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News Archive

April 12, 2017

WestwordA Look at the Kirkland Museum, a True Landmark in the Making, by Michael Paglia

January 4, 2017

Colorado Public Radio: With A New Location, 2017 Is The Year The Kirkland Museum Goes Big, by Corey H. Jones

January 1, 2017

The Denver Post: 10 Denver arts and culture events to look forward to in 2017, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

November 9, 2016

Denverite: WATCH: Vance Kirkland’s studio rolls across Denver, by Kevin Beaty (VIDEO)

November 7, 2016

​Westword: Watch the Historic Vance Kirkland Studio Relocate (VIDEO)

November 7, 2016

The Washington Post: Streets blocked as big artist studio hauled through Denver (PDF)

November 7, 2016

National Trust for Historic Preservation: Historic buildings on the move, by Kirsten Hower

November 6, 2016

The Denver Post: Historic 150-ton Kirkland Museum trundles across downtown Denver as it moves to new location, by Tom McGhee (VIDEO and article)

November 6, 2016

Fox 31 Denver: Historic museum makes a long-awaited move (VIDEO)

November 6, 2016

CBS Denver 4: ‘Museum On The Move’ Creates Plenty Of Interest In Capitol Hill (VIDEO)

November 6, 2016

Denver 7: Kirkland Museum moves from Capitol Hill to Golden Triangle (VIDEO)

November 4, 2016

Colorado Public RadioWho Was Vance Kirkland And Why Is His Art Studio Blocking Denver Traffic? by Corey H. Jones

November 4, 2016

WestwordVance Kirkland Studio Moving to New Museum Site on November 6, by Michael Paglia

November 2, 2016

The Denver PostKirkland Museum moving to new site—that is, the entire building is moving, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

November 2, 2016

DenveriteThe Kirkland Museum is set to roll down 13th Avenue this Sunday, Nov. 6, by Kevin Beaty

August 12, 2016

The Denver Post: Colorado Women in Abstraction cuts across history, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

July 10, 2016

Rocky Mountain PBS, "Hittin' The Road": TV host Donna Vessey interviews Kirkland Museum Director & Curator Hugh Grant and expert David Rago, from Rago Arts & Auction, about American Art Pottery (VIDEO)

June 16, 2016

Denver Life magazine: Museum Quality, by Dana Butler

April 23, 2016

The Denver PostTake a last look at Denver's Kirkland Museum—for free, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

April 1, 2016

WestwordWill the Kirkland Museum Be the Best New Building of 2017?, by Michael Paglia

March 31, 2016 

WestwordGinger White-Brunetti on the Denver Art Scene and Being a Sucker for the Smart, by Patricia Calhoun

March 31, 2016 

Daily Camera: Exhibit brings Boulder artist back into the picture, by Carol Taylor

December 30, 2015

Westword: Five Stories That Changed Colorado's Art World in 2015, by Michael Paglia

December 10, 2015

Colorado Public Radio, "Colorado Matters": Three Pieces That Embody Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, Hugh Grant speaks with Nathan Heffel

December 8, 2015

5280 blog: See It Now: The Kirkland Museum, by Luc Hatlestad

November 20, 2015

The Denver PostThe 10 Colorado Arts Groups That Get It Right, by Mark Ray Rinaldi

September 16, 2015

Westword: When It Opens in 2017, The New Kirkland Museum Will Be Transcendent and Ascendent, by Michael Paglia

September 11, 2015

Colorado Public Radio: Kirkland Museum Breaks Ground on New Denver Facility, by Corey H. Jones

September 10, 2015

The Denver Post: Kirkland Museum Breaks Ground in Golden Triangle, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

September 9, 2015

Westword: The New Kirkland Museum Breaks Ground, Will Elevate Denver's Art Scene, by Michael Paglia

July 2015

5280 magazine, Top of the Town: Editor's Choice for Place to See Art

March 2015

Westword2015 Best of Westword Award for Best Local Art Booster

February 28, 2015

7News Denver: Denver's Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art is a great destination for art lovers, by Anica Padilla (VIDEO)

Winter 2015

Choate Rosemary Hall Bulletin: Profile on Hugh Grant, Kirkland Museum Founding Director & Curator, by Wende Valentine (PDF)

Summer 2014

Modern in Denver: Rethink the Drink (PDF)

May 24, 2014

The Denver PostSummer Arts Preview 2014, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

March 27, 2014

Westword: Three 2014 Best of Westword Awards

March 2014

Sunset magazine: The Real Denver (PDF)

January 27, 2014

The Denver PostNewest Museum on the Block, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

January 27, 2014

WestwordThe Kirkland Museum is moving -- and it's taking the artist's historic studio with it, by Michael Paglia

December 22, 2013

The Denver Post: What a Year It Was (listing Phyllis Montrose exhibition as one of the thirteen cultural moments that made the year memorable), by Ray Mark Rinaldi (PDF)

November 2, 2013

The Denver Post: Airbrushed Artwork, promotion of Night at the Museums showing Mayor Hancock suspended in Vance Kirkland’s straps (PDF)

October 17, 2013

Westword: Up from the Ashes (a review of the Al Wynne exhibition at Z Art Department, mentions Kirkland Museum's collection of Wynne paintings), by Michael Paglia

October 2013

5280 magazine: Found Art: Twelve Pieces You Need to See Right Now (includes Kirkland Museum's Jean Dunand Screen, page 75), by Kasey Cordell (PDF)

