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Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum

Blooming Chefs: Cooking with Flowers (July sessions)

Occurs every day through July 18, 2015, except July 13, 2015. Next Occurs on

Learn innovative ways to use flowers in cooking in demonstrations by local chefs.

July 12, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 18 August 23, 25, 26, 27, 28 & 29

11 am – noon each day, except for August 28 (7–8 pm)

July 12: Aran Essig, CEC CCA - Cooking with Hibiscus: BBQ, lemonade, poached pears parfaits

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Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum

Flower Arranging Workshop (July 2) (FULL)

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 11:00am2:00pm.

Learn how to design stunning flower arrangements from local florist Lindsey Housel. Sign-up (required) opens June 1 at 10 am.

July 1 & 2, 11 am–2 pm

Included in general admission; members and youth 18 and younger free.

All adult programs are accessible to people with disabilities. To arrange for individual accommodations or access services, please make your request at the time of registration. Wheelchairs are available to borrow free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. More

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum

Flower Arranging Workshop (July 1) (FULL)

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 11:00am2:00pm.

Learn how to design stunning flower arrangements from local florist Lindsey Housel. Sign-up (required) opens June 1 at 10 am.

July 1 & 2, 11 am–2 pm (both sessions are filled)

Included in general admission; members and youth 18 and younger free.

All adult programs are accessible to people with disabilities. To arrange for individual accommodations or access services, please make your request at the time of registration. Wheelchairs are available to borrow free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. More

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum

Flowers and Flamenco (June 19)

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 4:00pm7:00pm.

Take a mini dance lesson with Natalia Pérez del Villar of Flamenco Underground and learn what flowers have to do with flamenco.

June 18, 2-5 pm, and June 19, 4-7 pm

Included in general admission; members and youth 18 and younger free.

All adult programs are accessible to people with disabilities. To arrange for individual accommodations or access services, please make your request at the time of registration. Wheelchairs are available to borrow free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. More

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum

Flowers and Flamenco (June 18)

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 2:00pm5:00pm.

Take a mini dance lesson with Natalia Pérez del Villar of Flamenco Underground and learn what flowers have to do with flamenco.

June 18, 2-5 pm, and June 19, 4-7 pm

Included in general admission; members and youth 18 and younger free.

All adult programs are accessible to people with disabilities. To arrange for individual accommodations or access services, please make your request at the time of registration. Wheelchairs are available to borrow free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. More

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum

A Seed Bomb Workshop for Monarch Butterflies

Occurs every day through June 10, 2015. Next Occurs on

Make milkweed seed bombs to help save monarch butterflies in a family-friendly, drop-in workshop with local artist Lauri Lynnxe Murphy.

June 9 & 10, 2-5 pm

Included in general admission; members and youth 18 and younger free.

All adult programs are accessible to people with disabilities. To arrange for individual accommodations or access services, please make your request at the time of registration. Wheelchairs are available to borrow free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. More

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

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

Visit the DAM Through the Eyes of Jesús Fuentes: Introducing Spanish-Language Video Guides

Visit the DAM Through the Eyes of Jesús Fuentes: Introducing Spanish-Language Video Guides

The Denver Art Museum’s Latino Cultural Programs team partnered with longtime friend Jesús Fuentes to produce a series of Spanish-language videos that offer an inside look at the daily happenings at the museum. More

Visite el DAM a través de la mirada de Jesús Fuentes. Presentando: video guías en español

Visite el DAM a través de la mirada de Jesús Fuentes. Presentando: video guías en español

El equipo de los Programas Culturales Latinos del Museo de Arte de Denver se asoció con su amigo de hace mucho tiempo Jesús Fuentes para producir una serie de videos en español que ofrecen una mirada interna a lo que ocurre diariamente en el museo. More

The DAM Invites Families to Celebrate Día del Niño

The DAM Invites Families to Celebrate Día del Niño

On Sunday, April 26, the Denver Art Museum will celebrate the 14th annual Día del Niño (Day of the Child) festival. Día del Niño is a partnership with the Denver Public Library, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center, and the Byers-Evans House Museum. More

