Creativity Resource

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!

Metro Denver Teachers participating in a professional development workshop at the Denver Art Museum.

Teacher Professional Development

Resource Orientation & Guided Workshops
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Site-specific installation by Gabriel Dawe for the exhibition Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place on view at the Denver Art Museum Feb 19 to Oct 22, 2017.
Event: Teachers

Teacher Workshop at ThinkSpace

Find Inspiration for Art Installations
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 9:00am4:00pm.

Educators are invited to join the DAM at a ThinkSpace inaugural event. In our afternoon session, get inspired by artists' process and create a plan for a site-specific art installation at your school. Using design thinking principles and ideas and techniques from artists featured in the Denver Art Museum’s upcoming exhibition, Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place, you will find new ways to invigorate your school campus and your students' creativity. More

Students practicing language art skills during a field trip at the Denver Art Museum
Field Trip

Artful Literacy

Grades 2-8

Students actively practice language arts skills while exploring the DAM’s culturally diverse art collection.

A Beautiful Place
Lesson Plan

A Beautiful Place

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will examine the artistic characteristics of Dream of Arcadia, discuss the meaning and significance of conservation with respect to nature, and create a public service message poster encouraging conservation of a natural space with which the students are familiar.