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Ready to celebrate? When Memorial Day weekend (May 28–31, 2021) rolls around in Denver, we go big. Enjoy Memorial Day events, live music, blockbuster museum exhibitions, outdoor activities and much more!

Please check with local businesses and attractions individually before you venture out for the latest COVID-19-related policy updates and hours of operation.

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

ELITCH GARDENS THEME & WATER PARK

Head to the only downtown theme and water park in the country for roller coasters, water slides, family entertainment and much more! It's opening on May 1 for the 2021 season. 

WATER WORLD

Beat the heat, relax in the park's beautifully landscaped 64 acres — and ride some serious waterslides. Water World is opening on May 29 for the 2021 season, just in time for Memorial Day weekend fun!

RED ROCKS PARK & AMPHITHEATRE

Carved from towering red rock monuments, Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre in Morrison is one of the world's most renowned concert venues. The surrounding park has hiking trails that weave in, around and over the colorful red rocks.

FARMERS' MARKETS

The Mile High City's more than 20 farmers' markets aren't just about locally grown produce, delicious baked goods and prepared foods — though you'll find those in abundance! Each market is a festive, weekly street fair, many with live entertainment and family-friendly activities. 

DENVER ZOO

With over 3,500 animals on 84 gorgeous acres, Denver Zoo is an amazing experience year-round. Your donation helps to provide world-class care for the lions, giraffes and elephants, as well as other wild animals and wild places, from the Rockies to Mongolia.

DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS

One of the top five botanic gardens in the nation, Denver Botanic Gardens is an oasis in the city, offering year-round events, a children’s garden, lifelong-learning opportunities and research to preserve Colorado’s precious natural resources. Meanwhile, Chatfield Farms, located in nearby Littleton, takes pride in its exemplary nature preserve and gardens. Located on 750 acres, this picturesque site includes display gardens and a historical farm with a rustic barn.

City Parks

No matter where you find yourself in The Mile High City, you’re likely only a few steps away from a lush and relaxing green space. Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to explore Denver's more than 5,000 acres of traditional parks and parkways, as well as an additional 14,000 acres of spectacular mountain parks in neighboring counties that are maintained by the City and County of Denver.

Lesser-Known, Hidden-Gem Parks

If you’re looking for a quiet spot to have a picnic, take in great views or experience a different side of the city, check out these lesser-known Denver parks.

How to Explore the South Platte River by Bike

Take a two-wheeled tour through the heart of the city along this beautiful river. You'll cruise by some of the city's biggest attractions. 

Denver's Best Urban Hikes

Denver is a city with boundless outdoor fun and has an ideal location next to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. While The Mile High City is conveniently close to major peaks for hiking, there's actually no need to head into the mountains when Denver's regional trail system encompasses hundreds of miles for all ages and abilities to explore. 

How to Explore the Colorado Trail in Waterton Canyon

Many people think that Denver’s prettiest, closest and most accessible bit of mountain scenery is Waterton Canyon. This is the start of the famous Colorado Trail, one of the great long-distance hikes (or mountain bike rides) of the Rocky Mountains.   

Pet-Friendly Denver

Denver is home to dozens of pet-friendly activities and destinations, including dog-friendly hotels and dog parks. Find the best on-leash and off-leash fun for your best friend. 

URBAN ADVENTURE

Street Art

Denver street artists have been busy brightening (and enlightening) the urban landscape for decades by making canvases of the city’s alleyways, building exteriors, warehouses, garage doors and storefronts. Grab your camera and take a stroll past some of the city's favorite murals. 

Outdoor and Patio Dining

There’s no better way to soak up summer than on one of The Mile High City’s splendid patios. From skyward rooftop terraces to lushly landscaped gardens, these are the ultimate spots to eat and drink alfresco in Denver.

Denver Beer Trail

Denver is a mecca for craft beer. But with 100 brewpubs, breweries and tap rooms in the metro area, where do you begin? Let the Denver Beer Trail be your guide with this sampling and interactive map.

FEATURED EVENTS

BLACK LOVE MURAL FESTIVAL

WHEN: May 27–Aug. 2, 2021
WHERE: Civic Center Park

Watch artists paint colorful murals in Denver's Civic Center Park! Every weekend leading up to Juneteenth, the group will host live paintings, workshops and activations.

