Denver Art Museum
Originally founded in back in 1893, The Denver Art Museum is one of the largest art museums between Chicago and the West Coast, with a collection of more than 70,000 works of art divided between 10 permanent collections including African, American Indian, Asian, European and American, modern and contemporary, pre-Columbian, photography, Spanish Colonial, textile, and western American art.
Things to See & Do
The museum if made up of two primary buildings. The first, known as the "North Building", was designed by Italian architect Gio Ponti and Denver-based James Sudler Associates and was opened in 1971.
The second, The "Hamilton Building" has a design that recalls the peaks of the Rocky Mountains and geometric rock crystals found in the foothills near Denver. The building is covered in 9,000 titanium panels that reflect the Colorado sunshine.
Must-see exhibits include:
There is also a variety of art styles for your viewing pleasure including: African Art, American Indian Art, Asian Art, European & American Art, Logan Collection, Modern & Contemporary Art, Oceanic Art and much more.
Denver Art Museum Insider tips