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Foothills Art Center

809 15th St. Golden, CO 80401 | West Denver Suburbs | 303-279-3922

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The Foothills Art Center, located in Golden, has been hosting local artists since 1968. The main building of the center got its start in 1872 as a Presbyterian church from 1872, and makes a lovely setting for the exhibits here.


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Foothills Art Center has served as the center for art exhibitions, education and culture for the greater Golden community for over 40 years. Housed in two buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, FAC is known for showcasing diverse exhibitions in a unique setting.

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