Artist-in-Residence Program

Your children are one-of-a-kind, and so is the art they make.
That’s why we designed the Artist-in-Residence Program.

current artist-in-residence: Jessica Forrestal

Jessica is an exhibiting artist who works in sculpture and large-scale installations inspired by symbols, directions and icons.

jessica's open studio hours*

11 am - 2 pm in The Art Studio

Join Jessica during her open studio hours to create unique art through collage, drawing and more!

Friday, May 11
Saturday, May 12
Friday, May 18
Friday, May 25
Saturday, May 26
Tuesday, May 29

Friday, June 8
Saturday, June 9
Friday, June 15
Friday, June 22
Saturday, June 23
Friday, June 29

open studio hours finale

Join us on Friday, July 6 from 10 am - 3 pm for extended open studio hours to say goodbye to Jessica and check out her exclusive art installation.

*Open studio hours are subject to change. 

fee-based workshop: upcycled sculptures

Join Jessica to make funky, one-of-a-kind sculptures using everyday items. We'll have plenty of supplies, but feel free to bring items from home. Designed for all ages.

Wednesday, June 20, 5:30 - 7 pm



Wall installation at ReCreative Denver

Brooklyn installation


Installation in Brooklyn, NY

Artist-in-Residence Blog

To share the wonder and joy with you, we created an Artist-in-Residence Blog. Be sure to check it out regularly for cool videos, open studio hours, workshops, interviews with the artists and the collaborated works our artists make with you - Museum guests.

What is the Artist-in-Residence Program?

A truly special, exclusive art opportunity. Not only do professional Colorado artists come to work in the Museum and create beautiful art, but visiting guests of all ages contribute and collaborate.

The program is open to artists working in a variety of media, including sculpture, illustration, paints or textiles. Artists set up shop in The Art Studio and work for 2-3 months on a project to install at the Museum. Children and adults alike are invited to be part of this amazing program and witness the impact your creativity can make in the world!

Curious about the program? Check out this video to hear from some of our former artists about why this program is so amazing!


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  • Wed: 9 am - 7:30 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

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  • Ages 2 - 59: $13
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