TAG: Kids and Families

Make a Memory for Your 'Amigo Secreto' at CelebrARTE
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Make a Memory for Your 'Amigo Secreto' at CelebrARTE

Do you remember when you exchanged little valentines with all of your school friends, teachers, and family members? Perhaps it had a T. Rex and said something like “You are Dino-mite!” Maybe you left them for each other in a construction paper-covered shoebox? Remember that time of your life as we enjoy el Día de Amor y Amistad at this month’s CelebrARTE. More

CelebrARTE and Carnaval: Reveling in Art, Heritage, and Community
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CelebrARTE and Carnaval: Reveling in Art, Heritage, and Community

For many of us, it may seem like the time of year to settle in and relax after all of the winter celebrations. However, in many Latin American countries, the fiestas continue for another month. Christmastime celebrations continue with Día de los Reyes Magos on January 6 with more parties, parades, and food. Not long after those celebrations finish, many Latin communities are deep into preparations for Carnaval, better known in the United States as Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. More

Event: Special Events

The Great Opera Mix-up

Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

The Central City Opera will partner with DAM to present a mix up of visual art and opera. Visitors can act, sing, dance, and explore storytelling with the opera and museum!

This event is ideal for children between the ages 5-12 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are $10 and include museum admission.

Reservations required through Central City Opera. For reservations, visit http://www.centralcityopera.org/art or call 303-292-6700. More

Spring Break: What's in Your Backyard?
Event: Kids & Families

Spring Break: What's in Your Backyard?

Saturday, March 23, 2013Sunday, March 31, 2013.

Spend the school-free days at the museum! During the week of spring break, there will be artist demonstrations, gallery experiences, and artmaking stations throughout the museum connected to the Georgia O’Keeffe in New Mexico: Architecture, Katsinam & the Land exhibition. The Paint Studio, Family Activity Cart, and Create-n-Takes will be available every day. More

Totspot Sunday (April 14)
Event: Kids & Families

Totspot Sunday (April 14)

Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 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 with Buntport Theater at 10:30 or 11:30 am. Check in at the Family Activity Cart.

Free with museum admission. No reservations required.

For details, e-mail familyprograms@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0130. More

Totspot Sunday (March 10)
Event: Kids & Families

Totspot Sunday (March 10)

Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 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 with Buntport Theater at 10:30 or 11:30 am. Check in at the Family Activity Cart.

Free with museum admission. No reservations required.

For details, e-mail familyprograms@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0130. More

Totspot Sunday (February 10)
Event: Kids & Families

Totspot Sunday (February 10)

Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 10:00am12:00pm.

Calling all families with little ones! Join us for Totspot Sunday, where you are invited to participate in special programming on the second Sunday of every month beginning in February! In collaboration with Buntport Theater, experience in-gallery performances at 10:30 or 11:30 am. Then check out all of the other activities available to families in the museum! More

Work with an Artist in the Taller at CelebrARTE: Revive
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Work with an Artist in the Taller at CelebrARTE: Revive

Every CelebrARTE, the Taller is the spot to make art with a maestro (master artist). A taller, pronounced “tay-yair,” is an artist’s workshop, and this learning format has a very long history in the arts of Latin America. In a taller/workshop aspiring artists learn as a group by working hands-on with the guidance of the master-artist. Every month, we partner with professional artists to lead the workshop. More

Event: Kids & Families

Celebrate Kids Photography Week at the DAM

Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 11:00am2:00pm.

As part of Kids Photography Week, October 1–7, explore the western American art galleries and visit different types of landscapes as seen in photographs and paintings.

Afterwards, create your very own half-and-half landscapes with professional photographers on level seven of the North Building. Thre is no fee for this special drop-in activity and no reservations are necessary. For more information, email familyprograms@denverartmuseum.org.

General admission is free for Free First Saturday. More

¡Viva CelebrARTE Every Third Sunday at the DAM!
Blog: Behind the Scenes

¡Viva CelebrARTE Every Third Sunday at the DAM!

