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MCA Denver

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Address: 1485 Delgany St, Denver, CO 80202
Phone Number: 303-298-7554
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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An unexpected gem in the city

Stumbled upon the Museum of Contemporary Art after the 16th street mall. The museum was perfect for a hour's viewing. The exhibits were fun and interested 2 disinterested teens... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The MCA is a whimsical and interesting stop in Denver. Watching it grow to a social and cultural hub over the last decade has been fascinating. The museum rotates exhibitions, rarely displaying much permanent collection. The bright and energy-efficient building is worth the visit alone, with a rooftop cafe that looks over downtown Denver. The rooftop is a popular social... More 

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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Stumbled upon the Museum of Contemporary Art after the 16th street mall. The museum was perfect for a hour's viewing. The exhibits were fun and interested 2 disinterested teens. The view from the roof was great. The dominoes falling video entertained us. Thought provoking art; funny gift show items.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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49 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I lived in Denver for a while before I made it here. As far as modern art museums go, there are bigger, more well known spots. But, this museum is the perfect size, there are galleries in the basement, main floor, and upper floors. You can cruise through quickly or in an hour or two. But, you can definitely see... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Mark Mothersbaugh Myopia exhibition was extremely well-done, and was fun for adults and kids alike. This museum has great atmosphere, punctuated by a cute, rooftop cafe with excellent, hand crafted cocktails. The staff was really friendly too. No one was uptight about us bringing a toddler. It was obvious from their children's area and quality survey that they are... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Mark Mothersbaugh's work was eerie, inspiring and thought provoking. We arrived right on time for Friday's teen night activities. The hospitality was warm and welcoming as we were all able to get our hands on all type of dj equipment and electronics as the rest of the group lounged and sipped hot coco in the Bubble Garden. My group of... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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272 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stretch our minds occasionally and this was one of those times. The exhibit was Mark Mothersbaugh who had a major influence on Devo. So there were all sorts of films of Devo and the shootings of the students at Kent State "four dead in Ohio..." This had a major influence on the group who decided we weren't evolving but... More 

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Cripple Creek, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This trip through Denver we caught the "Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia" exhibit (ov thee band "DEVO" & so much more). Can't believe it was only $8 (Adult) apiece to see & experience so much. Hard to describe, covered decades of his works, music, video, musical "instruments", paintings, writings, sketches, notebooks, drawings, records, thousands of drawn/collage "mail art", rugs, prints, creations, etc...... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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109 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Excellent museum of contemporary Art. great shows. Saw MARK MOTHERSBAUGH: "MYOPIA" runs into April. Fantastic. Always good shows, always contemporary work. Fun openings. Busy, well attended. Walkable from central downtown Denver if you are visiting.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We missed the opening of the current exhibition called, Myopia, showing work created by Mark Mothersbaugh. Who? An American composer and musician who has a song nominated for this year's Academy Award for "Everything is Awesome!!!" from The LEGO Movie. Fortunately the exhibit runs thru April 12th and our visit last week did not disappoint. This is an impressive and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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76 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a warm and welcoming museum. All the staff members that I met during this visit were warm, friendly, helpful and just wonderful. From the opening payment with a cashier who was more than helpful and gracious to others wandering the exhibit, I was very impressed. I am used to "museum guards" standing watch to make sure you don't... More 

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