Behind the Scenes
Here at the Denver Art Museum, we do things in a big way. In the summer of 2011 we presented a wide-ranging celebration of clay during Marvelous Mud.
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.
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.
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.
The Museum Shop will host its Annual Jewelry Show on May 3 and 4 as an opportunity to purchase unique and beautiful jewelry in
April 25 update: Here is the program for this month's Untitled.
We've been enjoying Georgia O'Keeffe in New Mexico
When you walk into the Georgia O’Keeffe exhibition, it looks beautiful and completely put together. This was not the case during installation.
In a celebration of the annual Doors Open Denver, we want to share a few archit
One year has passed since the Denver Art Museum re-launched its website.
Tintypes are 8x10-inch black-and-white photographs made on thin aluminum (not tin!) sheets.
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.
March 28 update: Here is the hot-off-the-presses program for this month'
So, you’ve climbed every fourteener and slept in 32 of the 34 10th Mountain Division backcountry huts.
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 a
Do you remember when you exchanged little valentines with all of your school friends, teachers, and family members? Perhaps it had a T.
Here are some examples of creative gifts to help you show love to your special someone, courtesy of the Museum Shop staff:
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.
It’s now time to move onto the structural phase of the conservation treatment for the Canaletto work.
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.
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:
Here are 20 of the quotes incorporated on the exhibition's gallery labels, audio guide, and elsewhere as part of the only-in-Denver portrayal of Vincent van Gogh's progression to becoming one of the world's most recognizable artists.
In preparing for our exhibition Becoming Van Gogh, we came across the book Van Gogh’s Table, which shares the history and the recipes of the Auberge Ravoux.