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Jennifer Ghormley Closing Reception

Date:
Apr 04, 2018 6 - 7pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-433-7444

Celebrate the closing of the winter/spring artist-in-residence, Jennifer Ghormley. Light refreshments will be provided. At 6:30, journey to the unveiling of Ghormley’s art installation, designed exclusively for the Museum.

Create Playdate

Date:
Mar 14, 2018 10am - 1pm
Cost:
Included with general admission, which is free for age 18 and under
Phone:
720-913-0130

Drop in with your little ones to make art based on monthly themes, read stories, and play art games in the galleries. Ages 3-5.

Hay ​Bales & Tall Tales – November

Date:
Nov 10, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-865-0800

Enjoy Four Mile’s monthly story time. This month features "Over the River and Through the Wood - A Thanksgiving Poem" by Lydia Maria. Native American Games will follow the tale. Stay for Four Mile Free Day.

Junior Surgeons and Cutting Edge

Date:
Feb 24, 2018 9am - 3pm
Cost:
$60 member, $70 nonmember
Phone:
303-370-6000

Observe and perform dissections to find out how the human body functions. Dissect chicken wings, sheep lungs and hearts, and cow eyes. Examine real bones and listen to your own heartbeat. Junior surgeons is for second and third graders. Cutting Edge is for fourth to sixth graders.

Sensory Friendly Playtime

Date:
Nov 12, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-604-2424

Bring kids with autism spectrum or sensory processing disorders for a special event. The museum will limit admittance to 20 families, turn down sounds and lights, and provide adaptive equipment. Reservations required online.

Hands-On History Family Fun Days

Date:
Jan 13, 2018 11:30am - 1:30pm
Cost:
Included with admission.
Phone:
303-447-8679

Give kids the opportunity to explore and create their own history, science, art, and culture through hands-on activities like adobe brick making, building log cabins, and role playing in exhibits.

Four Mile Free Day – September

Date:
Sep 08, 2017 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum and explore the 12-acre grounds. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 and first come, first served.

French Chef Series

Date:
May 29, 2018
Schedule:
2pm and 3pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-433-7444

Practice culinary skills with Alliance Française de Denver, making French cuisine like crepes and pastries. Cooking class program space is limited. Sign up outside the Teaching Kitchen.

Create Playdate

Date:
Feb 14, 2018 10am - 1pm
Cost:
Included with museum admission; free for kids 18 and younger
Phone:
720-865-5000

Drop in with your little ones to make art based on monthly themes, read stories, and play art games in the galleries. Ages 3-5.

Free First Saturday

Date:
May 05, 2018 10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Enjoy art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime. Bilingual activities available include a storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte, and a tour of Stampede: Animals in Art in Spanish.

Family Tour

Date:
Feb 11, 2018 10:30 - 11:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-354-4880

Enjoy an art adventure designed for the whole family. Family tours are full of games, art making, and close looking in the galleries and are led by a professional team of gallery teachers. Ages 5-10. Registration is required and space is limited.

Create Playdate

Date:
Apr 10, 2018 10am - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Drop in with your little ones to make art based on monthly themes, read stories, and play art games in the galleries. Ages 3-5.

Movie Night at Vehicle Vault

Date:
Nov 10, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-626-8920

Visit the museum, enjoy food, and entertainment followed by the movie, Cars 3. $25/per person($15 each for kids 12 and under).

Discovery Days Science Program

Date:
Jan 16, 2018 to Jan 17, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission.
Phone:
303-604-2424

Learn about music and sound. WOW!'s Discovery Days program encourages free exploration of different monthly themes through multi-sensory science activities, dramatic role play, relevant math and reading opportunities, and craft projects.

Degas: A Passion for Perfection

Date:
Feb 11, 2018 to May 20, 2018
Cost:
Price varies depending on time and age
Phone:
720-913-0130

See the exhibit that showcases prolific French artist Edgar Degas’ works from 1855 to 1906. More than 100 works consisting of paintings, drawings, pastels, etchings, monotypes, and sculptures in bronze will be on view. A special exhibition ticket is required for Degas. Price varies depending on time and age.

Make It Go! Exhibit

Date:
Sep 27, 2017 to Sep 30, 2018
Cost:
Included with museum admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Visit a STEM focused exhibit that explores the physics and motion of traveling in a car, riding a bike, and seeing a hot air balloon. Ages 2-8.

Burn Awareness Free Day

Date:
Feb 03, 2018 10am - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-892-1436

Get ready for Burn Awareness Week by visiting the Denver Firefighters Museum to learn more about firefighting.

Tales for Tots

Date:
May 02, 2018 11am - noon
Cost:
Free with general admission. $7 adult, $5 child (2-12), $6 student/active-duty firefighter/senior
Phone:
303-892-1436

Enjoy storytime and a firefighting-themed craft. Ages 3-7.

Discovery Days

Date:
Aug 15, 2017 to Aug 16, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-604-2424

Learn how science and art connect at a themed monthly program that encourages free exploration through multi-sensory science activities, dramatic role play, relevant math and reading opportunities, and craft projects. Included with admission.

Zoo Snooze

Date:
Feb 24, 2018 to Feb 25, 2018
Cost:
$50 members, $60 nonmembers
Phone:
720-974-1877

Experience up-close animal encounters through a nighttime exhibit tour, followed by invertebrate-themed crafts and games and stargazing by the campfire with s’mores. Then wake to a special breakfast prepared by Snooze An A.M. Eatery. Reservation required.

Tripod Photography

Date:
Feb 03, 2018 7:45am - 9am
Cost:
$13.50 members, $15 nonmembers
Phone:
720-974-1877

Relish a quiet hour of tripod photography in the tropical rainforest.

Free First Saturday

Date:
Jun 02, 2018 10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Enjoy art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions for free. Bilingual activities available include a storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte.

Create Playdate

Date:
May 09, 2018 10am - 1pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Drop in with your little ones to make art based on monthly themes, read stories, and play art games in the galleries. Ages 3-5.

Create Playdate

Date:
Jun 13, 2018 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Drop in with your little ones to make art based on monthly themes, read stories, and play art games in the galleries. Ages 3-5.

Drop in Discovery

Date:
Jan 04, 2018 to Jan 15, 2018
Schedule:
10am on the First Thu and Third Mon of each month
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-898-7405

Investigate the interactive natural world from the Nature Center with special crafts, games or activities. Register online.

Low Sensory Morning

Date:
May 19, 2018 8:30 - 10am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0074

Visit the museum in a quiet, low sensory environment before it opens to the general public. Take a tour of the museum and enjoy hands-on activities and art making projects. Space is limited. Reserve your spot in advance, then purchase general admission at the door on day of event. Contact access@denverartmuseum.org with questions.

