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The Virgin of Valvanera

Follower of Cristobal de Villalpando, The Virgin of Valvanera. Mexico, circa 1710. Oil on canvas, 79 1/2 x 57 5/8 in. Gift of the collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 2008.832.


The museum's conservation department is made up of conservators with specialties in works of art on paper, photographs, paintings, textiles, archaeological and ethnographic objects, and modern and contemporary art. Our staff cares for the collections in accordance with our expressed mission to preserve works of art for future generations.


The Denver Art Museum hosts a variety of lectures and talks with curators, artists, and leaders in their fields. Due to the pandemic, all lectures and talks are currently hosted online over Zoom.