Uncover the world of conserving textiles with the help of a museum educator. Explore fabrics closely and try out tools that conservators use. More
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
(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.
September 13: 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
Join us as we explore writing about place using the tools we know best: color, shape, and texture. More
This month, we’ll break away from reality and embark on journeys into strange and dreamy new lands, spending time with fantastical creatures, all in a quest to free our imaginations and create new fables of our own. More
Wynn Earl Buzzell, Jr. will be in the Movement Studio demonstrating organically inspired digital design and fabrication July 23–24 and July 30–31. More
Youth Artists on the Spectrum: A Celebration of Neurodiversity showcases artwork by Blue Ribbon Arts Initiative (BRAI) artists and celebrates the creativity of children with autism spectrum disorder. More
Explore automatic painting and conceptual abstraction with Mark Brasuell in the Movement Studio June 18-19 and June 25-26. More
Get to know the artists and visit the Movement Studio on the weekends to see their work. More
Explore objects in motion with Corrina Espinosa will be in the Movement Studio on June 11–12 and October 8–9. More
This month, we'll explore how color and shape—abstract expressions of emotion—can inform concrete expressions in written form. More
This month is all about poetic form—often a kind of ‘dance’ with words. More
Using Unseated: Contemporary Chairs Reimagined as inspiration, we will be exploring value, gradations of light to dark, as a fundamental element of art. More
Using Why We Dance: American Indian Art in Motion as inspiration, we will draw the art of human movement. More
Join us from 11 am–2 pm every day the museum is open at the Activity Cart outside on Martin Plaza for dance-inspired fun!
Make your own wearable ribbon band Create-n-Take project called Move with Color. More
This summer, the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence program will focus on the artistry and process of creating Powwow Regalia. More
Join us for a plaza-wide dance spectacular featuring twenty different dance groups!
Performance Schedule for Free First Saturday, August 6 (subject to change)
Near Scottish Angus Cow & Calf More
Join us for a dance spectacular featuring twenty different dance groups on four stages!
Performance Schedule for Free First Saturday, July 2
Near Scottish Angus Cow & Calf More
The Plaza Programs at the Denver Public Library partner with the Denver Art Museum to bring art projects related to the museum’s collections to the immigrant communities at five local library branches—Gonzalez, Hadley, Hampden, Montbello, and Ross Barnum—to lift the voice of Denver's diverse communities.
Art plays an important role in the lives of children, their families, and their communities and their creations of self-expression and imagination echo the immigrant experience across generations. More
Homare Ikeda created the mural in the Paint Studio. He will be in the Paint Studio April 30–May 1, noon–3 pm. More