Hearts for Art

Date:
Feb 07, 2018 to Feb 14, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Show your love for a favorite work of art by placing a paper heart on the floor in front of your artwork crush. Then snap a photo of your heart placed next to the artwork, and post it to your favorite social media site, tagged with #denverartmuseum and #heartsforart. Please note: Not everything at the…

Four Mile Free Day

Date:
Jan 12, 2018 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Cost:
Free. Horse-drawn wagon rides (if offered) are an additional charge.
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore the 12-acre grounds and greet farm animals. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30pm and are first come, first served.

French Chef Series

Date:
Feb 27, 2018
Schedule:
2pm and 3pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-433-7444

Practice culinary skills with Alliance Française de Denver, making French cuisine like crepes and pastries. Space is limited. Sign up outside The Teaching Kitchen. Please note: The date was accidentally listed in the print calendar as being on February 25. It is really on February 27. We're sorry for the error.

Yoga for Kids

Date:
Jan 10, 2018 to Jan 31, 2018
Schedule:
Wed at 4pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Join in for a fun, encouraging beginner level yoga class for kids of all ages (toddlers too). In this 30 minute session, kids will learn basic poses to create healthy energy, offer physical challenge, and inspire your imagination. No mat necessary, just bring a smile and wear comfortable shorts or pants. Parents are welcome to…

Forest of Light Exhibit Opening

Date:
Jun 30, 2018
Cost:
Included with museum admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Experience a new inclusive exhibit that encourages play between children of all abilities. Children will be able to use their senses of sight and touch to explore a forest-like environment.

Steampunk at the Station

Date:
May 12, 2018 10am - 4pm
Cost:
$15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children, free under age 2 and museum members
Phone:
303-279-4591

Step into the popular genre of “science fiction meets the 19th century Industrial Age” found in music, clothing, art, and lifestyle. Dress in your finest Steampunk attire and/or with a Steampunk gadget to enjoy a day full of entertainment, train rides, craft beer, and vendors.

Jeffrey Gibson: Like a Hammer

Date:
May 13, 2018 to Aug 12, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

See the exhibit that chronicles a pivotal moment in Gibson’s career when his contemporary artistic practice converged with his Native American heritage. About 65 objects created from 2011 to the present will be featured including figurative works, text-based wall hangings, a significant selection of beaded punching bags, painted works on rawhide and canvas, and video.

Parachute Games

Date:
May 09, 2018
Schedule:
11am and 1:30pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-433-7444

Participate in a variety of highly interactive and entertaining activities involving a 30-foot parachute with Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Hollywood Films in IMAX

Date:
Mar 01, 2018 to Apr 30, 2018
Cost:
Visit website
Phone:
303-370-6000

Watch Hollywood favorites at the Phipps IMAX Theater. DMNS is adding previously-released cinematic features to the IMAX lineup. Daytime and evening showings available. Visit the website for schedule and ticket information.

Free First Saturday

Date:
Mar 03, 2018 10am - 5pm
Schedule:
First Sat of the month
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Enjoy the Denver Art Museum's art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime. Bilingual activities available include a storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte, at 11:30am and 1pm, and a tour of Stampede: Animals in Art in Spanish at 1pm. Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10am.

Tripod Photography – November

Date:
Nov 04, 2017 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-469-5441

Relish a quiet hour of tripod photography before the doors open to the public. Adults. Reservations preferred. $13.50 members, $15 nonmembers.

Conquest of the Skies 3D

Date:
Oct 06, 2017 to Feb 01, 2018
Cost:
Phone:

Travel through time and around the world to unravel the 300-million-year story of how animal aviators have evolved into the 100 billion creatures flying through the air today. Explore nature’s ingenuity as you soar from a falcon’s point of view, see hummingbirds flutter in slow motion, accompany bats in the hunt, meet lizards that glide…

Denver Art Museum Free Day

Date:
Feb 03, 2018 10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Enjoy the art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions for free. Bilingual activities available include the Cuentos del Arte storytelling program and a tour of Stampede: Animal in Art in Spanish.

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Date:
Nov 12, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-865-5000

Second Sat. 10:30am and 11:30am. Help Foxy and Shmoxy sniff out clues and unseen treasures in the museum. To find the foxes, visit the Family Activity Cart, pick up a letter from the Fox Box, and then follow the riddles into the galleries.

$5 Day

Date:
Feb 10, 2018 9am - 5pm
Cost:
$5
Phone:
303-469-5441

Experience all of the displays and activities of the Butterfly Pavilion for only $5 per person.

Becoming Butterflies

Date:
Nov 27, 2017 to Jun 02, 2018
Cost:
$8-$12
Phone:
303-315-9446

See brilliant images of Colorado butterflies and displays of specimens from the CU Entomology collection.

Eyes on Xiaoze Xie

Date:
Mar 25, 2018 to Jul 08, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

See still-life paintings of books, videos, and installations that the artist based on banned and forbidden books in China. Xiaoze Xie has a lifelong passion for books. In his worldview, books are conveyers of prestige and signifiers of collective cultural knowledge: repositories of historical meaning, cultural conflict, and political strife.

Tactile Tables – Stampede: Animals in Art

Date:
Oct 13, 2017 to Oct 14, 2017
Cost:
Phone:

Engage in a multisensory exploration of animal-inspired artworks found in the special exhibition, "Stampede: Animals in Art." Tactile Tables are regular opportunities to experience art in a hands-on way with facilitation by specially trained docents. These experiences are designed for visitors who are blind or have low vision, but open to all visitors who desire…

Create-n-Takes

Date:
Nov 01, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018
Schedule:
Sat-Sun 10:30am-4pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-865-5000

Get inspired and create art throughout the museum at special stations in the galleries.

Exhibition Opening Reception

Date:
Feb 08, 2018 6pm - 9pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-571-4401

Explore the role that fashion plays in developing a cultural identity in major urban settings. This exhibit acknowledges the contributions of the Pachuco movement to the American experience.

Common Ground: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh, 1989-2013

Date:
Sep 25, 2017 to Nov 12, 2017
Cost:
Phone:

See the first comprehensive American exhibition of critically acclaimed photographer Fazal Sheikh’s work. The more than two-decade-long career of the Kenyan-rooted and American-born artist has focused on raising awareness of international human rights issues through his documentary-based photography practice. Included with museum admission; kids 18 and younger are free.

Free First Saturday at Denver Art Museum

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:

On the first Saturday of every month, enjoy art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime. Bilingual activities available include the storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte, at 11:30am. and 1pm, and a tour of Stampede: Animal in Art in Spanish at 1pm. Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10am.

Tripod Photography – September

Date:
Sep 02, 2017 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
720-974-1877

Relish a quiet hour of tripod photography before the doors open to the public. Adults. Reservations preferred. $13.50 members, $15 nonmembers.

