Día del Niño Celebration 2014
Enjoy free admission and family-friendly programming that celebrates children from around the world at the Denver Art Museum, Denver Public Library, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center, Byers-Evans House Museum, Molly Brown House Museum, and the McNichols Civic Center Building. Take part in a variety of activities for toda la familia and hands-on crafts, live performances, and more.
Free admission; no reservations required.
The DAM celebration will be from 11 am–2 pm; other venues will be hosting activities from noon–4 pm.
For information, e-mail Clara Ricciardi at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 720-913-0072.
Sponsored by DAM’s Latino Outreach Committee, the Mexican Consulate General of Mexico, and the Mexican Cultural Center.
Ponti Hall - North Building (indoor)
12:05 Comparsa Morelos (Chinelos)
12:15 Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Folklorico
12:30 EL Sistema Colorado
12:40 The Rocky Mountain Children’s Choir Summit Singers
12:50 Colorado Ballet Academy
1:00 TREE OF HOPE
2:00 Danza Matachina Guadalupana
On Acoma Plaza - between the Denver Public Library and the DAM
11:00 Grupo Tláloc Danza Azteca
11:15 Danza Matachina
11:30 Comparsa Morelos
11:45 Opening Ceremony
12:00 Fiesta Colorado
12:30 HOPE's Got Talent Winners
1:00 Academia Netzahualcoyotl
1:30 Lisa Trujillo Dance Academy
2:00 Grupo Folklórico México Mixto
2:20 Ritmos de mi Perú
2:45 Ballet Folklórico México Alegre
3:00 Reina de la Paz Ballet Folklórico
3:15 Colorado Mestizo Dancers
Family programs throughout the day
10:30-3:00 Just For Fun Family Center, Level 2, North Building
- Dress Up: Become an Inca king or queen
- Wear: Decorate your own Maori mask and transform into a clever magician
10:30 am-4:00 Kids Corner, Level 1, North Building
Make and wear your own "Lace Ruff."
10:30-4:00 Lower Level, Classroom, North Building
Create your own Mesoamerican-style book out of recycled materials.
- Purses and Pouches: Discover how people carried small treasures long ago and sew your own pouch. - Level 6, North Building
- Boxed In: Make your personally designed box to hold keepsakes, mysteries, and special things. - Level 4, Hamilton Building
10:30-4:00 Check it out: Choose a Family Backpack or Art Tube at the Family Activity Cart - Level 1, Hamilton Building