Families can explore the exhibition with a pop-up guide and through our online Museum Web Quest.
Check out the DAM’s Creative-in-Residence Michael Sperandeo as he debuts his podcast series Digital Dawn.
Thomas Evans, a.k.a. Detour, is an interactive visual artist experimenting with the intersections of art, music, and technology. Detour is the Denver Art Museum’s Fall 2017 Creative-in-Residence. His residency runs October 1 through November 30, 2017.
Detour is a Denver-based creative that focuses on work where art and innovation meet. A born collaborator and “military brat,” Detour pulls from every conceivable experience that shapes his landscapes and perspectives.
See Your Pet on the Gallery Wall
For the exhibition Stampede: Animals in Art
the Denver Art Museum invites visitors to share photos of your pets on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #DAMpets
. These photos will appear in the exhibition’s “Beloved” section in a livestream on a framed iPad hung side-by-side with artworks from DAM’s collections. You will find this section on level 3 of the DAM’s Hamilton Building.
Upload your pet photo and use the hashtag and maybe you'll see Fluffy or Spot on the gallery wall! (There's up to a 10-minute delay.)
Laura Ann Samuelson is a choreographer, dancer, teacher of performance. She was the DAM’s creative-in-residence in July and August, 2017.
The Denver Art Museum is looking for its next creative-in-residence to work alongside staff and visitors May through August 2017 (selection criteria and submission guidelines).
Creativity and imagination fill the gallery space in the lower level of the North Building at the Denver Art Museum. The DAM is currently showcasing artwork by early childhood students—children under the age of six. All of the pieces on view were created by the students of Mile High Early Learning and Clayton Early Learning. The artwork has been created in a variety of ways with a wide range of materials.
Earlier this month, the Denver Art Museum held the Let's Go Colorado! photography contest. Participants were instructed to follow in the footsteps of photographers Timothy H. O'Sullivan and William H. Bell, whose work is currently on view in On Desert Time: Landscape Photographs by O’Sullivan & Bell, 1871-1874
, and capture an image that reflects both the bones of the Colorado landscape and their own discoveries in the area.
Check out our Facebook page to see the top 30 winning submissions, which will be on view at Untitled: Stop Motion on September 30.
October is Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month, a monthlong event wherein numerous museums and cultural institutions around the world support and bring awareness to the importance of the arts in the lives of those with vision loss.
This annual celebration is the creation of Art Beyond Sight (ABS), a New York-based nonprofit organization dedicated to making art, art history, and visual culture accessible to people who are blind or have vision loss.
It may be September but the Denver Art Museum is still celebrating the summer of Dance!
with the 27th
Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration. On September 10, 2016, dances, drumming, and more take place on Acoma Plaza (between the museum’s North Building and the main branch of the Denver Public Library). There also are great programs happening inside the museum—and general admission is free!
Have you ever been surprised by seeing a landscape for the first time or excited by discovering something new in a place you have visited before?
Follow in the footsteps of photographers Timothy H. O'Sullivan and William H. Bell, whose work is currently on view here in On Desert Time: Landscape Photographs by O’Sullivan & Bell, 1871-1874
, and capture an image that reflects both the bones of the Colorado landscape and your own discoveries in the area and submit it in our Let’s Go Colorado!