Join the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Public Library to discover creative ways to engage your students and leave with practical ideas for your classroom. More
The Denver Art Museum partners with Denver Public Library’s Plaza program, which is for immigrant and refugee families. More
See the diverse talents of students in the Citywide Elementary Art Showcase on display at the DAM. More
Teachers get 2-for-1 general admission and $2 off Samurai May 3-8. More
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
The DPS Elementary Student Art Showcase highlights artwork from over 40 DPS schools. More
Highlighting over 100 artworks by Colorado students in grades 7–12. More
View slide show of artworks by the winners of this competition. More
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
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
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
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
Since its start in the 1920s, Scholastic Art Awards has encouraged, fostered, and rewarded creativity in our nation’s classrooms. At this year’s juried competition, over 4,000 pieces of art were submitted by Colorado students. More
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
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
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
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
Teachers, parents, and kids will find inspiring activities, art supplies, and books in the Denver Art Museum's new North Shop. Come shop for these great items and explore many more. More
With students settling in and instructional plans in place, take a moment to check out the seven top things you can do with the Denver Art Museum this school year. More
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