We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Foothills Art Center

809 Fifteenth Street, Golden, CO 80401
Improve this listing
Got a photo?
Add it.
Ranked #8 of 27 attractions in Golden
Type: Art Museums
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
Write a Review

19 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Leadville, Colorado
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I had never been to this museum before but wanted to see Henri's work. They had a very informative movie on his life and work, a nice selection of his works. They also had many other French impressionist works. It was great, only $15 to get in. I wish they would had sold more of his work in their gift... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A very worthwhile stop. An intimate place to see any exhibit they offer that might be of interest. At this time, in the main gallery, an extremely interesting, well curated Toulouse-Lautrec exhibit including an array of artists from the end of the 1800's in, mainly, Paris with an excellent video that explores the period. But in a larger sense, this... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
western colorado
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
63 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We went to the holiday show here, a great craft offering for Christmas. We found lots of gifts for others and for ourselves. This is an old church that has been transformed and always has something of interest to see.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

This art center is in a small former church, but sometimes, as for the textile exhibit, items are on display at the building next door. I always enjoy whatever they show and it is a must place for gift ideas before Christmas :-)

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
40 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This was our second choice stop in Golden after the Coors Brewery tour but we skipped Adolph's creation because of the long waiting time (1.5 hours) and took in the Art Center instead. No regrets about that decision. For the $3 price of our seniors' admission, we saw a remarkably diverse exhibition of textiles worked into many different forms and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Golden, Colorado
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Easy to find, reasonable and free parking and excellent content. I am not an "art person" as such but went in with some friends who are - so visited essentially for social reasons. I was pleasantly surprised to find the display areas were well lit, the place was quiet and invited a meditative contemplation. Later I found out that it... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Collins, Colorado
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
7 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

My friend and I happened upon the FAC while spending a couple of days in Golden. The Colorado Watercolor Society exhibit was going on, and it was fabulous. The Center was also advertising for an upcoming Degas exhibit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tucson, Arizona
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I went to the Foothills Art Center to see the Chihuly exhibit. It is a tiny place with a limited parking capacity. The staff was not very friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Golden, Colorado
Top Contributor
221 reviews 221 reviews
64 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

They are gettings significant shows in the past few years, and they always do a great job of carrying local art for sale in many different mediums.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I highly recommend the Chihuly temporary exhibit! While small, the objects are stunningly beautiful, as one would expect from Dale Chihuly. All of the objects belong to one man, George R. Stroemple. The venue was once a Neo-Gothic style church and is interesting in its own right. Check out their website http://www.foothillsartcenter.org

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Foothills Art Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Foothills Art Center, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing