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!

“Family Fiesta”
Event: Kids & Families

“Family Fiesta”

Hosted by Justin Favela
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Join us during Free First Saturday for a “Family Fiesta” hosted by Mi Tierra artist Justin Favela. In this performance, the public is encouraged to participate in the celebration firsthand by engaging in games, dances, music, cuisine, and piñata time More

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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Form and Function Get Funky
Lesson Plan

Form and Function Get Funky

Secondary (grades 6-12)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will discuss how Wes Wilson’s poster Association, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco reflects the time and place in which he created it and how this type of artistic expression continues to inform and influence a wide variety of visual media today.

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Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words?
Lesson Plan

Is a Picture Worth a Thousand Words?

Elementary (grades K-5)
One 50 minute lesson

Students will examine the artistic characteristics of The Radcliffe Family, explore how artwork can lead to accurate, inaccurate, or incomplete historical conclusions, and explain why it is important for historians to obtain multiple perspectives and sources of information before drawing

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Children and adult standing around looking closely at the blue glass vase ( in the center
Creative Practice

Let's Look!

This routine can be done daily or weekly and takes about 5-10 minutes. It will encourage children to practice conversation, questioning, and close looking.

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