3 girls looking at a painting and 1 girl points to one of the prompts for a family game

New Family-Friendly Activities at the DAM

New exhibitions at the museum mean new opportunities for families to explore and play together. Youth 18 and under receive free general admission to the museum.

You also can always find games and activities on Creativity Resource.

painting on a wall with the label and paw print stickers signifying it's one of the stops for the family game in the exhibition
The clue with this painting is: Yes, the dog came by our table. It must have been the smell! His nose led him to all the fruits he knows so well. He hoped it was his GARDEN that he’d finally found. But our painting is missing a WOMAN sitting on the ground.

John James Logue, Still Life, 1856. Oil paint on canvas; 21 3/8 × 26 ¼ in. (54.3 × 66.7 cm). Funds from Hugh Kolowich by exchange, 1970.67

Fun way for kids to explore European & American art

In The 19th Century in European and American Art check out the riddle-based game Rip’s Adventure. Imagine that a friendly dog named Rip leapt from his painting and got lost while wandering through landscapes, portraits, and still lifes. Find and piece together four clues—marked with paw prints—and ensure he’s found his way back to the correct artwork. Extend your fun by looking for the self-portrait of Rip hidden in one of the galleries.

A game for mini fashionistas & designers

A mobile family game is also available in Paris to Hollywood and takes families into the dazzling closet of fashion influencer Véronique Peck. Explore unique garments worn by Véronique and discover what makes them so special, from surprising materials to creative design. Preview the game on the Denver Art Museum website and access via QR code in the exhibition.

Make sure to visit the museum website for upcoming summertime offerings, like a family-friendly guide for the exhibition Simphiwe Ndzube: Oracles of the Pink Universe.