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Date:
Jun 13, 2018
Schedule:
10:30 and 11:30am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Help Foxy and Shmoxy sniff out clues and unseen treasures in the museum. To find the foxes, pick up a letter from the Fox Box on level 1 and follow the riddles into the galleries.

Little Time Travelers Storytime

Date:
Apr 04, 2018 9:30 - 10am
Cost:
Free with admission. $12 adults, $10 students and seniors, $8 children 6-12, free under age 5
Phone:
303-447-8679

Enjoy storytime in the Destination Colorado exhibit. Read stories and then have playtime in the exhibit before the museum opens. Ages 2-5.

Spring Break Camp

Date:
Mar 19, 2018 to Mar 26, 2018
Schedule:
March 19-23 and 26-30
Cost:
$260 member, $290 nonmember (per week)
Phone:
303-370-6000

Experience fun and wonder, see IMAX films and planetarium shows, and explore the marvels of the temporary exhibitions. Early morning drop-of and late pickup options are available.

Four Mile Free Day – February

Date:
Feb 09, 2018 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum and explore the 12-acre grounds. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 and first come, first served.

Rainforest Yoga

Date:
Feb 10, 2018 to Feb 24, 2018
Schedule:
Feb. 10, 17, 21, and 24. Times vary by date
Cost:
$8 members, $10 nonmembers
Phone:
720-974-1877

Surround yourself with exotic plants and beautiful butterflies, and meet other yoga enthusiasts in the community. Adults.

Last Fridays

Date:
Aug 25, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-443-2122

Enjoy art-making, circus performers, word play, waltzes, dream-reading, and drinks as you explore the museum’s summer exhibitions.

Dino Discovery Day: Geocaching!

Date:
Sep 09, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-697-3466 x 107

Explore the Ridge trail and find hidden Geocaches and Earthcaches. An optional $4 shuttle ride is available..

Low Sensory Morning at the DAM

Date:
Aug 19, 2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:

Visit the museum during a special time for individuals and families who prefer a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment. Loud gallery sounds are turned down and attendance is limited. There are tours of the museums, numerous hands-on activities, and artmaking projects for individuals and families to enjoy. Included in general admission, but space is limited. Reservations…

Creatures of Light

Date:
Feb 23, 2018 to Jun 10, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-370-6000

Delve into the world of living things that blink, glow, flash, and flicker, from tiny fireflies to strange creatures in the ocean depths. Explore the mysterious world of bioluminescence and biofluorescence, visible light emitted by living things. See larger-than-life models, engaging immersive environments, fun activities, and real animals, fungi, and minerals that get their glow…

Denver Art Museum SCFD Free Day

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 to Apr 29, 2018
Schedule:
April 7 and 29
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Visit the museum for free, starting at 10am. Ticketed exhibits are not included.

Be the Astronaut

Date:
Oct 01, 2017 to Mar 31, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-360-5360

Visit the exhibit developed with NASA's Langley Research Facility that is broken down into interactive parts. Explore basic concepts of the universe; reinvent the way users think about the science and technology needed to thrive in outer space; control a variety of spacecrafts, including a lander, a rover, and an interplanetary spaceship.

Just For Fun Center

Date:
Sep 25, 2017 to Nov 19, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-865-5000

Compose your own Japanese-inspired garden on a large scale, use your creativity and patience to create balancing stone sculptures, make your mark and add to an ink-painted screen, design and wear a Samurai-inspired helmet, and experience the complicated process by which Samurai dressed. Included with museum admission; kids 18 and younger are free. Reservations are…

Untitled: Homewrecker

Date:
Oct 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:

Experience the museum in an entirely different way. Included with general admission, which is free for youth 18 and younger. College students with valid ID receive 2-for-1 admission during Untitled. No reservation required.

Four Mile Free Day

Date:
May 11, 2018 noon - 4pm
Cost:
General admission is free. Horse-drawn wagon rides (if offered) are an additional charge
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore the 12-acre grounds, and greet farm animals.

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Date:
Feb 11, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Cost:
Included with general admission, which is free for youth 18 and under
Phone:
720-913-0130

Bring the whole family to help Foxy and Shmoxy sniff out clues and unseen treasures in the museum. To find the foxes, visit the Family Activity Cart, pick up a letter from the Fox Box, and follow the riddles into the galleries.

Family Day: Día del Niño

Date:
Apr 29, 2018 10am - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-354-4880

Celebrate children around the world during Día del Niño (Day of the Child), in partnership with the Denver Art Museum and other cultural organizations in the Civic Center Cultural Complex. Participate in art-making activities and enjoy live performances in the museum’s forecourt and explore the galleries.

Thanksgiving Break at the DAM

Date:
Nov 20, 2017 to Nov 26, 2017
Cost:
Phone:

10am-5pm. New this year, celebrate Thanksgiving all week at the Denver Art Museum. Get inspired by artworks and create in the galleries at two different Create-n-Takes! Closed Thanksgiving Day. Included with general admission; free for youth 18 and younger.

Denver Art Museum Free First Saturday

Date:
Jan 06, 2018 10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-865-5000

Enjoy the art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions for free. Bilingual activities available include the Cuentos del Arte storytelling program and a tour of Stampede: Animal in Art in Spanish.

TriceraTOTs

Date:
Jun 06, 2018 10am
Cost:
$5 child, $3 member child
Phone:
303-697-3466

Enjoy 2-4 children’s books with a dinosaur theme and do a 15-20 minute craft or activity. RSVP at education@dinoridge.org. Ages 2-5.

Free First Saturday

Date:
Apr 07, 2018 10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Enjoy the art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime. Bilingual activities available include the storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte, at 11:30am and 1pm, and a tour of Stampede: Animals in Art in Spanish at 1pm.

Birds! Birds! Birds!

Date:
May 29, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-604-2424

Join Boulder County Parks and Open Space Volunteer Naturalists as they introduce children and their families to some of our flying neighbors. Using hands-on resources, learn “what is a bird?” and how different birds find the food, water, shelter, and space they need to live. See how you measure-up to life-size silhouettes of a great…

Hands on History Family Fun Days

Date:
Feb 10, 2018 11am - 3pm
Cost:
$25 for a family pack (4 tickets, discount family meal deal and a backpack with family-friendly ways to explore museum). Otherwise, activities included with admission
Phone:
303-447-8679

Explore history, science, art, and culture through hands-on activities like adobe brick making, building log cabins, and role-playing.

Hay ​Bales & Tall Tales – October

Date:
Oct 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-865-0800

Enjoy Four Mile’s monthly story time. This month features "The Gift of the Sacred Dog" by Paul Goble. Native American Games will follow the tale. Stay for Four Mile Free Day.

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Date:
Nov 05, 2017 to Jan 19, 2018
Cost:
Admission plus $4-$5.
Phone:
303-370-6000

See the film that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth.

