Oct. 24 - Nov. 2 2014

Ofrenda Altars 2014

The DIA presents 28 ofrendas created by local artists from. Ofrendas consist of a collection of objects meaningful to the deceased and placed on altars as a welcome to those being remembered or honored.

Ofrenda Altars 2014

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Oct. 1, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015

Guest of Honor: Monet

The DIA welcomes one of Claude Monet’s most famous paintings—Waterlily Pond, Green Harmony—as a “guest of honor” from the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

Guest of Honor: Monet

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Through March 29, 2015

Works on Paper by Degas, Renoir, and Friends

Many of the most popular impressionist-era artists are featured in this exhibition at the DIA. 

People by Extraordinary Artists

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Staff Picks

Edgar Degas: Violinist and Young Woman

Edgar Degas

Violinist and Young Woman, c. 1871

“The figures are meticulously rendered but the canvas is unfinished at the lower edge. Degas often returned to paintings — sometimes after decades — but not this one. Perhaps he considered it “finished” after all.”

Graham W. J. Beal, Director, President and CEO

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