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A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art

150 E Main St, Trinidad, CO 81082-2709
+1 719-846-4224
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Re-Opens August 1, 2018

I was so fortunate the front door was unlocked and I just marched in. The Director was inside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gofly2
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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Excellent museum and building

Even if you don't like art, stop in to see this amazing old building. Built in the early 1900s as... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Sylviazit
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Denver, Colorado
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A Hidden Gem of Cowboy Art! Arthur Roy Mitchell painted iconic western scenes featuring cowboys, horses, cattle and vast beautiful landscapes that captured the hearts and minds of pulp western readers from the 1930's to today. The largest collection of his work is proudly displayed at the A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art, in downtown Trinidad, Colorado. Plan a visit to view this beautiful collection and we hope you'll become a member and support our efforts to keep his art alive and on display for generations to come.
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  • Average5%
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3 weeks ago
“Re-Opens August 1, 2018”
29 Aug 2016
“Excellent museum and building”
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150 E Main St, Trinidad, CO 81082-2709
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so fortunate the front door was unlocked and I just marched in. The Director was inside working on the updates that are being implemented for the reopening. She was gracious enough to talk with me and allow me to peruse the art which...More

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asheumaker, Manager at A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so glad you stopped by. Hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Even if you don't like art, stop in to see this amazing old building. Built in the early 1900s as a department store. Still has the original beautiful massive tin ceiling. They have a 20 minute video about the life of Mitchell. After seeing the...More

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Arthur Roy M, Director at A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Hello Sylvia! Thank you so much for visiting our museum and taking the time to share your excitement and appreciation for our collection. We appreciate you! Best Regards, Christina Boyce, Director director@armitchellmuseum.org

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

We toured this museum. Very interesting place once owned by a very interesting artist who illustrated pulp fiction western stories back in the day. Amazing art and just so appropriate to the town. Highly recommended.More

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Arthur Roy M, Director at A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2016

Hello Jimmy M, Thank you very much for your review and reccommendation. We are proud of our museum and appreciate all the visitors who enjoy their visit and help spread the word about Arthur Roy, our museum and Trinidad Colorado. Very Best Regards, Christina Boyce,...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We took an impromptu visit to Trinidad, having driven by numerous times but never stopped. This museum is just superb. Mitchell was a Trinidad native early in the 20th century, and became an artist specializing in pulp, especially western pulp, softback covers in the 20's...More

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Arthur Roy M, Director at A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2016

Dear SPK1951, Thank you for a great review and for taking the time to let travelers know about our museum. We appreciate you and hope you will return. We look forward to having your friends and family visit Trinidad, Colorado and the Arthur Roy Mitchell...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

This was so very cool, so glad we went everything was absolutely amazing, the pictures of indian snake dance was so amazing, I would recommend this if your in Trinidad for sure a must see. Erin & Liz you both were so helpful

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

More information please not enough people even know it's there. It would be great if people at information center in town gave better information regarding Open Season!

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Reviewed 1 April 2016

This is an art museum steeped deep in area history. It is definitely worth the time to stop in and look around.

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Christina B, Director at A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Dear Catherine G, Thank you for taking the time to review the A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art! We appreciate your support! Sincerely, Christina

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Don't recommend you waste your time here. Unless you absolutely adore western paintings. There's a lot more to art other than paintings, but they don't seem to think so...More

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Christina B, Director at A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2016

AvidFoodie31, I am sorry your visit to the A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art was so disappointing. We are a small museum dedicated to the art of Arthur Roy Mitchell (1887-1987), his collection of Western artifacts and works done by his friends and contemporaries as...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

Located in a huge old department store building in the heart of downtown, the A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art is largely devoted to the work of early Western painter and illustrator Mitchell and his contemporaries, but it also mounts contemporary shows upstairs and hosts...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2015

I'm so glad that we rearranged our trip so we could be here when the museum was open. We enjoyed our visit. We had never heard of A. R. Mitchell before planning our trip, but my husband loves all things Western so I knew he...More

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Christina B, Director at A. R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2016

Dear elbrooks, Thank you for taking the time to review the museum. We appreciate your review and the time you took to give it. As you know, the museum is dedicated to the art of Arthur Roy Mitchell (1887-1987), his collection of Western artifacts and...More

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