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one eyed dog looking into the camera wearing a BB8 costume
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How to Take a Great Pet Photo

6 Tips from Experts

For the exhibition Stampede: Animals in Art the Denver Art Museum invites visitors to share photos of your pets on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #DAMpets. More

People touching tactile table
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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

gallery view of photos in On Desert Time exhibition
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LET’S GO COLORADO! PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Enter by September 18, 2016

Follow in the footsteps of photographers Timothy H. O'Sullivan and William H. Bell, whose work is currently on view in On Desert Time: Landscape Photographs by O’Sullivan & Bell, 1871-1874, and capture an image that reflects the Colorado landscape. More

Standing Ovation! DAM Summer Class Brings Art to the Stage
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Standing Ovation! DAM Summer Class Brings Art to the Stage

For kids, an art museum can be a magical place, full of fascinating objects and exciting new discoveries. In August 2015, the 15 students in the DAM’s From Painting to Performance class had a unique chance to make that magic. In just four days, these kids brought art from the gallery to the stage, creating original plays inspired by museum artworks. More

6 Tips for Creative Flower Arrangements
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6 Tips for Creative Flower Arrangements

In conjunction with In Bloom and flower-themed events at the Denver Art Museum this summer, Lindsey Housel of Moonpenny's is leading (sold out) flower-arranging workshops. Below, she shares tips for how you can create interesting and lasting flower bouquets at home.

Carleen Brice: How do you get ideas for creative arrangements? More

Works from DPL & DAM After-School Art Program on View through May 26
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Works from DPL & DAM After-School Art Program on View through May 26

The 2015 Denver Public Library Plaza Program is a collaborative after-school art program produced by the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Public Library. The DAM has partnered with DPL for over ten years to bring monthly art and creative projects to children at various library branches throughout the school year. Each artmaking project is inspired by objects in the Denver Art Museum’s collections and supports children exploring artists’ creative processes and their own creativity. More

Miró-Inspired Activities & Programs at the DAM
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Miró-Inspired Activities & Programs at the DAM

Joan Miró: Instinct & Imagination is on view through June 28 at the Denver Art Museum. Enhance your visit with Miró-inspired artmaking, learning opportunities, and other creative activities! More

Enter the Curator’s Choice: #DAMGreatShot Instagram Contest!
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Enter the Curator’s Choice: #DAMGreatShot Instagram Contest!

In celebration of Month of Photography Denver and the opening of our new photography exhibition, Barbara Bosworth: Quiet Wonder, our photography department staff wants to see what YOU can capture! We invite you to channel your inner Barbara Bosworth to capture photos of nature, landscape, or something that is not noticeable at first glance and post it on Instagram. More

DAM staff decorating pumpkin for Halloween
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7 Tips for Planning an Office Halloween Pumpkin-Carving Contest (Photos)

The Denver Art Museum recently held a staff pumpkin-carving contest that was a lot of fun and really got people motivated (see the photos in the slide show below to see how creative we got). If your employees or coworkers would like to follow suit, here are a few wickedly simple steps to follow to help ensure your pumpkin-carving event is as successful as ours was: More

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