TAG: Kids and Families

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

Free For Kids, sponsored by Scott Reiman & Kaiser Permanente
Blog: Behind the Scenes

More Children Enjoy the DAM Thanks to the Free for Kids Program

Since the announcement in March of the Free for Kids Program, we have seen so many kids enjoying the Denver Art Museum’s exhibitions and programming...for free! Parents and teachers are thrilled. Check out one response we received:

Learning that the museum is free to kids helps encourage our families to visit-what a marvelous opportunity. This was a very enjoyable experience and I look forward to bringing groups back. More

Fun with Flowers
Blog: Meet the Artist

Fun with Flowers Artist Profiles

The Denver Art Museum offers hands-on spaces for visitors to get creative. In conjunction with In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism, the museum is offering visitors an opportunity to explore and learn about flowers and bouquets on in the Flower Studio and on our plaza. More

Add Some Art to Your Child's Summer−Spots Still Available in Classes at the DAM
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Add Some Art to Your Child's Summer−Spots Still Available in Classes at the DAM

Update May 15: Check here for the latest information on class availability.

Each summer the Denver Art Museum hosts classes that seek to encourage kids’ imaginations to run wild. More than a dozen of the 2015 classes are full. However, there are still spots available for those looking to add a bit of art to their summer itinerary. Listed below are the classes that still had spots available as of May 13. You can follow the links for a better idea of what kids will do in the program. More