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Foothills Art Center

809 15th St, Golden, CO 80401-1813
+1 303-279-3922
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The Foothills Art Centre is a great compliment to Golden

Golden is a sculpture lovers paradise. The Foothills Art Gallery is a remarkable discovery. It is... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
Peter S
Brisbane, Australia
Very small with very little on exhibit.

I live in Golden and had family in town. We went to the Foothills Art Center with at least decent... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2017
Golden, Colorado
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Located in historic downtown Golden, Foothills Art Center leads and inspires the community through art, education, and cultural excellence with engaging exhibitions and dynamic arts programming for learners of all ages. Foothills Art Center was founded in 1968 and is an official member of the United States National Registry of Historic Buildings. The center is housed in an 1872 Gothic style church, an 1892 Queen Anne style manse and a Victorian-era mansion built in 1899 – all surrounded by a sculpture garden at 809 15th Street in downtown Golden, Colorado.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“old church” (3 reviews)
“main gallery” (2 reviews)
“entry fee” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
809 15th St, Golden, CO 80401-1813
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

Golden is a sculpture lovers paradise. The Foothills Art Gallery is a remarkable discovery. It is housed in an old church building and has several galleries which show a great variety of good quality art, 2D and 3D art. I was privileged to see some...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed July 25, 2017

I live in Golden and had family in town. We went to the Foothills Art Center with at least decent expectations given the reviews. There were 6 of us. We were all pretty much disappointed. Very small. Very few exhibits. The one highlight was the...More

Thank dbackmr
Anna S, Public Relations Manager at Foothills Art Center, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Dear dbackmr, We are so sorry to hear that you didn't have a great experience at Foothills Art Center. The feedback means a lot to us, and we are constantly striving to be a leader in the arts and engaging to all audiences. During your...More

Reviewed April 24, 2017

With some time to kill before dinner we opted to see if the Art Center was still open, and it was. It was the second to last day of an art show which was a pleasure to see. I'm always amazed at the talent and...More

Thank lulubird487
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful facility in a very old (1870s ?) church. Great use of space. When we visited, exhibit of artists from the Golden area. Diverse styles from very good artists.

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Very cute small museum in an old church adjoining Colorado School of mines campus. They have a Christmas sale.

Thank Gol_C0_Mountain_Man
Reviewed February 15, 2017

With changing juried art shows in two parts of the building, there's always something to see. Classes for adults and children are offered. Beautiful items for sale. A great local institution.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is a quaint art museum that I love going to because it reminds me of Goldens' yesteryears and it has represented Golden forever! I love the building and its' surroundings, and the inside is clean and perfect for having craft fairs (we were attending...More

Thank april h
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Old converted church provides a good gallery for art exhibits and shows. Was surprised that they required an entry fee, as most art centers do not. A significant juried show was displayed in a very good presentation in a very nice facility.

Thank FrederickBurg
Reviewed September 2, 2016

For a modest art center, the exhibits are stimulating and stellar. After most visits, you will leave thinking.

Thank stevejhill2016
Reviewed July 3, 2016

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...More

Thank 4vrongo
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