Press Releases

11/19/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) offers many opportunities to make your holidays bright this month: the world-exclusive exhibition Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, Glitterati: Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America, Winter Break: All That Glitters and Create Playdate: Gems and Jewels.

10/29/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that it will present an unprecedented exhibition exploring the art of Andrew Wyeth and his son, Jamie Wyeth. On view Nov. 8, 2015–Feb. 7, 2016, Wyeth: Andrew and Jamie in the Studio is organized by the DAM and will feature more than 100 works executed in a variety of media: pen and ink, graphite, chalk, watercolor, dry brush, tempera, oil and mixed media. Wyeth will travel to Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid, Spain, following its presentation in Colorado.

10/22/2014

(DENVER)  Oct. 22, 2014 — Opening Nov. 16, the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) world-exclusive exhibition Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, features stunning jewelry, timepieces and precious objects created between 1900 and 1975. This exhibition highlights Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical events pushing the Maison’s, or jewelry house's, evolution—as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and accessories.

09/24/2014

Opening Oct. 12, Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art showcases 14 paintings from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., by artists Henri Matisse, André Derain, Albert Marquet, Maurice de Vlaminck, Raoul Dufy, Georges Braque and Kees van Dongen. The exhibition will be on view through Feb. 8, 2015.

09/23/2014

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Shadia Lemus, DAM, 720-913-0096, slemus@denverartmuseum.org

Deborah Park, VISIT DENVER, 303-571-9451, dpark@visitdenver.com             

09/18/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) presents Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination, on view March 22, 2015 through June 28, 2015. The exhibition focuses on the remarkable inventions of this Spanish artist during the last two decades of his life, starting in the 1960s, with a special emphasis on paintings, sculptures and drawings. During this time, Miró continued the inventive, freely developed forms for which he is known, and began exploring new materials including bronze.

08/20/2014

One of the Denver Art Museum’s longest-running events, the 25th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration on Sept. 6, will feature American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, vendors and more. The DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures. The Gourd Dance will begin at 10 a.m. with the powwow grand entry at noon. From 10 a.m.

07/23/2014

Time is running out to see The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925. The first full-scale exhibition of western bronzes, showcasing sculptures by Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, Hermon Atkins MacNeil, Paul Manship and more than 20 other artists, will close after Aug. 31.

07/09/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that it will celebrate Cathey McClain Finlon’s four decades of outstanding leadership and dedicated service to the Denver Art Museum at its 34th annual Collectors’ Choice fundraising gala on December 11, 2014. The elegant event is one of the museum’s largest fundraisers. This year’s funds will support the museum’s fall exhibition, Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century.

07/01/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will host the exhibition Matisse and Friends: Selected Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art, October 12, 2014–February 8, 2015. Matisse and Friends will showcase 14 paintings from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., by artists Henri Matisse, André Derain, Albert Marquet, Maurice de Vlaminck, Raoul Dufy, Georges Braque and Kees Van Dongen.

06/25/2014

This exhibitions and programs listing is current as of June 2014.  Please note that information provided here is subject to change; confirm dates and titles with the museum’s communications office before publication at 720-913-0000 or pressoffice@denverartmuseum.org. Contact the communications office for more information, images or exhibition sponsor information.

06/24/2014

  Note: The Denver Art Museum will be closed on Friday, July 4.            

05/22/2014

The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925, is the first full-scale exhibition of western bronzes. Showcasing sculptures by Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, Hermon Atkins MacNeil, Paul Manship and more than 20 other artists, it includes pieces depicting American Indians, cowboys, cavalry, pioneers, horses, buffaloes and other symbols of the West during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

05/15/2014

(Denver, Colo.) – May 15, 2014 – The Denver Art Museum (DAM) has commissioned WORKSHOP8 and Blue Spruce Design & Construction to transform its outdoor plaza with a participatory and site-specific installation that will activate the museum’s entrance from May 31 through mid-September 2014. Bringing visitors together for a shared experience, the design teams will create a series of urban campfires on Martin Plaza, which encourages guests to pull up a tree stump, relax on the plaza and exchange stories of summer with friends and family.

04/28/2014

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will be the sole venue worldwide for Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, on view November 16, 2014–March 15, 2015. Organized by the DAM and curated by Margaret Young-Sánchez, Frederick and Jan Mayer Curator at the museum, the exhibition will feature an assortment of jewelry, timepieces and precious objects produced between 1900 and 1975. The exhibition highlights Cartier’s rise to preeminence in the midst of historical events as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry, timepieces and objects.

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