Art Lives Here / El Arte Vive Aquí

About Art Lives Here

Art Lives Here (ALH) is a collaborative program between the Denver Art Museum and local schools and community centers to bring exhibitions, workshops with artists, professional development. In addition to this program, the DAM is putting together Creativity Kits which brings art supplies and materials to students, children, and families to facilitate learning.

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Exhibitions in Your Community

A customizable exhibition of museum objects is installed in your school or community center for about a month. Kids, families, and educators can use the installation to bring programming to life and reinforce organizational values, spark intercultural dialogue and empathy, and build community through shared experience. We honor the creativity of your community and support learning by offering the exhibition plus optional artmaking workshops with artists for kids and families, professional development for staff, and art supplies for extended lessons.

Applications for ALH exhibitions are currently open. Learn more and apply today.

Creativity Kits

Art Lives Here Creativity Kits were developed to continue to provide access to creativity and art objects during the COVID-19 pandemic. Creativity Kits are free and are distributed to schools and community centers serving elementary and middle school children and families in and around Denver. The DAM is committed to providing opportunities for artmaking, intercultural and intergenerational dialogue, and community-building.

If you'd like to apply to receive free Creativity Kits for your students, please fill out the application form below.

Exploration Carts

Art Lives Here Exploration Carts are the latest version of our well-known Art Lives Here (ALH) Exhibitions. These versatile, mobile carts take the art from under the glass to create an engaging, hands-on art experience! Exploration Carts focus on a single piece of touchable art, allowing for deeper engagement and making art- and the idea of being an artist- more accessible. They come equipped with curatorial gloves and magnifying glasses, art activities and supplies, books, stickers, and more! As with our ALH Exhibitions, free artmaking workshops are included. Ready to explore?

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Art Lives Here / El arte vive aquí was created thanks to generous funding from The Cathedral Fund in honor of RAND Ningali. Program support is provided by the Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation, Terry and Linda Stevinson, Aegon Transamerica Foundation, Xcel Energy Foundation, the Connie Burwell White & William W. White Foundation, and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).