Art & About tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. More
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
Get hands on with art! This December will focus on Ganesha: The Playful Protector.. More
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
The October Tactile Table program has been cancelled. We regret any inconvenience. More
In honor of Autism Awareness Month 2017, check out activities at the DAM, including a new summer class for kids age 7-11 on the autism spectrum. More
Throughout October the DAM will celebrate Art Beyond Sight Awareness by exploring the multisensory ways in which we can experience art. More
The Youth Artists on the Spectrum: A Celebration of Neurodiversity is August 26−October 2, 2016. Entry to the showcase is free; admission to the rest of the museum requires a ticket. More
People with Alzheimer’s disease and their care partners are invited to explore musically inspired creativity at the DAM this summer. More
Learn about the DAM's pilot Low-Sensory Morning program for families with children on the autism spectrum. More
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
Drawn to Action: Posters from the AIGA Design Archives is closed briefly for a new rotation of works, but in the meantime you can get your fill of social justice posters at Access Gallery in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe. More
A lot has changed over the past year in our access program; we couldn’t resist doing a year in review. Here are six of the many updates we’ve made at the DAM to increase accessibility for visitors: More
One of the main pillars of the museum’s commitment to providing access to the museum experience for all visitors is having special exhibition content available in multiple alternate formats. In Passport to Paris, all three shows in the suite have large print booklets with color thumbnail images and braille booklets available. These alternate format materials contain all object labels, extended labels, and exhibition content. More
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
I had one of those "I work in a really cool place" moments a few weeks ago. More