The Denver Art Museum is sharing in the cry, "¡viva!" During the celebration of Fiestas Patrias on Mexican Independence Day on September 16, we officially will launch our newest monthly family program, CelebrARTE. CelebrARTE highlights the rich heritage, arts, and cultures of Latinos throughout the world. Every third Sunday, we will explore all of the DAM’s collections through interactive, bilingual, family activities. More

Winter Break: Just Add Color
Event: Kids & Families

Winter Break: Just Add Color

Saturday, December 22, 2012 - 10:00amSunday, January 6, 2013 - 5:00pm.

Join in Van Gogh-inspired activities, play with color on an interactive family tour, participate in creating a family music and art concert, and craft your very own artist’s portfolio to collect and store all your creations!

Free general admission for kids 18 and under during Winter Break. More

CelebrARTE: Creativo
Event: Kids & Families

CelebrARTE: Creativo

Sunday, November 18, 2012 - 1:00pm4:00pm.

¡Bienvenidos a CelebrARTE! On November 18th, entre 1-4 pm, bring toda la familia and drop in anytime to DAM’s new monthly, bilingual program. At CelebrARTE, vengan y celebren the passion, inspiration, and dedication it takes to be un creativo, like Vincent van Gogh. Toda la familia will see DAM art in new ways by making with artists, and participating in creative activities—y bilingüe. Vamos a ver—see what you can become when you are inspired. More

CelebrARTE: Caliente
Event: Kids & Families

CelebrARTE: Caliente

Sunday, August 19, 2012 - 1:00pm4:00pm.

¡Bienvenidos a CelebrARTE! On August 19, entre 1-4 pm, bring toda la familia and drop in anytime to the DAM’s new monthly, bilingual program. It’s getting hot in CelebrARTE today! More

Event: Kids & Families

CelebrARTE: ¡Fiesta!

Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 1:00pm4:00pm.

¡Bienvenidos a CelebrARTE! On July 15, entre 1-4pm, bring toda la familia and drop in anytime to DAM’s new monthly, bilingual program. Experience DAM’s art with Latin twist through an exploration of the theme, ¡Fiesta!

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

Event: Kids & Families

Up Up and Away! Now Boarding Family Day

Saturday, September 29, 2012.

During Up, Up and Away! Now Boarding Family Day, visitors will get to create and wear their own pilot wing pins and catch a tour of the DAM collection with a real pilot to experience works of art through the lens of an aviation expert. More

CelebrARTE: Revive
Event: Kids & Families

CelebrARTE: Revive

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 1:00pm4:00pm.

¡Bienvenidos a CelebrARTE! On October 21st, entre 1-4 pm, bring toda la familia and drop-in anytime to DAM’s new monthly, bilingual program. Be inspired by the art of El Anatsui as he revives the past to make art for the present and future. Celebrate nuestros antepasados (our ancestors) as we explore the arts made for life and afterlife with the storytelling of Angel Vigil. More

CelebrARTE: ¡Viva!
Event: Kids & Families

CelebrARTE: ¡Viva!

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 1:00pm4:00pm.

¡Bienvenidos al CelebrARTE! On September 16 entre 1-4 pm, bring toda la familia and drop in anytime to DAM’s new monthly, bilingual program. Hoy en CelebrARTE ¡Viva nuestra herencia, nuestra cultura, nuestro arte! Celebrate our heritage, culture, and creativity. More

CelebrARTE: Relaciones
Event: Kids & Families

CelebrARTE: Relaciones

Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 1:00pm4:00pm.

¡Bienvenidos a CelebrARTE! On June 17 entre 1-4 pm, bring toda la familia and drop-in anytime to DAM’s new monthly, bilingual program. Experience DAM’s art with a Latin twist through an exploration of the theme Relación. Estacionen in the Cultural Complex Garage or take the camión público, RTD. All CelebrARTE activities are included with your general admission. Find the fiesta in the Hamilton Building Welcome Center, and throughout the DAM. More

Downtown Denver Cultural Institutions Celebrate Día del Niño

Las Instituciones Culturales del Centro de Denver Celebran el Día del Niño