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Upcoming Events

Opening Events

The museum's Grand Opening on March 10, 2018 follows a week-long celebration of preview events:

Golden Gala—SOLD OUT

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets to Kirkland Museum’s Golden Gala on the evening of Thursday, March 1, 2018 have SOLD OUT. Those interested in purchasing tickets can be added to a wait list by emailing us at gala@kirklandmuseum.org or leaving a message at 303.832.8576 x801. Please include your name, the number of tickets desired, your email address and phone number. Note that if you do not receive a return call or email, no seats became available.

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6pm
The Golden Gala celebrates Kirkland Museum’s new golden building and relocation to Denver’s Golden Triangle Creative District, steps away from Clyfford Still Museum and Denver Art Museum. Join us for a glittering gold-tie evening and exclusive preview of the museum’s new home.

Gala Sponsorship and Ticket Levels:

GOLD SPONSOR | $20,000





Thank you to our generous Golden Gala sponsors!


Merle C. Chambers
Lanny and Sharon Martin

Denver Art Museum
Olson Kundig










Alpine Bank
Civica Cherry Creek-Schnitzer West, LLC
Clyfford Still Museum
Noel and Tom Congdon
Fairfield and Woods, P.C.
History Colorado Center
Land Title Guarantee Company
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
The Loving Family of Barbara Locketz
Evi and Evan Makovsky and NAI Shames Makovsky
Councilman Wayne New, District 10
Elizabeth Schlosser
Carmel Scopelliti
Shaw Construction, LLC (2 Tables)
Jill and Gary Sisson
James Tuell
University of Denver
Visit Denver
William Havu Gallery

Sheila Bisenius
The Honorable Karen Brody and Michael Hughes
Mark Falcone
Thomas and Susan Hilb
Sheila Case Hill
Jack Finlaw & Gregory Movesian
KL&A Engineers & Builders
W. Lincoln and Barbara Materna
Gary and Laura Maurer
Mr & Mrs. Tom & Jane Petrie
The Rago Arts and Auction Center
Nijole and Walter Rasmussen
Michael L. Ritchie
Tuthill & Hughes LLP
Walker Fine Art



Preview for Artists and Designers

Evening of Friday, March 2, 2018
Artists and designers represented in Kirkland Museum’s collection will be invited to a celebratory evening preview of the new museum. This event is by invitation only.

Member Previews

Saturday, March 3, 2018 and Wednesday, March 7, 2018, daytime hours TBA
Kirkland Museum members will be invited to free preview hours as a benefit of membership. These events are by invitation only.

To learn more about membership and to join, click here.

Partner & Neighbor Previews

Sunday, March 4, 2018 and Wednesday, March 7, 2018, daytime hours TBA
Community partners and neighbors will be invited to exclusive preview hours of the new museum. These events are by invitation only.

Grand Opening

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 11am to 5pm
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art’s highly anticipated new building at 1201 Bannock Street will open to the public on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

Also open Sunday, March 11, 2018, 12 to 5pm. For visitor information, see Plan Your Visit.

Denver Story Trek (Ongoing)

Denver Story Trek brings Denver history alive for visitors as it leads them on a customizable journey through a variety of Denver neighborhoods, showcasing five leading heritage sites: Four Mile Historic Park, Byers-Evans House Museum, Molly Brown House Museum, Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art and the Black American West Museum. The Trek Connect feature allows visitors to use their cell phones to hear stories about the city’s history as well as record their own experiences. Denver Story Trek is a program of Historic Denver Inc., in collaboration with the participating historic sites; Preserve America; the Colorado State Historical Fund; the Colorado Tourism Office; and the Denver Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau.

For more information, please visit denverstorytrek.org.