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Denver Art Museum, Frederic C. Hamilton Building construction photographs

Identifier: C Photo Collection 442

Scope and Contents

Collection contains 981 color slides documenting the construction (July 2003-March 2007) of the Denver Art Museum's Frederick C. Hamilton Building designed by Polish architect Daniel Libeskind. The images are taken from the vantage point of the neighboring Denver Public Library. Additional materials include clippings, ticket, program, and museum guide about the design, construction and opening of the building.


  • 2003-2007


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Denver Art Museum's Frederick C. Hamilton Building opended on October 7, 2006. Designed by Polish architect, Daniel Libeskind, the building is connected to the North Wing of the Denver Art Museum via a walkway over 13th Street. Galleries in the building hold the Modern and Contemporary art collection, Architecture and Design collection, and Oceanic art collection. The complex geometric design of the building is made up of 20 sloping planes covered in 230,000 square feet of titanium sheathing.


1 photo box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Claudia R. Jensen;2014.


Title supplied by cataloger.

Processing Information

Physical condition: color slides are in good condition and housed in photo sleeve pages.

Finding Aid for the Denver Art Museum, Frederic C. Hamilton Building construction photographs
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States