Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 10:00am5:00pm.
Hamilton Building and Martin Plaza DenverCO
Free admission

Día del Niño Celebration

Enjoy free admission, family-friendly programming, and live music and dances that celebrates children from around the world at the Denver Art Museum.

The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will host a Día del Niño (Day of the Child) celebration in the Golden Triangle Creative District on Sunday, April 29, along with four other cultural organizations: the Denver Public Library, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center and the Byers-Evans House Museum.

The event is part of a larger metro area weekend-long celebration that includes the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art at which individuals can enjoy free general admission, a variety of bilingual family-friendly activities, tours and performances by local and international performers.

Follow and use the hashtag #DDN2018 on social media to stay in-the-know.

Performance schedule at the DAM

Outside on Martin Plaza

  • 10 am – Omparsa Morelos (Chinelos)
  • 10:30 am – Danza Matachina Guadalupana
  • 12 pm – STEM Lab World Music Ensemble
  • 12:45 pm – Free Range Marimba
  • 1 pm – Family Marimba Band from Zimbabwe
  • 1:45 pm – Montbello Drumline
  • 3:10 pm – Colorado Mestizo Dancers
  • 3:40 pm – Grupo Folklorico Mexico en la Piel

Sharp Auditorium on lower level

  • 10:30 am – STEM Lab World Music Ensemble
  • 11 am – Free Range Marimba
  • 11:15 am – Chihara Family Marimba Band from Zimbabwe
  • 11:45 am – Creighton Middle School Select Instrumentalists
  • 12:30 pm – Dancing Across Cultures with HOPE Online Learning Academy with Miss Shay H. and Five Points Theatre Club
  • 12:45 pm – Dancing Across Cultures with HOPE Online Learning Academy Your Souls Movement
  • 1 pm – Celebrating 125 Years of the Consulate General of Mexico in Denver with special guests from Dancing Across Cultures and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
  • 1:45 pm – Denver Children's Choir Summit Singers
  • 2 pm – Montbello Drumline
  • 2:15 pm – Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Folklorico
  • 3 pm – Modern Rock Band from Swanson Elementary
  • 3:15 pm – Kendrick Lakes Elementary Children's Choir
  • 3:35 pm – Colorado Mestizo Dancers
  • 4 pm – Grupo Folklorico Mexico en la Piel

Walk in the Woods — level 3

  • 2:30-3 pm – Bilingual reading of the winning One Book 4 Colorado selection, Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown by Eric Litwin / José el Chévere: A bailar y cantar en la fiesta by Eric Litwin
  • Leído por Pamela Padilla from Telemundo Denver

3-D Studio — level 1

  • 12-3 pm – Artist demonstration by Cal Duran – “Clay Spirits”

Create-n-Takes (all day)

  • Mapping Myths & Monsters – level 3
  • Sew Wild – level 4