Kids & Families

Creative Corners

Stop by Creative Corners throughout the museum for imaginative play and discovery. Try activities like making a treasure chest, mixing and matching landscapes, piecing together portraits, and more.

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Family Backpacks

Trek through the galleries with a Family Backpack full with artmaking, games, and puzzles. Pick up a backpack in the Hamilton Building, level 1.

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Gallery Games

Have fun learning about artwork with gallery games similar to I spy, bingo, and memory matching.

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Just For Fun Family Center

Design a transformation hat, try on animal costumes inspired by the Asian Art collection, play an artistic Guess Who game, build with oversized blocks, and more in the Just for Fun Family Center (JFFC) in the North Building, level 2.

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Kids Corner

Try on costumes inspired by elaborate Chinese clothing or color and build an Egyptian flower collar in the Kids Corner in the North Building, level 1.

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Art Emergency: Code Red...

and Yellow and Gold and Emerald and Cerulean Blue!

Your attendance is required at an emergency meeting of art lovers! Two museum staff members cannot agree on which art should go where and they desperately need your help.

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CelebrARTE

Celebrate your creativity and cultura at CelebrARTE on the Free First Saturday each month with bilingual activities for toda la familia. General admission is free.

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Create Playdate

Drop in for hands-on artmaking with your little ones (ages 3-5) on the second Wednesday of the month, 10 am–1 pm.

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Create-n-Takes

Roll up your sleeves and get creative! Visit the African Art and Asian Art galleries on weekends to make your own art project. Discover new Create-n-Takes every season.

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Foxy & Shmoxy: Art Detectives

On the second Sunday of each month, bring the whole family to help Foxy and Shmoxy sniff out clues and unseen treasures in the museum.

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Fall Break

Have fun at the Denver Art Museum during fall school break! Stay tuned for 2016 activities.

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Spring Break—Brave & Bold

The DAM offers hands-on artmaking, special performances and more fun for families during Spring Break, March 19–April 3, 2016.

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Summer Classes for Kids

In summer classes led by museum educators, kids ages 4-11 can explore the museum and engage in hands-on learning and artmaking.

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Winter Break

Winter Break at the Denver Art Museum means fun for the whole family! Stay tuned for the next Winter Break starting in December 2016.

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Celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe is on December 13, 2015 from 2–4 pm. It includes several lively and colorful dance performances and children’s choirs. There also will be free tours in Spanish on Sundays, December 20 and 27 and January 3, all at 2 pm.

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Día del Niño

The whole family is invited to take part in artmaking activities and watch performances during the Día del Niño (Day of the Child) festival in April 2016.

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Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration

Watch colorful dance competitions, participate in artmaking activities, and enjoy your first (or 101st!) piece of fry bread at Powwow in September 2016.

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Birthday Parties

We're party planning behind-the-scenes and will announce new options launching in April.

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Para Niños y Familias

Nuestras galerías están llenas de juegos y actividades para hacer arte. Visite el Family Activity Cart (Carreta de Actividades Familiares) los fines de semana y en vacaciones de clases para más actividades de arte en las galerías. Asegúrese de llevar una copia del folleto "Actividades Gratis de Hoy para Hacer en Familia" para una lista de lo que hay que hacer y ver que no debe perderse.

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