Denver Art Museum

The Big Change-Up

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A stunning amount of what’s new in Colorado.

The logical side of your brain is likely concluding that little has happened during the most challenging days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Launches of new additions, renovations and venues have been delayed a bit in some cases, but the amount of new hotels and fresh experiences is simply astonishing.

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Denver Art Museum Introduces Reimagined Campus & New Meeting Space 

Denver Art Museum Introduces Reimagined Campus & New Meeting Space

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The Denver Art Museum (DAM) reopened the Lanny and Sharon Martin Building (previously referred to as the North or Ponti Building) and introduced the new Anna and John J. Sie Welcome Center in style with several events in October 2021. The sold-out “Unveiled” opening gala,”Full Circle” housewarming party, member previews, and an opening celebration/free admission day for the general public launched an exciting new era for DAM and celebrated the 50th year of the Martin Building, 

Mini Tablescape: Tying into Blockbuster Shows

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When planning a gathering, make sure to check a destination’s calendar of events for festivals, concerts and noteworthy exhibitions. Leslie Heins and Lisa Cook, owners and event architects of Denver-based Affair with Flair, demonstrated how this can be done with a social occasion, which easily could have been a corporate event in conjunction with the Denver Art Museum’s recent blockbuster “Dior: From Paris to the World” that wrapped up in March 2019.

Expanding Opportunities & Event Space at DAM

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The completion of Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) ambitious North Building project coincides with the building’s 50th anniversary in 2021. Designed by world-renowned Italian architect Gio Ponti and Denver-based James Sudler Associates, the North Building opened to the public in 1971. When renovations are complete, it will house the majority of DAM’s permanent collection galleries.

Denver's Museums & Gardens Provide Fun Oppotunities for Groups

These fun options provide opportunities for smaller groups to join in or perhaps larger groups can ask for something similar.

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Untitled Final Fridays, February - October, 6-10 p.m

DAM’s monthly late night program features workshops, performances and tours with a twist. For example, on July 29, gather a crew and band together for a night of synchronized moves and creative collaborations. On Sept. 30, it’s all about dance, photography and artworks expressing time.

Add a Splash of Art

There is a broad spectrum of colorful ways to integrate art into meetings and events this summer and beyond in Denver. Beginning May 27 and the rest of summer, the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver is staying open until 9 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. Visitors can experience the museum for only $5 after 5 p.m.; enjoy the rooftop café and outdoor deck and garden; sample cocktails and foods from local purveyors on Wednesday nights; and enjoy live music in the rooftop garden on Friday nights.

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