Hay ​Bales & Tall Tales – December

Date:
Dec 08, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-865-0800

Enjoy Four Mile’s monthly story time. This month features "Once There Was a Tree" by Natalia Romanova. A paper chain craft will follow the tale. Stay for Four Mile Free Day.

Christmas with Cody

Date:
Dec 03, 2017
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-526-0744

Meet Santa Cody, create crafts, meet historic figures, and tour the Museum.

French Chef Series in the Teaching Kitchen

Date:
Jun 26, 2018
Schedule:
2 and 3pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-433-7444

Practice culinary skills with Alliance Française de Denver, making French cuisine like crepes and pastries. Cooking class program space is limited, first-come, and first-served. Sign up outside the Teaching Kitchen.

Discovery Days Science Program

Date:
Oct 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-604-2424

Learn about physics and motion while celebrating the new Make It Go! exhibit. WOW!'s Discovery Days program encourages free exploration of different monthly themes through multi-sensory science activities, dramatic role play, relevant math and reading opportunities, and craft projects. Discovery Days activities are included with Museum admission.

Zoo Snooze

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 to Apr 29, 2018
Cost:
$50 member, $60 nonmember
Phone:
303-469-5441

Grab your tents and sleeping bags and experience up-close animal encounters, a nighttime exhibit tour, crafts and games, and stargazing by the campfire with s’mores. Snooze breakfast included. Age 5 and up. Age 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Reservation required.

Sensory Friendly Playtime

Date:
Jan 14, 2018 8am - 10am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-604-2424

Bring kids with autism spectrum or sensory processing disorders for a special event. The museum will limit admittance to 20 families, turn down sounds and lights, and provide adaptive equipment. Reservations required online.

Elite Dance Academy Performance

Date:
Feb 04, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Join in an interactive performance by the Elite Dance Academy community dance troupe, featuring a variety of routines including jungle, fairy, and under the sea themes.

Rainforest Yoga

Date:
Mar 07, 2018 to Mar 31, 2018
Schedule:
8-9am or 5:30-6:30pm depending on date, March 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, and 31
Cost:
$8 members, $10 nonmembers
Phone:
720-974-1877

Practice yoga in a tropical conservatory filled with free-flying butterflies. Adults only, children age 13 and older may attend with an adult.

Low Sensory Morning

Date:
Feb 24, 2018 8:30am - 10am
Cost:
Included with admission but space is limited
Phone:
720-913-0130

Attend the museum in a quiet, less sensory-stimulating environment offered on select Saturday mornings, before public hours. Loud gallery sounds are turned down, attendance is limited, and tours, hands-on activities, and artmaking projects are available for individuals and families to enjoy. In February, explore the many animals found in Stampede: Animals in Art. Reservations open…

An Evening with Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren

Date:
May 23, 2018 7pm - 9pm
Cost:
Free but reservations are required
Phone:

Meet NASA astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren who will describe his training and life as an astronaut, as well as his experiences onboard the International Space Station during the Expedition 44/45 mission in 2015. After the program, enjoy a meet-and-greet with Dr. Lindgren.

Colorado Educational Theater Program

Date:
Oct 06, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-604-2424

Help stories unfold through mime and creative movement activities. Children will also learn about the story origins and the countries from which they came. This storytelling workshop is presented by Colorado Educational Theatre featuring Hugo Jon Sayles, Teaching Artist and is included with Museum admission.

Día del Niño

Date:
Apr 29, 2018 11am - 2pm
Cost:
Included with museum admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Join in the museum's first Día del Niño (Day of the Child) celebration, including special stories, dances, and activities that honor the Mexican origins of the holiday.

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Date:
May 13, 2018
Schedule:
10:30am and 11:30am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Take the family to help Foxy and Shmoxy sniff out clues and unseen treasures in the museum. To find the foxes, visit the Family Activity Cart, pick up a letter from the Fox Box, and follow the riddles into the galleries.

NanoDays

Date:
Mar 28, 2018 10am - noon
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Investigate new nano products and materials, make nano crafts to keep, and launch nano particles with an air cannon. Organized by NISE Network, NanoDays is an annual, nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and their impact on society.

A Maasai Through the Decades & Experiences in Uganda

Date:
Mar 10, 2018 1 - 3pm
Cost:
$5 per person includes admission to 5 galleries along with Dr. Olsen’s photographs of East Africa
Phone:
970-221-4600

Hear two experts from Colorado State University explore facets of Kenya and Uganda. James DeMartini, Professor Emeritus, will relate the story of Moses, a Maasai in Kenya. Gregory Vogl, a CSU Middleware Developer, will highlight his experiences in Uganda.

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Date:
Apr 08, 2018
Schedule:
10:30 and 11:30am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Bring the whole family to help Foxy and Shmoxy sniff out clues and unseen treasures in the museum. To find the foxes, visit the Family Activity Cart, pick up a letter from the Fox Box, and follow the riddles into the galleries.

Free First Saturday

Date:
Feb 03, 2018 10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Enjoy the museum's art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions for free. Bilingual activities available include a storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte, and a tour of Stampede: Animals in Art in Spanish.

Ultimate Family Dino Fun

Date:
Nov 30, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:

Celebrate the latest temporary exhibition “Ultimate Dinosaurs.” Check out some of the most spectacular fossils unearthed in recent years as you venture through the exhibition, find out how fossils form, and make your own family fossil to take home. $15-$25.

World Spider Day

Date:
Mar 17, 2018 9am - 5pm
Cost:
$12 adult, $10 adult (Westminster resident), $8 seniors/child, free for members and children age 2 and under
Phone:
303-439-2379

Explore the world of spiders, their contributions to our world, and learn how to conserve them. Activities include scientist chats and live animal encounters.

Stampede: Animals in Art

Date:
Sep 10, 2017 to May 19, 2019
Cost:
Included with museum admission; free for kids 18 and under
Phone:
720-913-0130

See how animals have captivated artists throughout history. This cross-departmental exhibition brings together more than 300 objects from the Denver Art Museum’s collection to explore the presence of animals in art.

Parenting Workshop

Date:
Jun 06, 2018 10am - 11am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-433-6200 ext. 12

Receive a program toolkit packed with fun games and activities, picture books, and parenting handbooks. A trained volunteer will introduce and model various activities in the toolkits for parents to try with their kids. Free tickets to the museum will be passed out for anyone who stops by. Parents and caregivers with children ages birth-3.

Sensory-Friendly Playtime

Date:
May 06, 2018 8 - 10am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-604-2424

Enjoy museum time for children with autism spectrum or sensory processing disorders. Museum staff will limit admission to 20 families, turn down sounds and lights, and provide adaptive equipment. Reservations required online.

