Machado Silvetti and Fentress Architects have started work at the Denver Art Museum Campus. The project includes the extensive renovation the 1971 Gio Ponti-designed North Towers to introduce new educational and engagement programs, expand galleries and bring the buildings up to code. The project also includes the design and construction of a new welcome center at the heart of the campus.
Founded in 1983, the Denver Art Museum is an anchor in the cultural ecosystem of Denver and the Rocky Mountain region. Known internationally for its collections of art from the Americas as well as for its engagement strategies for visitor of all ages, the DAM serves a broad spectrum of audiences throughout a two-building campus. The DAM is the primary encyclopedic art museum in the state and a destination for major traveling exhibitions from around the world which serves an estimated 650,000 visitors each year and is home to more than 70,000 art objects.