TAG: Kids and Families

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

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

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

Join the Denver Art Museum for Día del Niño 2016

Sunday, April 24, 2016, 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

Skulls painted elaborately in the tradition of decorations for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Blog: Behind the Scenes

The DAM Showcases Elementary Student Art

The Mañanitas program showcased in this exhibition is a partnership between the DAM and four Denver elementary schools serving large bilingual populations. See the showcase through Jan. 3. More

Standing Ovation! DAM Summer Class Brings Art to the Stage
Blog: Making & Doing

Standing Ovation! DAM Summer Class Brings Art to the Stage

For kids, an art museum can be a magical place, full of fascinating objects and exciting new discoveries. In August 2015, the 15 students in the DAM’s From Painting to Performance class had a unique chance to make that magic. In just four days, these kids brought art from the gallery to the stage, creating original plays inspired by museum artworks. More

3 Fun Ways to Explore the DAM with Your Child
Blog: Making & Doing

3 Fun Ways to Explore the DAM with Your Child

Tips to Spark Your & Your Child's Imagination

This summer, parents and children came together for a Denver Art Museum class called Side-by-Side: Kids and Their Grown-ups Co-Creating. It got us thinking about new ideas for parents and children to explore the museum and engage with art together. Here are three activities that grown-ups and children enjoyed in the class that you and your kids can do together at the museum: More

Fox Games by the Numbers—On View through August 16
Blog: Don't Miss

Fox Games by the Numbers—On View through August 16

The Denver Art Museum is saying “farewell” to Fox Games, an installation by Sandy Skoglund that has been on view since 2008. The de-installation will be no easy feat—Fox Games has over 700 pieces, each of which must be carefully catalogued and stored. In addition to the 28 foxes, dozens of tables and chairs, and custom vinyl flooring, the installation includes items that must be monitored for preservation: a mink stole, a taxidermy squirrel, and real bread painted by Skoglund to match the ruby red color palette of Fox Games. More