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Nicolaysen Art Museum & The Discovery Center


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The “NIC” features contemporary art from the central Rockies and high plains. With more than 25,000 square feet of galleries, classrooms and the Discovery Center (a hands-on art studio), the NIC celebrates the visual arts and learning. Plan ahead to catch an auction, show or festival, or simply wander through the current awe-inspiring display!


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  • Meeting/Convention Facilities:

Meeting Facilities

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Facility Info
  • Exhibits Space
  • Description Contemporary art museum and education center in historic building.
  • Largest Room 5000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 20000
  • Reception Capacity 400
  • Theatre Capacity 330
  • Rounds 0
  • Banquet Capacity 272
  • Number of Rooms 4
  • Classroom Capacity 300


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Sep 28

Homeschool Art

calendar icon Recurring weekly on Wednesday until October 19, 2022

Wednesdays – September 14th – October 19th

Ages: K – 3rd grades is 1:00pm – 2:00pm; 4 – 8...

Sep 28

Preschool Picassos

calendar icon Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday until October 20, 2022

Wednesdays or Thursdays: 10:30am – 11:30am

Ages: 2-5 years old with their parent/adult

September 14th...

Sep 30

Resin Casting 101

calendar icon September 30, 2022

It is a month of new opportunities at the NIC and new classes! 🤩

Here comes another one next week, led by Casper...

Oct 01

Art Play at the NIC

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Art Play day is back! 🤩

On Saturday, October 1st, come play with us at the NIC! This class is for younger children,...

Oct 01

Art Studio

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Art Studio is back on October 1st! 🥳

Experiment and explore with different media as you learn to push your...

Oct 08

Art Club

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The next Art Club is Saturday, October 8th. 🎨

Explore, create, and invent with various art materials and projects,...

Oct 20

Outside the Lines

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FREE to veterans & service members, the next Outside the Lines class will be instructed by Alicia Thaden. She will be...

Oct 22


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Join us for a truly magical experience - an evening of mystery, discovery, and intrigue. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails from...

Oct 29

A Hocus Pocus Event

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Come enjoy the free family friendly Hocus Pocus Halloween Event!

Hosted by The Nicolaysen Art Museum in conjunction...