Howl-O-Ween

Date:
Oct 20, 2018 to Oct 21, 2018
Schedule:
3-7pm
Cost:
$2 per child, $3 per adult 18 and older.
Phone:
970-350-9220

Wear your spookiest (or silliest) costume for tricks and treats stopping at historic buildings in the 8-acre outdoor museum. Try your hand at Halloween carnival games, check out the not-so-scary haunted house, and participate in the costume contest. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Date:
Mar 10, 2018
Schedule:
10:30 and 11:30am
Cost:
Included with general admission, which is free for youth 18 and under
Phone:
720-913-0130

Held on the second Saturday of each month. Bring the whole family to help Foxy and Shmoxy sniff out clues and unseen treasures in the museum. To find the foxes, visit the Family Activity Cart, pick up a letter from the Fox Box and follow the riddles into the galleries.

Lil’ Time Travelers Storytime

Date:
May 02, 2018 9:30 - 10am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-447-8679

Enjoy storytime in the Destination Colorado exhibit and learn about farms, cowboys, and animals. Listen to stories and then have playtime in the exhibit before the museum opens. Ages 2-5.

Denver Museum of Nature & Science SCFD Free Day

Date:
Apr 09, 2018 to Apr 29, 2018
Schedule:
April 9 and 29, 9am-5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-370-6000

Enjoy museum favorites and special family-friendly activities as well as free admission to Creatures of Light and discounted admission to Dead Sea Scrolls.

Sensory-Friendly Playtime

Date:
Mar 11, 2018 8 - 11am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-604-2424

Enjoy museum time for children with autism spectrum or sensory processing disorders. Museum staff will limit admission to 20 families, turn down sounds and lights, and provide adaptive equipment. Reservations required online.

Take it to the Streets: Santa Fe Mural Crawl

Date:
Jan 12, 2018 6pm - 8pm
Cost:
$5 general admission, $3 for students, Free for members and children under 12.
Phone:
303-571-4401

Celebrate the closing of the Las (H)adas exhibit with a warm beverage and a tour up and down historic Santa Fe Drive with muralist, Josiah Lopez. Reservation required email guestservices@museo.org.

SCFD Community Free Day: Día del Niño

Date:
Apr 29, 2018 9am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-370-6000

Enjoy music and dance performances by local community groups, special crafts, science and nature activities, free admission to Creatures of Light, and discounted admission to Dead Sea Scrolls.

QuestBotics Coding

Date:
Apr 11, 2018 9:30am - 12:30pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Learn how easy it is for kids as young as 3 to learn how to code. Using the patterns that your QuestBots need to move around, make decisions, and follow logic. Everyone will get a chance to learn how to use the debug tools to fix their code. Parents are encouraged to participate with their…

Discovery Days Science Program

Date:
Feb 20, 2018 to Feb 21, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Learn about crazy Colorado weather through multi-sensory science activities, dramatic role play, relevant math and reading opportunities, and craft projects.

Mother’s Day Special

Date:
May 13, 2018
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-604-2424

Enjoy free admission for all moms and grandmas in celebration of Mother's Day. Make mom a special suncatcher heart craft in the ArtSpace from 10am-noon. Craft activity is included with Museum admission.

Family Day: Science

Date:
Mar 17, 2018 10am - 3pm
Cost:
$9 adult, $8 military/AAA, $7 seniors/students, $5 child, free for members and children age 3 and under
Phone:
719-488-0880

Explore the world of science with experiments that support the key educational areas of STEM.

Chinese New Year Celebration

Date:
Feb 19, 2018 10am - noon
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Celebrate the Year of the Dog with Chinese dragon puppet crafts and a traditional lion dance performance by the Shaolin Hung Mei Kung Fu Association.

Linking Asia: Art, Trade, and Devotion

Date:
Jan 29, 2018 to Apr 01, 2018
Cost:
Included with museum admission; free for kids 18 and under
Phone:
720-913-0130

Explore how trade routes inspired and influenced art over time and across the Asian continent. See approximately 150 sculptures, ceramics, textiles, scrolls, and other multi-dimensional works from 20 countries that span 2,000 years.

WWI: Longmont and the Great War

Date:
Feb 02, 2018 to May 13, 2018
Schedule:
Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 1-5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-651-8374

Learn Longmont's role in WWI through an exhibit featuring full infantry uniforms, artifacts relating to medical care, propaganda posters, and more. See website for a variety of special events related to the exhibit.

Summer Camps

Date:
Jun 01, 2018 to Aug 19, 2018
Schedule:
Ongoing June-Aug
Cost:
Cost varies
Phone:
303-651-8374

Discover art, history, science, and technology at a variety of camps at the museum this summer. Half-day and full-day options available. Ages 3-18. Reservations required.

Tripod Photography

Date:
Mar 03, 2018 7:45 - 9am
Cost:
$13.50 members, $15 nonmembers
Phone:
720-974-1877

Relish a quiet hour of self-guided tripod photography in the tropical rain forest before the Pavilion's doors open to the public.

TriceraTOTs

Date:
Mar 07, 2018 10am
Cost:
$5 child, $3 member child, free under age 2
Phone:
303-697-3466 x101

Read 2-4 children’s books with a dinosaur theme and do a 15-minute craft or activity. Ages 2-5.

Tripod Photography – October

Date:
Oct 07, 2017 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
303-469-5441

Relish a quiet hour of tripod photography before the doors open to the public. Adults. Reservations preferred. $13.50 members, $15 nonmembers.

Teen Lounge

Date:
Oct 13, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-370-6000

Venture through Museum exhibits, get hands-on with entertaining activities, jam to live music and win awesome giveaways.

A Walk in the Woods

Date:
Dec 03, 2017 to Jun 30, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission.
Phone:
720-913-0130

Take a walk on the wild side in a new family space that’s all about animals in art. Pick up binoculars and spot birds in a colorful flock; mix-and-match animal costumes to create new creatures; work together to build freestanding horse sculptures inspired by artist Deborah Butterfield; and make and display your own shadowbox full…

303 Colorado Day

Date:
Mar 03, 2018 10am - 3pm
Cost:
$3.03
Phone:
303-315-9444

See a 3D film and get museum admission thrown in for $3.03 for one day only, in honor of 303 Colorado Day.

Four Mile Free Day

Date:
Mar 09, 2018 Noon - 4pm
Cost:
Free, horse-drawn wagon rides (if offered) are an additional charge
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore the 12-acre grounds, and greet farm animals. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30pm and are first come, first served.

Four Mile Free Day – October

Date:
Oct 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum and explore the 12-acre grounds. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 and first come, first served.

Free First Saturday

Date:
Sep 02, 2017 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:

On the first Saturday of every month, enjoy the art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime. A Collection Highlights tours in Spanish is offered at 2pm. Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10am.

