During the exhibition’s exclusive Rocky Mountain appearance at the Denver Art Museum (DAM), visitors will be able to explore the splendor of the pharaohs through more than 100 spectacular objects spanning 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. Among the beautiful and intricately decorated pieces on view is the canopic coffinette of King Tut that once held his stomach.

 

Museum members have the opportunity to purchase tickets for three member previews before the public opening—June 26, noon–5 p.m.; and June 27–28, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

 

To join the DAM, visit www.denverartmuseum.org/membership or call 720-865-5000 and press 0. In addition to great rates on King Tut tickets, DAM members receive an entire year of benefits including free general admission, free or discounted tickets to special exhibitions, member previews and events and behind the scenes news. To receive the most up-to-date announcements, visit the DAM’s website and sign up for Art Mail, the Museum’s e-newsletter. For additional details on the exhibition, including hotel packages with VIP tickets, visit www.tutdenver.com.

 

Special Evening Lecture with Dr. David Silverman—The Phenomenon that is Tutankhamun

Tuesday, June 8, 7–8 p.m.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear internationally recognized Egypt scholar, Dr. David Silverman, national curator, advisor and academic content creator for Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs.

 

Tickets are $12 DAM members, $15 others. Tickets go on sale to the public May 27 at 10 a.m. Call 720-865-5000 and press 0 or visit www.denverartmuseum.org.

 

Flappers and Pharaohs Bash

Friday, June 25, 7-10:30 p.m. (VIP reception at 5:30 p.m.)

In 1922, archaeologist Howard Carter opened the door to the tomb of King Tutankhamun. Celebrate the opening of the exhibition that showcases Carter’s findings in the company of flappers, pharaohs, gangsters and maybe a mummy or two. Cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and live music by Aint Misbehavin’; Roaring Twenties, Egyptian, or cocktail attire.

 

Tickets are $150 for DAM members, $165 others. $250 VIP tickets include Bash and VIP reception with special guest Dr. Zahi Hawass. Call 720-913-2763 or visit www.denverartmuseum.org/flappers.