The Denver Art Museum will mark the 20th anniversary of its annual Día del Niño (Day of the Child) celebration on Sunday, April 24, with FREE general admission for all, bilingual activities, hands-on artmaking, musical and artistic performances and more. Everyone is invited to bring their family and friends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission includes full access to all activities, exhibitions, performances and spaces within the museum.
This global celebration of all children features art experiences including live dance and music by international and local artists, hands-on activities in the new Family Central and Creative Hub spaces in the Martin Building and the Storytelling Studio in the Hamilton Building.
The Denver Preschool Program will bring in celebrity guest readers at 11 a.m. to read The Little Red Fort by Brenda J. Maier to children in both English and Spanish.
A FREE book will be given to each child who attends the story time, while supplies last.
Visitors will have the opportunity to explore the new museum galleries and spaces, which currently feature exhibitions including Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of La Malinche and ReVisión: Art in the Americas, as well as the Museum’s collections celebrating cultures around the world.
Denver Art Museum Día del Niño features performances by groups representing countries around the globe:
ARCINDA (Arts & Culture of Indonesia)
Aplausos de Colorado Children Chorale
Chihera African Marimbas
Colorado Mestizo Dancers
Danza Matachina Guadalupana
Mariachi Corazón de Oro
Tlaloc Danza Azteca
Other cultural organizations are celebrating as well, including the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Clyfford Still Museum and History Colorado Center.
Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.