Tools for Learning at the Museum & In Your Classroom
Welcome to Creativity Resource, where classroom teachers, home-school educators, families with children, and anyone interested in learning can find inspiration for creativity and art!
Students will learn the creative processes behind Kelly and Mouse's poster Skull and Roses/Grateful Dead, Oxford Circle, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco: inspiration from others in the present, creativity “jams,” and artwork found by “fishing in the past.” They will first complete a colleMore
Students will have opportunities to think about stories told through portrait and landscape photographs by Fazal Sheikh, and to think about themselves in relation to these stories.More
Students will identify and describe details in William R. Leigh’s painting Greased Lightning, then choose appropriate vocabulary words to write Mad Lib stories about what may (or may not!) be happening in the painting.More
Children discover what happens when paint drips over a 3-D form. Pouring one color at a time, children see the effect of layering colors.More
Students will follow along with Eric Carle to use their imaginations. Have you ever seen a polka-dotted donkey?More
Creativity Resource is generously funded by a grant from the Morgridge Family Foundation. Special thanks to our colleagues at the University of Denver Morgridge College of Education. School programs are supported by the William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Education Programs, the Nancy Benson Education Endowment Fund, CenturyLink Endowment, Jim Kelley and Amie Knox Education Endowment Fund, and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. Additional support is provided by Scott Reiman, Connie Burwell White & William W. White Foundation, Sidney E. Frank Foundation – Colorado Fund, and Harry L. Willett Foundation. The Free for Kids program at the Denver Art Museum is made possible by Scott Reiman and is presented by Bellco Credit Union.