Press Releases

12/23/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) is offering a variety of special programs in conjunction with Passport to Paris, a special trio of shows that offers visitors the opportunity to view French art from the late 1600s to early 1900s through February 9.

Pots and Pans, Tables and Chairs: Decorative Arts in French Paintings from the Wadsworth Atheneum

January 31, 5:30 p.m.

12/19/2013

In 2013, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) continued to strategically enhance the breadth and depth of its collection through a variety of major acquisitions, both gifts and purchases, across all of its curatorial departments. The ongoing refinement and expansion of the museum’s collection exemplifies the DAM’s enduring commitment to maintain a diverse collection that reflects the community and provides invaluable ways for audiences to learn about cultures from around the world.

2013 selected acquisition highlights include:  

12/09/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will be the sole venue worldwide for Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century, November 16, 2014–March 15, 2015. Featuring an assortment of jewelry, timepieces and precious objects produced between 1900 and 1975, the exhibition highlights Cartier’s rise to preeminence—and the historical events pushing the brand’s evolution—as it transformed itself into one of the world’s most prestigious names in jewelry and luxury accessories.

 

12/05/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) invites visitors to explore how Polish poster artists captured the essence of the American West through their conceptual works of art in Rebranded: Polish Film Posters for the American Western. On view February 16 through June 1, 2014, Rebranded presents movie posters created during Poland’s communist-era that remain virtually unknown to the American public.

11/25/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) offers expanded hours for Passport to Paris on Thursdays and throughout the holiday season.  DAM members also have the special opportunity to view the exhibition during select Monday afternoons in December and January. See below for the schedule of additional hours or visit www.ParisInDenver.com for time slots and ticket availability.

11/21/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will host the exhibition The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925, May 11–August 31, 2014. At the turn of the 20th century, artistic representations of American Indians, cowboys and cavalry, pioneers and prospectors, and animals of the plains and the mountains served as visual metaphors for the Old West.Through seventy-two bronze sculptures by twenty-eight artists, The American West in Bronze explores the aesthetic and cultural impulses behind the creation of statuettes with American western themes popular with audiences then and now.

11/19/2013

Note: The Denver Art Museum will be closed Christmas Day but open on New Year's Day.

11/04/2013

On the final Friday of the month, from 6 to 10 p.m., the Denver Art Museum (DAM) offers a unique museum experience with unconventional art encounters, new insight into the DAM collections, artmaking activities, cash bar and more. At each mixed-media Untitled event, the museum highlights a specific theme with exhibition-related activities and community collaborations.

10/30/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) teamed up with the Dillon Dam Brewery to craft a special beer in honor of the museum’s exhibition, Passport to Paris. Facebook fans of the museum and brewery chose the name submitted by Heather Burnett, La Seine Shine, through an online competition. The beer is part of a larger promotional partnership between the two entities to reach the ski audience and tap into the creativity of the community.

10/28/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will present an installation of some 35 contemporary posters in the exhibition Drawn to Action: Posters from the AIGA Design Archives December 15, 2013—January 18, 2015.

10/16/2013

This fall, the Denver Art Museum's (DAM) exhibition Passport to Paris will offer visitors the opportunity to view a trio of shows focusing on French art from the late 1600s to early 1900s and explore changes in art and society during three important centuries in art history. The suite of three exhibitions brings together works from such acclaimed artists as Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and others.

10/14/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will extend its offer of free general admission to all furloughed federal government employees October 14 through October 18, 2013.

To obtain complimentary admission, employees should show their Federal ID at the museum welcome desk. They will have the opportunity to explore the museum’s nine permanent collections showcasing art from around the world.

10/11/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will offer free general admission to all furloughed federal government employees October 11 through October 13, 2013.

To obtain complimentary admission, employees should show their Federal ID at the museum welcome desk. They will have the opportunity to explore the museum’s nine permanent collections showcasing art from around the world.

10/08/2013

October 11 update: The offer of free general admission to all furloughed federal government employees now is extended through October 13, 2013.

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will extend its offer of free general admission to all furloughed federal government employees October 8 through October 11, 2013.

10/03/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will offer free general admission to all furloughed federal government employees October 4 through October 6, 2013.

To obtain complimentary admission, employees should show their Federal ID at the museum welcome desk. They will have the opportunity to explore the museum’s nine permanent collections showcasing art from around the world.

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