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Denver Art Museum

Colorado Denver Art Museum
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100 West 14th Avenue ParkwayDenverColorado 80204
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Denver Art Museum Visitor Information

Established in 1918, the Denver Art Museum is home to an extensive permanent collection containing a wide range of historic, ancient, modern, and contemporary art and also features a variety of special exhibitions, classes and art related community events throughout the year. Located in the heart of downtown Denver, this family friendly museum is popular with local residents and visitors alike.


Hours -

Tuesday-Thursday, 10am-5pm; Friday, 10am-8pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm.

Prices -

$5-$13 per person, depending on age. Children 5 and under enter free.

Events -

Free first Saturdays, Denver Arts Week, lectures, weekend artist demonstrations, and create play dates for kids.


  • Permanent collections
  • Special exhibitions
  • Just for Fun Center & Kids Corner
  • Studio classes

Permanent Collections

The Denver Art Museum features a wide-ranging permanent collection that offers everything from architecture and Asian art to European paintings, Western art, and textiles. Well-known for its extensive American Indian art collection the Denver Art Museum collection boasts more than 68,000 items from around the world.

Denver Art Museum’s New Wing

Opened in 2006, the new wing at the Denver Art Museum features a large collection of contemporary art. Designed by architect, Daniel Libeskind, the new wing’s unusual design and ultra modern styling is a stark contrast to the older portion of the museum and draws a wide array of opinions from critics and visitors alike.


Is this attraction good for families?

The Denver Art Museum offers a wide range of exhibits, activities and events for visitors of all ages to enjoy, including the Just for Fun Center, Hotspots, CelebrARTE, and Gallery Games.

What is the best exhibit?

The Denver Art Museum’s American Indian collection is considered to be one of the best exhibits at the museum. Visitors can view a wide range of Native American art pieces, including ceramics, baskets, beaded clothing, sculpture, glass, and more, ranging from ancient works to contemporary creations.

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