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Snow Monkey Stance, 2016
Exhibition: Eyes On: Shimabuku
Through 01/20/2019 (more information)
Snow Monkey Stance, 2016
Digital inkjet print; 53 x 35½ in.
Courtesy of the artist and Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles©Shimabuku
Exhibition: Eyes On: Julie Buffalohead
Through 01/20/2019 (more information)
Julie Buffalohead (Ponca)
A Little Medicine and Magic, 2018
Oil paint on canvas; 52 x 72 in.
Courtesy of Julie Buffalohead and Bockley Gallery
A Little Medicine and Magic, 2018
Exhibition: New Territory: Landscape Photography Today
06/24/2018 - 09/16/2018 (more information)
Matthew Brandt
Lake Isabella CA TC 2, 2014
Three chromogenic prints soaked in Lake Isabella water. Each element: 91 13/16 x 65 in. (233 x 183 cm)
Unique. Loan courtesy of Matthew Brandt and Yossi Milo Gallery. © Matthew Brandt.
La Musidora
Exhibition: La Musidora
Through 09/03/2018 (more information)
designed by Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena of the interdisciplinary design firm Esrawe + Cadena in Mexico City
La Musidora
Exhibition: Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer
Through 08/12/2018 (more information)
Jeffrey Gibson
(Mississippi Band Choctaw/Cherokee)
Like A Hammer, 2014
Elk hide, glass beads, artificial sinew, wool blanket, metal studs, steel, found pinewood block, and fur; 56 x 24 x 11 in.
Collection of Tracy Richelle High and Roman Johnson. Courtesy of Marc Straus Gallery, New York. Image courtesy of Jeffrey Gibson Studio and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, California. Photograph by Peter Mauney. © Jeffrey Gibson.
Like A Hammer, 2014
Ganesha: The Playful Protector
Exhibition: Ganesha: The Playful Protector
Through 1/13/2019 (more information)
Ganesha, 600s-700s
Cambodia. Sandstone,
29 x 25 inches., 29 x 25 in.
Lent by the National Museum of Cambodia
Exhibition: Past the Tangled Present
Through 09/09/2018 (more information)
Jaime Molina
Past the Tangled Present
(detail), 2017
© Jaime Molina
Past the Tangled Present
Exhibition: Stampede: Animals in Art
Through 05/19/2019 (more information)
Elliot Erwitt
New York City, 1974
Gelatin Silver Print; sheet height: 20 x sheet width: 24 in.
Denver Art Museum: Balan and Joe Joe in honor of
Hal Gould, 2011.245. © Elliot Erwitt/Magnum Photos

Denver Art Museum
100 W 14th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO 80204


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The North Building is currently closed for renovations. To increase access during construction, the Hamilton Building is open seven days a week. (We will still be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas, but open July 4.)

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Friday 10 am–8 pm*
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**On final Fridays in January through October, we're open until 10 pm for our Untitled multi-media events.

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**Free for Kids at the Denver Art Museum is made possible by Scott Reiman and is presented by Bellco Credit Union.

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To enrich the lives of present and future generations through the acquisition, presentation, and preservation of works of art, supported by exemplary scholarship and public programs related to both its permanent collections and to temporary exhibitions presented by the Museum.

The Denver Art Museum is one of the largest art museums between Chicago and the West Coast, with a collection of more than 70,000 works of art divided between nine permanent collections including African, American Indian, Asian, European and American, modern and contemporary, pre-Colombian, photography, Spanish Colonial, and western American art. Our holdings reflect our city and region—and provide invaluable ways for the community to learn about cultures from around the world.

Founded in 1893 as the Denver Artists' Club, the Denver Art Museum has had a number of temporary homes, from the public library and a downtown mansion to a portion of the Denver City and County Building. The museum opened our own galleries on 14th Avenue Parkway in 1949, and a center for children's art activities was added in the early 1950s. In 1971 the museum opened the 24-sided, two-towered North Building by Ponti in collaboration with James Sudler Associates of Denver. Over one million faceted, shimmering gray tiles, developed by Dow Corning, provide cladding for the radical seven-story structure. This architectural icon remains the only completed project in the United States by this important Italian master of modern design.

This bold tradition continued with the selection in 2000 of the architect Daniel Libeskind. The 146,000-square-foot Frederic C. Hamilton Building, a joint venture of Daniel Libeskind and Denver-based Davis Partnership Architects, is situated directly south of the North Building. Libeskind's design, referential to the original Ponti building, recalls not only the mountain peaks that provide a powerful backdrop for the city, but the intricate and geometric rock crystals found in the foothills of the Rockies. A sharply cantilevered section of the Hamilton Building juts across the street towards the North Building above an enclosed steel-and-glass bridge that links the two structures.

On October 7, 2006, the Denver Art Museum nearly doubled in size when we opened one of the country's most unique structures. The Frederic C. Hamilton Building includes new galleries for its permanent collection, three temporary exhibition spaces, art storage, and public amenities. The entire museum complex totals more than 350,000 square feet and serves as an architectural landmark for the city of Denver and the surrounding region.

The Denver Art Museum has been a leader in educational programming for more than two decades. The family-friendly approach is fully integrated into the galleries through a unique partnership between curators, designers, and educators for each discipline. This collaboration is present in both the North and Hamilton buildings.

A trailblazer in creating innovative opportunities that encourage visitors to interact with the collection, the museum is also known internationally for the way we help our visitors explore art and their own creativity.

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Since its founding in 1893, the Denver Art Museum has amassed more than 68,000 works of art, one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of world art between Chicago and the West Coast. Internationally known for its holdings of American Indian art, the Museum has also assembled an extensive group of pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial art objects now considered one of the finest collections anywhere. Other areas of concentration are European and American painting and sculpture, architecture, design and graphics, modern and contemporary, Asian, African, Oceanic, western American and textile art.


Eyes On: Shimabuku
Through January 20, 2019
(more information)

Eyes On: Julie Buffalohead
Through January 20, 2019
(more information)

New Territory: Landscape Photography Today
June 24 - September 16, 2018
(more information)

La Musidora
Through September 3, 2018
(more information)

Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer
Through August 12, 2018
(more information)

Past the Tangled Present
Through September 9, 2018
(more information)

Ganesha: The Playful Protector
Through January 13, 2018
(more information)

Stampede: Animals in Art
Through May 19, 2019
(more information)


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