Public Tours

A tour is a great way to enjoy the Denver Art Museum. See below for information about Architecture Tours, Collection Highlights Tours, Nooner Tours, Art & About Tours, Tactile Tours, and Special Exhibition Tours. Information on Group Tours can be found here. Information on School Tours can be found here.

Architecture Tours

Occurs every day the museum is open, 10:15-11 am 

Think outside the box and experience the unique architecture of the museum’s Frederic C. Hamilton Building, designed by Daniel Libeskind. Take a trip through Boettcher Canyon Walk, scout out the Bartlit Sculpture Deck, sight-see from Duncan Pavilion, and more. Free with general admission. Meet in the El Pomar Grand Atrium on the first level of the Hamilton Building.

Collection Highlights Tours

Occurs every day the museum is open, 11-11:45 am

Expert docents introduce you to a selection of the museum’s most noteworthy objects. Visit both the North and Hamilton buildings and discover a diversity of artworks from across time and around the world. Free with general admission. Meet in the atrium on the first level of the Hamilton Building.

Nooner Tours

Occurs every Wednesday and Friday, 12-12:30 pm

Join a docent for a 30-minute, in-depth look at an aspect of the museum’s collections or something special happening in the galleries. Enjoy a different topic each week. Free with general admission. Meet in the El Pomar Grand Atrium on the first level of the Hamilton Building. For information on upcoming topics, go here.

Art & About Tours

Occurs every other month on second Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Art & About Tours are designed for visitors with early-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their care partners. Experience and discuss art together on a tour led by a specially trained guide. Museum admission and the tour are free. Space is limited; Reserve by contacting Sharon Stokes at the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter at sstokes1@alz.org or 303-813-1669.

Tactile Tours

For visitors who are blind or have low vision, we offer tours featuring touchable materials and description. Free with admission. Please request two weeks in advance by calling 720-913-0074 or e-mailing access@denverartmuseum.org