Americas Latino Eco Festival Poster

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the DAM

We invite you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Denver Art Museum with the following activities:

Americas Latino Eco Festival Family Day

Americas Latino Eco Festival Family Day is coming up on October 17. Free general admission. Join us for a multicultural festival celebrating Latino contributions to environmental conservation with films, performances, artist workshops, a book fair, and activities in the galleries. This festival marks the kick-off of the museum’s Fall Break programming celebration with additional family-friendly programming opportunities.

Exhibitions

Gunther Gerzso. Green-Blue-Red (Verde-azul-rojo), 1973. Oil paint on Masonite. In the private collection of John M. Fox and Sandra Allen. © John Michael Gerzso

Gunther Gerzso: A Mexican Master: In partnership with Museo de las Americas, we celebrate the Mexican modernist master Gunther Gerzso. The Denver Art Museum features some of the artist's extraordinary paintings from 1960−1981 while the Museo offers a rich selection of his works on paper.

Aqua-Terra / Terra-Aqua: New York-based artist Francisco Alvarado-Juárez has transformed the Precourt Discovery Hall into a whimsical environment for families using recycled paper from thousands of grocery paper bags, painted and cut by hand. Create your own paper images to contribute to the installation.

Glitterati: Portraits & Jewelry from Colonial Latin America. This exhibition showcases paintings, precious gems, and furniture from Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela from 1521–1850 that tell the fascinating story of people and luxury possessions in the New World.

In Bloom: Painting Flowers in the Age of Impressionism. See gorgeous bouquets painted by Édouard Manet, Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, and others. Spanish-language materials are available for complimentary use in the exhibition. Special ticket required.

Learn More about the DAM en español

Check out the fun series of Spanish-language videos the Denver Art Museum’s Latino Cultural Programs team and Jesús Fuentes created to show an inside look at the daily happenings at the museum.

Carleen Brice edits the blog and On & Off the Wall, the member magazine for the Denver Art Museum. Carleen has been at the DAM since 2013. Her favorite part of Dior: From Paris to the World is the section called "Fields of Flowers."