Come for the fresh buds, stay for the latest art installation by Art Wars at Diego Pellicer Colorado!
Exciting news! Denver Westword's Best of Denver 2018 guide named the Art District on Santa Fe the best Arts District in our city—by both critics and readers! Also, congratulations to the following ADSF members on their Best of Denver awards: Museo De Las Americas - Best Cultural Programming Space Gallery - Best Gallery for Abstract Art Ninni & Foffa's - Best Antiques and Curiosities ReCreative Denver - Best Craft Classes Explore more of what staff and readers of Denver Westword love in the Mile High City → https://bit.ly/1CoY1rM
Just a few days left to see work by Kanon Collective's two newest members, Dea Webb and Sharon Nicol! Dea has been a fixture in the Denver art community for many years and her work has a sense of whimsy and silliness mixed with a serious love of animals and environment. Sharon is new to the gallery scene and her sculptures perfectly complement the whimsy of Dea's art—they are as colorful as they are delightful. DETAILS → https://bit.ly/2GEeUt4
Join Core New Art Space on March 30, 6-9 p.m., for the opening reception of three new exhibits: In the Annex by award-winning artist Lisa Purdy, Turquoise Variations by Emmanuelle Auzias, and Savage Calm by Jen Herling. LEARN MORE → https://bit.ly/2xtI3hY
2018 marks the 70th anniversary of Denver's Sister City relationship with Brest, France. Celebrate at Renegade Brewing Company on March 30 with beer and crepes!
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First Friday Art Walks continue in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe! Year-round, rain or shine, join us on First Fridays to visit more than 100 art galleries, artists' studios, and creative businesses. A free guided shuttle loops every 20 minutes from the 10th and Osage light rail stop, down Kalamath and back north on Santa Fe Drive. For a list of events, visit: denversartdistrict.org/events For full info on First Friday, visit: denversartdistrict.org/first-friday Support local artists and attend the Art Walk every month from 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Colorado Ballet will close out its season March 30 to April 1 with Ballet Director’s Choice, presented by the Denver Ballet Guild at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Featuring Pillar of Fire by choreographer Antony Tudor and music by Arnold Schoenberg, Brief Fling by choreographer Twyla Tharp with music by Michel Colombier and Percy Grainger, and In Pieces by choreographer Val Caniparoli. DETAILS & TICKETS → https://bit.ly/2xb49av
The Art of Brunch is back! Welcome spring with gallery hopping and complimentary brunch bites at a dozen galleries and creative business in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe. No tickets needed. Grab your friends and spend a day in the District!
What is it about high altitude that makes grapes taste a little crisper, fresher, cleaner? Explore wines of the Jura, the Pyrenees, the Rhone and the Savoie with Alliance Française de Denver on March 29! RSVP → http://bit.ly/2pwv0ud
Members—join us for our monthly meeting tonight! Come get an update on neighborhood happenings, get a chance to meet your neighbors, and hear from VISIT DENVER on ways they can help promote your business. THE AGENDA 6:00-6:15 | Grab a drink, meet a neighbor, and get settled 6:15-6:45 | Presentation from VISIT Denver 6:45-7:30 | ADSF updates and social time Special thanks to DIME Denver for hosting! Not a member? Become one today → http://bit.ly/2HOJfSB
Calling all future creative leaders, ages 16-21: apply NOW for the Center for Visual Art, MSU Denver's 2018 Creative Industries Internship! This 3-week summer camp places YOU in the local creative professional sector and gives you the tools to create an impact in your community through art. DEADLINE EXTENDED. Apply by April 2 → http://bit.ly/2D85Cjr
Join us for our Third Friday Collectors' Night in the Art District on Santa Fe this evening! Enjoy the opportunity to chat directly with gallery owners and artists during this intimate, monthly series catered to art collectors. About a dozen galleries along Santa Fe Drive participate in this monthly event. Plan your date night and come explore the Art District on Santa Fe. For specific receptions and opening exhibits, visit denversartdistrict.org/events.
Don't miss Stained and Manipulated, the new two-artist exhibition at Bitfactory Gallery! Gregg Harkenrider works with glass, metal, LED and epoxy to create visually stunning stained glass images of cityscapes from all around the world. Perle creates a unique mixture of digital and analog art by digitally manipulating photographs she has taken, printing them on canvas, and painting and collaging over the images. The exhibit runs March 16 through April 12. Meet the artists at the opening reception during Third Friday Collectors' Night tomorrow! DETAILS → http://bit.ly/2FKqTli
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In celebration of Denver’s Month of Printmaking, Mai Wyn Fine Art presents Locus featuring new work by printmakers Fawn Atencio and Sharon Strasburg. Both artists utilize traditional printmaking processes and environmental inspiration as a point of departure for more experimental abstract works. Meet the two artists at the opening reception during Third Friday Collectors' Night on March 16, 5-9 p.m.! DETAILS → http://bit.ly/2Gru4zq
The La Alma-Lincoln Park Neighborhood running club kicks off this Thursday! Meet at The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project around 6 p.m. for a 5k run/walk route. Bonus: Intrepid is offering 25% off all participants' tabs. There is no fee to participate and kids are welcome!