Small Settlers

Date:
Jan 02, 2018 to Jan 30, 2018
Schedule:
Tue Jan. 9, 16, 23 and 30, 9am-10am.
Cost:
$5 nonmember child, free for members and parents/caregivers.
Phone:
720-865-0800

Get a head start in early learning and development for toddlers through history and nature-centered activities designed to engage young minds. Call to register.

Longmont Museum Holiday Festival

Date:
Dec 17, 2017 3:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-651-8374

Enjoy a Santa reception with hot chocolate and cookies followed by festive holiday music and performances (4pm). Alcoholic beverages available for purchase. $17 adults, $12 students/seniors. Reservations required.

Cockpit Demo Day

Date:
Apr 14, 2018 10am - 2pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-360-5360

Climb aboard select aircrafts and get a pilot’s perspective of the instruments and controls including a F-111 Aardvark and a late 20th century DC-10.

Small Settlers

Date:
May 01, 2018 to Jun 26, 2018
Schedule:
Tue
Cost:
$5 nonmember child, free for members and parents/caregivers
Phone:
720-865-0800

Get a head start in early learning and development for toddlers through history and nature-centered activities designed to engage young minds. Ages 2-5. Call to register.

Parenting Workshop

Date:
May 16, 2018 4:30 - 5:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-433-6200 ext 12

Receive a free program toolkit packed with fun games and activities, picture books and parenting handbooks. A trained volunteer will introduce and model various activities in the toolkits for parents to try with their kids. Free tickets to the Children's Museum of Denver will be passed out for anyone who stops by. Parents and caregivers…

Small Settlers

Date:
Apr 03, 2018 to Apr 24, 2018
Cost:
$5 nonmember child, free for member child and parents/caregivers
Phone:
720-865-0800

Get a head start on early learning and development for toddlers through history and nature-centered activities designed to engage young minds. Ages 2-5. Call to register.

Four Mile Free Day

Date:
Jun 08, 2018 Noon - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore the 12-acre grounds, and greet farm animals.

Four Mile Free Day

Date:
Apr 13, 2018 Noon - 4pm
Schedule:
Tours are at 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30pm and are first come, first served
Cost:
Free. Horse-drawn wagon rides (if offered) are an additional charge
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore the 12-acre grounds, and greet farm animals.

Jerusalem

Date:
Feb 16, 2018 to Mar 31, 2018
Cost:
Visit website for pricing
Phone:
303-370-6000

Discover why this tiny piece of land is sacred to three major religions through the stories of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim families who call Jerusalem home. Follow the path of archaeologists revealing some of the mysteries of the Old City.

Make It Go! Exhibit Opening

Date:
Sep 27, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
303-604-2424

Explore the physics and motion of traveling in a car, riding and bike, and seeing a hot air balloon. Is it harder to pedal up a short steep hill or a long shallow hill? Does a bumpy road slow down a car? What makes hot air balloons go up in the sky anyway? Find out…

Glow Party for Families

Date:
Mar 08, 2018 6 - 8pm
Cost:
$15-$25
Phone:
303-370-6000

Get your glow on at this party in conjunction with Creatures of Light. After dinner, explore the exhibition, then create a glowing creature, draw with light, and make your own glow sticks.

Past the Tangled Present

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 to Oct 28, 2018
Cost:
Included with museum admission; free for kids 18 and under
Phone:
720-913-0130

Experience the immersive installation by Denver artist Jaime Molina, born of imagination and the joy of discovery. Step into a different world where the paintings on the wall flow into 3D objects. Sit on boxes painted with faces and play in a garden of fabricated cacti.

Pets ‘N’ Popsicles

Date:
Aug 03, 2018 to Aug 12, 2018
Schedule:
10am-3pm
Cost:
$3 per person age 3 and up; includes a popsicles for each paid admission
Phone:
970-350-9220

Experience animals up close and get your questions answered. Afterward, stroll along the museum’s paths and try out the call phone audio and visual tour.

Ganesha: The Playful Protector

Date:
Oct 21, 2017 to Oct 28, 2018
Cost:
Included with museum admission; free for kids 18 and under
Phone:
720-913-0130

See a significant pre-Angkor statue of Ganesha created in the 600s to 700s. The 29-inch tall cross-legged figure, featuring human arms and an elephant head, is one of the earliest Ganesha icons in mainland Southeast Asia. It will be on view along with sculptures, paintings, and textiles depicting Ganesha from the DAM’s Asian art collection.

Parenting Workshop

Date:
Apr 18, 2018 4:30 - 5:30pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-433-6200 ext. 12

Receive a program toolkit packed with fun games and activities, picture books, and parenting handbooks. A trained volunteer will introduce and model various activities in the toolkits for parents to try with their kids. Free tickets to the museum will be passed out for anyone who stops by. Parents and caregivers with children ages birth-3.

Joy Park Free Nights

Date:
May 18, 2018 4 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-433-7444

Discover the joy of climbing, digging, zip lining, and splashing, for free. These free nights include access to Joy Park only and are weather-permitting. Except for the restrooms, the inside of the Museum will be closed.

WOW!’s New Year’s Eve Parties

Date:
Dec 31, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-604-2424

Ring in the New Year with noisemaker crafts, face painting, a musical performance, refreshments and a countdown. $11 per child, $6 members, $5 per adult. Reservations required online.

Hay ​Bales & Tall Tales

Date:
Jun 08, 2018 Noon - 1pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-865-0800

Enjoy Four Mile’s monthly storytime. This month features Covered Wagons, Bumpy Trails by Verla Kay. Gold panning activities will follow the tale. Stay for Four Mile Free Day.

Survival Exhibit

Date:
Mar 24, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Cost:
Included with admisson
Phone:
303-469-5441

See the Butterfly Pavilion's newest interactive exhibit. The exhibit gives a fascinating, up-close look at the incredible ways some of the world’s smallest animals overcome the challenges of an invertebrate world. Learn about adaptations through interactive displays, technology and live animal encounters.

Night at the Museums

Date:
Nov 04, 2017 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:

Visit museums that are open late, for free. Free shuttles will be available to take people between museums. Participating museums include Byers-Evans House Museum, Childrens Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, Black American West Museum and Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

Tripod Photography – December

Date:
Dec 02, 2017 7:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Cost:
Phone:
720-974-1877

Relish a quiet hour of tripod photography before the doors open to the public. Adults. Reservations preferred. $13.50 members, $15 nonmembers.

Star Wars at the Hangar

Date:
May 05, 2018 noon - 4pm
Cost:
$8-$25
Phone:
303-360-5360

Be in attendance as Rebels and Imperials alike descend on Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum for a day of family-friendly activities.

Teaching Kitchen and Tastings

Date:
Nov 28, 2017 to Feb 28, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission or fee-based depending on event
Phone:
303-433-7444

Kids can try their hand at being a chef with age-appropriate tools and fresh ingredients. There are cooking classes, fee-based workshops, or samples of homemade food.