October 2013

Ruby Read magazine: Collecting Mid-Century Modern (the article does not mention Kirkland Museum but uses photographs from our collection as illustrations), by Elizabeth Betts Hickman

August 31, 2013

The Denver Post: Get Inspired: Lessons from The Kirkland Museum, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

June 14, 2013

The Denver PostArtful Gardens (Kirkland Museum's Sculpture Garden featured with other museums' outdoor spaces), by Colleen Smith

June 7, 2013

The Denver PostPhyllis Hutchinson Montrose, surreal artist from Colorado, finally gets due at Kirkland Museum, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

June 2013

Architectural Record: Record Reveals: Denver, recommendations for what to see during the American Institute of Architects (AIA) conference in Denver, June 20–21, 2013 (PDF)

May 30, 2013

Westword: Two interesting new shows bend reality into representational art (review of the Phyllis Hutchinson Montrose exhibition), by Michael Paglia

May 17, 2013

New York Magazine online: See Urban Reinvention in Denver, by Alex Schechter

May 17, 2013

The Denver Post: 2013 Summer Arts Preview (mentions Phyllis Hutchinson Montrose exhibition), by Ray Mark Rinaldi

November 1, 2012

Westword: Two new solo exhibits tackle abstract art with expressive imagery (review of the William Joseph exhibition), by Michael Paglia

October 26, 2012

The Denver Post: Kirkland Museum gives sculptor, painter William Joseph a place in the Colorado canon, by Ray Mark Rinaldi

October 22, 2012

303 Magazine blog: Kirkland Museum: A Treasure Chest of Late 19th and 20th Century Art, by Kim Betzner

October 2012

Cassone: Vance Kirkland: A Colorado artist's legacy, by Herbert Hartel (PDF)

October 2012

WestwordNow Showing (mini-review of William Joseph exhibition), by Michael Paglia

October 5, 2012

Our Colorado News/Englewood Herald: Longtime Denver artist's work goes on display (William Joseph), by Sonya Ellingboe

September 19, 2012

UCD Advocate: Kirkland Museum's dot paintings mesmerize, by Amy Thompson (PDF)

August 26, 2012

The Denver Post: Fall Arts Preview (William Joseph: Sculptor & Painter), by Ray Mark Rinaldi

August 26, 2012

Boston Globe Reader's Rave: Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art in Denver

July 16, 2012

Home on the Range blogAn evening at the Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art

June 22, 2012

ExploringElements.com blog: SNAPSHOT: Art & History Adventures in Denver

June 14, 2012

The Travel Gal blog: Denver's Kirkland Museum: Prepare to be Overwhelmed

May 4, 2012

The Denver Post: At the Kirkland Museum, a risk on behalf of fine Colorado art, by Ray Rinaldi

April 29, 2012

Vogue Japan Style blog: Tour of Art in Denver!, by Yuko Okudaira (a rough English translation) (PDF)

February 24, 2012

Santa Fe Travelers blog: Denver art: Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art, a hidden gem, by Billie Frank

February 3, 2012

Catchcarri.com: Denver’s Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, by Carri Wilbanks (VIDEO)

February 2, 2012

YSLdenver.com: Kristi Omdahl, Denver Marketing Professional, Fashionista and Foodie, in a promotional video by Visit Denver, mentions Kirkland Museum (VIDEO)

January 7, 2012

OurCastleRockNews.com: Making It Their Own: Colorado Abstract Expressionism from Kirkland Museum, by Sonya Elllingboe

December 2011–January 2012

Mountain Living: Mod Classics article with Hugh Grant's choice of a Gio Ponti table (PDF)

December 7, 2011

WestwordColorado Abstract Expressionism and Al Wynne: A to Z show off the state's abstract-expressionist gems, by Michael Paglia

Winter 2011

University of Denver Magazine: 15 Colorado Artists pioneered modern art in Denver, by Greg Glasgow

Fall 2011

Luxe: Colorado Insider (PDF)

November 1, 2011

CBS Denver 4: Kirkland Museum: A Hidden Treasure in Denver, by Greg Moody (VIDEO)

October 22, 2011

Design Observer blog: On Display: The Kirkland Museum, by Rick Poynor (PDF)

August 9, 2011

Artfixdaily.com: Liberty of London and Archibald Knox

June 29, 2011

Artfixdaily.com: Time Travel—Decorative Art from Kirkland Museum

June 22, 2011

Westword15 Colorado Artists explores the state's modernists, by Michael Paglia

June 3, 2011

The Denver PostKirkland exhibition looks afresh at Denver's rebel abstractionists, by Kyle MacMillan

June 2011

American Art Review: 15 Colorado Artists–Breaking with Tradition, by Hugh Grant & Deb Wadsworth (PDF)

May 27, 2011

Longmont Times-Call: Show recalls moderns' emergence, by Quentin Young (PDF)

October 17, 2010

Boston Globe: In Colorado, cutting-edge design on display, by Diane Daniel (PDF)

June 2009

American Art Review: Colorado Art Before, During and After the Magafan Twins, by Hugh Grant (PDF)

Autumn/Winter 2008

Antiques & Fine Art: Museum Focus: Kirkland Museum (PDF)

May 22, 2008

The Rocky Mountain NewsKnoll Show Defines Modern Design, by Mary Voelz Chandler (PDF)

April 27, 2008

The Denver PostDenver's Most Interesting Museum? by Kyle MacMillan (PDF)