Press Releases

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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09/30/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will host the exhibition Seen in Passing: Photographs by Chuck Forsman, November 17, 2013–May 25, 2014. Seen in Passing features more than 40 black and white photographs from two complementary bodies of work: Western Rider and Walking Magpie as well as three paintings.

09/25/2013

Opening October 27, Passport to Paris brings together works from some of the world's most beloved artists—Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and more. This exhibition's trio of shows focuses on French art from the late 1600s to early 1900s and explores changes in art and society during three important centuries in art history.

09/12/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announced today that a new season of CelebrARTE, the museum’s family-focused, bilingual program will kick off on January 19 after a December hiatus. CelebrARTE takes place the third Sunday of every month from 1–4 p.m. Focusing on the art and creativity of Latino cultures and experiences, the museum partners monthly with artists to provide bilingual activities for the entire family.

09/05/2013

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) announces that it has again achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the highest national recognition for a museum. Accreditation signifies excellence within the museum community to governments, funders, outside agencies and to the museum-going public. The Denver Art Museum was initially accredited in 1972. All museums must undergo a reaccreditation review at least every 10 years to maintain accredited status. Of the nation’s estimated 17,500 museums, 1,005 are currently accredited.

08/28/2013

WHAT:           24th Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration

WHEN:           September 7, 2013 — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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