Art museum

There’s still time to sign up for summer art classes

Looking for inspiration and community this summer? Or maybe some “me time”? Come take a fun creative class at the Denver Art Museum. Our creative classes for adults are a great way to relax, recharge and express yourself.

We still have openings in the following classes starting in July or August. Prices are $116 for friends of the museum, $136 for students and members, and $156 for non-members.

Ghost, Shadow Trace: Imaging the world differently

Meets on Wednesdays for four weeks, starting July 6. Focuses on the concept of the trace, an image left by the presence of a person or an object, as well as photographs without a camera. Instructor: Genevieve Waller

organic art

Meets on Tuesdays for four weeks, starting July 12. What is Bio Art? Find out in this rooted in environmental concerns and science. DAM’s Sensory Garden will be a focal point of this class which will include a lecture and hands-on art making. Instructor: Lauri Lynx Murphy

Art heals because it’s a way to channel your feelings – those on the surface and those deep inside you that you don’t even know – into creating something as a way to process, digest, expel and to share trauma, grief, joy, etc.

– Sacha de Koninck

Where paper meets ink: Gelli printing

Meets on Wednesdays for four weeks, beginning August 3. Gelli printing involves using ink on a gelatinous surface and removing and adding color to create images. Bringing in objects, stencils, and your own artistry will help elevate this fun and easy process. Instructor: Alanna Austin.

Inputs: reactive materials

Meets on Tuesdays for four weeks starting August 9. Students will design and weave their own woven tapestry with conductive yarn and use it to control the LEDs. Instructor: Sasha de Koninck

Thinking about fall classes? Learn more.