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: julia rymer

Julia is an abstract painter and art educator who encourages enthusiasm, curiosity and wonder in artistic expression. Check out her open studio hours to explore mixing colors and discover the connection between color and emotion.

julia's open studio hours*

11 am - 2 pm in The Art Studio

Friday, January 11 
Saturday, January 12
Friday, January 18

Friday, February 1
Friday, February 8 
Saturday, February 9 
Friday, February 15
Saturday, February 16
Friday, February 22

Friday, March 1
Saturday, March 2
Friday, March 8
Saturday, March 9 
Friday, March 15
Saturday, March 23

artist reception

Join us on Friday, March 22 from 11 am - 3 pm for extended open studio hours to say goodbye to Julia and check out her exclusive art installation.

*Open studio hours are subject to change.


Julia in her studio



Dualities by Julia Rymer

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!

We are always accepting applications. Learn more and apply here.


  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9 am - 4 pm
  • Wed: 9 am - 7 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10 am - 5 pm

Free First Tuesday Nights
Free Play 4 - 8 pm

Closed certain holidays.


  • Under Age One: Free
  • Age One: $12
  • Ages 2 - 59: $14
  • Seniors (60+): $12
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