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  • 20th Century Design in Context

    “Nowhere else in the country can one see such a comprehensive presentation of international 20th century design.”


    —Patricia E. Kane, Friends of American Arts Curator of American Decorative Arts, Yale University Art Gallery.

    Kirkland Museum interior featuring Wave Sofa and Ribbon Chair by Pierre Paulin, herbert bayer rug white moon on green and 1971 Vance Kirkland painting.

  • Opening Early 2018 – Kirkland Museum’s new home

    Learn more about our new home in Denver’s Golden Triangle Creative District, set to open early 2018.

    Rendering of the new Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art at 12th & Bannock—including Vance Kirkland’s original studio (at right). 

  • Volunteer with Kirkland Museum!

    We are looking for enthusiastic art and design lovers to join our community of volunteers! Apply by October 30, 2017, for volunteer opportunities at the new building, opening early 2018. Volunteers receive training, discounts in the Museum Store and other benefits.

    Submit your application today! This is a unique and exciting time to get involved as the museum prepares to open at our new location. 

  • An Unusual Museum Experience

    Find out why The Denver Post asked, “Is this Denver’s most interesting museum?”

    Modern arrangement at Kirkland Museum showing the iconic salon style display, featuring the Marshmallow Sofa, 1956, by Irving Harper for George Nelson Associates, and paintings by Colorado artists Beverly Rosen and Al Wynne.