1. Rave reviews: The Denver Post calls it a holiday gift for Coloradans looking for "a solid outing on your December days off." Artnet says "Lust, sin, adoration, loyalty, and beauty all come together in this visual buffet….” CBS4 says it "dazzles." The Colorado Springs Gazette calls it "epic."
2. First time in the US: See these more than 100 artworks without leaving Colorado. Many have never been on view to the public before even in their home country of Belgium. And, they're only here until January 22!
3. A cool comic book: Denver-based artist R. Alan Brooks is the only living artist in the show with his comic that tells a story about Balthazar. Buy the comic and get it signed by Brooks on January 13!
4. Audio tours in English and Spanish: The family and adult audio guides are included with your ticket to the exhibition. The family audio guide tells a charming story of Julien, a chef's apprentice, and his dog Ruffus. The adult audio guide features intriguing insights from Katharina Van Cauteren, Chief of Staff at The Phoebus Foundation and organizing curator of the exhibition.
5. Access guide: If you don't know much about Flemish art, that's ok! You don't have to be an art history expert to enjoy the exhibition. You can learn more with our online guide, which you also can use to take a closer look at the artworks and wall text while in the galleries. Look for a QR code in the exhibition to load the guide onto your phone.
6. Fascinating facts: This show is chock full of intriguing moments in history that still resonate. For example, the painters of the 16th century were the influencers of their day. Back then, people commissioned a painting; today we post a selfie. Painters were such a big deal that in 1567, Antwerp had twice as many painters as bakers!
7. Holiday promo code: Use code SSLF2 to get $2 off nonmember tickets. If you're not a member, consider joining to enjoy the best price on ticketed exhibitions such as this, plus free general admission, Member Previews, and other benefits! Want to give someone the gift of membership? Now through December 24, if you give a loved one a membership to the DAM, they will get 14 months for the price of 12! Just use the code GIFT22 at checkout to take advantage of the offer.
If you want to see other exhibitions, your Saints, Sinners, Lovers, and Fools ticket gives you access to the whole museum. See what else is on view.
8. Details, details, details: You can spend hours looking at different elements in these paintings. As you will see in the exhibition: "Because people believed that everything was created by God, every detail in these paintings was precisely depicted—whether a strawberry, a magpie, or a shiny ruby."
9. The Ponti restaurant: Enjoy a delicious "gallery-hopping intermission." During the week, The Ponti is open for lunch, and on the weekends brunch is served 11 am–3 pm. On Tuesday nights, visit for dinner. Menu and reservations.
10. Family fun: There's interactive moments for all ages. Even the littlest kids can enjoy the show by trying on costumes inspired by the exhibition. Admission is free for kids 5 and younger. Tickets for kids and teens age 6–18 are $5.