Part of Denver’s Civic Center Cultural Complex and the Golden Triangle neighborhood, the Denver Art Museum is within easy walking distance of dozens of cultural and recreational attractions and is near several restaurants, shops, and hotels.
Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is one of America's most beautiful urban centers. The city features the nation's largest municipal park system and a variety of important cultural institutions.
Denver is also home to three sports stadiums, 300 restaurants, a restored historic district filled with 90 bars and brewpubs, a variety of galleries and shopping centers, and three college campuses. For more information about the mile-high city, visit www.denver.org. Many of these destinations are within walking distance of the museum. Visit their respective websites for location and other information.
16th Street Mall
Explore the shops and outdoor cafés on this mile-long pedestrian promenade, located just a few blocks north of the Denver Art Museum. The free MallRide shuttle makes frequent stops along 16th Street.
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Clyfford Still Museum
Visit the world’s most intact public collection of a major American artist. For more information, visit clyffordstillmuseum.org.
Colorado Historical Society
Discover everything there is to know about Colorado. Sites include the History Colorado Center and Byers-Evans House Museum, which are part of the Civic Center Cultural Complex. Learn more at www.historycolorado.org.
Denver Botanic Gardens
Explore 23 acres with more than 32,000 varieties of plants. For more information, visit www.botanicgardens.org.
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
See the world's most advanced digital planetarium and much more. For more information, visit www.dmns.org.
Denver Performing Arts Complex
Ten theatres provide seating for a total audience of 10,000 for the theatre, symphony, opera, and ballet. For more information, visit www.denvercenter.org.
Denver Public Library
The Michael Graves-designed Central Public Library offers activities and small art exhibits. It is right next to the Denver Art Museum on 13th Avenue. Check out denverlibrary.org.
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Golden Triangle Museum District
Our neighborhood in the Golden Triangle—located south of downtown and bordered by Lincoln, Speer, and Colfax—is Denver's center for art and culture. DAM members receive discounts at select GTMD businesses. For details, visit www.gtmd.org.
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art
See a nationally recognized collection of 20th-century decorative arts, a survey of works by 170 Colorado artists, and a retrospective of painter Vance Kirkland. For details, visit www.kirklandmuseum.org.
Museum of Contemporary Art
Denver's contemporary art museum is located at the corner of 15th Street and Delghany in LoDo, or lower downtown Denver. For more information, visit www.mcadenver.org.
Public Art in Denver
You can download a map and information about public artworks in Denver or contact Denver's Public Art Program at 720-865-4313 or http://www.denvergov.org.
State Capitol Building
Take a tour of the gold-domed Colorado State Capitol building. For more information, visit www.colorado.gov/capitoltour or call 303-866-2604.
See where American money is made. One of three United States Mints is just blocks from the Denver Art Museum. For details, visit www.usmint.gov/mint_tours.
Find local hotel information on the Visit Denver website, www.denver.org.
To search for lodging options nearest to the Denver Art Museum, search the regions: Golden Triangle Museum District; Downtown; or Capitol Hill.