TAG: Kids and Families

Miró Family Play (April 25)
Event: Kids & Families

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)
Event: Kids & Families

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
Event: Kids & Families

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
Event: Kids & Families

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)
Event: Kids & Families

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

Spring Break: Painting Dreams
Event: Kids & Families

Spring Break: Painting Dreams

Saturday, March 21, 2015Sunday, April 5, 2015.

Explore painting dreams with artmaking, special performances by Buntport Theater, and bilingual storytelling in the galleries. Create-n-Takes and the Family Activity Cart will be available every day.

Kids 18 and younger receive free general admission during Spring Break and every day. Learn more. More

Joan Miró Family Hour for Members (April 25)
Event: Kids & Families

Joan Miró Family Hour for Members (April 25)

Saturday, April 25, 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

Joan Miró Family Hour for Members (March 28)
Event: Kids & Families

Joan Miró Family Hour for Members (March 28)

Saturday, March 28, 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

Winter Break: All That Glitters
Event: Kids & Families

Winter Break: All That Glitters

Occurs every day the museum is open through January 4, 2015. Next Occurs on

Holiday deal alert! While you're here for Winter Break, take the kids to see Brilliant for free. Use promo code WINTERBREAK and get one free kid's admission with the purchase of each adult ticket. Valid on adult nonmember tickets through January 4 only. Not valid on previously purchased tickets, or with any other offer. More

Young Artist Featured in The Shop at the DAM Raises $2,000 for Children's Hospital Colorado
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Young Artist Featured in The Shop at the DAM Raises $2,000 for Children's Hospital Colorado

The Shop at the Denver Art Museum now features a new selection of designs in the popular line of stationary cards from Art by Adelyn. You may remember Adelyn Wall from an earlier blog post. She is the young artist and founder of Art by Adelyn, a Colorado nonprofit organization benefitting the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Children’s Hospital Colorado. More

Museo de Arte Popular and DAM Artist-in-Residence (Aug. 15)
Event: Kids & Families

Museo de Arte Popular and DAM Artist-in-Residence (Aug. 15)

in collaboration with the Denver Mexican Cultural Center
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 10:00am4:00pm.

Join visiting artista-maestro (master-artist) Sergio Yony Reyes from Mexico City. Learn more about the art of cartonería—the creation of fantastical creatures, toys, figurines, and piñatas in papier-mâché. Get to know Maestro Reyes and ask him about his inspiration, technique, and process in creating his obras de arte - and don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty helping him mix, cut, paste, and paint!

Program offered August 12 and August 15. More

Museo de Arte Popular and DAM Artist-in-Residence (Aug. 12)
Event: Kids & Families

Museo de Arte Popular and DAM Artist-in-Residence (Aug. 12)

in collaboration with the Denver Mexican Cultural Center
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:00am4:00pm.

Join visiting artista-maestro (master-artist) Sergio Yony Reyes from Mexico City. Learn more about the art of cartonería—the creation of fantastical creatures, toys, figurines, and piñatas in papier-mâché. Get to know Maestro Reyes and ask him about his inspiration, technique, and process in creating his obras de arte - and don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty helping him mix, cut, paste, and paint!

Program offered August 12 and August 15. More

Master Artist Taller (Aug. 14)
Event: Kids & Families

Master Artist Taller (Aug. 14)

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:00am4:00pm.

Drop in and construct your own piñata in our master-artist’s taller (workshop). Sergio Yony Reyes is DAM’s artist-in-resident in partnership with Mexico City’s Museo de Arte Popular and Denver’s Mexican Cultural Center.

Learn directly from a master in the art of cartonería—the creation of fantastical creatures, toys, figurines, and piñatas in papier-mâché. Be inspired by our collections and create with this professional artist visiting from Mexico.

All materials provided.

Program offered August 13 and August 14. More

Master Artist Taller (Aug. 13)
Event: Kids & Families

Master Artist Taller (Aug. 13)

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 10:00am4:00pm.

Drop in and construct your own piñata in our master-artist’s taller (workshop). Sergio Yony Reyes is DAM’s artist-in-resident in partnership with Mexico City’s Museo de Arte Popular and Denver’s Mexican Cultural Center.

Learn directly from a master in the art of cartonería—the creation of fantastical creatures, toys, figurines, and piñatas in papier-mâché. Be inspired by our collections and create with this professional artist visiting from Mexico.

All materials provided.

Program offered August 13 and August 14. More

Event: Kids & Families

Parenting Seminar: Back to School Stresses

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 10:30am12:00pm.

The start of a school year can be a challenging time for kids and parents with transitions from one grade to another, new teachers, bullying, social pressure and much more. Learn from a Children's Hospital Colorado expert on how to deal with the stresses in an artful way at the Denver Art Museum.

This is an event for the whole family! Join us to get helpful tips while your kids, of all ages, participate in an art project.

Free admission to the museum following the seminar. More

25th Annual Friendship Powwow
Event: Special Events

25th Annual Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow & American Indian Cultural Celebration

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 10:00am4:00pm.

One of the Denver Art Museum’s longest-running events, the 25th Annual Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration will feature American Indian dancers, drum groups, working artists, hands-on activities, vendors, and more. The DAM’s Friendship Powwow is a celebration of the vitality of American Indian cultures. Gourd dancing will begin at 10 a.m. with the powwow grand entry at noon. More

CelebrARTE: Leyendas
Event: Kids & Families

CelebrARTE: Leyendas

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:00pm4:00pm.

The third Sunday of the month, between 1 and 4 pm, bring toda la familia to celebrate your creativity and cultura. Leyendas are stories that mix reality and fantasy to teach us about our history, culture, and traditions. Hear legends passed down from the ancient Americas that are still told today and work with our visiting artista-maestro, Sr. Oscar Becerra Mora, based in Mexico City. In partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center of Denver and the Museo de Arte Popular (Mexico City). More

CelebrARTE: Unidos
Event: Kids & Families

CelebrARTE: Unidos

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 1:00pm4:00pm.

The third Sunday of the month, between 1 and 4 pm, bring toda la familia to celebrate your creativity and cultura. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and the artistic and cultural contribution Latinos have made in los Estados Unidos—the United States.

Estacionen in the Cultural Complex Garage or take the transporte público, RTD. All CelebrARTE activities are included with general admission. Find the fiesta throughout the DAM. More

Totspot Sunday (August 10)
Event: Kids & Families

Totspot Sunday (August 10)

Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 10:00am12:00pm.

Bring your under 5-year-olds with the whole family, and join us every second Sunday of the month 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, then check out all of the other activities available to families in the museum. More