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    • Statue of Saint Ferdinand in The Light Show exhibition
      Blog: en español

      ¡Este verano, sorpréndete con el arte (tal vez el tuyo) en el Denver Art Museum!

      Este verano encontrarás muchas oportunidades de crear tu propio arte y aprender acerca de diferentes técnicas de pintura en el Denver Art Museum. Todos los programas para las familias son bilingües y están incluidos con la admisión general al museo, la cual siempre es gratis para sus miembros, y menores de 18 años de edad. La entrada es gratis para todo público el primer sábado de cada mes.

      Conéctate con el arte More

    • a hand-in-hand create-n-take art project made of cut out paper showing two hands around the sun
      Blog: Kids & Families

      Join us for End-of-Summer Family Fun

      What to See & Do August 2019 at the DAM

      Summer is almost over, but there’s still plenty of things to do at the DAM. How many items can you check off this list before fall? Remember, general admission is free for youth 18 and under every day (which includes all of the following)!

      1. Make Some Music on the Plaza More

    • Quana Madison sitting in front of a wall with the words Paint Studio
      Blog: Meet the Artist

      Paint Studio Demo Artist Quána Madison 

      Quána Madison will be in the Paint Studio demonstrating expressionist painting as a path to well-being, noon–3 pm August 10-11 and August 17-18, 2019. The Paint Studio is included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and under. More

    • Jordan Casteel speaking next to her two paintings at the media preview for her exhibition
      Blog: Inside the Collection

      Learn More about the Jordan Casteel Paintings in Our Collection

      On View Through August 18, 2019

      Like many artists before her, Jordan Casteel is drawn to Harlem's vibrant street life and arts scene. Casteel's early paintings depicted black men and their relationships with one another. Later, the people and streets of Harlem became the subject of her work. As the artist shifted her gaze to her community at large, a focus on locally owned businesses emerged—the Ethiopian restaurant that she frequents, a shop owned by an acquaintance—which led to more frequent representations of women. More

    • Woman and girl painting at a table in the Paint Studio
      Blog: Kids & Families

      Escape the Heat & Enjoy Family Fun at the DAM

      Things to See & Do in July

      All of the following exhibitions and activities are included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and younger. Visitors with a SNAP card receive discounted general admission.

      Pop on over to Cuentos del Arte More

    • A built house of cards
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Explore Family-Friendly Interactive Features at the DAM This Summer

      Summer is here and the Denver Art Museum invites the whole family to spend summer break with us to experience the newest interactive artmaking projects and games throughout the museum. From coloring in mandalas in The Light Show exhibition to interacting with different aspects of light in our new First Light Family Space, the whole family will have a chance to spark their creativity at the DAM.

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    • a family sitting on the floor making hand portraits in the Jordan Casteel exhibition
      Blog: Kids & Families

      June 2019 Family Fun

      What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

      All of the following exhibitions and activities are included with general admission, which is free for members and youth 18 and younger. Visitors with a SNAP card receive discounted general admission.

      Hear a Story at Cuentos del Arte More

    • families at create playdate artmaking activity
      Blog: Kids & Families

      May 2019 Family Fun

      What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

      Flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing, and things are changing. We have so many new and exciting activities here at the Denver Art Museum. Come and join the fun! The following activities are included with general admission, which is free for youth 18 and younger and for members.

      A new story is ready to bloom at Cuentos del Arte More

    • Untitled Final Friday logo and photo of a woman blacking out a tooth from Tooth or Dare by Esther Fernandez
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Q&A with Esther Hernandez

      Esther Hernandez is the featured artist for Untitled Final Friday: We All Start off as Strangers at the Denver Art Museum on April 26, 2019. Read our Q&A below to learn more about her and her artistic practice, and then join us at Untitled! More

    • entrance of the Jordan Casteel exhibition
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Join us for a Community Conversation Inspired by the Jordan Casteel Exhibition

      April 13, 2019, 3–4:30 pm

      The Denver Art Museum’s Exchange program invites participants to explore artworks at the museum through the lens of contemporary issues and questions. On April 13, 3–4:30 pm, we’ll explore Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze, an exhibition whose engaging themes and imagery provoke conversation from multiple points of view.

      Exchange is included with general admission, which is free for members. More

    • paper art project of a boat in water for Create Playdate
      Blog: Kids & Families

      April 2019 Family Fun

      What to See & Do This Month at the DAM

      April showers bring May flowers. While you’re waiting for those flowers to bloom, head over to the Denver Art Museum for fun for the whole family! Reminder: youth 18 and younger receive free general admission to the museum every day. More

    • a photo of Joan Pacos Jordan assisting a woman lying on her back
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Learn Gentle Movement to Release Tension & Explore Self-Image

      March 15, 2019

      On March 15, Joan Pacos Jordan, a Feldenkrais© practitioner, will lead us through a series of mindful movement routines in Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze. You’ll never look at art, or yourself, the same way again. Read our Q&A with Joan to learn more. More

    • Image of Jordan Casteel
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      'Rising Star' Jordan Casteel in the News

      Jordan Casteel is one of the most acclaimed emerging artists working today. Below are recent articles about Casteel, her work, and the exhibition at the Denver Art Museum. More

    • A mother and child at a table making an art project
      Blog: Kids & Families

      Spring into Family Fun at the DAM

      What to See & Do March 2019

      The seasons may start to change in the month of March, but there’s one thing that remains the same: there’s always a variety of fun family activities at the museum. Join us for art projects, stories, theater performances, and more! More

    • Untitled Final Fridays picture of three members of the Black Actors Guild in performance wearing referee uniforms
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Q&A with Black Actors Guild

      Celebrate Black History Month at Untitled Final Friday at the Denver Art Museum. Our featured artists, the Black Actors Guild has a fun, creative evening planned exploring the exhibition Jordan Casteel:Returning the Gaze and the illustrious history of Five Points. Learn more about their views on creativity and community and get a few hints about the evening's program below: More

    • Jordan Casteel, Charles, 2016
      Blog: Behind the Scenes

      Celebrate Black History Month at the DAM

      See Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze

      The Denver Art Museum is pleased to host the first major museum exhibition by Denver-born, Harlem-based artist Jordan Casteel. Read on for information about the exhibition opening and other events at the museum exploring Black art, culture, and history this month. More

    • 2 girls holding up art projects they made at create playdate
      Blog: Kids & Families

      Fall in Love with Art & Creativity

      February 2019 Family Fun at the DAM

      See the new exhibition Jordan Casteel: Returning the Gaze. Play, imagine, and make art to take home. Listen to the stories behind a special object at the bilingual program Cuentos del Arte. And much more! More