TAG: Kids and Families

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives
Event: Kids & Families

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Occurs on the second Sunday of every month, except August 14, 2016. Next Occurs on Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 10:00am.

Foxy and Shmoxy- two smart, witty, and hilarious foxes inspired by the Fox Games artwork, are ready to strike out on their own and solve art mysteries in the galleries. More

Family-Friendly Theater at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Kids & Families

Art Emergency 2: Code Redder

Family Play—Winter Break 2016
Occurs every day through January 8, 2017, except December 24, 2016, December 25, 2016, December 26, 2016, January 1, 2017, January 2, 2017, and January 4, 2017. Next Occurs on Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 11:00am11:30am.

Your attendance is required at an emergency meeting of art lovers! Museum staff members Chuck and Joanne can’t agree on their upcoming exhibition yet again, and they desperately need your help. 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 4, 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

Storyteller and kids and parents in the pre-Columbian gallery
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Art Stories at the Denver Art Museum

In this video storyteller Laura Slack shares why you should join her on Free First Saturdays for art stories in English and Spanish. More

Family in gallery on a low sensory morning.
Event: Access

Low Sensory Morning

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 8:30am10:00am.

For individuals and families who prefer a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment we offer our Low Sensory Morning event on select Saturday mornings, before public hours. More

Family in gallery on a low sensory morning.
Event: Access

Low Sensory Morning

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 8:30am10:00am.

For individuals and families who prefer a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment we offer our Low Sensory Morning event on select Saturday mornings, before public hours. More

Family in gallery on a low sensory morning.
Event: Access

Low Sensory Morning

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 8:30am10:00am.

For individuals and families who prefer a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment we offer our Low Sensory Morning event on select Saturday mornings, before public hours. More

Family in gallery on a low sensory morning.
Event: Access

Low Sensory Morning

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 8:30am10:00am.

For individuals and families who prefer a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment we offer our Low Sensory Morning event on select Saturday mornings, before public hours. More

Ribbon Band Activity, Move with Color Create-n-Take
Event: Kids & Families

Move With Color

Occurs every day the museum is open through September 18, 2016. Next Occurs on

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

Storyteller and kids and parents in the pre-Columbian gallery
Blog: en español

Los cuentos en español empiezan este verano

Nuestra cuentista, Laura Slack, ha relatado historias acerca de las obras de arte de DAM por más de un año durante nuestro programa Cuentos del Arte, el cual se lleva a cabo el primer sábado de cada mes durante CelebrARTE. More

May the 4th Be With You Public Celebration
Event: Special Events

May the 4th Be With You Public Celebration

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:00am11:00am.

Be one of the first to purchase tickets to the exhibition Star Wars and the Power of Costume on Star Wars Day, going on sale to the public at 10 a.m. on May 4 at the Denver Art Museum.

Join us outside on Martin Plaza for the celebration. Come in costume, meet and take photos with your favorite Star Wars™ characters and enter for a chance to win out-of-this-world prizes. More

Young Dancers at the Denver Art Museum for Dia del Nino
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Join the Denver Art Museum for Día del Niño

Sunday, April 24, 10 am–5 pm

Includes a variety of performances and free general admission to non-ticketed exhibitions at the DAM, History Colorado, Byers-Evans House Museum, and the Clyfford Still Museum. More

Colorado Scholastic Art Awards Showcase
Event: Kids & Families

Colorado Scholastic Art Awards Showcase

Thursday, March 24, 2016Friday, April 15, 2016.

By showcasing the artwork of students, the Denver Art Museum places value not only on these creative young artists but also the hard work and impact of their dedicated teachers. The Colorado Scholastic Art Awards Showcase highlights a selection of artworks created by 7th –12th grade students in Colorado.

All works showcased at the DAM received gold or silver keys, or an honorable mention in the Scholastic Art Awards competition. More

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