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!
James Córdova is one of four artists who participated in Cuatro : A series of artist interactions. James used his practice as a santero, an artist who creates images of saints, to activate the collections and help us see the collections in a new way.More
Students will examine the artistic characteristics of the Inca Large Jug, describe the kind of ceremonial, festive occasion in which the jug may have been used, and compare and contrast large celebrations in the ancient Inca Empire with those in modern-day American cultures.More
See how animals have captivated artists throughout history in the exhibition Stampede: Animals in Art. This cross-departmental exhibition brings together more than 300 objects from the Denver Art Museum’s collection to explore the presence of animals in art throughout centuries and across cultures. More
Inspired by The Lesson in the Garden by Berthe Morisot, this activity will involve a scientific exploration of the effects of dark and light and its impact on color and shadows.More
Creativity Resource is generously funded by a grant from the Morgridge Family Foundation. Special thanks to our colleagues at the University of Denver Morgridge College of Education. School programs are supported by the William Randolph Hearst Endowment for Education Programs, the Nancy Benson Education Endowment Fund, CenturyLink Endowment, Jim Kelley and Amie Knox Education Endowment Fund, and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District. Additional support is provided by Scott Reiman, Connie Burwell White & William W. White Foundation, Sidney E. Frank Foundation – Colorado Fund, and Harry L. Willett Foundation. The Free for Kids program at the Denver Art Museum is made possible by Scott Reiman and is presented by Bellco Credit Union.