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Golden Art Museums, Galleries & Public Art

Whether you're a seasoned art aficionado or a curious explorer, Golden's art museums, galleries, and public art walks beckon you to discover the boundless world of artistic expression in this enchanting Colorado town.

Art Museums

Foothills Art Center

  • 809 15th Street
  • (303) 279-3922

Foothills Art Center is currently closed for construcion, but events, classes, and exhibits are happening! Watch for the opening of their gallery space at the Astor House. Please check their website at

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum

  • 200 Violet Street, Suite 140
  • (303) 277-0377

When you visit The Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, you will explore the scope of quilting, from bed coverings of the 1800s to contemporary art pieces. The museum hosts quarterly exhibits, tailored tours, and programs for adults and youth. For…

Art Galleries

Spirits in the Wind Gallery

  • 1211 Washington Avenue
  • (303) 279-1192

This is truly one of the finest western galleries in Colorado. We pride ourselves with Art of the New West by national and local artists. We provide premium merchandise for the discriminating buyer including pottery, sculpture, home decor…

Gallerie Quilt

  • 1218 Washington Av
  • (303) 933-9616

Real handmade quilts at unreal prices. Over 1,000 quilts from baby quilts through deluxe kings. Also available are handmade pottery, wood carvings, stone sculptures, jewelry and more.

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…

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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