Interesting Things to Do at the Denver Art Museum

The Denver Art Museum, located in downtown Denver, Colorado, has a gigantic collection of Modern American Art.
Aishwarya Karwa May 14, 2019
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The Denver Art Museum is a world-class museum with a mammoth collection of American Indian art.
Renowned for its huge collection of modern and contemporary artworks, the Denver Art Museum has a lot to offer to its visitors. From kids to college students, everyone is given enriching opportunities at every section of the museum.

Witness an Art Coming to Life!

Denver Art Museum hosts a Free First Saturday program where a master storyteller tells an exhilarating story about a masterpiece artwork and makes it come alive before your eyes.

Indulge in Creative Art

The museum also organizes various creative art making experiences like ‘A Walk In The Woods’, an Animal-Themed space where kids get to build sculptures, enjoy bird-watching which is absolutely free for kids and the members of the museum.

Family Theatre - Great for All Ages

An original family-friendly play series performed during the winter and spring breaks. These plays give an insight into some of the well-known artworks at the museum.
Once the show is over, all the visitors receive cards that lead them to the featured artworks in the galleries of the museum! You want to know the best part of it? Well, it’s free for kids and members of the museum.

Immerse Yourself in The Incubation Effect

A captivating activity at Denver Art Museum, The Incubation Effect, is filled with inflatable sculptures and assembled forms that are inspired by an insect nursery. Visitors can drop their designs and then come back the next day to see how the space transforms over time.

Help the Art Detectives: Foxy and Shmoxy

You can bring along your folks at the museum to help you solve an art mystery with Foxy and Shmoxy. To find the fox detectives, solve the riddles on your way to the galleries.

Flex Your Creative Muscles

Create your own work of art with 'Create-n-Takes' activity. Get inspired by all of the horse sculptures at 'Hold Your Horses' and create your own poseable horse.
You can also make a layered landscape inspired by 'Theodore Waddell Motherwell’s Angus' by participating in 'Home on the Range' activity.

Attend a Lecture Series On Photography

The Anderman Photography Lecture Series includes talks by the pre-eminent photography connoisseurs. Isn't it a sure-fire way to enhance your photography skills?

Other Interesting Activities

Many galleries at the museum give all the visitors hands-on experiences for activities such as creating a treasure box, dressing up in costumes, puppet-making or trying hand at Samoan-inspired designs.
If you are creative with beads, then don't forget to visit the Museum’s American Indian bead studio.

The Denver Art Museum also hosts musical programs where you can sing along with their musical sinks.