School Field Trips at the Denver Art Museum

Field Trips & Transportation

General admission to the Denver Art Museum is FREE for all youth ages 18 and under every day, including school field trips and other youth group visits. Additionally, transportation funding assistance may be available for designated Title I schools.

About Field Trips

Ignite your students’ curiosity and enhance your classroom curriculum. School tours explore human creativity from the Stone Age to the present, engaging students in hands-on activities and lively thought-provoking conversations. All tours address Colorado Academic Standards and 21st Century Skills.

Advance Reservations are Required for School & Summer Groups

Start the reservation process by submitting the appropriate form:

For more information or to make a reservation, call 720-913-0088 (Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm) or email groupsales@denverartmuseum.org.

Pre-K students learning about art through movement on a Creative Explorers field trip at the Denver Art Museum

Early Childhood Field Trips

Storytelling, artmaking, movement, and tactile activities inspire pre-K students (ages 3–5) to experience art in a new way.

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Elementary school students exploring art during a field trip at the Denver Art Museum

Elementary School Field Trips

Students in grades K–5 can spark creative thinking by exploring art across cultures and time. Tours include participatory games, hands-on activities, close looking, and collaboration.

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High School students exploring Western American art during a field trip at the Denver Art Museum

Middle & High School Field Trips

Through interactive, multi-sensory tours, students in grades 6–12 will be transported to another time and place as they explore creative ideas seen in the DAM's global art collection.

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Special Exhibition Field Trips

Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism
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Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism

Grades K–12

Inspire your students with these remarkable works created by women in Paris from 1850-1900.

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Qiu Ying, attr. (1502-1552), Tribute Bearers (detail), Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), China, 1500s. Ink and color on silk
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Linking Asia: Art, Trade, and Devotion

Grades K–12

Engage your students with a deep dive into the influence of the Silk Road and explore how trade routes inspired art over time and across the Asian continent.

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Edgar Degas, Dance Examination (Examen de Danse), 1880
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Degas: A Passion for Perfection

Grades K–12

Students will investigate Degas’ transformation from a portraitist and painter of historical subjects to one interested in the contemporary life of late-nineteenth-century Paris.

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