Upcoming Events

$5 Final Friday

September 28, 2018, 5 to 8pm

Museum admission $5 from 5 to 8pm.
In conjunction with the Golden Triangle Creative District, Kirkland Museum will be open late on the last Friday in September 2018.
Due to the fragile nature of our collection, visitors must be age 13 or older to be admitted.

First Annual Fall Member Soiree: A Fantastical & Magical Evening

October 24, 2018, 5:30 to 8pm

This event is by invitation only to Kirkland Museum members.

RSVP required by Friday, October 19.

Join us for Kirkland Museum’s First Annual Fall Member Soiree; a fantastical evening for members to celebrate our collection with a flourish of magic and mystery! Attendees can time travel through a surrealist and spooky art trail by searching the galleries for our most haunting and magical pieces. The evening will also feature a cash bar, festive small bites and prize drawing. Costume attire and Halloween accessories are welcome.

For the safety of our collection, handheld props are not allowed and costumes should not extend more than 12" from body.


Members Free. Two guests allowed per membership household. Member must accompany guests.

Guests $10/person; purchase tickets at the door. There will be no pre-sale for guest tickets.

If you are a member and did not receive an invitation via email or mail, please email RSVP@kirklandmuseum.org or call 303.832.8576 x201.

If you are interested in becoming a Kirkland Museum member, please click here to visit our Membership page.

Image Credit: Black Fire by Mina Conant (1910-1999)

Night at the Museums: Kirkland’s Birthday Bash on Bannock

November 3, 2018, 5 to 10pm

Free Admission

Explore Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art for free as we celebrate the birthday of museum namesake Vance Kirkland, born November 3, 1904. Visitors can party the night away at our first Night at the Museums on Bannock St. Time travel through 150 years of international decorative art and Colorado painting and sculpture, and see the studio where Kirkland created his famous Dot Paintings. Wear your best party hat to join the celebration and use the hashtag #HappyBirthdayVance.
Due to the fragile nature of our collection, visitors must be age 13 or older to be admitted.