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Art Festivals in Golden, CO


ARTSWEEK GOLDEN this year is June 17 - 23, with the Festival being June 22-23, 2024.

lady painting in front of clear creek

ARTSWEEK GOLDEN is a week-long celebration of the arts featuring the ARTSWEEK GOLDEN FESTIVAL, a juried arts festival with local and national artists exhibiting their works in downtown Golden.

This annual festival, hosted by Foothills Art Center, boasts a week of activities and events throughout historic Golden. 


August 10 - 11, 2024  

Golden Fine Arts Festival Crowd

The 34th Annual 2024 Golden Fine Arts Festival is on 11th Street from Arapahoe to Maple Streets in Golden.

A Golden icon for three decades, the Golden Fine Arts Festival is a prestigious juried art show held in the heart of historic downtown Golden, Colorado.

With its prime location just 20 minutes west of Metro Denver and free admission to the public the event features two full days of art, live entertainment, libations, and food vendors.


Clear Creek Statue


Golden has more than 30 pieces of public art acquired through the Public Art Commission. The Public Art Walk creates memorable spaces along Washington Avenue, near Clear Creek and in outlying areas of Golden. The outdoor art walk celebrates Golden's natural landscapes and is an inviting way to spend an afternoon in Golden.

Exterior Foothills Art Center

ART in Golden

Golden is home to Foothills Art Center, the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum and beautiful galleries such as Spirits in the Wind and Gallerie Quilt.

Pick up a brochure at the Golden Visitors Center or use the virtual map and set out on this scavenger hunt looking for miniature paintings and sculptures where you least expect them. Places like cracks in cement, tree stumps, water drains, and sidewalks. Be sure to check out the newest installations…

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