Event Rental & Services

The Denver Art Museum’s iconic architecture provides an exceptional backdrop for a wide variety of special events including receptions, lectures, and keynote addresses. With on-site catering from celebrated chef/restaurateur Kevin Taylor and a seasoned event staff, we provide an unparalleled experience for you and your guests.

We offer special rates for nonprofit organizations.

To start planning your event, contact DAMEvents@denverartmuseum.org or 720-865-5171.

Event Spaces and Rates

Palettes/Catering Information


Cultural Complex Garage

The most convenient place to park, the garage at 12th Avenue and Broadway, opens daily at 6 am. Enter the garage from 12th Avenue just west of Broadway. As of August 1, 2013, the City of Denver rates for parking in this garage will range from $1 for up to 59 minutes to $10 for the daily maximum (excluding special events). The early bird parking rate will be $7 per day. Rates are posted inside the garage entrance. Please contact the garage directly for more information or to arrange for parking vouchers.

Cultural Complex Garage Information (PDF)

Parking Lots & Meters

Several unattended parking lots and hundreds of metered parking spaces are located within walking distance of the museum. Find a map of several nearby parking options on Parkopedia.

Rental Amenities

  • Rental times are for 4 hours plus 1 hour for setup/breakdown
  • Rentals include tables, chairs and black or white linen (linen is not floor-length)

Event Rental Information & Vendor Guidelines (PDF)


After-Hour Gallery Rental

  • Galleries may be open after hours for $650 each
  • Please see the diagram of available galleries
  • Pricing for temporary, special exhibits vary and additional ticketing costs may apply
  • You may hire “Ask Me” Docents to be available in galleries for your event for $2/guest
  • Food & drink are not permitted in the galleries

Group-Rate Tickets

Group Tickets may be purchased during museum hours for groups larger than 10