While you are checking out Loveland, Colorado; here's a few favorite things we recommend for your visit...
ART, starting with us, of Course:
Columbine Gallery home of the National Sculptors’ Guild. Our 4500 square foot gallery artfully displays over 800 NSG sculptures and paintings by over 40 local and national artists. Plus the attached NSG Sculpture Garden is an acre filled with unusual botanical specimens and over 80 monumental sculptures, all available for sale, ready for your collection.
2683 N Taft Avenue, Loveland, CO 80538 970-667-2015 email
MORE ART: 4th street has other small galleries/studios like Independence Gallery, and Lundeen Sculpture
Art Castings of Colorado See the sculptures being cast, Loveland has some of the top foundries in the nation!
511 8th St. SE. Loveland, CO 80537 970-667-1114
public tours start at 9:30am, reservations required
Bronze Services of Colorado: See the sculptures being cast,
140 2nd Street S.E., Loveland, CO 80537 970-667-2723
THURSDAY mornings at 8 am. By appointment only.
Benson Sculpture Garden Loveland’s public art park featuring over 150 sculptures and home of Sculpture in the Park, the largest outdoor sculpture show held every 2nd weekend in August. Columbine is a block southwest.
2908 Aspen Drive in Loveland, Colorado 80538
Chapungu Sculpture Park at Centerra a permanent collection of 82 African stone sculptures carved by Zimbabwe artists. Would be good to catch on the way in or out of town – Centerra is near the I-25 interchange. 2593 Kendall Parkway Loveland, CO 80538
Artworks Loveland: Contact Angela to set up a touring time, they have running exhibits but primarily are a working studio space for over 25 artists. The studios are open to viewing while the artists are working, fun to see the behind the scenes sometimes. 310 N. Railroad, Loveland, CO 80537 970-663-5555
Art Space at the Feed & Grain This is a work/live space and the lobby typically has rotating exhibits by the resident artists. Located across from Artworks Loveland. 140 West Third Street, Loveland, CO, 80537
Loveland Museum/Gallery has great rotating exhibits, including host of the Colorado Governor's Art Show Annually. (admission fee)
503 N. Lincoln Avenue Loveland, CO 80537 970-962-2410
Embassy Suites: If you need a place to stay, this is our top pick. We loan art to them on occasion, and they offer great amenities close to I-25 and Hwy 34.
FOOD: again, in our opinion, the best options are Loveland's unique places downtown... if none of these seem like a fit, we can extend the list,. Not in any order, plus there are many more...
There are also some fun craft brewery’s, and a dessert bar for the chocolate lovers....
Door 222: Located next door to the Rialto Theater, they offer great locally sourced tapas, lunch and dinner that changes seasonally.
222 E 4th Street, Loveland, CO 80537 970-541-3020
Henry’s Pub: On the other side of the Rialto is Henry’s they are a bit more casual and probably offer the largest seating space. Great salads, sandwiches and specials.
234 East 4th Street, Loveland, CO 80537 970-613-1896
Origins Wine Bar and Pizza: If you have a large group, I'd recommend renting the Wine Cellar Library in advance, which seats up to 20. The menu has a great mix of fresh foods that pair well with the wine!
Origins is right across from the Loveland Museum
500 N Lincoln Ave Loveland, CO 80537, 970-685-4269
How to get around? Here's a service other tours have used in the past….
About The City offers a luxury limo bus, which is a nice way to get from place to place., especially if you're partaking in Mo' Betta Gumbo's moonshine, or a mimosa at brunch! They could also help with fine tuning your itinerary.
JK Designs, Inc.
JK Designs, Inc. serves as the design team for the National Sculptors' Guild. Owned and operated by the father/daughter team of John & Alyson Kinkade, we have placed over 550 significant public art statements since 1992. Shop online or contact us to commission something unique for your space.