TAG: Kids and Families

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum
Event: Special Events

Edible Plants Workshop

Occurs every day through June 13, 2015. Next Occurs on

Local foragers Graham Steinruck and Nick Martinez teach you how to identify and harvest edible plants in this drop-in workshop.

June 12 and 13, 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

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum
Event: Special Events

Tea Blending Workshop

Occurs every day through September 4, 2015. Next Occurs on

Create your own tea blend and learn more about botanicals in this drop-in workshop with Shae Whitney, founder of DRAM Apothecary.

September 3 and 4, 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
Event: Special Events

Voice of the Plains

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 2:00pm9:00pm.

Visit the mobile recording booth on the plaza to share your songs and stories about flowers and in exchange receive wildflower seed packets and paper flowers from Maureen Hearty, Gregory Hill and Nikki Pike of the bARTer collective and Sparky the Dog Records, a collective team of artists, musicians, writers, designers, educators, and thought provokers.

September 25, 2-5 pm and 6-9 pm

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

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum
Event: Special Events

Plant Your Wildflower

Occurs every day through August 12, 2015. Next Occurs on

Decorate a flower pot and plant a wildflower seed in this family-friendly, drop-in workshop with local art educator Ryan Mathews of the Blue Ribbon Arts Initiative.

August 11 and 12, 1-4 pm each day

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
Event: Special Events

Blooming Clothing Workshop

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 2:00pm9:15pm.

Learn how to sew floral appliques and embroideries with local fashion designers Jomar White and Rebecca Tischler in this daylong workshop.

July 31, 2-5 pm and 6:15-9:15 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
Event: Special Events

Blooming Chefs: Cooking with Flowers (August sessions)

Occurs every day through August 29, 2015, except August 24, 2015 and August 27, 2015. Next Occurs on

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

August 23, 25, 26, 27, 28 & 29

Note: The demo on August 27 has been cancelled

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

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum
Event: Special Events

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

July 13: Closed More

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum
Event: Special Events

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
Event: Special Events

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
Event: Special Events

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
Event: Special Events

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
Event: Special Events

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
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

The DAM Invites Families to Celebrate Día del Niño
Blog: Don't Miss

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
Blog: Making & Doing

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
Blog: Behind the Scenes

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
Blog: Behind the Scenes

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
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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