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, October 24, 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

Spinzilla 2015 at the DAM
Event: Special Events


Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 10:30am4:30pm.

Spinzilla is a global, week-long friendly competition where teams and individuals are challenged to spin the most yarn on their wheels or spindles.

Come to the Denver Art Museum to watch and talk with spinners from across the Front Range as they finish their yardage for this fun and dynamic competition. 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, November 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

Winter Break for Kids and Families at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Kids & Families

Winter Break at the Denver Art Museum

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 10:00amSunday, January 7, 2018 - 5:00pm.

Winter Break at the Denver Art Museum means fun for the whole family! The 3D Studio, Create-n-Takes, and much more are open every day December 22-January 7 (except December 25). More

Create-n-Takes hands-on art activities at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Kids & Families

Thanksgiving Break

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 10:00amSunday, November 26, 2017 - 4:00pm.

New this year, we will be celebrating Thanksgiving all week. Get inspired by artworks and create in the galleries at two different Create-n-Takes from Monday, November 20 through Sunday, November 26, 2017.

The Denver Art Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day.

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

Photo portrait of the artist Jaime Molina with a paint brush. Photo by Oly Bernardi.
Event: Kids & Families

Teen Day with Jaime Molina

Activities for Preteens, Teens & Their Families
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 11:00am2:30pm.

Preteens, teens, and their families are invited to an interactive event featuring Denver artist Jaime Molina. Join us for an artist Q&A session, hands-on workshop, and Insta/Snapmeet. More

Logo for the 3-D Studio at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Artists & Studios

3-D Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Saturday, October 7, 2017Sunday, May 19, 2019.

Get creative with hands-on artmaking activities in the 3-D Studio. On weekends, watch artist demonstrations. Fun for all ages! More

Create Playdate
Event: Kids & Families

Create Playdate

Occurs on the second Wednesday of every month. Next Occurs on Wednesday, November 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

Creative-in-Residence Laura Ann Samuelson
Event: Artists & Studios

Explore Dance & Art with Creative-in-Residence Laura Ann Samuelson

Saturday, July 1, 2017Sunday, August 20, 2017.

Visit the museum in July and August and join Laura Ann as she creates unexpected opportunities for visitors to discover new ways of perceiving. Watch for her working in the galleries on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. 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

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