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One of the largest art museums between Chicago and the West Coast, the Denver Art Museum (DAM) is dedicated to helping visitors explore art and creativity through hands-on activities, extensive art collections, and world-class exhibitions. The Denver Art Museum's Hamilton Building is an architectural work of art. Designed by Daniel Libeskind, it will change the way you experience art and architecture.

Amenities

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General
  • Hours: Mon–Thu: 10am–5pm, Fri: 10am–8pm, Sat–Sun: 10am–5pm
  • Miles to airport: 30
  • Blocks to CCC: 5
  • Indoor Fire Code: 5000
  • Total Capacity (if applicable): 4000
  • Event Space:
  • Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
  • Group Activities Description: Group ticket rates are available for parties of 10+. Reservations are required. Enhance your group visit with a guided tour. Private, docent-led tours are available with three weeks’ notice for an additional fee. Call (720) 913-0088 or email groupsales@denverartmuseum.org for more information.
Restaurant
  • Hours of Operation: Call for Hours of Operation
  • Open Sundays:
  • Breakfast Hours: N/A
  • Serves Lunch:
  • Lunch Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Serves Dinner:
  • Dinner Hours: Friday Only, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Reservations Recommended:
  • Denver Original:
  • Serves Alcoholic Beverages:
  • Offers Takeout:
  • Allow Buy Out:
  • Private Rooms Available:
  • Seating Capacity: 140
  • Private Room Capacity: 60
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Phone: 303-534-1455
  • Email: nick@ktrg.net

Meeting Facilities

Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Reception Capacity 4000
  • Theatre Capacity 275
  • Catering In-house
  • Type of Venue Auditorium (fixed seating), Gallery/Museum, Special Events Venue
  • Type of Event Reception, Banquet, Meeting Theatre , Meeting Classroom
  • Banquet Capacity 250
  • Number of Rooms 3
  • Classroom Capacity 260
Sharp Auditorium
  • Theater Capacity: 275
  • Classroom Capacity: 260
El Pomar Grand Atrium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2000
  • Banquet Capacity: 175
  • Reception Capacity: 350
Outdoor sculpture garden
  • Theater Capacity: 275
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 300
Full Buy Out
  • Banquet Capacity: 250
  • Reception Capacity: 4000

Events

Jul 17, 2019

Eyes On: Erika Harrsch
Mar 10, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image Included in general admission

Mexican-American artist Erika Harrsch first exhibited her project Under the Same Sky... We Dream in El Paso (2017) just as regulations became more stringent for those seeking asylum and a better life in the United States. Children of...

Jul 17, 2019

Eyes On: Jonathan Saiz
May 12, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image Included in general admission

Jonathan Saiz's installation #WhatisUtopia is comprised of a column covered with 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings and sculptures. By definition, utopia is "an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect...

Jul 17, 2019

First Light Family Space
Jun 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019

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  • Image Starting: 10:00 AM
  • Image Varies

Light-Themed Artmaking Activities First Light Family Space is located in the Hamilton Building, level 3. Included with general admission (free for kids and free for members). Step into the shining world of the new First Light Family Space...

Jul 17, 2019

La Musidora
Jul 3, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019

La Musidora is a combination of the Spanish words "la música" (music) and "la mecedora" (rocking chair). Take part in this interactive outdoor art installation located on Martin Plaza near the museum's Hamilton Building entrance. Make...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 01:00 PM to 01:45 PM
  • Image $8 - $13 (Free for Kids)

At this month’s Mindful Looking program at the Denver Art Museum, immerse yourself in an installation of 10,005 tiny paintings, drawings and sculptures in Eyes On: Jonathan Saiz at the Denver Art Museum. With DAM interpretive specialist...

Jul 17, 2019

Serious Play
May 5, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image Starting: 10:00 AM
  • Image General Admission

Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America presents the concept of playfulness in postwar American design as a catalyst for creativity and innovation. This exhibition will explore how employing playfulness allowed designers to bring fresh...

Jul 17, 2019

The Incubation Effect
Nov 8, 2018 - Sep 9, 2019

Inspired by the natural world, Denver artist Nicole Anona Banowetz has created a larger than life, immersive insect nursery made from sewn inflatable sculptures and assembled forms. She says, "Forget that the work is art for a moment and...

Jul 17, 2019

The Light Show
Jun 2, 2019 - May 3, 2020

The Light Show at the Denver Art Museum explores physical and symbolic representations of light in art through a thought-provoking narrative. The exhibition features about 250 objects drawn from the DAM's nine curatorial departments. The...

Jul 17, 2019

Treasures of British Art
Mar 2, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image Starting: 10:00 AM
  • Image General Admission

Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection showcases more than 60 paintings recently gifted to the museum by the Berger Collection Educational Trust (BCET) in 2018. The BCET’s gift is the largest gift of European old masters to the DAM...

Jul 17, 2019

Creative-in-Residence: Juntae Teejay Hwang
Jul 17, 2019 - Sep 11, 2019

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  • Image 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
  • Image $8-$13 for Adults/ Free for Kids

Observe, reflect, and interact with the Denver Art Museum's current Creative-in-Residence, Juntae TeeJay Hwang, as he explores performance art in the museum during Wednesday Happenings. Witness Wednesday Happenings will occur from 1 to 3pm...

