TAG: access programs

Art & About Tour
Event: Access

Art & About Tours

Occurs on the second Thursday of every month. Next Occurs on Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 1:00pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. Themes change monthly. More

Art and About Tour at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Access

Art & About Tours

Holiday Foods and Traditions
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer's or dementia and their care partners. Experience and discuss art together on a tour led by a specially trained guide on the second Thursday of the month. Themes change every month.

Tour and general admission to the museum are free for registered participants, but space is limited.

Meet on the lower level of the Hamilton Building.

For specific program information and to register, please email access@denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0074. More

One of Monet's paintings of water lilies
Event: Access

Art & About Tours

Happy Birthday, Monet!
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

Interpretive specialist Stefania Van Dyke will guide us through some images of Monet’s most famous paintings while we eat cake. More

gallery image
Event: Access

Art & About Tours

The Light Show
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 1:30pm2:30pm.

This month we focus on the quest by humanity and artists to understand physical light in the natural world. More

a picture of someone touching a Ganesha statue
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Fall Access Programs

Whether you prefer a tactile art exploration, appreciate a conversation-based tour, seek a sensory-friendly experience, or desire an ASL interpreter for a lecture or tour—we are here to meet your needs. More

children and gallery host in one of the galleries at the museum
Blog: en español

Mañanas de bajo impacto sensorial

Sábado 19 de agosto, 8:30-10 a. m.

Como parte de la misión del DAM de enriquecer la vida de las generaciones presentes y futuras, trabajamos para crear un ambiente receptivo en el museo y nos esforzamos por ofrecer a los individuos y familias que nos visitan con niños con trastornos del espectro autista una experiencia compartida y significativa. More

People touching tactile table
Blog: Making & Doing

Art Beyond Sight Awareness Month at the DAM

Join us for Tactile Tables and more October 2016

Throughout October the DAM will celebrate Art Beyond Sight Awareness by exploring the multisensory ways in which we can experience art. More

Ann Cunningham discusses tactile art at Denver Art Museum with Melissa Fishburn
Blog: Meet the Artist

DAM Collaborator Talks About Her Practice in Creating Tactile Art (Videos)

Imagine viewing a painting without actually seeing it.

Imagine landscapes, portraits, and scenes that you can see through touch and feel.

For some museum patrons, this is the reality. And with help from sculptor and Colorado Center for the Blind art teacher Ann Cunningham, the Denver Art Museum has made huge strides in making art accessible to patrons who are blind and visually impaired.

Cunningham began as a sculptor with a special interest in low-relief. This is when a sculpture is carved out of a slab and emanates from the slab. More

Making Art Hands-On
Blog: Making & Doing

Making Art Hands-On

Last month we hosted our first round of Tactile Tables in the Cover Story textile gallery. It was such a delight to finally watch visitors touch and interact with these objects, after months of planning. The development tactile programming is unique; here is a peek into the process. More