Through September 20

Very Important Puppets

Including the original Howdy Doody marionette, Venetian comedia del arte and American colonial era Punch and Judy hand puppets

VIPs from the Paul McPharlin Puppetry Collection

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Through December 13

Rembrandt: Guest of Honor

From now through December 13, Rembrandt's Self-Portrait with Shaded Eyes is on loan from the Leiden Collection in New York. Free with general museum admission in the Dutch galleries.

Rembrandt: Guest of Honor

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Through October 31, 2015

Inside|Out

DIA's Inside|Out program returns for
the sixth year in a row! DIA reproductions of
art in your community

Inside|Out Summer 2015

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Staff Picks

Rachel Ruysch: Flowers in a Glass Vase

Rachel Ruysch

Flowers in a Glass Vase, 1704

“I find this painting amazing in its detail and composition; every time I view it, I find something I haven't noticed before. And the colors are rich and the flowers are incredibly vibrant! The fact that it was painted by a woman at a time when men so completely dominated the art world only adds to this painting's uniqueness. ”

Tracy Hobbs, Volunteer

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