FRIDAY NIGHT BAZAAR

WHEN: May 28, 2021
WHERE: Friday Night BAZAAR

Enjoy an evening of shopping, sipping and mingling in the RiNo Art District! The Friday Night BAZAAR features more than 40 local vendors, food trucks, craft beer and cocktails and live music. Entry is free and everyone is welcome! 

COLORADO RAPIDS V. FC DALLAS

WHEN: May 29, 2021
WHERE: Dick's Sporting Goods Park

Cheer on the Colorado Rapids as they take on the FC Dallas at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

COLORADO MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

WHEN: May 29–30, 2021
WHERE: Centennial Park

Enjoy major concerts, fine art displays, a classic car show, and dozens of fun attractions and contests. Check out the Taste of Denver Food Garden, with delicious cuisine and cold domestic and craft beers. National recording artists will be performing throughout the afternoon and evening on the main stage, as well as juried visual artists presenting the heritage and the culture of our great city.

JURASSIC EMPIRE

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: National Western Complex
Embark on a Jurassic journey at the all-new Jurassic Empire drive-thru experience! Your entire family can experience more than 60 moving, breathing and even walking dinosaurs from the safety of your vehicle.

DISTORTIONS MONSTER WORLD

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2021
WHERE: Denver Pavilions
Ready to get up close and personal with the things that go bump in the night? Come to Distortions Monster World (if you dare), where surprises will greet you around every corner on an out-of-this-world interactive adventure. This series of cinematic environments featuring immersive installations and infamous creatures and characters will truly transport you to another place!

MUSIC, MOVIES & PERFORMING ARTS

JACKIE KASHIAN

WHEN: May 27–29, 2021
WHERE: Comedy Works South at The Landmark, Greenwood Village

Jackie Kashian's comedy is like listening to a really racy episode of NPR's "All Things Considered." Get ready to laugh!

DUSTBOWL REVIVAL

WHEN: May 28, 2021
WHERE: Levitt Pavilion Denver

Enjoy a free outdoor concert at Levitt Pavilion Denver's Summer Concert Series. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

FILM ON THE ROCKS DRIVE-IN: 'ENTER THE DRAGON'

WHEN: May 28, 2021 
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
Watch Bruce Lee's 1973 martial arts action film from the comfort of your car in the Lower South parking lot of Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre. All tickets include a bag of CityPop Popcorn, a theater-size box of plain M&M's, Twizzlers and two Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke or Sprite; Dasani bottled water upon availability). 

THE DISCO BISCUITS

WHEN: May 28–30, 2021
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

Jam out all weekend with The Disco Biscuits!

FILM ON THE ROCKS DRIVE-IN: 'THE SANDLOT'

WHEN: May 29, 2021 
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
Cheer on the scrappy neighborhood kids from the comfort of your car in the Lower South parking lot of Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre. All tickets include a bag of CityPop Popcorn, a theater-size box of plain M&M's, Twizzlers and two Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke or Sprite; Dasani bottled water upon availability). 

JOE HERTLER AND THE RAINBOW SEEKERS (WITH GRAHAM GOOD & THE PAINTERS)

WHEN: May 29, 2021
WHERE: Levitt Pavilion Denver

Enjoy a free outdoor concert at Levitt Pavilion Denver's Summer Concert Series. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

FILM ON THE ROCKS DRIVE-IN: 'BEETLEJUICE'

WHEN: May 30, 2021 
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, BEETLEJUICE! Watch this spooky favorite from the comfort of your car in the Lower South parking lot of Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre. All tickets include a bag of CityPop Popcorn, a theater-size box of plain M&M's, Twizzlers and two Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke or Sprite; Dasani bottled water upon availability). 

MIKE LOVE (WITH CAS HALEY)

WHEN: May 30, 2021
WHERE: Levitt Pavilion Denver

Enjoy a free outdoor concert at Levitt Pavilion Denver's Summer Concert Series. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

BEN HARPER

WHEN: May 31, 2021
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre

Wrap up the weekend with Ben Harper.

FILM ON THE ROCKS DRIVE-IN: 'ALIENS'

WHEN: May 31, 2021 
WHERE: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
Watch this out-of-this-world horror classic from the comfort of your car in the Lower South parking lot of Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre. All tickets include a bag of CityPop Popcorn, a theater-size box of plain M&M's, Twizzlers and two Coke products (choice of Coke, Diet Coke or Sprite; Dasani bottled water upon availability). 

'SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL'

WHEN: May 21–23, May 26–30, June 2–6, June 10–13 and June 16–20, 2021
WHERE: Town Hall Arts Center, Littleton

Celebrate the music, fashion and freedom of the 1960s! This delightful musical revue follows five groovy gals as they come of age in 60s England and chronicles the dawning of the female empowerment movement.

COMEDY SHOWCASE

WHEN: Thru June 25, 2021 (Fridays)
WHERE: Colorado Sake Co.

The Denver Comedy Lounge at Colorado Sake Co. features the best local and national comedy talent with two shows back to back every Friday. Enjoy full-service dining from Denver Sushi House and Colorado Sake!

ART & MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

BACK TO THE SOURCE | IMMERSIVE ART EXPERIENCE

WHEN: Thru May 30, 2021
WHERE: Spectra Art Space

Back to the Source is an all-ages psychedelic immersive art and audio/visual theatrical experience. Guests will have to solve the puzzle of the psyche by journeying through the neon jungle of archetypes. Those who are brave enough to face their shadow, ego, persona and self will be rewarded with the ultimate prize!

APRON CHRONICLES

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: History Colorado Center

Apron Chronicles features photography, personal narratives and one-of-a-kind aprons. While the storytellers' recollections were each prompted by an apron, they're not about fabric. Sharing a depth of emotion and social complexity both intimately personal and universally relatable, the exhibit reminds us that we're all in this together and even lets visitors add their own stories to the experience.

SHANTELL MARTIN: WORDS AND LINES

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: Denver Art Museum

London-born, New York-based contemporary artist Shantell Martin has collaborated with iconic brands and artists from Puma and Nike to Max Mara and Kendrick Lamar. This interactive multimedia installation features Martin’s signature black and white drawings that explore intersectionality, identity and play.

JOHN GIBSON, STEVE MURPHY & RICHARD CARTER

WHEN: Thru June 5, 2021
WHERE: William Havu Gallery

The William Havu Gallery presents a solo exhibition by renowned painter John Gibson. Presented concurrently in the main gallery will be select works by Texas sculptor Steve Murphy, and on the mezzanine will be Aspen-based painter Richard Carter's Erratic Series.

FUTURE SELF STORAGE

WHEN: Thru June 19, 2021
WHERE: Leon Gallery

The disembodied plaster, clay and fiber figures in Laura Shill's sculptural installation reach, tumble and spill throughout Leon Gallery, resisting the vessels that try to contain them.

MILE HIGH NATIONAL PASTEL EXHIBITION

WHEN: May 10–June 25, 2021
WHERE: Curtis Center for the Arts, Greenwood Village

This show at the Curtis Center for the Arts in Greenwood Village is a wonderful representation of diverse methods, styles and visions! The medium of pastel is brilliantly luminous in the hands of different artists. Enjoy the bold colors, subtle rendering and expressive mark-making employed in this collection of artworks.

CHANGING LANDSCAPE

WHEN: May 13–June 26, 2021
WHERE: Colorado Photographic Arts Center

On view at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center, this collection of photographs from bodies of work by Adriene Hughes, Stephan Jahanshahi and Brad Temkin explores the natural landscape and opens our view to the adaptations of a place.

TENSION & RELEASE

WHEN: May 15–July 10, 2021
WHERE: Walker Fine Art

The conflict of tension and release is at the heart of the creative process; the interplay of these opposing elements adds intrigue and energy to the works of art. The six artist’s techniques in this exhibition vary in medium and style, but synonymously address this idea of tension through natural, digital, mental and emotional realms. 

RADIANT SEASON: PAINTINGS BY KEVIN SLOAN 

WHEN: Thru July 11, 2021
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens

Sloan's paintings elevate the often-overlooked plants, animals and discarded objects inhabiting the edges of the urban landscape: thistles, traffic cones, sparrows and the like. 

PARIS TO HOLLYWOOD: THE FASHION AND INFLUENCE OF VÉRONIQUE AND GREGORY PECK

WHEN: Thru July 18, 2021
WHERE: Denver Art Museum

A selection of haute couture, fashion sketches, photographs, film clips, family snapshots, and documents will be exhibited publicly for the first time, providing a unique look into the style of one of Hollywood’s most beloved couples. 