Miró-Inspired Activities & Programs at the DAM

Miró-Inspired Activities & Programs at the DAM

Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination is on view through June 28 at the Denver Art Museum. Enhance your visit with Miró-inspired artmaking, learning opportunities, and other creative activities! More

Big News! Free General Admission for Kids

Big News! Free General Admission for Kids

At a media conference attended by student journalists from around the Denver area, the Denver Art Museum announced today that general admission is free for kids 18 and under. This program is made possible by a five-year gift from Scott Reiman and the Reiman Foundation, and a one-year grant from Kaiser Permanente Colorado. More

Benefits of a Family Membership at the DAM

Benefits of a Family Membership at the DAM

The Denver Art Museum recently announced the Free for Kids program, made possible by generous grants from Scott Reiman and Kaiser Permanente Colorado. This will allow more youth to have access to the museum's arts and education programs. More

The DAM & Buntport Theater Explore Miró & Magic

The DAM & Buntport Theater Explore Miró & Magic

Miró, Magic & the Night, a new play at the Denver Art Museum, tells the (imaginary) story of a day in the life of Spanish artist Joan Miró. Written by Jessica Roblee, Mitch Slevc (Buntport Theater Company’s education team) and Lindsay Genshaft, manager of family and community programs at the DAM, the play introduces guests to Miró and explores his creative journey. More

Family Play: Miro, Magic, and the Night

Miró Family Play (May 30)

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:00am11:00am.

Explore Miró’s artistic journey through an engaging, family-friendly play titled Miró, Magic & the Night.

With performances by Buntport Theater Co., this brand-new play tells the story of Miró’s journey as an artist - where he started, where he ended up, and where he went in between. How did Miro get to his iconic art, full of fun, whimsical shapes? How does an artist develop his craft over time? Travel with us, as we follow Miro’s early realistic works to his later fantastical forms. More

Miró Family Play (April 25)

Miró Family Play (April 25)

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:00am11:00am.

Explore Miró’s artistic journey through an engaging, family-friendly play titled Miró, Magic & the Night.

With performances by Buntport Theater Co., this brand-new play tells the story of Miró’s journey as an artist - where he started, where he ended up, and where he went in between. How did Miro get to his iconic art, full of fun, whimsical shapes? How does an artist develop his craft over time? Travel with us, as we follow Miro’s early realistic works to his later fantastical forms. More

Miró Family Play (March 28)

Miró Family Play (March 28)

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:00am11:00am.

Explore Miró’s artistic journey through an engaging, family-friendly play titled Miró, Magic & the Night.

With performances by Buntport Theater Co., this brand-new play tells the story of Miró’s journey as an artist - where he started, where he ended up, and where he went in between. How did Miro get to his iconic art, full of fun, whimsical shapes? How does an artist develop his craft over time? Travel with us, as we follow Miro’s early realistic works to his later fantastical forms. More

Create Playdate: Shape Up

Create Playdate: Shape Up

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Drop in with your little ones, aged 3 to 5, to SHAPE UP and size down to make art of all scales. Create art, read stories, and play art games in the galleries.

Create Playdates are included with general admission, and children 5 and under are always free.

No reservations are required.

For more information, e-mail familyprograms@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0130.

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Create Playdate: Rawr

Create Playdate: Rawr

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Drop in with your little ones, aged 3 to 5, as we travel through the jungle and Rawr with the animals. Create art, read stories, and play art games in the galleries.

Create Playdates are included with general admission, and children 5 and under are always free.

No reservations are required.

For more information, e-mail familyprograms@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0130.

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Joan Miró Family Hour for Members (May 30)

Joan Miró Family Hour for Members (May 30)

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 9:00am10:00am.

DAM members get exclusive access to Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination during a special hour with emphasis on children’s programming.

Explore Miró’s artistic journey through an engaging, family-friendly play titled Miró, Magic & the Night. More