Woman walking down spiral staircase in new Martin Building

Martin Building Events

A series of events will accompany the opening of the new Martin Building to celebrate the completed campus and thank the community for their support.

Opening Day Celebration

The re-opening of the beloved Gio Ponti-designed Lanny and Sharon Martin Building with the addition of the stunning new Anna and John J. Sie Welcome Center is a major milestone in the Denver Art Museum’s 125-year history.

An opening day celebration will take place on October 24, 2021. The all-day celebration will include free admission to all, as well as creative activities and moments for visitors of all ages. More details will be announced in the fall.

Member Previews

Museum members will have the opportunity for a pre-opening experience. Members-only previews will take place on October 21, 22, and 23, 2021. The Martin Building, Sie Welcome Center, and both The Ponti and Café Gio will be open to all members those days.

Details and booking information will be sent to members directly. Not yet a member? Join today.

Patron Events

Patrons of the DAM, including The Museum Associates and Museum Friends, will be invited to exclusive previews of the Martin Building and its beautiful new galleries during the week of October 18 (dates to be announced).

Unveiled Opening Gala

The dazzling opening gala will gather artists, patrons, and trustees to celebrate the museum's next chapter on a night unlike any other. Set in the heart of the museum's expanded campus, this ticketed fundraising event will offer an inspiring and unexpected program. Gala tables start at $15,000 and pairs of seats start at $2,500. The event will raise funds for the museum’s dynamic programming.

Please contact Lizzie Terry Dolan at ldolan@denverartmuseum.org or 720-913-0069 for additional details or to secure your reservation.

The Opening Day Celebration and Member Previews are presented by Your 6 Front Range Toyota Stores.