Denver Art Museum Hosts its 18th Annual Día del Niño Celebration with Free General Admission, Artmaking, Performances and More
The Denver Art Museum (DAM) will host a Día del Niño (Day of the Child) celebration in the Golden Triangle Creative District on Sunday, April 28, with free general admission for all, bilingual activities, hands-on artmaking and performances. This international celebration of all children will feature performances by:
- Comparsa Morelos (Chinelos)
- Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Folklorico
- Montbello Drumline
- The Denver Children’s Choir
One Book Colorado also will be on-site with local celebrity guest readers who will read to children in English and Spanish at 2:30 p.m. A complimentary book, soon to be announced, will be given to each child who attends the book reading.
In collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico, the DAM also will be a drop-off location for the Éste es mi México (This is my Mexico) drawing contest, an international drawing contest that encourages 6 to 14-year-old children to capture Mexico’s extraordinary history and traditions. This contest is endorsed worldwide by Mexico’s consulates and embassies.
Visitors are encouraged to explore additional Golden Triangle Creative District cultural organizations participating in this celebration, including the Denver Public Library,Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center and the Byers-Evans House Museum.
WHAT: 18th Annual Día del Niño Celebration
WHEN: Sunday, April 28, 2019
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
WHERE: Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy.
VISUALS: Capture stills and video of dance and music performances, vivid costumes and families making crafts.
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Dance and music performances on Martin Plaza (outside the Hamilton Building) and in Sharp Auditorium (Hamilton Building, lower level)