TAG: creativity

Create Playdate
Event: Kids & Families

Create Playdate

Occurs on the second Wednesday of every month, except September 13, 2017. Next Occurs on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Drop in with your little ones, aged 3 to 5, and meet up with other tots and their grownups for story time, artmaking, and more! More

Drop-In Drawing
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Drawing

Monthly program on the second Tuesday of the month
Occurs on the second Tuesday of every month. Next Occurs on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

(Re)kindle your creative passions in these informal sketching sessions on the second Tuesday of every month. Take inspiration from the galleries with the help of a DAM art instructor and tackle a new drawing topic every month. More

Drop-In Writing at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Writing

Monthly program on the fourth Tuesday of the month
Occurs on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Next Occurs on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

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. More

Families and kids playing with art-inspired costumes in the Just For Fun Center.
Event: Kids & Families

Spring Break

Saturday, March 18, 2017Sunday, April 2, 2017.

Spring Break at the Denver Art Museum means fun for the whole family! The Costume Studio, Create-n-Takes, and Family Activity Cart are open every day. More

Registration for Art of Abstraction (FILLED)
Event: Lectures & Programs

Registration for Art of Abstraction (FILLED)

Tuesday, January 3, 2017Thursday, March 9, 2017.

This seven-week series will explore the process of abstract painting. All levels of experience welcome. Class is held Thursdays, March 9-April 20, 2-4:30 pm. More

Registration for Drawing for People Who Now Know They Can
Event: Lectures & Programs

Registration for Drawing for People Who Now Know They Can

Tuesday, January 3, 2017Thursday, March 9, 2017.

For people who have already taken "Drawing for People Who Think They Can't', this class will go deeper into aspects of shading and include sketching from the museum collections. Class is held Thursdays, March 9-April 20, 10 am-12:30 pm. More

Event: Artists & Studios

Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions

Café Cultura
Tuesday, January 31, 2017Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Café Cultura's month-long installation will be inspired by the cultures and people celebrated throughout our pre-Columbian collections and themed around the idea that these so-called past cultures and people are very much alive and still ought to be celebrated today. More

Hearts for Art
Event: Special Events

Hearts for Art 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Once again the Denver Art Museum is ready for Valentine’s Day. Join us and other museums across the country to spread the love with Hearts for Art. From February 7–February 14, you’re invited to show your love for a favorite work of art by placing a paper heart on the floor in front of your artwork crush.

Step 1: Pick up a single heart and hold it close until you’re ready...

Step 2: Fall in love with a piece of art and make it official by placing your heart ON THE FLOOR in front of the piece you love. More

Detail of Costume Studio photographs with thread and dress forms
Event: Artists & Studios

The Costume Studio & Weekend Demonstrations

Occurs every day the museum is open through September 10, 2017. Next Occurs on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

Hands-on activities and weekend artist demonstrations. Explore the vital role that costumes play in developing characters and telling stories on stage and film. More

Family Backpacks at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Kids & Families

Friday After Thanksgiving

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 10:00am4:00pm.

Spend the day after Thanksgiving at the DAM! In addition to our regular weekday offerings, the Family Activity Cart is open from 10 am to 4 pm. Trek through the galleries with a Family Backpack filled with artmaking, games, and puzzles.

Free with museum admission, and children and youth 18 and under are free. Reservations are not required. More

Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions
Event: Artists & Studios

Artist Workshop with Danette Montoya

Occurs every Saturday through November 5, 2016. Next Occurs on

Come check out our latest artist project for Cuatro [4]: A Series of Artist Interactions and contribute to Danette Montoya’s art installation on October 22 and 29 and November 5.

Included in museum admission, which is free for kids 18 and younger, and no reservations are required.

For more information, email lsalinas@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0054.

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Hadley Hooper, Tableau, 2016
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Drawing: Myths & Fairytales

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

This month, we'll take inspiration from Colorado artist Hadley Hooper’s dramatic views in Tableau of oversized creatures that morph into intricate, imaginative designs. Choose from a selection of photographs that feature similar subjects to create your own metamorphosis. More

Arthur F. Mathews, Youth, ca. 1917
Event: Lectures & Programs

Drop-In Drawing: Collaborative Drawing

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

We will explore dance as a collaborative art form at the Rhythm & Roots: Dance in American Art exhibition. Each participant will end up with a collaborative drawing that illustrates a unique narrative. More

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