Create-n-Take hands-on art project at the Denver Art Museum


Get inspired and create art with these facilitated in-gallery activities!


Weekdays during Spring Break (March 17-April 1, 2018) and other school breaks. (Saturdays and Sundays during the school year.)

10:30 am–4:00 pm

Summer schedule June 2-August 19:

Monday-Friday 10:30 am-3 pm and Free First Saturdays 10 am-4 pm

Mapping Myths and Monsters*

Until July 20

Hamilton Building, Level 3

10:30 am-4 pm, Saturday & Sunday May 19-June 1

10:30 am-3 pm, Monday-Friday and FFS, June 2-July 20

Discover the map, Typus Cosmographicus Universalis, and imagine what it would be like to be an explorer, charting your encounters with monsters in your own travel journal!

*Mapping Myths and Monsters will be replaced by Hold Your Horses on July 23.

Carry Me Close*

Opens May 19

10:30 am-4 pm, Saturday & Sunday, May 19-June 1

10:30 am-3 pm, Monday-Friday and FFS, June 2-August 19

Learn about the extraordinary work and creative process of artist Jeffrey Gibson, and create a project inspired by his art.

*Carry Me Close will be replaced by a new Create-n-Take (TBD) on August 25 as we transition back to fall weekend hours.

Photo Finish

Opens June 2

11 am-2 pm Monday-Friday and FFS, June 2-August 19

Experiment with surprising techniques and unexpected materials to create your own customized photographs!

Hold your Horses

July 23

Hamilton, Level 4

How do sculptures move and stand still at the same time? Explore this idea by looking at bronze horse sculptures and make your own horse.

Home on the Range

Opens Aug 25

Hamilton, Level 3

Experiment with abstraction and build your own layered landscape that makes you feel right at home.