a Soundsuit-themed birthday party.

posted 7 months 2 weeks ago by Madalena Salazar

Planning this September’s CelebrARTE program, I realized, this will be the first anniversary of the program’s launch!

posted 7 months 2 weeks ago by Sally McCance

Last month we hosted our first round of Tactile Tables in the Cover Story textile gallery.

posted 9 months 2 weeks ago by Hope Grandon

The Denver Art Museum was a hive of activity on June 28 during the final Friday Untitled event. For me, the most memorable moment of the night happened as things were drawing to a close.

posted 10 months 1 week ago by Madalena Salazar

Recently, I came across the work of a local fashion designer and blogger Tess Vigil. As it turns out, her father, Angel Vigil, has been a partner-artist with Denver Art Museum’s CelebrARTE program.