TAG: Kids and Families

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 4–5: Tell Me Your Story

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through July 27, 2012. Next Occurs on

Discover how to spin a story without saying a word. Create a small picture book of your life, and tell about your family, pets, and yourself, in each bright and wordless chapter. With Claire Waugh July 24–27, 1–3 pm $75 DAM members, $85 general public Registration begins March 9 at 10 am for DAM members; March 16 at 10 am for others. Be sure to have the following information handy: name and phone number of child's doctor, name and policy number of insurance company, list of child's allergies or special needs, and your current e-mail address. More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 4–5: Up, Up & Away

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through July 27, 2012. Next Occurs on

Make your own wings inspired by flying machines. Create a kite. Steal ideas from birds, butterflies, and bugs. And each day, add a new piece to your hovering mobile. With Alexandra Manion

July 24–27, 10 am–noon

$75 DAM members, $85 general public

Registration begins March 9 at 10 am for DAM members; March 16 at 10 am for others. Be sure to have the following information handy: name and phone number of child's doctor, name and policy number of insurance company, list of child's allergies or special needs, and your current e-mail address. More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 4–5: Out of This World

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through July 20, 2012. Next Occurs on

Cows that can be seen from outer space. A horse built out of old cars. A broom and dustpan big enough to clean the city dump. We will launch into orbit and take a closer look at the strange and alien art around the galleries. Come back down to Earth to create alien pets and out of this world art! With Claire Waugh

July 17–20, 1–3 pm

$75 DAM members, $85 general public More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 4–5: Seymour and Friends

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through July 20, 2012. Next Occurs on

Sculpt your version of Seymour (the museum’s monkey mascot), then travel to his home in the rainforest and create him friends using paint, clay and more. With Alexandra Manion

July 17–20, 10 am–noon

$75 DAM members, $85 general public

Registration begins March 9 at 10 am for DAM members; March 16 at 10 am for others. Be sure to have the following information handy: name and phone number of child's doctor, name and policy number of insurance company, list of child's allergies or special needs, and your current e-mail address. More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 4–5: Robots, Monsters & Critters, Oh My!

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through July 13, 2012. Next Occurs on

Take a closer look at what is strange and amazing. Create creatures with paint, clay, and found objects. Have fun setting your creatures in exciting new worlds, built just for them! This is a class full of silly beings you will never forget. With Julia Brown DeThomas

July 10–13, 1–3 pm

$75 DAM members, $85 general public More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 4–5: Wild Things

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through June 29, 2012. Next Occurs on

ll things wild at the Denver Art Museum. Create masks, sculptures and collages from paper, paint, fabric, flour, water, glue and more. With Ansley Young June 26–29, 1–3 pm

$75 DAM members, $85 general public

Registration begins March 9 at 10 am for DAM members; March 16 at 10 am for others. Be sure to have the following information handy: name and phone number of child's doctor, name and policy number of insurance company, list of child's allergies or special needs, and your current e-mail address. More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 4–5: A Cast of Characters

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through June 29, 2012. Next Occurs on

From a woman made of mud, to a formal family portrait; from a man made of vegetables to a Samurai suit of armor, each day discover a unique cast of characters. Make your own creatures using paper-mâché, paint, paper and mixed media collage. With Ansley Young

June 26–29, 10 am–noon

$75 DAM members, $85 general public More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 9–11: What's It Take to Be an Artist?

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through June 22, 2012. Next Occurs on

Claude Monet’s first pictures were caricatures. Picasso’s first word was pencil. Get to know a different artist each day, see what it’s like to work with their materials, and try out their techniques. Mystery guest: a real artist! With Ellen Reynolds

June 19–22, 1–3 pm

$75 DAM members, $85 general public More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 9–11: Museum Celebs

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through June 22, 2012. Next Occurs on

Search the galleries for famous faces and figures. Get inspired and create your own faces with drawing, paint, prints and masks. With Ellen Reynolds

June 19–22, 10 am–noon

$75 DAM members, $85 general public

Registration begins March 9 at 10 am for DAM members; March 16 at 10 am for others. Be sure to have the following information handy: name and phone number of child's doctor, name and policy number of insurance company, list of child's allergies or special needs, and your current e-mail address. More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 6–8: Africa Comes Alive

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through June 8, 2012. Next Occurs on

African art wasn't meant to keep quiet. A masquerade belongs in a swirling dance, instruments make beautiful sounds, nkisi sculptures compel people to keep their promises. Make inspired art, hear the stories our art has to tell, and experience African art come to life! More

Event: Kids & Families

Class for Ages 6–8: Squiggle, Smudge & Splat

Occurs every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday through June 8, 2012. Next Occurs on

Line, shading and gesture are just fancy words for squiggle, smudge, and splat! Travel all over the museum, read stories, then mash and mold clay, drip and splash on t-shirts, paint, collage, and more. With Benita Goltermann

June 5–8, 10 am–noon

$75 DAM members, $85 general public More

Weekend Demonstrations in Fashion Studio (Sundays)
Event: Lectures & Programs

Weekend Demonstrations in Fashion Studio (Sundays)

Occurs every Sunday through September 2, 2012. Next Occurs on

Join us in the Fashion Studio as we celebrate Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective. On weekends, watch as a fashion designer takes you through the secrets of fashion design.

Saturdays 11 am–4 pm, Sundays noon–3 pm

Free with general admission. No reservations required.

Designer schedule: More

Denver Art Museum’s Creativity Resource for Teachers Expands

Weekend Demonstrations in the Fashion Studio
Event: Lectures & Programs

Weekend Demonstrations in the Fashion Studio

Occurs every Saturday through September 1, 2012. Next Occurs on

Join us in the Fashion Studio as we celebrate Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective. On weekends, watch as a fashion designer takes you through the secrets of fashion design.

Saturdays 11 am–4 pm, Sundays noon–3 pm

Free with general admission. No reservations required.

Designer schedule: More

June 2012 Free First Saturday
Event: Special Events

June 2012 Free First Saturday

Sponsored by Target
Saturday, June 2, 2012.

At the June Free First Saturday, the Denver Art Museum's Fresh & New Family Day will kick off our expanded summer programming for families, including new activities and installations and an artist-in-residence program. More

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