Teen pleads guilty to Denver Art Museum damage
DENVER (AP) — A teenager has pleaded guilty to criminal mischief for damaging nearly $100,000 worth of art at the Denver Art Museum.
The district attorney's office says Jake Siebenlist, of...
Denver Art Museum downgrades vandalism damage estimate
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Art Museum now estimates the damage done by a vandal last month at less than $100,000, down from the nearly $2 million it initially reported to police.
Museum spokeswoman Jena Pruett told The Denver Post Tuesday that nearly all the Chinese and Mayan artifacts that were damaged can be repaired. One exception is a 19th century vase from China.
Vandalism at Denver Art Museum caused nearly $2M in damages
DENVER (AP) — An official told police the Denver Art Museum sustained nearly $2 million in losses when a vandal shattered glass and damaged other artwork last month.
The Denver Post reports police arrested 18-year-old Jake Siebenlist on suspicion of felony criminal mischief in the amount of $1 million or more following the vandalism spree at the museum in downtown Denver on Dec. 9.
Man arrested in shattering of sculptures at Denver museum
DENVER (AP) — An 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of criminal mischief for shattering glass sculptures and damaging other pieces at the Denver Art Museum, police said Monday.
Jake Siebenlist was taken into custody Sunday at the museum in downtown Denver.
Witnesses told police that Siebenlist pushed a glass sculpture to the ground then began to throw other sculptures around the room. Court records say he also tried to damage two paintings that were protected by plastic glass.
Denver Art Museum hosts 1st major Dior retrospective in US
DENVER (AP) — Haute couture gowns worn by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Jennifer Lawrence and Rihanna are now on view at the Denver Art Museum.
The museum's new exhibition, "Dior: From Paris to the World," opened Monday and runs through early March. It is the first major Dior retrospective in the United States, and it features seven decades of decadent looks.
Christian Dior exploded onto the fashion scene in the late '40s.
DENVER (AP) — Officials say the Denver Art Museum will be only museum in the U.S. to host a comprehensive exhibition of Claude Monet paintings.
The Denver Post reports the museum announced Tuesday that "Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature" will open in Denver in October 2019, filling more than 20,000 square feet (1,860 square meters) of gallery space with more than 100 paintings.
Bubble wrap bonanza: Museum packs up treasures for a remodel
DENVER (AP) — Anyone who has lived through a major home remodeling project can sympathize with Laura Elliff Cruz, collections manager for the Denver Art Museum who is in charge of relocating or trying to protect tens of thousands of treasures during a building upgrade expected to take a year.
Plan to move Denver sculpture sparks outrage, compromise
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Art Museum has agreed to move the soil a statue stands on with it in 2018 after news of the sculpture's removal sparked outrage.
The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/2hdzvHf ) that the museum reached a compromise with American Indian artist Edgar Heap of Birds after he sent a letter last week criticizing the museum's plan to relocate his "Wheel" sculpture once the museum begins a renovation of its North Building in 2018.
Star Wars at the Denver Art Museum: Pop culture or art?
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Where does the Star Wars galaxy fit inside the art world?
That's a question to ponder when you navigate the lightsaber battles and Galactic Senate meetings in a new exhibition called "Star Wars and the Power of Costume" at the Denver Art Museum, reported Colorado Public Radio (http://bit.ly/2fDndYt).