Free Night at the Museums for Denver Arts Week
posted by: Guest Blogger
It’s your very own night at the museum…but far less terrifying. On Saturday, Nov. 4, Denver’s best museums are open late and admission is FREE between 5 and 10 p.m. Stay tuned for information on FREE shuttles that make it easy to explore all evening!* https://www.denver.org
Watch African-American history come alive through re-enactments, videos and the stories told throughout this museum in Historic Five Points.
Experience this historic landmark where expert tour guides will share the stories of the home and its residents in the 1900s.
Explore the interactive Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab to learn more about the issues of terrorism and public safety.
Visit the museum dedicated to helping children learn through play! (Adults must be accompanied by children at all Children’s Museum events.)
See Still & Art which includes more than 80 Still paintings, works on paper, photographs and sculptures in striking juxtaposition with the works of other artists.
Check out exhibits for free, including Revealing a Mexican Masterpiece: The Virgin of Valvanera and El Albrie: Una historia en común.
See a special outdoor Day of the Dead exhibition, La Calavera Catrina, an exploration of the iconic and elegant female skeleton knows as La Catrina.
Visit one of the “hottest,” family-friendly places in town and learn about the history of firefighting. Don’t miss Collecting Fire Toys exhibition!
Local artists use light, sound, movement, color and anything else that inspires them to unify the arts with nature and science in the museum’s wildlife halls during DiaramART.
Stroll through this one-of-a-kind collection that includes a Union Pacific ‘Big Boy’ Steam Locomotive and enjoy favorites like Amelia Earhart’s 1923 Goldbug Kissel.
Don’t miss Backstory: Western American Art in Context, a pairing of nearly 50 masterpieces from the Denver Art Museum’s renowned collection with History Colorado’s wealth of artifacts.
Tour the home of Denver’s unsinkable Margaret “Molly” Brown, who was a world-renowned activist, performer and traveler. You may even see Mrs. Brown herself!
MORE MUSEUMS OPEN FOR NIGHT AT THE MUSEUMS*:
Four Mile Historic Park – Experience the Park after dark! Join in on nighttime tours, campfire tales and more from 5-8 pm.
Golden History Center – See Epic Events, an exciting multimedia timeline of major events and discoveries that shaped Golden from 5-8 pm.
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum – Enjoy cockpits, guided tours, simulators and the new Be the Astronaut exhibition!
*Free transportation shuttles are not available