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Ink Lounge is celebrating printmaking all month long! Check out the list of workshops and events → http://bit.ly/2GnrPNG
Our partners Terrapin Care Station recently launched The News Station—a Cannabis news site with a unique perspective! Check it out → http://www.thenewsstation.com
Denver Westword highlight's this weekend's "a rich grab bag of shows," including (in) Particulate by Spark Gallery member Mark Brasuell! Don't miss this Colorado artist's new series of work that is wonderfully colorful, optimistic, and explores the parts of a whole.
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Join Denver's Art District on Santa Fe and the La Alma-Lincoln Park Neighborhood for our annual spring cleaning! This community event takes place Saturday, April 21. All equipment will be provided, and volunteers will be assigned a block or two. Doughnuts and coffee will be provided, and we’ll celebrate afterwards with a happy hour after. Stay tuned for meeting location and more. Thanks for participating in the Santa Fe Broom Brigade!
Come hang out at the Denver Art Society Cooperative this Friday, 3 to 5 p.m., and advance your origami skills!
Join us for our Third Friday Collectors' Night in the Art District on Santa Fe! Enjoy the opportunity to chat directly with gallery owners and artists during this intimate, monthly series catered to art collectors. About a dozen galleries along Santa Fe Drive participate in this monthly event. Plan your date night and come explore the Art District on Santa Fe. For specific receptions and opening exhibits, visit denversartdistrict.org/events.
Celebrate the opening of Whispers, a new exhibition by Eden Keil at Michael Warren Contemporary this Friday! In an increasingly chaotic and visually saturated world, Keil's work uses the landscape to explore notions of calm and invites reflection. LEARN MORE → http://bit.ly/2tiXrkq
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In September 2016, the LPNA was awarded an action fund by Historic Denver to document this neighborhood’s legacy and historical gems. With these funds, we have been able to engage in interviews of longtime residents, research in archives, and an architectural inventory of selected residences. We have presented an abbreviated form of our findings in a walking tour and at a neighborhood happy hour, and we offer a longer presentation here in this pdf: A Story of Two Eras_ Lincoln Park Community Presentation
Don't miss Denver’s own Carlos Frésquez at his talk at the Center for Visual Art, MSU Denver this Wednesday, where he'll discuss his work and all that has influenced him throughout his 40+ years of artmaking.
Today's the day! Support local artists and to visit more than 100 art galleries, artists' studios, and creative businesses during the March First Friday Art Walk. Enjoy FREE admission to one of our newest members Museo De Las Americas tonight—with music, drinks, and the Pachucos y Sirenas Exhibition! Event details → http://bit.ly/2oKXyjl For a list of more First Friday events, visit: denversartdistrict.org/events.
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Our newest member—Urban Space Unlimited—made Denver Westword's roundup of Seven Arty Things to Do on First Friday Weekend! Check out their new show, "Mark Bueno: We Love What Seems Familiar to Us" during the March First Friday Art Walk.
Drop by Space Gallery tomorrow evening for the opening reception of INFORMED - Print as an Influence! The exhibit looks at eight artists who use printmaking as a conduit to their work in other mediums: painting, sculpture, and installation. Is printmaking the informer in this process of transitioning between two mediums or is it being informed by the other disciplines that these artists use in their work? Each artist will present their print work alongside work they do in other mediums so you can decide.
Based on your input in Denveright’s Blueprint Denver planning effort, city planners are working on a new approach to managing land use in our city. This plan will help guide the growth and land use of Denver for the next 20 years. Attend tonight's Blueprint Denver workshop at the Corky Gonzales Library, at 5:30 p.m., to learn more about potential strategies for land use, mobility and neighborhood character in your neighborhood and citywide. Bring friends and neighbors and make sure your voice is heard! Come and share your thoughts to help shape the future of West Denver. Childcare and Spanish interpretation will be provided.
Nonprofit Brothers Redevelopment, Inc.’s Paint-A-Thon program is now accepting applications for its 40th Paint-A-Thon anniversary season. Between March and September, the Paint-A-Thon crews will paint 100 or more homes for income-qualified senior and disabled homeowners — at no cost to them! Nominate a neighbor, friend, family member or yourself by calling 720-339-5864, or visiting BrothersRedevelopment.org.
First Friday Art Walks continue in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe! Year-round, rain or shine, join us on First Fridays to visit more than 100 art galleries, artists' studios, and creative businesses. A free guided shuttle loops every 20 minutes from the 10th and Osage light rail stop, down Kalamath and back north on Santa Fe Drive. For a list of events, visit: denversartdistrict.org/events. Support local artists and attend the Art Walk Friday, March 2, from 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Just a few days left to see Mark Lesser's Wall Whispering, Morroco: at Artists on Santa Fe! Lesser’s abstract oil paintings capture the beauty that time has etched on the ancient Medina walls - scratches, graffiti, and layers of color. DETAILS → http://bit.ly/2HD5Cv7
EveryBlock collects 18 types of news in Denver — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 1600-1648 W. 12th Ave.