Learn at the DIAFor Kids and Families

Violinist and Young Woman Edgar Degas
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Violinist and Young Woman (70.167) — Edgar Degas

In the Galleries

There's lots of things to do with kids at the DIA! Check out our list of 10 Things to do with Kids, or, if you don't know where to start, pick up or print out one of our specially designed Gallery Guides to get you going. Also, you can take an Audio Tour or use a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant).

Map of the DIA

DIA Map

Find your way around the DIA

10 Things to Do with Kids at the DIA

10 Things to Do with Kids at the DIA

Fun things to see and do at the museum

Pre-K – Middle School

Take a Hike

Take a Hike

If you have only an hour, and you want a break from urban life, take a nature hike through the DIA galleries.

Pre-K – Middle School

Game Day

Game Day

If you have only an hour, and you're feeling a little sluggish, get energized and inspired by works of art that relate to strength and sport.

Pre-K – Middle School

Yikes!

Yikes!

If you have only an hour, and you like eerie thrills, take this tour to see some bone-chilling images.

Pre-K – Middle School

Art Speaks

Art Speaks

Works of art often tell a story if you know what to look for. This guide will help you unravel some underlying narratives.

Middle – High School

How Old is Old?

How Old is Old?

This tour is about really old stuff — hundreds, sometimes thousands of years old.

Elementary – Middle School

Knights in Shining Armor

Knights in Shining Armor

Use this guide to learn about the DIA's armor collection.

Pre-K – Middle School

Audio Tours & PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) Fees Apply

  • Kids love to hear for themselves all about the great works of art at the DIA. Pick up an Audio Tour, specifically designed with kids in mind, at the Farnsworth Visitors Service desk.
  • To have a "Personal" tour of the Rivera Murals, stop by the information desk in Rivera Court and pick up an iPad. This device will help you learn many fascinating details about the Diego Rivera's masterpiece.