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Clyfford Still Museum

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Address: 1250 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204
Phone Number: 720-354-4880
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Interesting

Took my older grand kids as an educational field trip. We all found it to be interesting and doesn't take long to tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
smad1son126
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Took my older grand kids as an educational field trip. We all found it to be interesting and doesn't take long to tour.

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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I've read many of the complaints that the museum is dedicated to one artist - Clyfford Still. Apparently none of them have done their homework, or understand the artist. When Still died, he bequeathed his art to a city that would build a museum dedicated to his art and only his art. The museum is not allowed to display or... More 

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Arlington, VA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Since I live in the Denver area, I really had to visit this museum at least once. Once is enough and I would not recommend it to visitors with limited time. Even though I generally prefer modern art, I was not very impressed with Still's. I don't think it really merits a dedicated museum of this size.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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145 reviews 145 reviews
53 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I was a bit surprised by some of the reviews complaining that the museum is just about one artist. This museum houses an amazing collection of one of the most iconic artists in the abstract expressionist movement and they do a great job of providing historical and biographical context to his work. I spent an hour and a half in... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

It is a must see if you love museums. I love that Denver has this museum. Quite an achievement. I love the cement building. Very modern and interesting. The art work wasn't appealing to me. At the end they have stick figure pics on brown paper bags. I could have done better work. I hope it is more to your... More 

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Brooklyn
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88 reviews 88 reviews
51 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Most people have had very little exposure to Clyfford Still, but if you like abstract art, than you will love this collection by the man who coined the phrase "abstract expressionism." This museum was built to house the collection, and the painting rotate regularly to keep the exhibits fresh, so the whole place feels dynamic but reverential. I perfect place... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I went to the museum knowing very little about Clyfford Still and his place in modern art. I was extremely impressed by this museum. First, I am not into spending entire days at museums, so this museum's size and collection were perfect for me. You can take your time and still be finished in around 2 hours. The building has... More 

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to the museum as it was interesting, manageable and fun for both the adults and children. The kids sat and played with the wooden puzzles they have out and also walked around. We all really liked it. The building is very well designed.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Ok Denver 's art museum can't compete with the biggies in Boston, ny etc except in western art (an acquired taste)- but this is something no other city has - in most places its a treat to see a single still painting in the modern art museum- this is just unbelievable and literally worth a trip to the city for... More 

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Denver
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78 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

You don't need much time to compete your visit there. One of the latest addition to Denver museums. Don't miss if you have time

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