Art is for everyone. Adults can get creative in a studio class, chat with local experts, dive deeper with an art-inspired course, use their senses to experience art, or hear from world-class art experts and artists at a lecture. To receive information on new courses and other education programs for adults, sign up for our monthly e-newsletter. To get the latest on Untitled Final Fridays and other adult and college programs, check out the Denver Art Museum Collective.
Plaza Summer Programs
Join local creatives on Martin Plaza this summer for flower-inspired workshops. Watch chefs use edible flowers in innovative ways, try your hand at flower arranging, create a blend of botanicals for a custom tea, and more! Learn more about outdoor plaza summer programming.
Jump start your creativity, reignite your passion for a lost hobby, or pick up new skills with expert instructors by your side. There’s no time like the present to do what you love.
Registration begins September 8 for members (September 15 for general public):
- Drawing For People Who Think They Can't
- The Art of Color Seeing: Painting Like the Impressionists
- Tapestry Weaving
- Winter Open Studio: Maintaining Skills
Drop-In Drawing Sessions
Second Tuesday of the month, 1-3 pm
Take inspiration from the galleries with the help of a DAM art instructor and tackle a new drawing topic every month. All experience levels are welcome. Bring your own supplies or use one of our communal sketch pads. Free with general admission. Meet in the atrium in the Hamilton Building at 1 pm. Get information on upcoming topics.
Drop-In Writing Sessions
Fourth Tuesday of the month, 1–3 pm
Pick up a pencil and spark your creative interests in these informal writing sessions. With the help of a DAM instructor, try your hand at a new writing topic every month while visiting various museum galleries. All experience levels welcome. Bring your own supplies or use one of our notebooks. Free with general admission. Meet in the atrium in the Hamilton Building at 1 pm. Get information on upcoming topics.
Textile Talks & PREVIEW Open Window
On the first Wednesday of each month there will be a Textile Talk from 10:30 am-noon. Join textile conservators as they work with objects from the museum's collection.
On the other Wednesdays of the month, stop by for PREVIEW Open Window from 10:30 am-noon. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at how DAM staff prepares works of art for display.
All classes and courses are accessible to people with disabilities. To arrange for individual accommodations or access services, please make your request at the time of registration or call central registration at 720-913-0130. Wheelchairs are available to borrow complimentary from the museum on a first-come, first-served basis.
Adult programs are supported by William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Educational Programs, Nancy Benson Educational Endowment Fund, CenturyLink Endowment, James Kelley and Amie Knox Education Endowment Fund, Macy’s Foundation and the Citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).