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Dramatic Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume Presentation at Denver Art Museum Offers Out-of-this-World VIP Experience



Posted on: 12 Oct 2016

Dramatic Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume Presentation at Denver Art Museum Offers Out-of-this-World VIP Experience

Exhibition website launches with special hotel packages and tourism information to enhance Mile High City visit

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) and VISIT DENVER have launchedwww.PowerOfCostumeDenver.com, a microsite offering an array of exclusive hotel packages that feature VIP skip-the-line tickets to the DAM’s exhibitionStar Wars™ and the Power of Costume. On view Nov. 13, 2016 through April 2, 2017, the exhibition will feature more than 70 hand-crafted costumes from the first seven blockbuster Star Wars™ films, along with 100 additional pieces, many of which have never been seen, sourced directly from George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch.

The exhibition will closely examine the captivating process of the conception and design of the iconic costumes, from Queen Amidala’s Throne Room Gown to Darth Vader’s imposing black uniform, giving visitors a look into the fantasy, marvel and delight of bringingStar Wars characters to life.

“Denver is one of the first cities to host this exhibition, and with fans of Star Wars spanning generations, we anticipate that it will be a huge draw for residents and out of town visitors alike,” says Richard Scharf, president and CEO of VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau. “The Mile High City and DAM are known for creating and hosting world-class exhibitions and cultural experiences, and VISIT DENVER is thrilled to partner with DAM on this coveted exhibition.  In addition, there will be creative hotel packages that include VIP tickets that allow people to skip the lines and see the exhibition on their schedule.”

Through a collaboration between DAM and VISIT DENVER, individuals can now visitwww.PowerofCostumeDenver.com for Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume ticketing information, hotel packages, itinerary suggestions and more. Many opening week, regularly priced tickets are already sold out; but through this collaborative website, guests can access VIP tickets for opening week and throughout the duration of the exhibition.

Visitors can see the exhibition any time it is open with skip-the-line VIP tickets only available through the hotel packages on www.PowerofCostumeDenver.com. Hotel packages currently range from $199 to $329 a night at one of 13 downtown partner hotels, and include two VIP exhibition tickets (unless otherwise noted).

Participating hotels include:

The ART, a hotel
The Crawford Hotel at Union Station
The Curtis Hotel, a DoubleTree by Hilton
Grand Hyatt Denver
Halcyon – a Hotel in Cherry Creek
Hilton Garden Inn Denver Downtown
Hotel Monaco Denver – A Kimpton Hotel
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
The Oxford Hotel
Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center
The Ritz-Carlton, Denver
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
The Westin Denver Downtown


Group bookings of 10 or more tickets made three weeks in advance or more receive special pricing. Audio guides are included and are available in English and Spanish. For more information, call 720-913-0088 or e-mailgroupsales@denverartmuseum.org.

Guests can receive a galactic treatment from a galaxy not so far away at the DAM. Corporate parties, receptions and other events can be custom built around Star Wars™ and the Power of Costumegroup visits. Make it extraordinary by adding a cocktail reception or dining experience in one of the museum’s unique and unforgettable event spaces, paired with artfully tailored cuisine by Kevin Taylor Catering. For more information on booking an event, call 303-867-0696 or e-mail eventinfo@denverartmuseum.org.

Exhibition Organizers and Sponsors

Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume was developed by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in partnership with the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art and in consultation with Lucasfilm Ltd. Objects in this exhibition are on loan from the Archives of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. Star Wars™ and all related characters, names and indicia are trademarks of & copyright © & TM 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved.

The presentation at the DAM is generously funded by the Kemper/UMB Foundations, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children and Fine Arts Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine, CBS4, Comcast Spotlight and The Denver Post.