Creativity Resource

Tools for Learning at the Museum & In Your Classroom

Welcome to Creativity Resource, where classroom teachers, home-school educators, families with children, and anyone interested in learning can find inspiration for creativity and art!

Denver Art Museum North Building Renovation Progress
The More Things Change, The More they Stay the Same
Lesson Plan

The More Things Change, The More they Stay the Same

Early childhood (ages 3-5)
One 25 minute lesson

Students compare Garry Winogrand’s photograph Los Angeles to a photo from today, focusing on how things have stayed the same and how they have changed over time.

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American Grasslands: Prairie, Pasture, Crop and Lawn, Karen Kitchel, 1997, oil paint
Lesson Spark

A Walk in Nature

Karen Kitchel's creative process required close looking and attention to detail. Recreate this experience with young children to give them tools for close looking.

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Hues and Bridges
Lesson Plan

Hues and Bridges

Elementary (grades K-5)
Two 45 minute lessons

Students will learn the definition of hue and explore Monet’s use of various blue hues in his painting Waterloo Bridge. Students will then create a painting of a famous bridge using various hues of one color.

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