Celebrate Mile High Arts & Culture!
Make plans to celebrate all things ART throughout the metro area. Denver Arts Week(end) is your chance to get out and explore the city's creative neighborhoods, galleries, museums, cultural attractions and special events. And there are plenty of deals, discounts and free events too!
Please check with local businesses and attractions individually before you venture out for the latest COVID-19-related policy updates and hours of operation.
Find the best seat in the house for the 43rd annual Denver Film Festival, October 22-November 8. Accessing independent films is easier than ever this year! Filmmaker conversations, exclusive bonus content and special guests are just a click away. Buy your passes today!
Alleyways and storefronts are transformed into giant canvases throughout the creative districts and neighborhoods, like the Art District on Santa Fe and RiNo Art District. Do it for the ‘gram! Take a selfie at one of the Love this City murals, designed by local muralist Pat Milbery’s So-GNAR Creative Division. These murals were inspired by Denver’s energy and installed as a tribute to Denver Art Week’s 10th anniversary back in 2016.
Explore Denver’s extensive public art collection for free at your own pace on a free Public Art Tour. From Lawrence Argent’s I See What You Mean at Colorado Convention Center, AKA the iconic Blue Bear, to monolithic sculptures in parks and open spaces, there are over 400 public artworks to discover. And don’t miss Night Lights Denver, the people’s projector – featuring artwork by local and international artists projected onto downtown’s Daniels & Fisher Tower, located right on the 16th Street Mall.
World-class museums are right around the corner! Check out blockbuster exhibitions at Denver Art Museum, like Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism: From the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection and Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s The Art of the Brick and Dogs! A Science Tail. Get your timed tickets early!
The show must go on! Theater and dance troupes are offering ways to enjoy their unique performances from anywhere. Tune in to see these talented performance artists take the stage on virtual platforms and live feeds.