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Colorado Scholastic Art Awards Showcase
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Colorado Scholastic Art Awards Showcase

Thursday, March 24, 2016Friday, April 15, 2016.

By showcasing the artwork of students, the Denver Art Museum places value not only on these creative young artists but also the hard work and impact of their dedicated teachers. The Colorado Scholastic Art Awards Showcase highlights a selection of artworks created by 7th –12th grade students in Colorado.

All works showcased at the DAM received gold or silver keys, or an honorable mention in the Scholastic Art Awards competition. More

Skulls painted elaborately in the tradition of decorations for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
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The DAM Showcases Elementary Student Art

The Mañanitas program showcased in this exhibition is a partnership between the DAM and four Denver elementary schools serving large bilingual populations. See the showcase through Jan. 3. More

The DAM Introducing Tours for Children Under 5
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The DAM Introducing Tours for Children Under 5

After over a year of research and development, the Denver Art Museum is excited to introduce Creative Explorers, an engaging set of field trip activities for our youngest students—children under 5. Throughout the tour, students are actively engaged through a variety of hands-on, minds-on strategies, including tactile, storytelling, artmaking, and movement. More

Works from DPL & DAM After-School Art Program on View through May 26
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Works from DPL & DAM After-School Art Program on View through May 26

The 2015 Denver Public Library Plaza Program is a collaborative after-school art program produced by the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Public Library. The DAM has partnered with DPL for over ten years to bring monthly art and creative projects to children at various library branches throughout the school year. Each artmaking project is inspired by objects in the Denver Art Museum’s collections and supports children exploring artists’ creative processes and their own creativity. More

5 Reasons the Denver Art Museum Loves Teachers
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5 Reasons the Denver Art Museum Loves Teachers

Teachers Get 2-for-1 Admission to the DAM through May 10*

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, the Denver Art Museum wants to recognize all the amazing things that teachers tirelessly do for their students, families, and schools.

5 Things the DAM Loves Most About Teachers More

Big News! Free General Admission for Kids
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Big News! Free General Admission for Kids

At a media conference attended by student journalists from around the Denver area, the Denver Art Museum announced today that general admission is free for kids 18 and under. This program is made possible by a five-year gift from Scott Reiman and the Reiman Foundation, and a one-year grant from Kaiser Permanente Colorado. More

The DAM & Buntport Theater Explore Miró & Magic
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The DAM & Buntport Theater Explore Miró & Magic

Miró, Magic & the Night, a new play at the Denver Art Museum, tells the (imaginary) story of a day in the life of Spanish artist Joan Miró. Written by Jessica Roblee, Mitch Slevc (Buntport Theater Company’s education team) and Lindsay Genshaft, manager of family and community programs at the DAM, the play introduces guests to Miró and explores his creative journey. More

Colorado Students Inspired by DAM Exhibition to Design Social Justice Posters
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Colorado Students Inspired by DAM Exhibition to Design Social Justice Posters

April 21, 2015 update: Four Colorado student posters were chosen for the exhibition Museums: pARTners in Learning 2015 sponsored by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), in partnership with the United States Department of Education in Washington, D.C. The exhibition will be on view in Washington from May 6−June 30, 2015. See all of the posters designed by students at Vista Peak Exploratory and Arapahoe Ridge High School in the image gallery below. More

Denver School of the Arts Students Propose Designs for DAM Jewelry Studio
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Denver School of the Arts Students Propose Designs for DAM Jewelry Studio

Bottle-cap necklaces, rubber-band bracelets, and macaroni jewelry. These are just a few of the ideas that ninth-grade students at Denver School of the Arts (DSA) suggested we consider for jewelry-making activities in the Denver Art Museum’s Jewelry Studio, offered in conjunction with the exhibition Brilliant: Cartier in the 20th Century. More

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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

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