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American Museum of Western Art - The Anschutz Collection

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The American Museum of Western Art, located in the historic Navarre Building, is the permanent home of the Anschutz Collection. Over 300 paintings by more than 180 artists are displayed in a salon style, providing guests with a survey of Western art, as well as a better understanding and appreciation of the history and beauty of the American West over time.

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  • Hours: Mon & Wed: 10am or 1:30pm Hours subject to change. See website.

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Come on by anytime between 10:00am and 4:30pm on the final Friday of the National Stock Show! Have tea with the prize steer and then pop on over to AMWA to see history and scenes of western culture. An audio guide is included with your admission, so...

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Curated staff-led tour, featuring artists and artworks highlighting the stories and legends of cowboys and ranchers. Ride through the galleries with these themed tours in honor of the National Western Stock Show, happening throughout the month of...

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New York artist, Ralph Albert Blakelock, made an extended trip through the West between 1869 and 1872. He began painting the West in a traditional Hudson River style, and gradually developed an expressive style that characterized his art and made it...

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Join us for this staff-led discussion on Emil Bisttram, featuring some of his works on paper that have never been on view at the museum before! We will explore multiple works by Bisttram that represent musicality through visual abstraction. This...

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In this upcoming Artful Insight we will discuss the American Scene Painters, who rejected abstraction in the 1920s and 1930s and created a style that honored realism and a distinctly American identity. Come venture into the world of the American...

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Experience the West through the written word. Whether you’ve visited before or it’s your first time here, the collection will reveal its stories and symbols through informal writing sessions with guides from Lighthouse Writers Workshop. This program...

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Every Masterpiece starts somewhere! Join our new drawing workshops led by local artist, Mitch Caster, and held in the museum galleries monthly. Spark your imagination and creativity with these workshops that are open to everyone, no matter your...

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In recognition of Women’s History Month, this Artful Insight will focus on Georgia O’Keeffe. Known for bringing her unique brand of modernism to the West, O’Keeffe was fascinated with the New Mexico landscape as seen with statements like, “…A flower...

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What does it take to be a Western Woman? We might not see many women within the galleries, but that does not mean women never ventured west or were not making art out west. Come explore the women of the West in honor of Women’s History Month, with a...

  • Image 1727 Tremont Pl., Denver, CO 80202
  • Image $5.00

Experience the West through the written word. Whether you’ve visited before or it’s your first time here, the collection will reveal its stories and symbols through informal writing sessions with guides from Lighthouse Writers Workshop. This program...

  • Image 1727 Tremont Pl., Denver, CO 80202
  • Image $10.00

Grace Carpenter Hudson, one of the only four female artists in the collection, spent the majority of her life among the Pomo Indian tribe in Northern California. Having grown up amongst their culture, Hudson related to her subject and painted...

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