America’s Musical Journey

Date:
Feb 16, 2018 to Mar 31, 2018
Cost:
Visit website for pricing
Phone:
303-370-6000

Experience the sounds of jazz, blues, zydeco, and old-time country music across America. See how they have shaped the nation’s distinctive musical heritage in this IMAX movie.

Parenting Workshop

Date:
May 02, 2018 10 - 11am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-433-6200 ext 12

Receive a free program toolkit packed with fun games and activities, picture books, and parenting handbooks. A trained volunteer will introduce and model various activities in the toolkits for parents to try with their kids. Free tickets to Denver Museum of Nature and Science will be passed out for anyone who stops by. Parents and…

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Free Day

Date:
Jun 03, 2018 9am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-370-6000

Enjoy museum favorites and special family-friendly activities as well as free admission to Creatures of Light and discounted admission to Dead Sea Scrolls.

Free First Saturday at Denver Art Museum

Date:
Dec 02, 2017 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:

First Saturday of every month. Enjoy art collections and non-ticketed exhibitions without spending a dime. Bilingual activities available include a storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte, at 11:30am and 1pm and a tour of Stampede: Animal in Art in Spanish at 1pm Free general admission tickets are available on-site starting at 10am.

Colorado Educational Theater Program

Date:
May 04, 2018 11:30am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Hear tales of animals, both foolish and wise, aimed at early learners. Children will participate in bringing stories to life through creative movement, mime, and songs.

Four Mile Free Day

Date:
Feb 09, 2018 12pm - 4pm
Cost:
Free. Horse-drawn wagon rides (if offered) are an additional charge
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum, explore the 12-acre grounds, and greet farm animals. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30pm and are first come, first served.

Dead Sea Scrolls

Date:
Mar 16, 2018 to Sep 03, 2018
Cost:
Special ticket required
Phone:
303-370-6000

See the authentic Dead Sea Scrolls, ancient manuscripts that include the oldest known Biblical documents dating back over 2,000 years. In addition, view more than 500 artifacts from the ancient Middle East including inscriptions and seals, weapons, stone carvings, terra cotta figurines, remains of religious symbols, coins, shoes, textiles, mosaics, ceramics, jewelry, and a three-ton…

Treehouses: Look Who’s Living in the Trees

Date:
Jun 01, 2018 to Jan 06, 2019
Schedule:
Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 1-5pm; Exhibit opening event: June 2, 1-4pm
Cost:
$8 adults, $5 students/seniors, free age 3 and under
Phone:
303-651-8374

Explore and climb the forest canopy indoors at the museum’s hands-on exhibition. Discover the many habitats that trees provide for animals and people, too.

Teen Lounge

Date:
Apr 13, 2018 7 - 10pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-370-6000

Venture through museum exhibits, get hands-on with entertaining activities, and win giveaways. Chill with friends and eat free snacks after hours. Ages 13–18.

Joy Park Free Nights

Date:
Jun 15, 2018 4 - 8pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-433-7444

Discover the joy of climbing, digging, zip lining, and splashing, for free.

Family Day: Learning from Nature

Date:
Jan 27, 2018 10am - 4pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-492-1666

Make observations about how structures and processes in nature solve problems. Meet CU Boulder students and community partners who are weaving together science, technology, engineering, art, and math to find innovative and sustainable solutions.

Spring Break at the DAM

Date:
Mar 17, 2018 to Apr 01, 2018
Cost:
Included with general admission, which is free for youth 18 and under
Phone:
720-913-0130

See performances of the family-friendly museum theater-play Art Emergency: Stampede Edition, plus Create-n-Takes, A Walk in the Woods, and the 3-D Studio which are available every day during spring break.

Conquest of the Skies 3D

Date:
Nov 28, 2017 to Feb 01, 2018
Cost:
$6 and up.
Phone:
303-370-6000

Travel through time and around the world to unravel the 300-million-year story of how animal aviators have evolved into the 100 billion creatures flying through the air today.

Picnic-N-Planes

Date:
May 23, 2018 10am - 1:30pm
Cost:
$5 per carload of people
Phone:
719-488-0880

Get a close up view of the Air Force Thunderbirds as they fly over the museum property. Enjoy the 27 acres and have a picnic or buy food on site.

Storytime with French Alliance

Date:
May 21, 2018 11:30am
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-433-7444

Enjoy a French story, song, and activity with instructors from Alliance Française de Denver.

TriceraTOTs

Date:
Jan 03, 2018 10am - 10:45am
Cost:
$5/child nonmember, $3/child member (1 and under free).
Phone:
303-697-3466 x 101

Read 2-4 children’s books with a dinosaur theme and do a 15-minute craft or activity. RSVP with Erin at Education@dinoridge.org.

Hands on History Family Fun Day

Date:
May 12, 2018 11am - 3pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-447-8679

Explore and create your own history, art, and culture through hands-on, immersive activities like adobe brick-making, building log cabins, live performances, and role playing in the exhibits.

Día del Niño

Date:
Apr 28, 2018 11am - 5pm
Cost:
$1
Phone:
303-443-2122

Participate in a family-friendly day of traditional Latino festivities, including art-making, live dance, and musical performances.

Longmont Museum Discovery Days

Date:
Jan 08, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Schedule:
Mon, Thu, and Fri, 9-10:15am, 10:30-11:45am, 12:30-2pm
Cost:
$4 member, $4.50 nonmember per child
Phone:
303-651-8374

Drop in to engage in creative and sometimes messy art and craft projects. Each week brings a new theme and activity. Ages 2-6 with caregiver.

Four Mile Free Day – December

Date:
Dec 08, 2017 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
720-865-0800

Check out historic demonstrations, tour the Four Mile House Museum and explore the 12-acre grounds. Tours are at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 and first come, first served.

Family Overnight: Spring Into Science

Date:
Mar 16, 2018 to Mar 17, 2018
Schedule:
Overnight to 10am
Cost:
$55-$80
Phone:
303-370-6000

Check out the wonders of springtime in Colorado with a dino egg hunt through the museum, and make and take your own plant to grow at home. Then sleep among the animals in the diorama wildlife halls. Dinner, bedtime snack, and full breakfast are included. Ages 7-11 with parents.

Parenting Workshop

Date:
Jun 20, 2018 4:30 - 5:30pm
Cost:
Free and includes a ticket to the museum for the day
Phone:
303-433-6200 ext. 12

Receive a program toolkit packed with fun games and activities, picture books, and parenting handbooks. A trained volunteer will introduce and model various activities in the toolkits for parents to try with their kids. Parents and caregivers with children ages birth-3.

3-D Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Date:
Jan 01, 2018 to Feb 28, 2018
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
720-865-5000

Explore the studio's new theme and fresh opportunities to get creative. Use design thinking skills to draw, create sculpture and see demonstrations on the weekends by various artists.

