Explore! Imagine! Create! Discover!
Escape to the Denver Art Museum where you’ll visit other places and times through art collections from around the world — Renaissance Italy to the Wild West and everything in between. Best of all, the view is always changing as new exhibits and collections are displayed. Regular collections include:
• African Art
• American Indian Art
• Architecture, Design & Graphics
• Asian Art
• European & American Art
• Modern & Contemporary Art
• Oceanic Art
• Pre-Columbian Art
• Spanish Colonial Art
• Textile Art
• Western American Art
The Denver Art Museum is a private, non-profit, educational resource for Colorado. The mission of the museum is to enrich the lives of Colorado and Rocky Mountain residents through the acquisition, preservation and presentation of art works in both the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.
The 356,000-square-foot museum complex includes collection gallery space, three temporary exhibition venues, and the Lewis I. Sharp Auditorium. In addition to the art collections, the Denver Art Museum is internationally recognized its family-friendly environment, and has received critical acclaim for encouraging art appreciation through interactive activities — including dozens of classes and adventures for kids throughout the year; as well as lectures, classes and travel opportunities for adults.
The museum is open Tuesday – Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Palettes Restaurant offers contemporary American cuisine. Make time to stop by the museum gift shop for souvenirs, Colorado jewelry, cards, books, gifts and more. Parking is located in the Cultural Complex Parking Garage at 12th Avenue and Broadway.
Other attractions that are near the Denver Art Museum include:
• 16th Street Mall
• Colorado Historical Society
• Denver Botanic Gardens
• Denver Museum of Nature & Science
• Denver Performing Arts Complex
• Denver Zoo
• Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art
• Museum of Contemporary Art
• State Capital
• U.S. Mint
100 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver, CO 80204
Denver Art Museum