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Ganesha: The Playful Protector is developed in collaboration with the National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, which is loaning a statue of Ganesha created in the 600s to 700s. The significant work will be on view with pieces from the DAM collection depicting the Hindu deity.

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Denver Art Museum and Kingdom of Cambodia Collaborate On Exhibition Exploring Cultural Significance of Ganesha

Sculptures, paintings and textiles chronicle representations of the deity from 5th century through 20th century

DENVER – April 11, 2017– The Denver Art Museum (DAM) today announced a new exhibition, Ganesha: The Playful Protector, opening at the museum Oct. 1, 2017. Developed in …

Denver Art Museum and Kingdom of Cambodia Collaborate On Exhibition Exploring Cultural Significance of Ganesha

Sculptures, paintings and textiles chronicle representations of the deity from 5th century through 20th century

DENVER – April 11, 2017– The Denver Art Museum (DAM) today announced a new exhibition, Ganesha: The Playful Protector, opening at the museum Oct. 1, 2017. Developed in collaboration with The National Museum of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, the exhibition was inspired by a cultural exchange following the DAM’s return of the 10th century Torso of Rama to the Kingdom in early 2016.

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100 W 14th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO, US