Summer is in full bloom here in Denver, Colorado and one of my favorite places to visit, the Denver Art Museum, is hosting some exciting new programs! The summer plaza art installation, Bloom, provides a floral theme for the seasons events, which run through September. All courses are included in general admission.
Blooming Chefs: Cooking with Flowers
Join local chefs to learn about incorporating flowers into your cooking. Demonstrations take place at 11 a.m. and last about an hour. Click here for recipes and to learn about some of the upcoming events. Sessions will be held on July 17 and 18, as well as on August 23, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29.
Blooming Clothing Workshops
Local fashion designers Jomar White and Rebecca Tischler host this full day workshop on sewing floral appliqués and embroideries. The class takes place on July 31 from 2 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. with a break from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Enjoy all the museum has to offer and get started on a new hobby with this great class!
Plant Your Wildflower
The perfect class for the whole family, Plant Your Wildflower will be held on August 11 and 12 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Decorate your own flower pot with are educator Ryan Matthews. Plant a flower seed and watch it grow throughout the season!
Tea Blending Workshop
Learn about botanicals from DRAM Apothecary owner Shae Whitney and make your own blend of tea in this interactive workshop. Classes take place on September 3 and 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Voice of the Plains
This September, visit with local artists and educators at the Martin Plaza to share your stories about flowers and learn from them. Stop by any time between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on September 25. Complimentary wildflower seed packages will be handed out to get you started on next summer’s garden!
I recommend these artistic adventures to anyone looking to learn something new and get involved in the Denver art community. Art has so much to offer us all and is a great way to relax and enjoy a beautiful summer day. Get inspired this summer and enjoy all that the arts have to offer!