School Field Trips at the Denver Art Museum

Field Trips & Transportation

General admission to the Denver Art Museum is FREE for all youth ages 18 and under every day, including school field trips and other youth group visits. Additionally, transportation funding assistance may be available for designated Title I schools.

About Field Trips

Ignite your students’ curiosity and enhance your classroom curriculum. School tours explore human creativity from the Stone Age to the present, engaging students in hands-on activities and lively thought-provoking conversations. All tours address Colorado Academic Standards and 21st Century Skills.

Advance Reservations are Required for School & Summer Groups

Start the reservation process by submitting the appropriate form:

For more information or to make a reservation, call 720-913-0088 (Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm) or email groupsales@denverartmuseum.org.

Pre-K students learning about art through movement on a Creative Explorers field trip at the Denver Art Museum

Early Childhood Field Trips

Storytelling, artmaking, movement, and tactile activities inspire pre-K students (ages 3–5) to experience art in a new way.

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Elementary school students exploring art during a field trip at the Denver Art Museum

Elementary School Field Trips

Students in grades K–5 can spark creative thinking by exploring art across cultures and time. Tours include participatory games, hands-on activities, close looking, and collaboration.

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High School students exploring Western American art during a field trip at the Denver Art Museum

Middle & High School Field Trips

Through interactive, multi-sensory tours, students in grades 6–12 will be transported to another time and place as they explore creative ideas seen in the DAM's global art collection.

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Special Exhibition Field Trips

Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection
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Treasures of British Art: The Berger Collection

Through these British paintings created between the 16th and 20th centuries, students will investigate the conflicts, controversies, and achievements depicted, and their modern day impacts.

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Rembrandt van Rijn, Rembrandt with Eyes Wide Open, about 1630. Etching and drypoint; image height: 2.09 x image width: 1.81 in. Bibliothèque nationale de France. Image courtesy of BnF.
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Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker

Students will explore over 100 prints, plus several drawings and paintings that Rembrandt created between 1625 and 1665.

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Jordan Casteel, Benyam, 2018
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Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

Grades 2-12

Inspire your students with these large-scale portraits created by artist and Denver native Jordan Casteel. Through a workshop format, students will explore the artist’s process and her ability to reveal individuals that often go unnoticed. Tours are 75 minutes in length.

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Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America
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Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America

Engage your students with creativity, innovation, and playfulness as you explore midcentury American design through furniture, toys, and household objects. Students will explore the history and philosophy of midcentury design with tactile examples in whimsical environments.

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