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Denver Art Museum
100 West 14th Avenue Parkway
Phone: 720-865-5000 TTY: 720-865-5003
Statement of Purpose
The Denver Art Museum is the largest art museum
between Kansas City and the West Coast, with over 55,000 works of art, including
an internationally renowned American Indian collection and superb holdings of
pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial art.
Departments include Architecture, Design &
Graphics; Asian; Modern & Contemporary; Native Arts; New World
(Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial); Painting & Sculpture (European and
American), Western art and Textile Art. Architect Gio Ponti of Italy designed
the Denver Art Museum's current striking building--a work of art in
itself. A new building designed by internationally renowned architect
Daniel Libeskind is scheduled to open in 2006.
(Note: Palettes Restaurant
will close September 1, 2004, and remain closed for approximately one
year. Palettes Express, the self-serve cafe, will remain
Highlights & Collections The Museum's collections include paintings and sculptures by a wide variety of local, regional, national and international artists, incuding: Monet, Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, O'Keeffe, O'Keeffe, Warhol, Dine, Grooms, Samaras, Corot, Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec, Russell, Rodin, di Suvero, and Remington.
The American Indian collection includes works from over 100 tribes across the U.S. and Canada.
The Asian art collection--the only such resource in the Rocky Mountain region--includes arts of India, China, Japan, Southwest Asian, Tibet, Nepal, Korea, and Southeast Asia.
known for its in-gallery interpretive activities, the Museum's Education Department also offers weekly programs for families and kids on Saturdays--when admission to the Museum is free for Colorado residents.
- Architecture, Design & Graphics
- Modern & Contemporary
- Native Arts (American Indian, African, Oceanic)
- New World (Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial)
- Painting & Sculpture (European, American &
Exhibits & Special Events
- Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Wednesday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (beginning January 1998)
- Sunday noon-5 p.m.
Admission & Directions:
Admission $8.00 adults
$6 seniors and students
Museum members and children 12 and under free.
Admission is free for Colorado residents on Saturdays, thanks to the
citizens who support the Scientific & Cultural Facilities
Dr. Lewis I. Sharp, Director
Cynthia Ford, Director of Development
Dan Kohl, Director of Museum Design
Sharon Kermiet, Director of Finance/Operations
Janet Meredith, Director of Marketing
Joan Carpenter Troccoli, Director & Curator of Institute of Western
Patterson Williams, Dean of Education
Deanna H. Person, Director of Public Relations
Matt Wasserman, Director of Membership
Stephanie Wood, Visitor Services Manager
Mary Jane Butler, Museum Shop Manager
R. Craig Miller, Curator, Architecture, Design & Graphics
Ronald Otsuka, Curator, Asian Art
Dianne Vanderlip, Curator, Modern & Contemporary Art
Nancy Blomberg, Curator, Native Arts
Margaret Young-Sanchez, Curator, New World
Timothy Standring, Curator, Painting & Sculpture
Ann Daley, Associate Curator, Painting & Sculpture
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