1. Museum of Boulder
“The Museum of Boulder provides engaging educational experiences for people to explore the continuing history of the Boulder region. The Museum collects, preserves, and presents Boulder history in order to connect to the past, provide a context for the present, and inspire a vision for the future. The new Museum of Boulder provides engaging experiences that celebrate the spirit of Boulder. Through dynamic exhibits and captivating programs, visitors discover the stories of our past, explore the creativity and innovation of the present, and envision the future of our community. The Museum of Boulder is a catalyst for conversation and a welcoming place in which to explore, discover, reflect, and have fun.”
2. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
“Facing the beautiful Central Park and just three blocks from Pearl Street, the museum is an ideal location for your admiration of contemporary art. Each season BMoCA’s galleries are transformed by a new group of world-renowned artists. The artwork presents a unique backdrop and an opportunity for all guests to experience the vision of contemporary artists.”
3. Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery
“Shop Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery for beautiful jewelry, ceramics and pottery, woodwork, fiber arts, photography and more! 2018 is Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery’s 47th year in business on the Downtown Boulder (Colorado) Pedestrian Mall. Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery has been a favorite destination for locals and visitors as long as it has existed. With hand crafted merchandise curated by practicing artists and craftspeople, your purchase from Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery represents the lasting crafts culture of the USA. Plus – you support a local small business!”
4. 15th Street Gallery
“15th Street Gallery opened in 1984; the two original partners still manage the art gallery today.
The gallery exhibits contemporary art by established artists. These gallery artists work in a wide range of media including oil and acrylic paintings, lithographs, monotypes, etchings, woodcuts, collages and sculpture. 15th Street Gallery also provides custom art and picture framing to the highest of conservator standards.”
5. University of Colorado Art Museum
“Housed within CU Boulder’s College of Arts & Sciences, it’s our mission to improve the accessibility of our collection and exhibitions for CU Boulder students, faculty, staff and the people of Colorado. By the end of the 2020 academic year, CU Art Museum will deepen learning opportunities, receive accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums, and diversify revenue sources.”
Since their foundation of the collections in 1939, they have been a hub for exploration of art. It’s their vision to create a university culture that inspires creativity, innovation and original research. The CU Art Museum aims to be an exemplary collecting university art museum that is held in high esteem by peers.
6. University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
The mission of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History is to contribute to the knowledge of the natural world and human history through research, teaching, and public education. The Museum and Field Studies Graduate Program offers students an opportunity to earn a Master of Science degree or a certificate of Museum Studies. The Museum’s exhibition galleries are open to the public, free of charge, seven days a week and the Museum offers a variety of programs and events throughout the year.