calls this exhibition a "true tour de force." CBS4 says it "dazzles."
The Denver Art Museum team has completed the installation of its monumental Haida poles, marking the beginning of art installations for a redesigned and reinstalled Northwest Coast and Alaska Native gallery. The reimagined space will be among the first art galleries to reopen to the public in the initial phase of the renovated Martin Building on June 6, 2020.
The DAM’s beloved Haida poles, frequently misattributed as “totem” poles, were the first items installed in the new space.
We’re happy to announce that on June 6, 2020, we will open three floors of art galleries, learning and gathering spaces, and a restaurant and cafe in the renovated Lanny and Sharon Martin Building and new Anna and John J.
In June 2020, the Denver Art Museum will kick off a phased reopening of the united museum campus, welcoming visitors to the first three levels of the refurbished and renamed Martin Building (previously the North Building) and the new, curved glass-walled Anna and John J. Sie Welcome Center.
Championing lifelong learning and creative pursuits for visitors of all ages has always been at the heart of the DAM’s mission.
With its international reputation as a leader in innovative education and exhibition programs, the Denver Art Museum’s commitment to public access and community collaboration is well known.
In order to close the Denver Art Museum's North Building for renovation, thousands of artworks had to be packed and moved into storage.
Looking for something fun to do Memorial Day Weekend? The Denver Art Museum has you covered. Check out current exhibitions including the new Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer
(already generating a lot of buzz), Stampede: Animals in Art
, and visitor favorite La Musidora
(which is back for another summer!). All exhibitions and activities this weekend are included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and younger.
Friday, May 25
Kick off your holiday weekend May 25, 6-10 pm, with Untitled Final Friday.
In honor of the Denver Art Museum's 125th anniversary, we're taking a look back through our archives.
When the North Building opened in 1971 The Denver Post
ran a special supplement to their Sunday magazine, Empire
Flip through it to see what has changed and what remains the same. For example, Degas' Dance Examination (Examen de Danse)
was featured in an article here and it's now on view at the DAM through May 20.
The DAM invites you to summon your inner turtle for our inaugural Slow Art Day, an international event with the simple mission to help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art. On April 14, people all over the world will visit museums and galleries to look at art slowly, lingering with five works of art for 10 minutes each and then joining back up for a conversation about the experience.
Work is well under way at the Denver Art Museum to make room for a brand new welcome center. The completed project in 2021 will include a renovated North Building and a united art museum campus in the heart of the Golden Triangle Creative District.
Meanwhile, the DAM’s Hamilton Building is open 7 days per week during construction, and we will continue to share more as the project continues. Keep an eye on for continued updates about the exciting project.