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Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

1201 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204
+1 303-832-8576
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Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art has relocated to a new golden building in Denver’s Golden Triangle Creative District. The museum’s new building offers visitors an enhanced experience with more display space while staying true to the salon style and intimate atmosphere for which the Kirkland is known. The museum’s three collections are: • International Decorative Art—A celebrated collection including notable examples of every major design period from Arts & Crafts to Postmodern. • Colorado & Regional Art—The largest repository of art showcasing the state and region’s talent, concentrating on the 1840s through the 1990s with about 7,000 works more than 700 artists. • Vance Kirkland Retrospective—Kirkland (1904–1981) is generally considered Colorado’s most distinguished modern painter. About 550 paintings and about 600 drawings and prints are held in his estate collection. Note: Due to the fragile nature of the collections children must be 13 or older to be admitted.
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1201 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204
Capitol Hill
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Everyone is so friendly that works here! really looking forward to the new bigger space to open in downtown

Thank Georgia S
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

this is a small museum, but full of interesting and great things inside. Well presented in a good manner. Art fans will really the experience.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Curious cute little museum. Loved the decorative items from interesting looking sofas to the chinaware. Favorites for me were the sculpture garden and Kirkland's dot painting. However, I believe the museum is currently closed as they are moving to a different building.

Thank Lorry04
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Well worth the visit. Great stuff! I loved it! You can get very close to most of the objects. Beware they are moving to larger quarters

Thank James F
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed seeing so much of Vance Kirkland's art in one place. It was interesting to see the progression of his art through many styles. His studio was also very interesting to see. I highly recommend a visit. FYI the museum is in the...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

My sister and I visited the Kirkland a couple of weeks ago, and were very impressed. The art collection was beautiful, and organized in a very nice way. The staff were courteous, and helpful.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Jam packed museum of decorative arts that is currently closed and is in process of moving to a much needed bigger building that will be close to the Denver Art Museum and the Clifford Still Museum. This is a wonder trip down memory lane of...More

Thank Kristi7
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

I love the Kirkland because it embraces the true intention of the Arts and Crafts philosophy: surround yourself with beauty....every object in your household can inspire. The downside to a visit there is that I want all of the pottery, especially. And Kirkland's art is...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Went to this museum during its final weeks at the Pearl St. location and it was awesome!! A great collection and it helped us get a real appreciation for Kirkland's style of work. Can't wait to see what the museum is going to be like...More

Thank JNW6467
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Lots of art packed into his home, impossible to view everything on one visit. Will be relocating soon and we are looking forward to another visit at the new location which will lack the history of his home but promises better parking and viewing of...More

Thank Autobob
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KirklandMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2016

Vance Kirkland's studio & art school building (it was never his home) has been successfully moved to our new location! The three-room Arts & Crafts style building from 1911 was detached from the Kirkland Museum addition. We invite you to visit our website to see...More

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HI there, thank you for your interest in visiting Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art. We recommend 2 hours to take in the full scope of our collections. We hope enjoy your visit!
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