Highly Anticipated King Tutankhamun Exhibition Makes its Denver Debut

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DENVER, CO.- The Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) highly anticipated summer exhibition, Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, opens to the public June 29, 2010 and runs through Jan. 9, 2011. Featuring more than 100 treasures from the tomb of King Tut and additional ancient sites, the exhibition will make its debut and sole Rocky Mountain appearance at DAM. “This is the culmination of months of preparation to welcome King Tut’s treasures here in Denver, and display some of the most exquisite art objects from ancient Egypt,” said Christoph Heinrich, director of the DAM. “The Museum’s expanded campus, complete with large exhibition galleries in the new Hamilton Building, provides the facilities to offer the community a wide variety of art experiences, and we are thrilled to be hosting this important King Tut exhibition.” Visitors will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view