The Polar Express™ Train Ride

Date:
Nov 09, 2017 to Dec 23, 2017
Cost:
Phone:
720-358-0615

Select days. Times vary by date. Be immersed in the sights, sounds and intrigue of this classic children's tale. Purchase tickets in advance $35 and up depending on level of ticket and age.

Grandparents Day Celebration

Date:
Apr 21, 2018 8 - 10am
Cost:
See website
Phone:
303-604-2424

Enjoy a morning for grandparents and their grandchildren including breakfast, crafts, songs, playtime in the museum, and an opportunity to take a commemorative portrait. Reservations required.

Animals of the Wizarding World

Date:
Mar 26, 2018 1pm
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Attend an educational program with Nature's Educators who will introduce kids to raptors, reptiles, insects, arachnids, and amphibians featured in popular stories. Learn about their role in the stories, as well as their habitat, diet, and natural history.

3D Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Date:
May 01, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Explore the expansive and varied realm of 3D art. Use your design-thinking skills to build an abstract sculpture at the Purely Paper activity, or draw inspiration from Stampede: Animals in Art to create your own animal at Wound in Wire. May artist demonstrations: May 5-6: Rudi Monterroso, Metal Sculpture; May 12-13 and 19-20: Mason Taylor,…

Low Sensory Mornings

Date:
Apr 21, 2018 8 - 10am
Cost:
Free
Phone:
303-447-8679

Explore the History Colorado Center in a lower sensory museum environment. Reservations required.

First Friday, Día de los Muertos

Date:
Nov 03, 2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost:
FREE
Phone:
303-571-4401

Celebrate Día de los Muertos by remembering loved ones who have passed and celebrate the eternal journey of death. Special treats like pan de muerto, music, food and drinks will be served. Admission is free, $2-$3 for each sugar skull, $5 face painting.

Día del Niño (Day of the Child)

Date:
Apr 29, 2018 10am - 5pm
Cost:
Free
Phone:
720-913-0130

Celebrate with free general admission, family-friendly programming, live music and dances that celebrates children from around the world, and art-making activities for the whole family. For more information on the celebration, email cricciardi@denverartmuseum.org with DDN 2018 in the subject line, or call 720-913-0072.

Discovery Zone

Date:
Jan 01, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-370-6000

Explore age-appropriate, multi-sensory exhibits, activities, and programs that focus on science process skills as children explore basic concepts in physical science, life science, earth and space sciences, math, and human culture.

Yoga for Kids

Date:
Jan 03, 2018 to Dec 26, 2018
Schedule:
Every Wed
Cost:
Included with museum admission
Phone:
303-604-2424

Join in a 30-minute beginner level yoga class for kids in which you’ll learn basic poses, meet physical challenges, and use your imagination. Age 3 and up.

Create-n-Takes

Date:
Jun 02, 2018 to Aug 19, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Get inspired and create art in the galleries at special Create-n-Take stations.

Small Settlers

Date:
Feb 06, 2018 to Mar 27, 2018
Schedule:
Feb. 6, 13, 20, and 27 Mar. 6, 13, 20, and 27
Cost:
$5 nonmember child, free for member child and parents/caregiver
Phone:
720-865-0814

Get a head start on early learning and development for toddlers through history and nature-centered activities designed to engage young minds. Call to register.

Stay up with the Stars

Date:
Feb 06, 2018 6pm - 8pm
Cost:
$15-$25
Phone:
303-370-6000

Head to the museum after dark as educators and astrophysicists discuss the incredible Colorado night sky. After dinner at the Museum, watch planetarium shows, see favorite winter constellations through high-power telescopes (weather permitting), and make star-studded crafts.

3D Studio and Weekend Artist Demonstrations

Date:
Jun 01, 2018 to Jul 01, 2018
Schedule:
June 2-3: Claudia Ibarra, Wire Sculpture; June 9-10 and 16-17: Becky Wareing Steele, Small Sculpture; June 23-24 and June 30-July 1: Libby Barbee, Cut Paper Topographies
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
720-913-0130

Explore the expansive and varied realm of 3D art. Use your design thinking skills to build an abstract sculpture, create your own wire animal, and work together with family and friends to contribute to a collaborative sculpture.

LEGO Building Workshop

Date:
Jun 09, 2018 to Jun 30, 2018
Schedule:
June 9 and 30
Cost:
$45, $40 members
Phone:
303-447-8679

Build and keep your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation.

Robonology

Date:
May 01, 2018 to Sep 09, 2018
Cost:
Included with admission
Phone:
303-360-5360

Explore the reality of robotic technology as it applies to space, ocean, and planetary exploration and industrial applications. Robonology showcases real technological devices that are fully interactive and usable by the public.

Buckaroo Breakfast

Date:
Jan 20, 2018 8am - 10am
Cost:
$25.
Phone:
303-561-0104

Lasso up some fun with grandma and grandpa. Grandparents and grandkiddos will enjoy a full cowboy breakfast, private play throughout the Museum and wild west-inspired activities.

Winter Break

Date:
Dec 22, 2017 to Jan 07, 2018
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
720-913-0130

Visit the 3D Studio, Create-n-Takes, and much more, available daily (except Dec. 25). Also, see special performances of the family-friendly play, Art Emergency: Stampede Edition at 11am weekdays during winter break. Included with admission.

Swedish Summer Fare

Date:
May 09, 2018
Schedule:
11am-4pm
Cost:
Included with museum admission
Phone:
303-433-7444

Learn to make a traditional Swedish summertime recipe with IKEA Centennial. Cooking class program space is limited. Sign up outside the Teaching Kitchen.

Bloomapalooza

Date:
May 19, 2018 9am - 5pm
Cost:
Included in general admission: $12 adult, $10 adult (Westminster resident), $10 senior, $8 child, free for age 1 and under
Phone:
303-439-2379

Celebrate Plant Conservation Day with a pollinator plant sale, hands-on gardening activities, and family-friendly entertainment.

Early Learners Storytime

Date:
Jan 03, 2018 9:30am
Cost:
Free with admission.
Phone:
303-447-8679

Learn about farms, cowboys, and animals in the Destination Colorado exhibit. Read stories and have playtime before the museum opens. Included with admission.

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Date:
Jan 14, 2018
Schedule:
10:30am and 11:30am.
Cost:
Free.
Phone:
720-865-5000

Bring the whole family to help Foxy and Shmoxy sniff out clues and unseen treasures in the museum. To find the foxes, visit the Family Activity Cart, pick up a letter from the Fox Box and follow the riddles into the galleries. Included with admission.

Longmont Museum Holiday Festival

Date:
Dec 16, 2017 7:00 PM
Cost:
Phone:
303-651-8374

Enjoy festive holiday music and performances featuring a variety of musicians. Alcoholic beverages available for purchase. $17 adults, $12 students/seniors. Reservations required.

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