Step Back into the American West,
Where Art and History Come Together.

It is the mission of the American Museum of Western Art to promote the public’s understanding and appreciation of art depicting the American West from the early 1800s through the present day. The art presented is intended to give the public a better understanding and appreciation of the character, history, and beauty of the American West and the peoples, individuals, and ideas that transformed it over time.

The Anschutz Collection offers guided and self-guided tours of the museum on Mondays and Wednesdays and tickets must be purchased in advance. In addition to guided and self-guided tours, The Anschutz Collection accommodates school tours and group tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays, which can be arranged using the forms provided in Visitor Information.

The Anschutz Collection offers educational programs including our monthly special topic conversations, Artful Insights. Please see our upcoming programs listing below or visit our Tickets page for more information.


Announcing Our Summer Program Lineup!

Joseph Sharp, War Talk, before 1942

We are pleased to announce that we have a great program line-up this summer. We have doubled our Artful Insight offerings to two a month, we are also offering three additional Special Programs, as well as having Saturday hours on Colorado Day, August 1st.

Our next program is an Artful Insight on June 1st and is a special conversation on artist Joseph Henry Sharp.

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