TAG: Kids and Families

Verano en 3-D
Exhibition

Verano en 3-D

May 30, 2014–Aug 31, 2014

Mayo 30, 2014 – Agosto 31, 2014

En todo el complejo del museo — Incluido con la admisión general

Desde las pinturas pop hasta las esculturas en bronce y divertidas manualidades, hay algo para todos este verano. More

Totspot Sunday (July 13)
Event: Kids & Families

Totspot Sunday (July 13)

Sunday, July 13, 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

Singing, Dancing, Flips & Fox Games with Capoeira Denver at CelebrARTE
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Singing, Dancing, Flips & Fox Games with Capoeira Denver at CelebrARTE

With the FIFA World Cup about to begin, many of us Latinos are thinking of Brazil. If we can’t be in Brazil to see fútbol live, at least we can imagine we are there with some Brazilian capoeira (pronounced cop-away-ra) at CelebrARTE: Tropical with Vampiro and Capoeira Denver. Before then, I thought we’d get to know them a little better. More

Summer in 3-D
Exhibition

Summer in 3-D

May 30, 2014–Aug 31, 2014

From pop art and paintings to bronze sculptures and hands-on fun, there’s something for everyone this summer. More

Create, Build & Imagine at the New Shop in the North Building
Blog: Making & Doing

Create, Build & Imagine at the New Shop in the North Building

The Shop at the Denver Art Museum is excited to launch an expanded selection of creative products for children, families, and the young at heart. We have completely transformed the Shop in the North Building. Beginning May 30 shelves will be full of supplies and kits that will spark imagination in kids of all ages. More

V3H1CL3: Jason Rogenes
Exhibition

V3H1CL3: Jason Rogenes

May 25, 2014–Apr 12, 2015

This summer, Jason Rogenes will transform the Precourt Discovery Hall into an immersive sculptural environment where families can play with custom cast “asteroids” to create otherworldly soundscapes. Part of a rich summer program focusing on sculpture, the installation—made out of cardboard and reclaimed Styrofoam—will encourage visitors to reconsider familiar and typically discarded materials for their artmaking possibilities. More

Denver Art Museum Transforms Outdoor Plaza with Interactive Installation That Invites Visitors to Share Summer Memories

Q&A with Colorado's Barrio E': What's Behind the Drums
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Q&A with Colorado's Barrio E': What's Behind the Drums

De Colores, the theme for this month’s CelebrARTE at the Denver Art Museum, is a traditional Latino song that celebrates the vibrancy of nature and the diversity that makes up our world. On May 18 Barrio E’ will show how Puerto Rican bomba and plena can help us come together as a community. More

Event: Kids & Families

Denver Public Library Branch Programs Student Showcase

Occurs every day through May 18, 2014. Next Occurs on

Come see the latest artworks in the Denver Art Museum’s Student Showcases. Learn how art makes a difference in people’s lives by celebrating and stimulating creativity and inspiring a greater understanding and connection with our world. The DAM not only showcases the works of creative young artists but also the hard work and impact of their dedicated teachers.

Open during museum hours May 4–18, 2014. More

Event: Kids & Families

Valdez Elementary Student Showcase

Occurs every day through April 27, 2014. Next Occurs on

Come see the latest artworks in the Denver Art Museum’s Student Showcases. Learn how art makes a difference in people’s lives by celebrating and stimulating creativity and inspiring a greater understanding and connection with our world. The DAM not only showcases the works of creative young artists but also the hard work and impact of their dedicated teachers.

Open during museum hours April 9–27, 2014. More

Summer in 3-D Kickoff
Event: Kids & Families

Summer in 3-D Kickoff

Saturday, May 31, 2014Sunday, June 1, 2014.

Help usher in our celebration of all things sculpture for the summer of 2014. Look for all new activities and games in the Just for Fun Center, new Create-n-Takes in the galleries, and get creative in the Sculpture Studio. Watch a live bronze pour on Martin Plaza from noon-3 p.m. with artist Rian Kerrane and the University of Colorado–Denver Sculpture Program. Free with museum admission, and children 5 and younger are always free. More

Sculpture Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations
Event: Lectures & Programs

Sculpture Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Occurs every day the museum is open through October 12, 2014. Next Occurs on

Every day the museum is open, visitors can explore the creative process behind assorted techniques and mediums in the Sculpture Studio.

Every weekend, visitors will have a chance to pull back the curtain and immerse themselves in the artistic process as local artists demonstrate a variety of sculpting techniques.

Weekend demonstrations will take place Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3 pm.

Weekend Demonstration Schedule (artists subject to change) More

How Feedback from Families Improves the DAM
Blog: Behind the Scenes

How Feedback from Families Improves the DAM

Here at the DAM, feedback is crucial. In fact, we thrive on it. Lucky for us, Denver families are not shy. Their thoughts inform us every step of the way, making our projects better. We are always surprised by what the museum and our projects mean to them. More

Now Your Whole Family Can Be DAM Members
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Now Your Whole Family Can Be DAM Members

Did you know your children can now be card-carrying DAM members? We recently added the option for members at the Family level and above to register for kids cards. We noticed a trend of young art enthusiasts running up to check their families in for a day at the DAM, so we thought we’d make it official. Any child aged 18 or younger and residing in your household is eligible. More

From Portrait to Play: The Making of the DAM’s Inca Ruler Costumes
Blog: Behind the Scenes

From Portrait to Play: The Making of the DAM’s Inca Ruler Costumes

When I first moved to Denver nearly four years ago, one of the first things I wanted to see was the notable Spanish Colonial art collections of the Denver Art Museum. I will not forget the moment I first walked into the galleries because I was blown away by the brightly colored series of portraits of Inca rulers that covered the first wall of the gallery. More

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!
Blog: Don't Miss

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