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Denver Arts Week includes FREE night at the museums

Denver Arts Week includes FREE night at the museums

Denver Arts Week, Nov. 2-10, 2018, is a nine-day celebration of all things art in The Mile High City, featuring more than 300 events at a wide variety of art galleries, museums, theaters and concert halls, many of which are deeply discounted. 

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Denver’s On-stage



Free night at the museums

Denver’s best museums are open late and admission is FREE between 5 and 10 p.m. Stay tuned for information on FREE shuttles that make it easy to explore all evening!*

Black American West Museum

Watch African-American history come alive through re-enactments, videos and the stories told throughout this museum in Historic Five Points.  

Center for Colorado Women’s History at Byers-Evans House Museum

Experience this historic landmark where expert tour guides will share the stories of the home and its residents in the 1900s.


Explore the interactive Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab to learn more about the issues of terrorism and public safety.  

Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus 

Visit the museum dedicated to learning through play, open tonight only to adults, as well as children. Swing by The Art Studio to make your own print!

Clyfford Still Museum

See A Daughter’s Eye/A Daughter’s Voice which features a complimentary audio podcast, and visit Making Space to create a free keepsake. 

Denver Art Museum

Check out exhibitions for free, including Rembrandt: Painter as Printmaker and Stampede: Animals in Art. Stop by the Print Studio for some hands-on creativity!

Denver Botanic Gardens

Enjoy the colorful sculptures of the Winged Souls exhibition, and stroll through the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory at night.

Denver Firefighters Museum

Discover one of the “hottest,” family-friendly places in town, and learn about the history of firefighting. 

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Local artists will activate spaces with light, sound, movement, color, story and passion – uniting the arts with nature and science in the Museum’s wildlife halls during DioramART.

Forney Museum of Transportation

Stroll through this one-of-a-kind collection and explore the progress of American automotive design at American Cars of the 1970s.

History Colorado Center

See how Colorado became Colorado! Visit Zoom In: The Centennial State in 100 Objects. A hundred objects, a hundred portals to the past.

Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

Wear your best party hat and time travel through 150 years of decorative art, Colorado painting and sculpture in celebration of Vance Kirkland’s birthday!  

Museo de las Americas

Tour El Infinito, a show about ancient Aztec prophecies exploring and deciphering our universe and beyond!

More Museums Open for Free Night at the Museums*:

Dinosaur Ridge
Discover dinosaur tracks during a flashlight tour of the tracksite, and enjoy track paintings and dinosaur mask making.

Four Mile Historic Park
Experience the Park after dark with nighttime tours of the Four Mile House, campfire tales and s’mores!

Golden History Museum & Park
Find clues and solve a history puzzle! Test your answers on the interactive switchboard and win a prize.

Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum 
Immerse yourself in aviation history! Walk alongside majestic former warbirds, a ¾-scale X-Wing Starfighter and more.




Mile High Mamas
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