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Foothills Art Center

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

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Worth the Look

Over the years, I've spent a lot of time in this place, looking at art of all kinds, buying small gifts and just enjoying the quiet space outside. It's up a hill and worth the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2016
Janice F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The displays are small limited to special exhibitions it seems. There were a few connected rooms. The offerings in the gift shop, 3 rooms large have wonderful offerings. Great cards, jewelry, pottery all made by artists, so if you are looking for a gift to take home or celebration this is the place.

Thank 4vrongo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Over the years, I've spent a lot of time in this place, looking at art of all kinds, buying small gifts and just enjoying the quiet space outside. It's up a hill and worth the climb, a nice respite for the day.

Thank Janice F
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I love that this smaller venue has such a Colorado vibe to it. It's got history and the exhibits that come through here just feel more personal.

Thank KendraP05
Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Has been in Golden for decades. If you are an artsy type, you will love the Foothills Art center. There is usually parking available in the back.,

Thank pqueneau
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Currently they have a local art holiday market up in all the galleries. Over 80 Colorado artists are showing and seeking work in this Holiday show that runs thru December 31st.

Thank johnsunn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Any time of the year, the Art Center features an interesting show, and offers different media: photography, paint, sculpture, etc. Visit around the holidays and find some great presents.

Thank Vera K
Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Lovely changing exhibits, currently Ansel Adams' photos are featured, along with the photos of mountaineering museum founder, Bradford Washington, and one other photographer whom I have forgotten. Good photos, entrance fee a little expensive for 2 small rooms and a video, still worth while. The gift shop features a few local artists, and is quite nice.

Thank Miriahm D
Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I agree with other reviews, a little expensive for two rooms ,but his art is very good! Could do without the two volunteers talking so much and so loud, Golden has changed so much but still alot of free parking thanks!

Thank mtnmncolo_9
longmont colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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 

Thank divianana
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

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 

Thank Monica W

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