Access – Clyfford Still Museum


Everyone is Welcome

The Clyfford Still Museum is continually working to make Museum programs and exhibitions accessible to all visitors. We welcome you! The Museum does not discriminate on the basis of disability and strives to provide its visitors with disabilities equal access to its facilities, programs, services, and activities. Upon request, the Museum will endeavor to provide appropriate aids and services and make reasonable modifications to its policies and practices so that visitors with disabilities may participate.

For specific questions about auxiliary aids and services, wheelchairs, strollers, or other equipment needs, or to request an accommodation, please speak with a visitor services representative at the reception desk at 720-354-4878 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, or email

Organizations and groups that serve people with disabilities may be eligible for free reduced admission.  Please see our outreach section for details.

Accessible Parking

Designated ADA accessible parking is available on level P2 of the Cultural Center Parking Garage located at 65 W. 12th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204. The garage entrance is on 12th Avenue between Broadway and Acoma Street. A valid state-issued handicapped placard or license plate is required at all times. All ADA accessible parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information visit

Accessible parking spaces for visitors with disabilities are also available in the surface lot directly across from the Museum on Bannock Street. Metered spaces are also available on Bannock Street and 12th Avenue near the Museum. A person with a mobility impairment using a valid disability placard or plate issued to them may park at Denver City meters for the time period authorized by the parking meter or for four hours, whichever is greater, without paying during the times parking is allowed. At the end of the authorized time period, the vehicle must be moved at least 100 feet from the metered parking space.

Mobility-impaired visitors can be dropped off in the alley in back of the Museum, then proceed by sidewalk to the ramps to the front entrance.

Public Transportation for Visitors with Limited Mobility

Visitors can reach the museum from anywhere in the Denver metro area using the Regional Transportation District (RTD). For bus and light rail information, visit

All RTD buses, including the Free MallRide, Free MetroRide, and rail vehicles are accessible for mobility aids, such as wheelchairs, electric scooters, segways, walkers, and crutches. Bus and rail operators are trained to assist passengers with disabilities boarding or exiting the vehicle.

RTD provides local bus transportation for people who cannot access its fixed-route bus and rail systems due to a disability or disabling health condition. You must be a registered customer to use Access-a-Ride service. For more information visit

Accessible Entrance

The main entrance of the museum at the front of the building located at the corner of Bannock Street and 13th Avenue is wheelchair accessible via a ramp. Power assist doors are located at this entrance.


Standard, manual wheelchairs are available free of charge at the Museum on first-come, first-served basis at the reception desk. We also welcome your personal manual or motorized wheelchairs, walkers, or scooters. The Museum’s gift shop and restrooms on the ground level are wheelchair accessible. The Museum’s galleries on the second floor are also wheelchair accessible by means of an elevator located adjacent to the entrance lobby.

Closed Captioning

The Museum’s orientation video in the main lobby is closed-captioned.

Accessible Restrooms

Accessible restrooms are located on the main floor of the Museum. Please refer to the visitor’s guide map for the location, or ask a Visitor Services representative.


Aides who accompany visitors with special needs receive free admission.

Service Animals

Service animals (animals trained to perform specific tasks for an individual with a disability, such as guide dogs) are permitted to accompany disabled visitors in all public areas of the Museum.

Visitors Who Are Hearing Impaired

American sign language (ASL) interpreters may be requested for any Museum program. At least two weeks advance notice is required. To request ASL interpretation, please email the Museum at

Gallery Seating

Many Museum galleries have benches. Free gallery stools are also available and are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Please request one of these lightweight, folding seats at the reception desk in the entrance lobby and return them to the same desk at the end of your visit.

Gallery Lighting

Lighting in certain galleries is dimmed to protect the art.

Exhibition Text

Large print and Spanish translation exhibition text are available.

Emergency Evacuation

In the unlikely event of an emergency evacuation, Museum visitors should not use the elevators. Visitors with special needs on the second floor should proceed to the front or back staircases where they will be assisted in exiting the building by Museum security officers or the fire department. Visitors on the ground level can exit the building through the wheelchair accessible front entrance.

Public Notice

The Clyfford Still Museum does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities, or in its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act nondiscrimination law of 1990 and, as appropriate, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504.

Guests are invited to contact the Museum with concerns regarding accessibility for visitors with disabilities. Please call (720) 354-4878 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., or email

Website Accessibility

The Clyfford Still Museum is committed to facilitating the accessibility and usability of its website,, for all people with disabilities. The Museum will be implementing over time the relevant portions of the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA (WCAG 2.0 AA) as its web accessibility standard, which will also bring the Museum into conformance with the Section 5-8 Web Accessibility Standards developed by the United States Access Board.

Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing. If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular web page on, please contact us at If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page in your email, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page accessible for you.

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