MCA DENVER is an innovative forum for contemporary art that inspires and challenges all audiences, creating understanding and dialog about art of our time. As Denver's first institution devoted entirely to contemporary art, MCA DENVER is housed in a new environmentally sustainable facility designed by David Adjaye. Visit MCA Denver's website for current hours, exhibitions, programs and parking information.
- Hours: Tues-Thurs: 12pm-7pm Fri: 12pm-9pm Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm
- Miles to airport: 24
- Blocks to CCC: 6
- Indoor Fire Code: 175
- Total Capacity (if applicable): 175
- Event Space:
- Activities/Tours for Leisure/Business groups:
- Group Activities Description: Tours are available by request through our Education Coordinator.
- Facility & Décor Description: The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver offers MCA Cafe and rooftop deck for private rentals with access to current exhibitions. MCA Café offers a Brazilian Cherry wood interior and views of downtown Denver. The rooftop deck hosts a south-facing outdoor bar along with June S. Gates multilevel garden.
- Number of Restaurants on site: 1
- Serves Lunch:
- LEED Certified:
- Green Practice Desc: recycle; green cleaning supplies; green water filtration practices; low flush toliets; cafe offers local products
- Description The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver offers MCA Cafe and rooftop deck for private rentals with access to current exhibitions. MCA Café offers a Brazilian Cherry wood interior and views of downtown Denver. The rooftop deck hosts a south-facing outdoor bar along with June S. Gates multilevel garden.
- Total Sq. Ft. 1100
- Catering In-house or preferred list
- Type of Venue Gallery/Museum
- Type of Event Reception, Meeting Theatre , Meeting Classroom
- Banquet Capacity 150
- Number of Rooms 1
- Total Sq. Ft.: 1100
- Theater Capacity: 60
- Classroom Capacity: 40
- Banquet Capacity: 48
- Reception Capacity: 60
MCA Cafe and Rooftop
- Total Sq. Ft.: 2600
- Reception Capacity: 175
Tara Donovan: Fieldwork
Sep 21, 2018 - Jan 27, 2019
Tara Donovan: Fieldwork celebrates American artist Tara Donovan’s distinct and varied practice, which includes sculpture, drawings, works on paper, and site-responsive installations. Often known for her transformation of neutral or mundane...
Art Fitness Training
Jan 17, 2019
Art Fitness Training is a participatory workshop designed to teach all audiences how to look at and appreciate any work of art. With an emphasis on close observation and easy to grasp principles, this workshop is designed to give all...
Black Sheep Friday is back at MCA Denver for its ninth season of sophisticated nonsense. Friday, January 18 get ready for HOOKED ON PONICS: Hydroponic gardening class, book swap, and plant themed spelling bee. Visitors are encouraged to...
Jan 26, 2019
Hey hey, teen babes. Get ready for one glittering night of glam jams, Lisa Frank, an 80s party to dance, vogue and serve looks. A blast from the past that will make your parents jealous. Totally radical. Teens get in FREE.
Fieldwork Panel Discussion
Jan 26, 2019
Curator Nora Burnett Abrams moderates a panel discussion with Jenni Sorkin, Kim Dickey, and Maria Elena Buszek on-site-specific art and place-based practice in art making. $8 Members & Students | $13 Nonmembers $23 Members &...
Amanda Wachob: Tattoo This
Feb 13, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Vanguard tattoo artist Amanda Wachob uses a tattoo machine and ink to create art on canvas, paper, silk, fruit, and leather, in addition to human bodies. Inspired largely by modern painting, in 2008, she pioneered a unique tattoo style...
Aftereffect: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Painting
Feb 14, 2019 - May 26, 2019
Aftereffect: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Painting brings together a select group of artists whose work resonates with that of Georgia O'Keeffe. From her formal innovations, to her ambition to transcribe her ideas and emotions, to her...
Andrew Jensdotter: Flak
Feb 14, 2019 - May 26, 2019
MCA Denver is excited to announce Andrew Jensdotter: Flak, which will open in the museum's Whole Room Gallery on February 14, 2019. This marks the artist's first solo museum exhibition. Since completing his MFA at the University of...
Penny Saturday at MCA Denver
Jan 7, 2017 - Jan 16, 2019
Every first Saturday of the month, MCA Denver invites Colorado residents to partake in Penny Saturday where admission is $0.01. Check out art, get some culture, and do it for one cent.