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Interior View, Denver Art Museum
Chris Schneider, 2009, Courtesy of Denver Art Museum. Photo: Chris Schneider

Interior View, Denver Art Museum

Northwest Coast American Indian Art galleries at the Denver Art Museum
Exterior view, Denver Art Museum
Denver Art Museum Photo Jeff Wells 2007, Jeff Wells

Exterior view, Denver Art Museum

Daniel Libeskind Architect, Studio Libeskind and Davis Partnership
Interior View, Denver Art Museum
Chris Schneider, 2009, Courtesy of Denver Art Museum. Photo: Chris Schneider

Interior View, Denver Art Museum

American Indian art galleries at the Denver art Museum
Interior View, Denver Art Museum
Courtesy of Denver Art Museum

Interior View, Denver Art Museum

Western American Art galleries at the Denver Art Museum
Interior View, Denver Art Museum
Denver Art Museum Photo Jeff Wells, Courtesy of Denver Art Museum. Photo: Jeff Wells

Interior View, Denver Art Museum

The El Pomar Grand Atrium of the Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building
Interior View, Denver Art Museum
Courtesy of Denver Art Museum

Interior View, Denver Art Museum

Gallery installation of Unseated: Contemporary Chairs Reimagined

The Denver Art Museum is an educational, nonprofit museum that sparks creative thinking and expression through transformative experiences with art. The museum's holdings reflect the city and region and provide invaluable ways for the community to learn about cultures from around the world. The mission of the Denver Art Museum is 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. It 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 10 permanent collections including African, American Indian, Asian, European and American, modern and contemporary, pre-Columbian, photography, Spanish Colonial, textile and western American art.

Collection Highlights


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Victor Moscoso

Chambers Brothers, 1967
Ngil Mask, late 1800s

Unknown Fang artist, Gabon

Ngil Mask, late 1800s
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Claude Monet

Le Bassin des Nympheas, 1904
Hayagriva Mandala, United States, 1996

Geshe Thubten Sonam (born 1965, Dharamsala, India), Sonam Woeser (born 1964, Laab, Eastern Tibet; in India 1990), and Lobsang Lungrig (born 1974, Karshoe, Eastern Tibet; in India 1994)

Hayagriva Mandala, United States, 1996
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Robert Benjamin

Nellie and Her Italian Soda, Boulder, 1993.
Denver Art Museum: Collection Highlights
Moscoso, Victor-Chambers Brothers.jpg
Courtesy Denver Art Museum., Collection Denver Art Museum, Partial gift of David and Sheryl Tippit; partial purchase with Architecture, Design, and Graphics Department Acquisition Funds; and Volunteer Endowment Funds in honor of R. Craig Miller, 2008.797

Victor Moscoso

Chambers Brothers, 1967
Offset lithograph
Ngil Mask, late 1800s
Denver Art Museum; Gift of Fred H. Riebling, 1942.443

Unknown Fang artist, Gabon

Ngil Mask, late 1800s
Native fiber, wood and paint
Monet, Claude-Water Lily Pond.jpg
Courtesy Denver Art Museum, Denver Art Museum; Funds from Helen Dill bequest, 1935.14

Claude Monet

Le Bassin des Nympheas, 1904
Oil paint on canvas
Hayagriva Mandala, United States, 1996
Denver Art Museum; Asian Art. Association, Mr. and Mrs. Yale H. Lewis, NBT Foundation, Fay Shwayder, and Asian Art Department Acquisition Fund 1996.54

Geshe Thubten Sonam (born 1965, Dharamsala, India), Sonam Woeser (born 1964, Laab, Eastern Tibet; in India 1990), and Lobsang Lungrig (born 1974, Karshoe, Eastern Tibet; in India 1994)

Hayagriva Mandala, United States, 1996
Sand with mineral pigments; 57 in. diameter
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Denver Art Museum, 2009.776

Robert Benjamin

Nellie and Her Italian Soda, Boulder, 1993.
Chromogenic color print.

Exhibitions


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Stampede: Animals in Art

10 Sep 2017 - 19 May 2019
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Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism

22 Oct 2017 - 14 Jan 2018
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Degas: A Passion for Perfection

11 Feb - 12 Aug 2018
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