TAG: Kids and Families

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum
Event: Special Events

Dale Dale Dale: The Magic of Piñata Art!

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 1:00pm4:00pm.

Learn how to make one-of-a-kind piñatas with visual artist Isabel Medina from Aguascalientes, Mexico, and enjoy music and dance by “Ay Que Rico Chilpozo” Son Jarocho from Xalapa Veracruz.

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

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

Fox Tale Sunday
Event: Kids & Families

Fox Tale Sunday

Occurs on the second Sunday of every month through June. Next Occurs on

Bring your under 5-year-olds with the whole family, and join us on the second Sunday of the month (except July and August) for in-gallery performances by Buntport Theater starring Foxy and Shmoxy (inspired by the DAM’s artwork Fox Games) at 10:30 or 11:30 am.

Check in at the Family Activity Cart to get your special letter from the Fox Box and follow the clues to find the foxes! Afterwards, check out all of the other activities available to families in the museum.

Free with museum admission. No reservations required. 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

Flower Studio
Event: Artists & Studios

Flower Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Occurs every day through October 11, 2015. Next Occurs on

Every day, visitors can find creative inspiration surrounded by abundant blooms in our hands-on artmaking space. Try out art materials, explore design styles, and experiment with techniques.

Meet local creatives and watch demonstrations of flower-inspired artmaking every weekend during In Bloom. More

Summer of Flowers at Denver Art Museum
Event: Special Events

Summer of Flowers Kick-Off Weekend

Saturday, June 6, 2015Sunday, June 7, 2015.

Join us as we kick off a summer celebrating flowers with a weekend full of activities!

All activities are included in general admission; free for members and youth 18 and younger. Museum admission is free for everyone on June 6, which is a Free First Saturday.

Ÿ* Three new Summer Create-n-Takes:

- Single Flower Spotlight: Create a one-of-a-kind charm based on the beauty of a single flower. (North Building, level 7) More

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