SOURCE: Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Oct 10, 2013) - The Denver Art Museum's Passport to Paris exhibition opens October 27 and the Sheraton Downtown Denver hotel offers VIP packages for the exhibit that include non-timed tickets, meaning that guests may skip the lines for immediate access to the exhibition.
The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel is located on Denver's world-famous 16th Street Pedestrian Mall, just a two-block walk from the iconic Denver Art Museum. SheratonPassport to Paris packages begin at $139.00 and are available on www.sheratondenverdowntown.com under the offers link or by calling (303) 893-3333. Additional tickets for children or other family members may be purchased in limited quantities from hotel staff; please alert the hotel when the reservation is made. In addition, Passport to Paris guests who show a ticket receive a complimentary French croissant from Peet's Tea and Coffee, located on 16th Street Pedestrian Mall, in the Sheraton lobby.
The Denver Art Museum's Passport to Paris brings together works from Claude Monet, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and more. The exhibition's trio of shows focuses on French art from the late 1600s to early 1900s and explores changes in art and society from the time of Louis XIV to the individualistic café society. The museum also will offer numerous activities that highlight France and the French aesthetic.
Court to Café: Three Centuries of French Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum
Featuring 50 masterpieces from the collection of the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Conn. The artworks visually unfold the richness of French painting, ranging from the 1600s through the early 1900s and includes religious and mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes, still lifes and genre scenes.
Nature as Muse: Impressionist Landscapes from the Frederic C. Hamilton Collection & the Denver Art Museum
The exhibition will feature works from the private collection of Frederic C. Hamilton and the Denver Art Museum's own holdings.
Drawing Room: An Intimate Look at French Drawings from the Esmond Bradley Martin Collection
Inspired by the drawings cabinets of gentlemen and connoisseurs, this exhibition will offer a space where visitors can get close to artworks whose intimate nature invites contemplation and close-up viewing.
For additional information on the exhibit, see www.denverartmuseum.org.