Gallery view of paintings in The Western

The Western: A Roundup of Things to Know Before You Go

Through September 10, 2017

Lo siguiente está disponible en español.

Howdy, y’all! Welcome to the Denver Art Museum’s exhibition The Western: An Epic in Art and Film. We hope the following tips help you prepare for and enjoy your visit.

Adult Ticket Pricing

Tickets for The Western are just $5 for member adults. Tickets for nonmember adults are $15 for Colorado residents and $18 for non-residents.

Youth See The Western for Free

Go West, young man (and woman)! The Western is free for youth 18 and younger.


Wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis at the welcome center on level 1 of the Hamilton Building and the North Building. While quantity is limited, it is almost always sufficient to meet demand. Therefore we don’t accept reservations. Leaving a driver’s license or ID with staff is required.

Large-print text is available. Please ask a gallery host in the exhibition for more information.

Spanish translations of section text is available in the gallery and films with dialogue are captioned in English and Spanish.

Learn more about museum accessibility.


Photography for personal use is permitted with a few exceptions, which are noted with a no-photography icon (a camera with a slash through it). Guests are reminded to turn off the flash, ditch the tripod, and be conscious of your surrounding space. Make sure to tag photos on social media with the hashtag #SummerintheWest.

Member & Group Tours

Members and groups will enjoy exclusive access to guided tours through this exhibition. Member tours are at 1 pm Tuesday-Friday and cost $3, in addition to exhibition ticket. Exhibition group tours can be scheduled by contacting group sales at 720-913-0088 or emailing


Feel free to ask questions at the museum welcome centers on level one of each building, or ask in advance by calling 720-913-0130. Volunteers and staff also are happy to help answer questions throughout the museum complex.

Carleen Brice is content manager in the marketing department at the Denver Art Museum. Carleen has been at the DAM since 2013. Every day at the museum she is reminded of this quote by Maya Angelou: "You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have."