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!

Downright Radical Beauty
Lesson Plan

Downright Radical Beauty

Secondary (grades 6-12)
Two 50 minute lessons

After discussing and analyzing the subject matter in Robert Benjamin’s photos, students will begin to note the everyday beauty, or “non-events,” that are all around them. They will capture what they notice in photographs.

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Justin Favela, Fridalandia, 2017. © Justin Favela
Field Trip

Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Place

Grades K–12

Explore contemporary topics of place, home, and identity with your students in this exhibition of works by Latino artists.

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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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Gallery view of Shade: Clyfford Still / Mark Bradford
Field Trip

Shade: Clyfford Still/Mark Bradford

Grades 7–12

Students will be asked to think critically about material, technique, and influence in this exhibition, which juxtaposes work by contemporary artist Mark Bradford and abstract expressionist Clyfford Still.

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