TAG: Kids and Families

DAM’s Latino Programs Celebrate Journeys & Being Home
Blog: Behind the Scenes

DAM’s Latino Programs Celebrate Journeys & Being Home

November is proving to be a full month for art and activities that focus on our Latino community. Through art installations, brand new activity spaces, and live programs we are exploring where we came from, and where we are going. More

USA Today’s 10 Great Family-Friendly Museums—We’re On the List!
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USA Today’s 10 Great Family-Friendly Museums—We’re On the List!

We are honored to be included on USA Today’s list of museums that are great for families. Our top-notch education department has been an industry leader for years creating innovative ways to connect families with art. That means the Denver Art Museum is not a place where kids have to be quiet and keep their hands in their pockets. More

Nick Cave: Second Skin
Exhibition

Nick Cave: Second Skin

Jun 9, 2013–Apr 27, 2014

In conjunction with Nick Cave: Sojourn, contemporary artist Nick Cave transformed Precourt Discovery Hall into a whimsical, interactive environment for family visitors. Come play and watch as Cave’s Soundsuits spring to life through movement and dance. Then decorate the figures in the installation with colorful felt shapes and animals to complete the artist’s imaginative creations.

Second Skin is included with general admission. More

Make a Memory for Your 'Amigo Secreto' at CelebrARTE
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Make a Memory for Your 'Amigo Secreto' at CelebrARTE

Do you remember when you exchanged little valentines with all of your school friends, teachers, and family members? Perhaps it had a T. Rex and said something like “You are Dino-mite!” Maybe you left them for each other in a construction paper-covered shoebox? Remember that time of your life as we enjoy el Día de Amor y Amistad at this month’s CelebrARTE. More

CelebrARTE and Carnaval: Reveling in Art, Heritage, and Community
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CelebrARTE and Carnaval: Reveling in Art, Heritage, and Community

For many of us, it may seem like the time of year to settle in and relax after all of the winter celebrations. However, in many Latin American countries, the fiestas continue for another month. Christmastime celebrations continue with Día de los Reyes Magos on January 6 with more parties, parades, and food. Not long after those celebrations finish, many Latin communities are deep into preparations for Carnaval, better known in the United States as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. More

Work with an Artist in the Taller at CelebrARTE: Revive
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Work with an Artist in the Taller at CelebrARTE: Revive

Every CelebrARTE, the Taller is the spot to make art with a maestro (master artist). A taller, pronounced “tay-yair,” is an artist’s workshop, and this learning format has a very long history in the arts of Latin America. In a taller/workshop aspiring artists learn as a group by working hands-on with the guidance of the master-artist. Every month, we partner with professional artists to lead the workshop. More

¡Viva CelebrARTE Every Third Sunday at the DAM!
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¡Viva CelebrARTE Every Third Sunday at the DAM!

The Denver Art Museum is sharing in the cry, "¡viva!" During the celebration of Fiestas Patrias on Mexican Independence Day on September 16, we officially will launch our newest monthly family program, CelebrARTE. CelebrARTE highlights the rich heritage, arts, and cultures of Latinos throughout the world. Every third Sunday, we will explore all of the DAM’s collections through interactive, bilingual, family activities. More

Downtown Denver Cultural Institutions Celebrate Día del Niño

Las Instituciones Culturales del Centro de Denver Celebran el Día del Niño

Denver Art Museum’s Creativity Resource for Teachers Expands

March 2012: Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective Opens, Untitled #45 (Haute), Best Spring Break Ever: Design Days and Other Highlights

Museum educator Heather Nielsen reading a storybook to young visitors.
Blog: Art Museum Careers

Museum Career—Educator

Educator Heather Nielsen discusses her career at the DAM and the importance of creating memorable experiences for visitors. More