About the Arvada Center Galleries
Galleries at the Arvada Center host a dozen or more fine art exhibitions each year in three distinctive galleries with 10,000 square feet of space. The Arvada Center prides itself on keeping its gallery and museum exhibitions FREE and open to the public seven days a week, something that it has done since inception in 1976.
The Arvada Center Galleries are open Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m.to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The galleries remain open until 7:30 p.m. on evenings with theatre performances. Free docent-led tours of the gallery exhibitions and history museum are available to groups of five or more. To schedule a tour call the Arvada Center's gallery/museum tour line at 720-898-7255.
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- – 25th Annual Colorado Watercolor Society State Exhibition The 25th Annual Colorado Watercolor Society State Exhibition will fill the upper and theatre galleries at the Arvada Center in Summer 2016.
- – 41st Annual Exhibition Western Federation of Watercolor Societies The 41st Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition will feature over 130 pieces in a wide range of styles from twelve member societies.
- Looking Back: 40 Years/40 Artists For 40 years, the Arvada Center has featured contemporary local and regional art as a lion share of its exhibition offerings. This exhibition celebrates that 40-year history by featuring 40 artists who have been influential in the contemporary art scene during the Arvada Center's history.
- Moving Forward: The Next 40 Years This exhibition in the Upper and Theatre galleries will draw together artists who are in the prime of their career and have been dynamic in Colorado's recent contemporary art scene.