Even before entering the Denver Art Museum, visitors encounter unique works of art. From the design of the Art and Culture ... More
Big Sweep [The]
Even before entering the Denver Art Museum, visitors encounter unique works of art. From the design of the Art and Culture center square to the buildings themselves, the art museum lives up to its name in full. On a smaller scale, waiting just outside the entrance visitors can view The Big Sweep, a modern art statue by Coosje van Bruggen and Claes Oldenburg. The Big Sweep is exactly what it sounds like; a big (35-foot tall) metal statue of a colorful broom sweeping rubbish into a blue dustpan. Simple but confusing and thought-provoking, the Big Sweep gives visitors a taste of what is yet to come when they enter the museum. -Sabrina Zirakzadeh
Designed and built for the Cheeseman family in 1908, and later purchased by the Boettcher family, this mansion was deeded
to the state in 1959. The Georgian Revival residence became the Governor's Mansion in 1960 after considerable controversy. Ornate ...
The site was originally the Rocky Mountain Brewing Company, but owner John Good changed the name in the 1860s to
the Tivoli, in honor of the gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark. Now it serves as a student center for the ...
Located on the corner of 18th and Broadway in the heart of downtown Denver, Trinity's architecture is "modern Gothic." The
modern comes from the recent additions of a state of the art theater and auditorium, and the Gothic is ...