Interesting Things to Do at the Denver Art Museum

Aishwarya Karwa May 14, 2019
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Located in the civic center of Denver, the Denver Art museum houses a huge collection of American Indian Art. The Denver Art Museum began its collection in the 1920s, and now owns over 20,000 art objects.
The Denver Art Museum, located in downtown Denver, Colorado, is a world-class museum with a mammoth collection of American Indian art in the world.
It is known for its huge and eclectic offerings, especially its collection of modern and contemporary design. Visitors are given enrichment opportunities around every corner of the museum.

At Denver Art Museum, Story Brings Art to Life!

Denver Art Museum hosts a Free First Saturday program wherein a master storyteller tells an exhilarating story about an art masterpiece.
It also organizes creative art-making activities like ‘A Walk In The Woods’, an Animal-Themed art making activity, and this is absolutely free for kids and members of the museum.

Family Theatre - Great for All Ages

You can visit the Denver art museum for an original family-friendly play series that is performed during the winter and spring breaks in Sharp Auditorium. These plays are fast-paced, funny, and give amazing insight into some of the most beloved artworks at the Denver Art Museum.
And after the show, all visitors receive cards to find the featured artworks in the galleries! You want to know the best part of it? Well, it’s free for kids and members of the museum.

Immerse Yourself in Art

The Incubation Effect is an interactive and immersive installation at Denver Art Museum and is filled with inflatable sculptures and assembled forms that are inspired by an insect nursery. Visitors can drop in and design their own creature then come back another day to see how the space transforms over time.

Catch a Performance

At the Denver Art Museum you can now catch the Fox detectives’ stellar performance. Bring the whole family to the museum to help Foxy and Shmoxy solve an art mystery. To find Foxy and Shmoxy, you can pick up a letter from the Fox Box on level 1 and follow the riddle into the galleries. Interesting right?

Stretch Your Creative Muscles

Looking forward to make your own art masterpiece? Create-n-Takes at Denver Art Museum will help you create your own masterpiece. Get inspired by all of the horse sculptures at "Hold Your Horses" and create your own posable horse.
You can also make a layered landscape inspired by Theodore Waddell’s Motherwell’s Angus by heading over to "Home on the Range".

Lecture Series On Photography

Perk up the art-making skills with courses adding up to your knowledge bank! The Anderman Photography Lecture Series presents talks by the pre-eminent creators and thinkers in photography today, which can be a sure-fire way to enhance your photography skills.

Other Interesting Activities at Denver Art Museum

Many galleries at the museum have creative corners, giving all the visitors, hands-on experiences that include dressing in costumes, puppet-making, creating a treasure box or trying their hand at Samoan-inspired designs.
Additionally, you can sing along with their musical sinks. You can also get creative in Museum’s American Indian bead studio.
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