TAG: creativity

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, December 27, 2016 - 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

Create Playdate
Event: Kids & Families

Create Playdate

Occurs on the second Wednesday of every month, except September 13, 2017. Next Occurs on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 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, December 13, 2016 - 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

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 a work of art 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 April 23, 2017. Next Occurs on Sunday, December 11, 2016.

Explore the vital role that costumes play in developing characters and telling stories on stage and film—just like in Star Warsand the Power of Costume. The DAM worked closely with Kevin Coperhaver, costume designer at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, to develop this creative experience. 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.


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

Blue Ribbon Arts Initiative Art Showcase
Event: Kids & Families

Youth Artists on the Spectrum: A Celebration of Neurodiversity

Art Showcase at the DAM
Friday, August 26, 2016Sunday, October 2, 2016.

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