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Address: 809 Fifteenth Street, Golden, CO 80401
Phone Number: 303-279-3922
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A little hidden arts gem

We went specifically to view the Ansel Adams photo exhibit and it was good, but not sure I'd pay $12.50 again except to teach my teenager about Adams. There are actually 3... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Monica W
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Nashville, Tennessee
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longmont colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I would rate it a bit higher if the entry fee was more reasonable. For senior citizens it was $10 for just a few rooms of exhibit. I loved the old building it's in, but I felt gouged by the admission. I loved the stone waterfall column out front, a raven was bathing at the top and splashing all the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We went specifically to view the Ansel Adams photo exhibit and it was good, but not sure I'd pay $12.50 again except to teach my teenager about Adams. There are actually 3 photographers exhibited & Adams' pics represent roughly 50 photos, but they have several of his most famous prints, made by Adams himself, incl Moonrise over Hernandez. Very unique... More 

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The artists featured were nature photographers and the photos were all very similar. Usually you can find something in the gift shop, but everything was expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Foothills Art Center is beautiful and the Ansel Adams exhibit was really nice to view. There was an interesting documentary about Ansel Adams that was very interesting - we highly recommend!

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Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great exhibit. I wouldn't go to Golden just for this, but it was certainly worth the stop. Many iconic Adams photos to see. And a lovely building for the Art Center.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a smaller gallery space in a repurposed church that provides a nice backdrop for the exhibits. They've had excellent shows over the last couple of years in a variety of media (paintings, photos, glass, and books as art to name a few.) The annual watercolor show is a standout, and the current Ansel Adams exhibit that includes work... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

They have many small rooms filled with local artisan works for purchase. In the summer they have workshops for kids.

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Golden, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This small art gallery offers various exhibits during the year , some special events such as the current Ansel Adams exhibit and some annual features like a watercolor and sculpture exhibits. The gallery is all on one floor with easy access from one room to another. It is rarely crowded, and one can see an entire exhibit in a short... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We heard about this from a friend and then up popped a GroupOn so we went to the last day of the glass exhibit. Never knew this place existed. A small church has been converted to a museum and the current exhibit is from a number of glass collections of various styles. It was very educational and some of the... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We went because I purchased a groupon and I'm so glad I did. The glass exhibit is just about to leave and I'm a huge art glass fan so I was so happy to see these beautiful pieces. Yes the exhibit is on the smaller side but I love that I can get up close and study the details. The... More 

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Address: 809 Fifteenth Street, Golden, CO 80401
Phone Number: 303-279-3922
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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