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Six arty things to do this weekend in Denver... including the Winter Group Show Artists' Reception & Holiday Party at Mai Wyn Fine Art, tonight from 5 to 9 p.m. This show focuses on small, affordable and wonderfully diverse work, just in time for last-minute holiday shopping! DETAILS → http://bit.ly/2yD4WjG
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Stop in at the beautiful CHAC Gallery & Cultural Center to find one-of-a-kind gifts this holiday season! The gallery will be open on December 17 and 24, noon to 4 p.m. DETAILS → http://bit.ly/2AooABv
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Join us for our Third Friday Collectors' Night in the Art District on Santa Fe this week! Chat directly with gallery owners and artists during this intimate, monthly series catered to art collectors—perfect for a date night! For specific receptions and opening exhibits, visit denversartdistrict.org/events.
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It’s not exactly what you’d expect from your typical automotive repair center. But at Volvo Specialists & Baker Garage, defying expectations comes stock with redefining the service experience. And as members and sponsors of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe, artisans become part of the shop’s community-rooted story. LEARN MORE → http://bit.ly/2B8O9d0
Today is your last chance to check out the Denver Handmade Homemade Holiday Market! This family and dog-friendly event features two dozen different handmade makers, food trucks, live music, live demos, and much more. $5 suggested donation, but no one will be turned away! See event page for a full list of participating makers.
Have you stopped by Georgia Amar's Habitat Gallery & Studio lately? Georgia Amar, Jim Stevens and Blake Flynn are currently exhibiting contemporary art in oil, print and painted monofilament. DETAILS → http://bit.ly/2nGq3BC
Not one, but three Art District businesses were mentioned in this week's roundup of Arty Things to Do! Michael Warren Contemporary, Spark Gallery, and Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center all got nods from Denver Westword. Click through to see what's happening in the District.
Experience the visceral feelings and vibrancy of the city—the smells, the streets, the walls, the skyline, the people and the relentless activity— at CORE New Art Space. URBAN LANDSCAPE has its opening reception this Friday, 6-9 p.m. DETAILS → http://bit.ly/2xtI3hY
Luminarias de Santa Fe Drive returns this Friday! Come down for this family-friendly event.
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Would you like to see your student travel or study abroad in the future...or...be involved in some national or international community service? Then, please come TOMORROW, THURSDAY, DEC. 7th, to the Travel Fair from 6-8 pm at DCIS, 574 W. 6th Ave, Denver (enter through the East doors off the parking lot). In addition, expect FOOD! Individual students will be selling food to raise funds for their upcoming trips. To see the list of over 20 participating exhibitors, please click below.
To all those who gave on #COGivesDay and to those who donated last week during #GivingTuesday, we can't thank you enough! Our nonprofit depends on funding from you and allows us to continue providing free programs for our community. Miss the window? No problem! You can donate year-round on the ADSF website. Your support means the world to us—thank you! DONATE → denversartdistrict.org/donate
Running December 7-30, Spark Gallery's This Is SPARK! Annual Members Show features the work of 26 member artists. Join us for the opening reception this Friday, 6-9 p.m. DETAILS & SHOW HIGHLIGHTS→ http://bit.ly/2iVWUR4
This is Art on Film. It's just one of the many FREE programs we provide for our community, just like the First Friday Art Walks you know and love. This #COGivesDay, please consider supporting our all-volunteer run nonprofit! No matter how small the donation, we need your support to continue providing art for all. PLEASE DONATE → bit.ly/donatefeelgreat
#COGivesDay is upon us! Be generous. Be kind. And be a supporter of the arts—please donate to the Art District so we can continue providing FREE community programs like the First Friday Art Walks you love. Every donation made today will be boosted by the ColoradoGives.org incentive fund (meaning your dollars go even further today only)! PLEASE DONATE → bit.ly/donatefeelgreat #artforall #givewhereyoulive
Do you enjoy our First Friday Art Walks? Then please support the Art District on Santa Fe on #COGivesDay! ADSF is the nonprofit that makes programming like First Friday possible—and free for our community. Schedule your donation today. DONATE → bit.ly/donatefeelgreat
Diego Pellicer Colorado is an art-centric, high-end marijuana retail outlet housing the finest cannabis products at affordable prices, and we appreciate their support of the arts! Stop in and enter their monthly raffle with any purchase—four lucky patrons will win store gift cards in December. → bit.ly/2AsEzj7
Do you enjoy our First Friday Art Walks? Then please support the Art District on Santa Fe on #COGivesDay! ADSF is the nonprofit that makes programming like First Friday possible—and free for our community. Schedule your donation today. DONATE → bit.ly/donatefeelgreat #artforall #givewhereyoulive
Hey District Friends! Su Teatro will have free tacos on Tuesday 12/5 from 12-2 p.m. and again from 5-8 p.m. in honor of Colorado Gives Day. Building Community One Taco at a Time :) Come on over and enjoy some tacos with us!!!
