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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
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 devoted to the display of international art and design from the pre-Columbian era to the present day. Founded in 1893, it is one of the largest museums between Chicago and North America’s west coast. The site is split across three main buildings, including the 210,000 square-foot North Building designed by Italian architect Gio Ponti in 1971. Alongside a carefully nurtured permanent collection containing more than 70,000 artworks and a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions, it runs numerous public initiatives including artist residencies, mental health workshops, and family art sessions.

Collection Highlights


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Victor Moscoso

Chambers Brothers, 1967
Ngil Mask, late 1800s

Unknown Fang artist, Gabon

Ngil Mask, late 1800s
Monet, Claude-Water Lily Pond.jpg

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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Fazal Sheikh-[The Victor Weeps] Doctor_Jans_son_and_friend.jpg

Common Ground: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-2013

13 Aug - 12 Nov 2017
Mechau, Frank-Wild Horses.jpg

Stampede: Animals in Art

10 Sep 2017 - 19 May 2019
Morisot, Berthe_A Lesson in the Garden_1886.jpg

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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