Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art is a member of the Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The museum has a nationally important display of 20th-century decorative arts, with more than 3,500 works on view of Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Glasgow Style, Wiener Werkstätte, De Stijl, Bauhaus, Art Deco, Modern and Pop Art. A major survey of Colorado art history is documented, with over 170 artists represented by more than 700 works. The museum's collections have a strong focus on the last quarter of the 19th century and the first three quarters of the 20th century. The museum shows a retrospective of Colorado's distinguished painter, Vance Kirkland (1904-1981). The museum contains Kirkland's historical painting studio, where his painting table, brushes, dowels and paints can be seen. Please note: DUe to the fragile nature of our collections, children under age 13 are not admitted.
Museum Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; tour free with admission Wednesday through Saturday at 1:30 p.m.