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Today is February 3. We are open 10 am – 5 pm.

Creative Classes

The next semester of Creative Classes begins in early 2023, with a new slate of 6-week classes, 4-week classes, and 1-day workshops. Browse through the full Winter/Spring course catalog and register today.

Discover More as a Member

Membership unlocks access to more than ever before! As a member you'll enjoy daily free general admission, discounts at the Shop and on ticketed exhibitions, guest passes to share with family and friends, a subscription to our bimonthly member magazine, and so much more.

Become a member today and know that your support helps your Denver Art Museum preserve and share our collection for all to enjoy.

Dine at The Ponti

The Martin Building is now home to a brand new dining experience, The Ponti. Open daily for lunch and for dinner on Tuesday evenings, The Ponti combines art with dining, presenting a locally-sourced and seasonally-inspired menu with high standards of sustainability.

Follow The Ponti's Instagram account (@thepontidenver) for information about giveaways, a sneak peek at the menu, and more.

Celebrate Black Artists for Black History Month

Castle Geyser, Yellowstone

Grafton Tyler Brown came to his career as a painter nontraditionally. Born to free Black parents in Pennsylvania, Brown moved to California as a teenager. In San Francisco, he owned and operated his own lithography business. Around 1880, he sold that business to take up oil painting. By 1890, he was living in Helena, Montana, and painting Yellowstone National Park, both of which were accessible by the Northern Pacific Railway.

Grafton Tyler Brown llegó a ser pintor por caminos poco tradicionales. Nacido en Pensilvania de padres negros libres, se mudó a California en su adolescencia. En San Francisco estableció su propio negocio de litografía, y hacia 1880 lo vendió para dedicarse a la pintura al óleo. En 1890 se había radicado en Helena, Montana, donde pintaba vistas del parque nacional de Yellowstone, ambos lugares ya conectados por el Ferrocarril del Pacífico Norte.

Grafton Tyler Brown, Castle Geyser, Yellowstone, 1890. Oil paint on canvas; 21.125 x 14.375 in. The William Sr. and Dorothy Harmsen Collection at the Denver Art Museum, by exchange, 2020.657

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