TAG: school & teacher resources

Teachers at a museum workshop
Event: Teachers

Exploring Literacy through Creative Process and Close Looking

Professional Development (Early Childhood Classrooms)
Saturday, September 24, 2016.

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

Dolls in Denver Public Library Student Art Showcase

Students Explore Home, Family, Celebration, & Identity in Art Showcase

The Denver Art Museum partners with Denver Public Library’s Plaza program, which is for immigrant and refugee families. More

Amara Fowler’s My Dragon, The Dragon, Cool Dragon

Enjoy Art by Denver Public School Students

On view through May 15

See the diverse talents of students in the Citywide Elementary Art Showcase on display at the DAM. More

Teachers at a museum workshop

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week

Teachers get 2-for-1 General Admission to the DAM May 3-8*

Teachers get 2-for-1 general admission and $2 off Samurai May 3-8. More

Colorado Scholastic Art Awards Showcase

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

Student Art Showcase

Denver Public School Elementary Student Art Showcase

Thursday, April 21, 2016Sunday, May 15, 2016.

The DPS Elementary Student Art Showcase highlights artwork from over 40 DPS schools. More

Cityscape Morning, Day and Night by Audrey Roberts

See Artworks by Winners of the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

March 24–April 15

Highlighting over 100 artworks by Colorado students in grades 7–12. More

Journey to Myself by Rachael Haynes

Boys & Girls Clubs Fine Arts Showcase

On Display at the DAM through February 3

View slide show of artworks by the winners of this competition. More

Skulls painted elaborately in the tradition of decorations for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

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

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

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

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

Scholastic Art Awards Showcase at the DAM Honors Colorado Students

Scholastic Art Awards Showcase at the DAM Honors Colorado Students

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

Big News! Free General Admission for Kids

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

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

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

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

View of The Shop at the Denver Art Museum, North Building

Shop at the DAM & Find Inspiring Items for Kids for $10 or Less

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

7 Things Teachers Can Do With the DAM During the 2014–2015 School Year

7 Things Teachers Can Do With the DAM During the 2014–2015 School Year

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

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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