Close Encounters


Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1485 Delgany Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States

Georgia O'Keeffe's body of work is so much more than sexy flowers and New Mexican landscapes. Join Colleen Sullivan, Program and Marketing Coordinator at the American Museum of Western Art, and twenty-four of your soon-to-be closest friends for an up close and personal deep dive into the O'Keeffe works on display in Aftereffect: Georgia O'Keeffe and Contemporary Painting.

Presented in partnership with the American Museum of Western Art
If you want to check out the American Museum of Western Art (before or after the event at MCA Denver) you can use the code MCA2019 at checkout on the American Museum of Western Art's website to receive buy one get one museum admission tickets. Find the American Museum of American Art online at

$10 MCA Members/Students  |  $15 Nonmembers


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Street parking is limited. Public parking is available in the parking garage at 1900 16th St. We offer validated parking for up to 2 hours, before 4pm, Tuesday-Friday. All other times are flat rate & no validation is required.

Before 4pm $6 (with validation) / After 4pm $5 / Weekends $7

Limited meter parking is available on Delgany St.

What if I'm really really thirsty before the event?

Join us for happy hour in the MCA Café & Bar beforehand to loosen up your brain: 5-6:30PM. 

Can I check out the museum after the event?

Unfortunately, the museum will be closed after Close Encounters. However, you can bring your Close Encounters ticket back for free musuem admission within a month of the event!

Artwork: Georgia O'Keeffe, Datura and Pedernal, 1940. Oil on board, 11 x 16 1/8 inches. Collection of the Orlando Museum of Art, Gift of the Dorothy Meigs Eidlitz Foundation.  © The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum