Discover why The Mile High City is the place to be when it comes to incredible arts and culture.

COMING SOON

Degas: A Passion for Perfection

Feb. 11-May 20, 2018
Edgar Degas is famous for his paintings and drawings capturing movement, particularly dance, but now you can get a glimpse of his wider artistic output, from 1855 to 1906, that also covers pastels, etchings, monotypes and bronze sculptures. While his well-known pieces will be on display, the exhibition will delve deeper into his long artistic journey where his interest shifted from historical portraits to contemporary life. 

Kirkland Museum Grand Reopening

March 10, 2018
The Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art is opening its doors to a new building, featuring Vance Kirkland’s 1910-11 studio and art school, after moving from its old location on Bannock Street. The new facility is in the heart of the Golden Triangle Creative District with expanded space to display world-class exhibits in the museum’s trademark salon style.  

Denver Fashion Week

March 18-25, 2018
Denver Fashion Week is the city’s largest fashion showcase, featuring emerging designers, local boutiques, national brands and more. Various runway shows, from designs made of paper to bridal, will celebrate creativity and highlight the latest trends. 

NOW SHOWING

BACKSTORY: WESTERN AMERICAN ART IN CONTEXT

Ends Feb. 11, 2018
This exhibition at History Colorado Center features 50 pieces from the collections of History Colorado and the Denver Art Museum's Petrie Institute of Western American Art. Come see landscape paintings by Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Remington bronze sculptures, ancestral Puebloan pottery, American Indian artifacts, Civil War relics, saddles, Rockmount clothing and a chuck wagon.

On the Street With Bill Cunningham

Ends Feb. 24, 2018
The Colorado Photographic Arts Center has partnered with "The New York Times" to present On the Street with Bill Cunningham, an exhibition celebrating the career of iconic fashion photographer Bill Cunningham.

Tree of Transformation

Ends April 15, 2018
This temporary art installation in Civic Center Park, created by Denver-based artists Nick Geurts and Ryan Elmendorf of Yetiweurks, brings art, music and light together in a stunning and interactive display made of steel and wood.

STAMPEDE: ANIMALS IN ART

Ends May 9, 2019
After visiting Ai Weiwei's Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, animal lovers will want to head to Denver Art Museum for Stampede: Animals in Art, which features more than 300 animal drawings, paintings, sculptures, masks and more from various times and cultures. The exhibit also includes an interactive space where video gamers can learn about the creative process behind the Never Alone video game created by Native North Alaskan storytellers.

AI WEIWEI: CIRCLE OF ANIMALS/ZODIAC HEADS

Ends Oct. 17, 2018
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 is a year of the Rooster. But with the arrival of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads — the artist's first major public sculpture project — it's also a year of the Dog. And Dragon. And Ox. And Tiger. The twelve bronze animal heads are on display in Civic Center Park for a year.