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What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

October 2019 Family Fun

The Denver Art Museum is the perfect place to spend some time this month. See artworks from around the world and many cultures, get creative making your own art, and even find some inspiration for costume ideas for Halloween.

Remember, general admission is free for youth 18 and under every day.

1. Start the month with a story More

a girl and a woman painting at easels in the Paint Studio
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6 Ideas for Family Fun at the DAM in September

Although summer officially wraps up in September, the museum shows no signs of slowing down. Plan a September visit to enjoy The Light Show, make something new at two Create-n-Takes, and try out techniques in the Paint Studio. Remember, general admission is free for youth 18 and under every day.

Here are six things to be sure to do at the museum in September:

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a hand-in-hand create-n-take art project made of cut out paper showing two hands around the sun
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Join us for End-of-Summer Family Fun

What to See & Do August 2019 at the DAM

Summer is almost over, but there’s still plenty of things to do at the DAM. How many items can you check off this list before fall? Remember, general admission is free for youth 18 and under every day (which includes all of the following)!

1. Make Some Music on the Plaza More

Woman and girl painting at a table in the Paint Studio
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Escape the Heat & Enjoy Family Fun at the DAM

Things to See & Do in July

All of the following exhibitions and activities are included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and younger. Visitors with a SNAP card receive discounted general admission.

Pop on over to Cuentos del Arte More

a family sitting on the floor making hand portraits in the Jordan Casteel exhibition
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June 2019 Family Fun

What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

All of the following exhibitions and activities are included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and younger. Visitors with a SNAP card receive discounted general admission.

Hear a Story at Cuentos del Arte More

children playing in Tri-Tower play structure
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Build Your Own Backyard Play Structure-Inspired by Serious Play

Does your backyard need a DIY play structure this summer? Look no further! Download the instructions and plans for the Tri-Tower and see a full-size model of the Tri-Tower we built for Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America in the exhibition now. More

families at create playdate artmaking activity
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May 2019 Family Fun

What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

Flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and things are changing. We have so many new and exciting activities here at the Denver Art Museum. Come and join the fun! The following activities are included with general admission, which is free for youth 18 and younger and for members.

A new story is ready to bloom at Cuentos del Arte More

paper art project of a boat in water for Create Playdate
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April 2019 Family Fun

What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

April showers bring May flowers. While you’re waiting for those flowers to bloom, head over to the Denver Art Museum for fun for the whole family! Reminder: youth 18 and younger receive free general admission to the museum every day. More

A mother and child at a table making an art project
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Spring into Family Fun at the DAM

What to See & Do March 2019

The seasons may start to change in the month of March, but there’s one thing that remains the same: there’s always a variety of fun family activities at the museum. Join us for art projects, stories, theater performances, and more! More

2 girls holding up art projects they made at create playdate
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Fall in Love with Art & Creativity

February 2019 Family Fun at the DAM

See the new exhibition Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze. Play, imagine, and make art to take home. Listen to the stories behind a special object at the bilingual program Cuentos del Arte. And much more! More

little girl in front of an image of a model on the staircase on the way to the Dior exhibition
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Resolutions for an Artful New Year

What to See & Do in January 2019

1. Take a ‘vacation’ at the DAM

Winter break at the DAM is still on through January 6, 2019, so stop by for family fun. The Print Studio, gallery activities, A Walk in the Woods family space, and two Create-n-Takes are open every day. More

girl making art project in the print studio
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December 2018 Family Fun at the DAM

Enjoy Winter Break Activities & More

December is here and the museum is hopping. Stop by for a visit in between holiday shopping. Bring both family and friends and spend time together. Have fun, be creative, and escape wintry weather! More

3 visitors holding paper horses they made in the Stampede art exhibition
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8 Fun Things for Families to Do at the DAM

What to See & Do in November

November is packed with fun things to do at the Denver Art Museum!

Make a masterpiece (Now-January 6)

Step into the world of master printmaker Rembrandt van Rijn in the exhibition Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker. Pick up an LCD drawing board and try recreating one of Rembrandt’s famous works, or get creative put a new spin on one of his prints.

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a boy in traditional American Indian dress at last year's powwow
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September 2018 Family Fun at the DAM

What to See & Do This Month

As the season begins to change in September, so does the museum. Plan a visit to say farewell to summer favorites and hello to a new exhibition and fresh family activities, including the 29th Annual Friendship Powwow. More

children touching a textile inspired by artist Jeffrey Gibson
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July 2018 Family Fun at the DAM

What to See & Do This Month

Journey through the month of July at the Denver Art Museum with creative activities for all ages. More

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