Arts and Crafts

Felt Calaveras with Lalania Simone

Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Create modern folk art! We will be making felt calaveras to celebrate Mexico's Day of the Dead. These embroidered felt skulls resemble colorful, highly decorated "sugar skulls" popular during this time of year. All materials provided. 2hrs. Limited to 15 people - arrive early to secure your spot.

Calavera Decorating Contest / Concurso de decoración de calaveras

Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 11:00 am

DEADLINE for entries is Wednesday, November 5 @ Ross-Cherry Creek
Come to the Cherry Creek library, grab a paper skull, and decorate it for a chance to win a prize! Skulls will be available to pick up starting October 11, and staff will vote for a winner on November 5. Supplies are limited, so grab yours fast! Open to all ages.

Nota: La fecha límite para entregar una calavera decorada para el concurso es el miércoles, 5 de noviembre en la Biblioteca Ross-Cherry Creek.

Dia de los Muertos Skulls: All Ages Craft

Arts and Crafts
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Room

Come with the whole family after school and decorate a colorful Dia de los Muertos skull on a stick!

Arts & Crafts at the Library Sale

Arts and Crafts
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 2nd Annual DPL Art & Crafts at the Library Sale takes place Saturday, September 27, 9-5 at Sam Gary Branch, 2961 Roslyn St. Admission is free and open to the public.

We will be showcasing the handmade talents of Denver Public Library’s staff, family and friends including:

Handmade Jewelry, Paintings & Prints, Day of the Dead Crafts, Fabric Accessories, Calligraphy Art, Comics & Digital Illustrations, Art Prints & Comic Books, Hand-Sewn Pillows, Ceramics, Handmade Cards, Photography, Aprons, Baby Clothes, River Rock Basins, Collage/Decoupage Items, Paper Art, and much more.

Field Tested, Crafter Approved: Tessellations

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meeting Room

A tessellation is created when a shape is repeated over and over covering a plane without any gaps or overlaps. Come experiment with this unique art form and create your own tessellation.

Monday Funday / Lunes de diversiones

Arts and Crafts
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Come join the fun! We will do something different every Monday like cooking, games or art projects.

¡Acompáñanos! Vamos a hacer algo diferente cada lunes: juegos, cocinando o proyectos de arte.

Plaza ArtC / Plaza de arte: Denver Art Museum

Arts and Crafts
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Come join a presenter from the Denver Art Museum to make an art piece and learn about the history and culture at the museum. Free Denver Art Museum family passes for attendees!

Experience new mediums of self-expression through art to share your unique voice, background, and see your community in a new light.

Sit 'n' Knit

Arts and Crafts
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Community Room

Join a group that is sure to please any fiber maven. If you are an experienced knitter, this is your opportunity to share your knowledge and if you’re a beginner, this is your chance to increase your knitting know-how. Fiber host: Charlotte Updike.

Hand Embroidered Birds

Arts and Crafts
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room

Join Lalania Simone and learn to craft lovely and colorful hand-embroidered felt birds. Great for display, ornaments, or as gifts.

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