It's a gorgeous night in the Art District! Join us for the December First Friday Art Walk from 5:30-9:30 for gallery hopping along Santa Fe Drive. Tonight's events → denversartdistrict.org/events Parking + shuttle info → denversartdistrict.org/first-friday
What's your favorite business in the Art District on Santa Fe? Help us recognize the artists, galleries, and creative businesses that make Santa Fe Drive the unique art and cultural destination we love! Cast your vote for your favorite ADSF members now. VOTE → bit.ly/bestofADSF
Stop by Alliance Française de Denver during the First Friday Art Walk tomorrow to welcome master of abstract expressionism Beth Erickson Sand and check out her exhibit, “Ephemerality.” A light reception will take place from 6-8 p.m. Bonus: free parking for First Friday! DETAILS → http://bit.ly/2j30xBD
Power up for art hopping along Santa Fe Drive with fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine at El Noa Noa. Don't forget the margaritas! 🇲🇽🍹🖼️🎉 → http://denvermexicanrestaurants.net
We'd like to give a big, sincere thanks to everyone who donated to our #GivingTuesday campaign! It's through your support that we're able to provide all our programming for free in the Art District. You rock. <3 Didn't donate? Feel a twinge of guilt? You've got one more opportunity during next week's fundraiser: CO Gives Day | Support the Art District on Santa Fe. We need you—please consider our cause if you've ever enjoyed a First Friday Art Walk or want to support the arts in our city. SCHEDULE YOUR DONATION → bit.ly/donatefeelgreat
Thank you, Denver City Council "Lucky" District 7- Councilman Jolon Clark, for supporting our nonprofit! We're so grateful to have community support from leaders like you! In case you missed it, today is #GivingTuesday, and you still have time today to contribute to our campaign. All programming in the District is FREE and put on by an all-volunteer team—so your donation makes a direct impact. Please support us today while the fees are waived! #artforall PLEASE DONATE! → bit.ly/supportADSF
PLEASE DONATE! → bit.ly/supportADSF Do you love programming like the December First Friday Art Walk? Or how about our Art of Brunch and summer film series? All of this programming is FREE thanks support from donors like you. Please consider supporting the Art District on Santa Fe on this #GivingTuesday when fees are waived. Please support us so we can continue to provide #artforall!
Stop in for some unique shopping at Ink Lounge this Friday and stuff your stockings at the First Friday Micro Market! Donation based wrapping paper printing will be offered from 6-7 p.m., plus enjoy FREE hot whiskey drinks to warm your belly. All drink tips and donations will go toward Urban Peak.
We're excited to welcome DIME Denver as the newest member of the Art District community! DIME Denver—a program of Metropolitan State University of Denver—is a music institute offering degreed programs in Commercial Music Performance, Commercial Songwriting, and Music Industry Studies. Check their open house with live music and free food during the December First Friday Art Walk this Friday, December 1. MORE → First Fridays at DIME
Support our local artists this holiday season during the December First Friday Art Walk! Start your evening at the Center for Visual Art, MSU Denver to grab an Art Walk map and say hello to an Art District on Sante Fe board member, plus get recommendations on which exhibits to check out throughout the district. Event details → https://www.facebook.com/events/158128808128093/ [Photo credit: @wrburgess via Instagram]
The Art of Brunch: November Edition made the Denver Westword list of Things to Do in Denver for $10 and Under—and it's happening now! Come down to the District until 3 p.m. today for free brunch bites and gallery hopping. "Add a little culture to your Sunday morning meal at the Art Brunch, a tasty and tasteful collaboration between some of the finest galleries in the Art District on Santa Fe."
Small Business Saturday is here! Spend your dollars supporting our local artists and creative businesses today. Can't make it out? Join us tomorrow for The Art of Brunch: November Edition. Galleries will be serving up free brunch bites from 11-3 on Sunday. #shopsmall #smallbusinesssaturday
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Join us on Sunday for the last Art of Brunch this season! Kick off your holiday shopping with gallery hopping and complimentary brunch bites at a dozen galleries + creative business in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe.
Get your holiday craft on with Denver Makes and ReCreative Denver at their Make!stravaganza on December 9. Choose from a variety of DIY workshops at gifting-friendly price points ($12-30), wander over to the "Gift Gallery," and get to know local artisans and crafters in the Denver makers scene!
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Michael Warren Contemporary is hosting a pair of solos by two artists interested in blurring the distinction between craft and fine art. Margaret Boozer “paints” with raw clay rather than pigments in Harbor Studies, while Steven Durow uses art glass for his unusual and provocative sculptures in Power/Dynamic Works. Both shows are on now through December 2. Over at the Museo De Las Americas, Las (H)adas explores the work of five women artists who curator Maruca Salazar considers the fairy godmothers of Latina art in Colorado. See it now through January 13.
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.
We're excited to see ADSF Board Member and Development Director David Moke get some much-deserved recognition on Denver Westword's 100 Colorado Creatives list! He is one of our hardest working and most selfless volunteers, and we're grateful to have him on our team. Read the full story and see for yourself. "100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: David Moke" → bit.ly/2hEKw3R
Have you popped by Space Gallery lately? On now until December 9, the WHITE exhibition features stunning work by artists Jo Marks Aardsma, Tonia Bonnell, Yoonhee Choi, Carlene Frances, Nancy Koenigsberg, Wendy Kowynia, Gayla Lemke, Diane McGregor, Corey Postiglione, and Sharon Swidler. Image: Untitled 3 by Nancy Koenigsberg, antique white coated copper wire.
Join us for our Third Friday Collectors' Night in the Art District on Santa Fe tonight! Chat directly with gallery owners and artists during this intimate, monthly series catered to art collectors. For specific receptions and opening exhibits, visit denversartdistrict.org/events.
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