Celebrate traditional Latin American (and the rest of the world) culture during Día del Niño (Day of the Children) on Sunday, April 30, 2023. This year, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates on Saturday, the 29th, while the Denver Art Museum, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Clyfford Still Museum and History Colorado Center, will offer FREE general admission and/or entertainment on the 30th. Here’s what’s happening:
Saturday, April 29, 2023
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participate in a family-friendly day of multicultural festivities, including art-making, live dance, and musical performances. Fun for the whole family! Free! 1750 13th St., Boulder.
Sunday, April 30, 2023
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Stop by the Museum’s outdoor forecourt and join artist David Ocelotl Garcia for a participatory mural-making session. Learn more about David’s Abstract Imaginism philosophy while collaborating with other participants to create a work of art. Enjoy child-friendly dance performances by local groups on the Museum’s outdoor forecourt at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. This is also a SCFD FREE Day so everyone, regardless of age, can visit the museum for free.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bi-lingual activities, hands-on art projects, musical and artistic performances both outdoors and inside. Among the performing groups: Comparsa Morelos, ARCINDA, Celtic Steps, Feel The Beat and Chihera African Marimbas.
The Denver Preschool Program will also be on-site with local celebrity guests who will read to children in English and Spanish at 2:30 p.m. A FREE book will be given to each child who attends the reading.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate Día del Niño/the Day of the Child at this special SCFD Free Day at the Museum, hosted in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center. Families will enjoy special live performances, music and activities for all ages.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy family-friendly programming, live music and dances by local and international artists that celebrate children from around the world. Admission to the entire museum and all of its exhibits is provided free of charge throughout the day.
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrate in the newly renovated Children’s Library at Central Library! Live music and dance performances from around the world, special treats and family friendly activities throughout the afternoon. 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., Denver.