Jul 17, 2019

Golden Triangle Public Art Tour
May 8, 2019 - Sep 25, 2019

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  • Image Varies
  • Image Free

This tour covers a broad array of contemporary public artworks near the Denver Art Museum, Denver Public Library, and History Colorado. The tour will focus on the contemporary works in the Golden Triangle Creative District, from an...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
  • Image $8 - $13 Free for Kids

In this month's Unplugged at the Denver Art Museum, explore local artist Jonathan Saiz's installation of 10,000 tiny drawings, paintings and sculptures with a variety of drawing media. Local artist Anna Kaye will guide you through a session...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Image $8-$13 for Adults/ Free for Kids

Learn a performance and participate in a museum happening with Denver Art Museum Creative-in-Residence Juntae TeeJay Hwang. Every Saturday from 3 to 4pm at the DAM, TeeJay will guide visitors through a thematic performance workshop that...

Jul 17, 2019

Drop In Writing
Jul 23, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
  • Image $8 - $13 Free for Kids

Explore your creativity through the written word in our informal writing sessions led by Michael Henry, executive director of Lighthouse Writers Workshop. Bring your own writing projects or get started on something new. Open to all levels,...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Image General Admission

Untitled Final Fridays is the DAM’s monthly late-night program featuring unconventional experiences developed in collaboration with local creatives and community members. July's Untitled event highlights the creative practice of interactive...

Jul 17, 2019

Untitled Final Fridays
Jan 25, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Untitled Final Fridays is the DAM's monthly late-night program featuring unconventional experiences developed in collaboration with local creatives and community members. From performances to tours and everything in between, spark your own...

Jul 17, 2019

Free First Saturday
Aug 3, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Image Free

On the first Saturday of every month, you can enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime! Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am. Some special exhibitions may require...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Image Free

Visit the Denver Art Museum on Saturday, August 3, and enjoy FREE general admission all day! On the first Saturday of every month, you can enjoy the art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions at the Denver Art Museum without spending a...

Jul 17, 2019

Art & About
Aug 8, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
  • Image Free*

Art & About tours at the Denver Art Museum are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer's or dementia and their care partners. Experience and discuss art together on a tour led by a specially trained guide on the second Thursday...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 02:30 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Image $25-$70 One or Three Sessions

In this session, by tracing a history of playful art and whimsical design, David Thomas from the University of Colorado’s College of Architecture and Planning argues for the prevalence, and importance of play in our creative institutions...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
  • Image General Admission

Join artist Anna Kaye at Drop-In Drawing at the Denver Art Museum, a fun and informal creative art session. Bring a drawing or sketching project of your own or get started on something new. All ranges of drawing experience welcome! Drawing...

Jul 17, 2019

Create Playdate
Nov 14, 2018 - Dec 11, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Image General Admission

Drop in with your little ones, ages 3 to 5, and meet up with other tots and their grownups for story time, artmaking, and more! Create Playdates are included with general admission, which is free for kids 18 and younger. No reservations are...

Jul 17, 2019

Unplugged: Meditation
Aug 16, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Image General Admission

In this month's Unplugged program at the Denver Art Museum, join us and our partners from the Kadampa Meditation Center in an hour-long guided meditation in the exhibition “Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze.” Whether you are a first-timer...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 01:00 PM to 01:45 PM
  • Image General Admission

At this month’s Mindful Looking program at the Denver Art Museum, explore light, the American West, and humankind’s relationship with nature in this unusual desert landscape by Colorado painter Don Stinson. This session will be led by DAM...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Image General Admission

Untitled Final Fridays is the DAM’s monthly late-night program featuring unconventional experiences developed in collaboration with local creatives and community members. August's Untitled event highlights the creative practice of...

Jul 17, 2019

Free First Saturday
Sep 7, 2019

  • Image Jul 17, 2019
  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Image Free

On the first Saturday of every month, you can enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime! Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am. Some special exhibitions may require...

Jul 17, 2019

  • Image Jul 17, 2019
  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Image General Admission

Untitled Final Fridays is the DAM’s monthly late-night program featuring unconventional experiences developed in collaboration with local creatives and community members. September's Untitled event highlights the creative practice of...

Jul 17, 2019

Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature
Oct 21, 2019 - Feb 2, 2020

The Denver Art Museum will be home to the most comprehensive U.S. exhibition of Monet paintings in more than two decades. The exhibition will feature more than 120 paintings spanning Monet's entire career and will focus on the celebrated...

Jul 17, 2019

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  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image Starting: 6:00 PM
  • Image General Admission

Untitled Final Fridays is the DAM’s monthly late-night program featuring unconventional experiences developed in collaboration with local creatives and community members. October's Untitled event highlights the creative practice of...

Jul 17, 2019

Free First Saturday
Nov 2, 2019

  • Image Jul 17, 2019
  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image Starting: 10:00 AM
  • Image Free

On the first Saturday of every month, you can enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime! Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am. Some special exhibitions may require...

Jul 17, 2019

Free First Saturday
Dec 7, 2019

  • Image Jul 17, 2019
  • Image Denver Art Museum 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver, CO 80204
  • Image From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Image Free

On the first Saturday of every month, you can enjoy our art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime! Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10 am. Some special exhibitions may require...

Jul 17, 2019

Natural Forces: Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington will reveal connections between artistic themes and techniques used by acclaimed American artists Winslow Homer (1836-1910) and Frederic Remington (1861-1909) through 60 artworks. Born a...

Jul 17, 2019

Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom
May 3, 2020 - Aug 23, 2020

In the 1940s, Franklin D. Roosevelt developed a concept called the Four Freedoms—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want, and Freedom from Fear to persuade Americans to support the war effort. Not immediately embraced by...

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