Cap City Tavern is located in the heart of Denver surrounded by the Denver Art Museum, the Denver Public Library, the History Colorado Museum and more. A short walk from the Court House and Capitol Building, Cap City Tavern is a favorite spot for many locals. Stop by before the big game or after a long day of work and find out why Cap City Tavern is the neighborhood hang out.
Cap City Tavern is located right across the street from the Denver Art Museum. Making art accessible to all, tearing down the walls of pretentiousness and fear, creating an environment where three-year-olds and twentysomethings can both be amazed and entertained, all of these statements come together at the Denver Art Museum. As a private, non-profit educational resource for Colorado, the mission of the museum is to enrich the lives of Colorado and Rocky Mountain residents through the acquisition, preservation, and presentation of artworks in both the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, and by supporting these works with exemplary educational and scholarly programs.
The Denver Public Library connects people with information, ideas and experiences to provide enjoyment, enrich lives and strengthen our community. For over a century, customers have turned to the Denver Public Library for books, programs and services that entertain, inform, educate and enlighten. Today, with more than 450 staff members and 24 locations, the Library serves residents citywide. The Library's popularity continues to grow.
As the designated steward of Colorado history, the History Colorado Museum aspires to engage people in Colorado's heritage through collecting, preserving, and discovering the past in order to educate and provide perspectives for the future.
The Wells Fargo Theatre is part of the Colorado Convention Center located on 700 14th street in downtown Denver. The center recently underwent a $340 million expansion that was completed in December 2004. The Wells Fargo Theatre box office offers one of the most intimate settings for big name concerts with only 5,000 seats in the venue.
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an exhilarating mix of Broadway shows, professional theatre, acting instruction and dazzling venues. We annually serve more than 750,000 patrons from the Western region and beyond.
Clyfford Still was among the first generation of Abstract Expressionists who developed a new, powerful approach to painting in the years immediately following World War II. Still's contemporaries included Philip Guston, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko. Though the styles and approaches of these artists varied considerably, Abstract Expressionism is marked by abstract forms, expressive brushwork, and monumental scale, all of which were used to convey universal themes about creation, life, struggle, and death ("the human condition"), themes that took on a considerable relevance during and after World War II.
The Pepsi Center, one of the nation's finest sports and entertainment facilities, represents the best of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. Clear sightlines. Dramatic views. Open space. Privately owned and operated, groundbreaking for Pepsi Center took place on November 20, 1997.
The United States Mint offers free tours in its Denver location. Touring the United States Mint is a fascinating experience for those of all ages and one that will be remembered for a lifetime. Tours cover both the present state of coin manufacturing as well as the history of the Mint. Learn about the craftsmanship required at all stages of the minting process, from the original designs and sculptures to the actual striking of the coins.
Historical tours of the Colorado Capitol Building begin on the first floor and consist of early Colorado history, Capitol construction, several stained glass windows, Women's Gold Tapestry, Presidential portraits, and a stop outside the Senate and House of Representatives chambers. Public historical tours are offered hourly 10am to 3pm Monday through Friday.
The Byers-Evans House was home to two prominent Denver families and is one of the city’s most historic landmarks. Built in 1883, it has been beautifully restored to the period between 1912 and 1924. Polished wood finishes, brightly patterned wallpapers, ornate mantles, and period draperies form a backdrop for a rich variety of Evans family furnishings.
The Denver Justice Center is located in downtown Denver, covering a two city block area bound by Fox and Delaware Streets and 14th and Colfax Avenues. The Denver Justice Center is a renovation of Denver’s existing Criminal Justice system. Denver’s new Justice Center is designed to alleviate the overcrowding and create a more efficient system.