Visit Us!

Located at 809 15th Street in downtown Golden, Colorado! Come and visit for free today.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 12 – 5 pm

We are closed on the following days:

  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Directions & Parking

We have a limited number of spots in our parking lot, which is located on the west side of our buildings. There is also ample short-term parking along Washington Avenue. Visitors can also request a pass from the front desk to park on Fifteenth Street.

For additional parking options, please refer to our parking map and information (PDF).

Admission is FREE!

Reservations are encouraged but walk-ins are more than welcome!

Admission tickets are available to purchase at the guest services desk upon your arrival or online in advance. Museum admission is valid only for the date printed on the ticket.

Select a 30-minute window that you’d like to arrive within.

  • Please make sure you get tickets for your entire household at once.
  • Print out or have the ticket email confirmation ready when you arrive at FAC.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Foothills Art Center a non-profit?

Yes, Foothills Art Center is a 501(c)3

 

Is FAC a collecting institution?

No, Foothills Art Center is not a collecting institution.

 

Can I take pictures inside?

Of course! Please take pictures unless signage indicates that you cannot. If you post pictures, please credit the artist.

 

Is FAC wheelchair accessible?

Yes, galleries are wheelchair accessible. Unfortunately, our classroom is not.

 

How much is admission?

Admission is free!

 

What are the FAC opening hours?

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10 am – 5 pm
Wednesday: Closed
Sunday: 12 pm-5 pm

 

Where can I park to visit the FAC?

Visitors to the FAC can park in a limited number of spots in our parking lot, located on the west side of our buildings. There is also ample short-term parking along Washington Avenue. Visitors can also request a pass from the front desk to park on Fifteenth Street. For additional parking options, please refer to our parking map and information (PDF).

 

I’d like to write an article about FAC, who should I contact?

All media requests should be directed to anna@foothillsartcenter.org.

Is all the art family-friendly?

Because contemporary art often deals with powerful issues, adults may wish to view the art with, or in advance of, younger viewers.

Can I donate artwork to the museum?

No, Foothills Art Center is not a collecting institution.

Does Foothills Art Center buy art?

No, we are not a collecting institution.

May I talk to the curator?

Yes, we have a program to meet with our curator. Please see this link for more information: https://www.foothillsartcenter.org/opportunities

I need to have the artwork framed, do you have any recommendations?

Unfortunately, we do not partner with any art framers. Please check local listings for help.

Can you tell me how much this artwork is worth?

No, Foothills Art Center does not offer appraisals.

Can I bring a group without scheduling a tour?

We ask you to please schedule a tour for large groups. Please visit www.foothillsartcenter.org/tours for more information. If you’re unsure, please call Foothills Art Center.

Foothills Art Center is wheelchair accessible, with two reserved parking spots in our lot and an accessible entrance near the front of the Main Gallery.

A complimentary wireless Internet access service – “FAC Guest” – is available. “FAC Guest” provides campus visitors with basic WiFi Internet access. Just ask the front desk for the password and you’ll be connected!

Foothills Art Center is closed on the following days*:

  • President’s Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • We
  • New Year’s Eve
  • New Year’s Day

* Any delays or closures due to inclement weather will be posted on our homepage