The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will mark the 20th anniversary of its annual Día del Niño (Day of the Child) celebration on Sunday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with free general admission for all, bilingual activities, hands-on artmaking, musical and artistic performances and more. This global celebration of all children at the DAM will feature 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.
This annual Día del Niño celebration features performances by the following groups representing countries around the world: ARCINDA (Arts & Culture of Indonesia), Aplausos de Colorado Children Chorale, Celtic Steps, Chihera African Marimbas, Colorado Mestizo Dancers, Comparsa Morelos, Danza Matachina Guadalupana, Fiesta Colorado, Flamenco Denver, Mariachi Corazón de Oro, Montbello Drumline and Tlaloc Danza Azteca. The Denver Preschool Program (DPP) 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 complimentary book will be given to each child who attends the book reading while supplies last.
With FREE general admission all day, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the new museum galleries and spaces, which currently feature acclaimed exhibitions including Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of La Malinche and ReVisión: Art in the Americas, as well as the DAM’s collections celebrating cultures around the world.
Visitors are encouraged to explore additional Golden Triangle Creative District organizations participating in this celebration, including the Denver Public Library, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center and the Center for Colorado Women’s History at the Byers-Evans House Museum.
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