A MULTI-FACETED ART SPACE FOR ALL
Helikon Gallery & Studios is a family-owned and operated contemporary art venue located in the River North (RiNo) Art District. Opened in October 2013, Helikon Gallery has earned a reputation as a high level exhibition space for contemporary Illustrative Arts, ranging from portraiture, illustration, and figure work to imaginative and narrative art from the United States and abroad.
The building is a 10,00 square foot repurposed warehouse comprised of two art galleries, 14 artists’ studios, a coffee bar & retail space, and a classroom space. We host over a dozen exhibits throughout the year, rotating every 4 – 6 weeks, and are also available as private event space.
We welcome visitors of all backgrounds, regardless of your familiarity or experience in the arts. Entry is always free during regular business hours, and visitors are not required to spend money. Art Galleries function effectively as public services – conduits to culture where we can form appreciation for aesthetics and design.
Tuesday – Saturday, 12 – 6pm
3675 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80216
RiNo Art District
Our primary exhibit space and the largest feature of the building, the main gallery is a 1,400 square foot space. The space is designed to weave into the existing architectural features seamlessly. Featuring a two story open ceiling with an exposed century-old steel roof structure, an interior balcony, and a large glass garage door, it imparts exhibits with a gritty, understated elegance.
Known as Gallery 101, the annex space is a 400 square foot complement to the main gallery. Its manageable size makes it an ideal venue for everything from small solo exhibits to densely packed group shows. The space is designed to conceal ample amounts of storage, including custom designed vertical storage racks and shelving behind drywall doors.
RETAIL & COFFEE BAR
Our retail shop and coffee bar is always open alongside the galleries. We brew locally roasted coffee and espresso by Novo and stock a variety of affordable art prints, specialty art books, sculpture, designer toys, greeting cards, pins, stickers and more.
Our in-house shop has a large selection of art for any budget, from small artist-made cards and toys, to rare books, handmade jewelry, and original paintings. Visitors can enjoy samplings of work from previous exhibits as well as features of work by artists we frequently exhibit.
Helikon also comprises 14 fully enclosed art studios on the second floor, built to the same quality specifications as the gallery. Plus, open studio opportunities mean that many Helikon artists are present for openings and other events, giving visitors the chance to see a wide range of styles and to speak with artists about their art.Learn More