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Street Art Denver


Denver  Public Art   "Unplugged" Tour Overview


It doesn't take long for downtown Denver visitors to notice the wide variety of public art on display. Whether it's our infamous big blue bear, the murals of 16th Street Mall, or the more historic statues in Civic Center Park, there are public art pieces to please art enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts alike - we promise! Thanks to Denver's investment in the city's art scene, Denver's public art is considered some of the best that U.S. cities have to offer and this Denver public art tour experience gives you the opportunity to visit the most iconic of Denver's 400+ public art pieces on this tour.

Join us to see Denver's art scene unplugged: this tour gives you the inside scope on Denver's most infamous art and all of the controversy, inspiration, and behind-the-scenes stories about the art and the artists that you can handle. 


On this private walking tour through the heart of downtown Denver and LoDo, enjoy an experience that’s customized to your interests and, along the way, enjoy plenty of time to chat with your guide, ask questions, take pictures, and learn more about the Mile High City's vast array of public art and history.

Tour Details

Departure Time Choices:

9:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Above times are bookable online.

Looking for a different time? Just email us!

Year-Round: Mon. & Fri.

Above days of the week are bookable online.

Looking for a different day? Just email us!


2 hours


Easy, flat, plenty of stops

1.3 miles through LoDo

Meeting Place:

The Denver Art Museum

100 W 14th Ave Pkwy.

Ending Location:

Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1400 Curtis St.

Additional Denver Public Art Tour Info:

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Meeting Place:

  • Please meet your local guide near "The Big Sweep" just south of W. 13th Ave. by the Art Museum's Frederic C. Hamilton building entrance. The Big Sweep is one of Denver's most famous public art pieces and is a very large broom and blue dustpan - you can't miss it!

  • Be sure to arrive at least 5-10 minutes prior to your Denver public art tour departure time to meet your guide and sign the Waiver. Dontown Denver art tours do start and depart on time.

  • Denver public art tours still operate rain, snow, or shine and when events are happening at the Capitol or in Civic Center Park, and there are events almost every weekend in our warmer months.

    • In cases of extreme weather, our team will contact you with rescheduling or cancellation information.​

  • Your local guide will be wearing a neon yellow Denver Walking Tours shirt. They may also be carrying a small green Denver Free Walking Tours sign, especially in less than ideal weather. 

  • Wheelchair and stroller accessible

  • The starting or ending locations of your Denver art tour can be changed to accommodate your needs, interests, and schedule; just email our team.



  • All ages are welcome!  Will kid(s) like the tour and public art in Denver? That really depends on your kiddo(s)! Our Denver public art tours are suitable and designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Your guide is trained and experienced in working with youth. Youth ages 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Odds & Ends:  

  • Don't forget to bring water! 

  • Seeing public art in Denver is a great activity to do on one of your first days in town! 



1-5 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $195

6-12 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $299

13-20 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $440

21-30 Guests

Pricing is per group, not per guest:

2-hour tour: $590

Sample Art Tour Itinerary*  *Can vary based  on seasonal and short-term art pieces

Denver Art Museum area:

  1. Tour Start: Denver Art Museum - The Big Sweep

  2. Lao Tzu

  3. Wheel

  4. The Yearling

Civic Center Park area:

  1. The Prospector

  2. The controversial piece: In Honor of Christopher Columbus

  3. East 2 West Source Point

16th Street Mall area:

  1. Keys to the City

  2.  CowParade

  3. Hi My Name is Awsum

Colorado Convention Center, Performing Arts Complex and LoDo area:

  1. I See What You Mean

  2. Man and Woman

  3. Tour End: The Dancers 


Cancellation/Refund Policy: No refunds are available for our Denver public art tours & tickets are not transferable to other dates.

Looking for a customized Denver public art tour route, customized start start time, customized starting location or other inquiries. Please fill out this quick, easy Denver Walking Tours inquiry form:  



Carolina A. "It was a great tour. We really enjoyed it. The guide, Alex, was magnificent. The places we visited were fabulous. A great way to see the highlights with a great group of people."​ Read full testimonial.

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