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Denver Westword highlights Access Gallery’s new Food Truck exhibit as one of this week's best events! Inspired partly by the food-truck invasion of the Art District on Santa Fe every First Friday, but also by how food brings us together. The show opens this Friday with a meet-the-artists reception from 5 to 9 p.m. DETAILS → https://www.facebook.com/events/1386604531445107/
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The creative process is an encounter with the unknown, opening a door to intimacy with new ways of seeing to make something both beautiful and challenging. Don't miss Open Question by Karin Kempe and Lydia Riegle at Sync Gallery! Drop by the artists’ reception during Third Friday Art Collectors' Night on May 18 from 6-9 p.m. DETAILS → https://bit.ly/2wJQYRh
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It's Anniversary week for The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project! Check out tonight's Obscure Sojourns: Strange Brews, Saturday's First Anniversary Party, special flights all week long, plus the Intrepid Sojourner Beer Club has officially launched!
On now until May 27, David Sanders presents new work from the depths of his imagination in Submerged at Kanon Collective. David is a long-time artisan and artist working in metal, wood and mixed media, and he gains his inspiration from industry and nature. DETAILS → https://bit.ly/2rAr79m
The Veterans Art Council of Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW Post 1 holds an open call for artists on the 2nd Saturday of every month, from 2:30 to 5:30 pm. Artists, bring your work by this Saturday, May 12 for inclusion in June's First Friday Art Walk in the Art District on Santa Fe! DETAILS → https://bit.ly/2rD1Fj5
On now until May 28, don't miss “Serendipity - A Journey into the Landscape” at Artists on Santa Fe! Artist Arlene Kunz approaches each pastel painting with a sense of joy and adventure exploring the infinite variations of color and value. DETAILS → https://bit.ly/2K2rrEG
A warm welcome to the latest Art District on Santa Fe member Mirus Gallery Denver! This dynamic exhibition space was established by curator and art dealer, Paul Hemming. The gallery features a program of contemporary artwork by emerging and mid-career artists in both solo and thematically organized group shows. Mirus Gallery highlights work that emphasizes skill and process and aims to engage viewers on a sentient, emotional and evocative level. Drop by during Gallery Hours (Tuesday-Saturday, 12-6 p.m.) or by appointment outside regular hours.
Come hang out at Ink Lounge tonight, 5-8 p.m., for A Bloody Fine Mix! Hear local makers Justin and Tyler from The Real Dill and Jay from Bear Creek Distillery talk about how they built their business, plus they’ll be mixing up Colorado's finest Bloody Mary made with their combined ingredients → https://bit.ly/2jwk2lL SEE MORE events happening tonight at the Art District on Santa Fe for First Friday → https://denversartdistrict.org/events/
Borgia, INC. and GALLERIE B.B. present THE NEW WEST: Contemporary Fine Art in the New American West, beginning May 4. Monumental landscape scenes abound, the flag is proudly displayed, and modern masters, contemporary painting, work on paper, mixed media, and site-specific street art are exhibited and treated with equal distinction through classical gallery presentation. Drop by and enjoy live music during First Friday! DETAILS → https://bit.ly/2JN5wkM
Step into Spring with a fresh wardrobe from ADSF member Carol Mier Fashion! LEARN MORE about Carol's wearable art → https://bit.ly/2C9xnsP
Thanks to everyone who came out and helped at our Annual Broom Brigade event on Saturday! This year, we partnered with our sister organization, La Alma-Lincoln Park Neighborhood, for an expanded community cleanup and celebration after at The Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project. We love our community!
The La Alma-Lincoln Park Neighborhood Planning Group is looking for a part-time contractor to provide administrative and outreach support, and be effective advocates for “appropriate” development in the neighborhood. Somebody with facilitation and graphics skills, who is tuned in to the architecture/planning world, would be ideal. Interested? Submit inquiries and resume by May 18 to: Christine Sprague firstname.lastname@example.org Ann Nguyen email@example.com David Keough firstname.lastname@example.org
The Art of Brunch happens today! Come visit the galleries from 11-3 for free brunch bites and gallery hopping in the Art District on Santa Fe.
DiningOut Magazine Denver/Boulder gives The Art of Brunch a shout-out in their list of 7 April events to put on your culinary calendar! Don't miss your next chance to gallery hop and enjoy complimentary brunch bites at a dozen galleries and creative businesses in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe this Sunday. →https://www.facebook.com/events/171818573446990/
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Denver Westword takes a close look at Michael Warren Contemporary and Spark Gallery's newest shows → https://bit.ly/2F13Cdx
Spending this Friday at the Art District on Santa Fe for our monthly Third Friday Collectors' Night? Fuel up with delicious food and bevvies at family-owned and operated authentic Mexican restaurant El Noa Noa!
Check out Chac Gallery-Denver member Tony Ortega's "Time for Self-Reflection" at Art Gym Denver, running April 19 through May 11! This solo exhibition showcases the scope and variety of media Ortega has used throughout his 36-year career. DETAILS → https://bit.ly/2qza3A3
Temperatures are rising and that means outdoor concert season! What bands/artists are you most excited to see?
How cool is this old map of Denver? If you scroll down far enough in this Denverite article, you'll see what Santa Fe Drive looked like in 1908! → https://bit.ly/2qf7zbj
Join Board Game Republic for an evening of trivia with a twist on April 18. Cover is only $5 and prizes will be awarded to the top teams!
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On exhibit now through May, see bold serigraph prints and colorful landscapes in oil at Georgia Amar's Habitat Gallery & Studio! DETAILS → https://bit.ly/2Ew19rt
Gather your friends and join us for the First Friday Art Walk tonight in the Art District on Santa Fe!
303 Magazine's definitive guide to Denver art galleries shouts out a whole host of Art District on Santa Fe member galleries, including 910Arts, Artwork Network, Access Gallery, Bitfactory Gallery, Center for Visual Art, MSU Denver, Core New Art Space, Michael Warren Contemporary, Space Gallery, Spark Gallery, Sync Gallery, Mai Wyn Fine Art, Niza Knoll Gallery, Donna Lovely Fine Art, Grace Gallery Fine Art, Chac Gallery-Denver, Kanon Collective, Denver Art Society, and Prism Workspaces. Check them out, and more, during First Friday Art Walk tomorrow! → https://bit.ly/2GATCgW
CALL FOR ENTRIES → Niza Knoll Gallery invites artists who interpret nursery rhymes or fairy tales in their art-making to submit their work to juried exhibit Hey Diddle Diddle. This exhibit is for adults, not children, so your interpretation is wide open. DEADLINE → May 29, 2018 The exhibition will run June 15 through July 28, 2018. LEARN MORE → https://bit.ly/2EkULD5
The First Friday Art Walk is front and center this week! Join us from 5:30-9:30 p.m. And representing our member galleries, Museo De Las Americas and Space Gallery made the cut, too. Thanks, 303 Magazine!
Drop by Kanon Collective during First Friday this week to see the first solo show by member artist Matt Verges, who is known for his unique and detailed illustrations—this time on skateboards! DETAILS → https://bit.ly/2Je8v6m
Thomas Müller's latest series of text-based work uses time as a sculptural element to create a sense of tension and place the work perennially in the present tense. He explores ideas of the ephemeral, the nature of language and the nature of objecthood. Join Michael Warren Contemporary for the opening reception of Müller's exhibit this Thursday!
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!
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
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