Check out writing instructor Theresa Rozul Knowles' tips.
Check out our free online drawing, writing, and mindful looking classes.
Explore Julia Alvarez's novel In the Time of the Butterflies
in front of Marie Watt's artwork Butterfly
(in The Light Show
) at the Denver Art Museum's Drop-In Writing program on October 22.
Lighthouse Writers Workshop is hosting Denver's 2019 NEA Big Read at events throughout town through November 6. This year, the book is by Julia Alvarez. At our Drop-In Writing program this month, Suzi Q. Smith, poet and community engagement coordinator at Lighthouse, will be using writing prompts related to the book.
Editor's Note: You can enjoy the coloring activity and see the Hayagriva Mandala in
The Light Show through March 7, 2021.
At the Denver Art Museum, we have in our collection one of very few Tibetan sand mandalas to be permanently installed in a museum. They are traditionally dismantled after construction as a symbolic reference to the impermanence of life and the transitory nature of life in Buddhist thought.
Thank you to everyone who entered this contest. We saw so many great photos! Photography curator Eric Paddock said, "This was a really fun and interesting experience. There was so much energy among the participating artists, and so many great pictures, that it was awfully hard to settle on a final group.
Looking for a creative outlet? Join instructor Anna Kaye at the Denver Art Museum for Drop-In Drawing sessions on the second Tuesday of each month.
Note: This contest is now closed.
Contemporary landscape photography from around the world is surveyed in the Denver Art Museum’s summer exhibition New Territory: Landscape Photography Today. The exhibition reflects on the environmental attitudes, perceptions, and values of our time through “observed” and “constructed” landscape imagery.
We challenge you to capture the essence of New Territory
through a single photograph. The museum’s photography department will review submissions to select the top 10 photographs.
Jeff Rodriquez will be in the Costume Studio demonstrating costume prop fabrication July 29-30, 2017. The following interview was conducted in November 2016 for a previous demonstration he did in the Costume Studio.
In celebration of Art Museum Day on May 18, we invite you to take advantage of these special offerings.
Visitors who purchase a general admission ticket at either the Clyfford Still Museum or here at the DAM can enjoy free admission at both museums when presenting their admission ticket or receipt, thanks to the museums’ collaborative two-venue presentation of Shade: Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford
ENTER TO WIN PHOTO CONTEST
Submit your finest photos taken at the Denver Art Museum over the years in our Art Museum Day 2017 photo contest throu
Jessica Rowell will be in the Costume Studio demonstrating free-form costume design January 28−29 and February 11−12
What will your demo look like at the DAM? What can visitors expect?
My demo will include periods of independent study where I work in a free-form method designing directly onto a dress form as well as machine sewing and possibly beading or embroidering.
Inspired by the upcoming Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place
exhibition, the Denver Art Museum invites you to share photos relating to place, home, and memory on Instagram with the hashtag* #PictureMiTierra.
will feature installations by 13 Latino artists that express experiences of contemporary life in the American West.
Win and be among the first to see the completed exhibition and meet all 13 artists on Feb. 16 before it opens to the public.
Annabel Reader will be in the Costume Studio demonstrating fantastical costume design September 8 and 9, 2017.
What will your demonstration at the DAM be like? What will you be showcasing?
I’ll be working on a new costume. It is an imaginary creature, a cross between a deer, a human, and a flower. It will be a two-legged stilt costume.