ENDURING IMPRESSIONS: DEGAS, MONET, PISSARRO, AND THEIR PRINTMAKER GEORGE WILLIAM THORNLEY

WHEN: Thru July 18, 2021
WHERE: Longmont Museum

Impressionism is one of the most well-known movements in the history of art. This unique exhibit features original paintings, charcoal illustrations and prints by iconic impressionists like Claude Monet, Edgar Degas and Camille Pissarro. All three painters produced copious amounts of stunning lithographs in collaboration with printmaker George William Thornley. This exhibition is among the first to examine these remarkable relationships and to showcase the works that emerged from this influential moment in time.

ARTEMESIA PRESENTS: MEETING WITH THE GODDESS

WHEN: Thru July 18, 2021
WHERE: Artemesia Galerie

Who or what is the Goddess? This show asks the artists directly about their own intimate encounters with the divine feminine within themselves or throughout the world as we know it. 

GREGG DEAL: PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE

WHEN: Thru July 31, 2021
WHERE: History Colorado Center
What does America mean to a person whose ancestors were insulted in its founding document? Gregg Deal of the Pyramid Lake Paiute leads an Indigenous exploration of what democracy means in Indian Country through his unique, dynamic works. 

SOMOS

WHEN: Thru July 31, 2021
WHERE: Museo de las Americas

Domestic violence is an issue that affects everyone in our community. Museo de las Americas is joining forces with the Latina Safehouse and Art + Color to show a full exhibition about domestic violence, resilience and healing.

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY: WORKS FROM THE SBAI

WHEN: May 29–Aug. 15, 2021
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens

From daffodils to daisies and buttercups to bananas, discover a world of yellow growing all around you through illustrations created by students and faculty of Denver Botanic Gardens' School of Botanical Art & Illustration (SBAI).

THE ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION: SELECTIONS FROM THE MOA COLLECTION

WHEN: Thru Aug. 20, 2021
WHERE: Museum of Outdoor Arts

Founded in 1981, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Museum of Outdoor Arts! To celebrate this milestone anniversary, MOA has acquired a single artwork from several of the exhibitions it has hosted over the years to create an eclectic, one-of-a-kind collection that tells the story of the museum's past.

COLORADO IN THE PRESENT TENSE: NARKITA GOLD, RICK GRIFFITH, NATHAN HALL, AND MAIA RUTH LEE

WHEN: Thru Aug. 22, 2021
WHERE: MCA DENVER — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

This exhibition of site-specific responses, large-scale projects, photography, sculpture, sonic movements and works that may live beyond the four walls of a museum centers on how artists in Colorado are absorbing, responding to, grappling with and reimagining the upended world in which we presently find ourselves, from COVID-19 to Black Lives Matter, climate change and beyond. 

KEITH HARING: GRACE HOUSE MURAL

WHEN: Thru Aug. 22, 2021
WHERE: MCA DENVER — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

Recently excavated from its original site, this site-specific mural that Haring executed in 1983/84 for those living at Grace House, a Catholic youth center in Manhattan, now exists as a series of 13 panels and additional ephemera, including the original plaque, mailbox and two doors that Haring integrated into his design.

JAIME CARREJO: WAITING

WHEN: Thru Aug. 22, 2021
WHERE: MCA DENVER — Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

This new installation by the Denver-based artist explores the relationship between confinement and duration. Through a layering of Southwestern symbolism, mid-century design, and objects from his own domestic space, Carrejo offers an environment reminiscent of an interior waiting room and exterior courtyard. These settings intend to prompt reflection on various physical and psychological barriers experienced during the pandemic as well as also pose the question of what will come after this extended period of waiting. 

SALVADOR DALÍ: GARDENS OF THE MIND

WHEN: Thru Aug. 22, 2021
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind features two rarely seen series of fanciful color lithographs of flowers and fruits on loan from The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. Mixing flora with the artist's signature motifs, these works underscore Dalí's ongoing infatuation with his native landscape of Catalonia and the intriguing images of his Surrealist works.

EACH/OTHER: MARIE WATT AND CANNUPA HANSKA LUGER

WHEN: May 23–Aug. 22, 2021
WHERE: Denver Art Museum

This is the first exhibition to present the work of Watt and Luger, two leading Indigenous contemporary artists whose processes focus on collaborative artmaking. The exhibition will feature 24 mixed-media sculptures, wall hangings and large-scale installation works, along with a monumental artist-guided community artwork. Although each artist's practice is rooted in collaboration, they have never before worked together or been exhibited alongside one another in a way that allows audiences to see both the similarities and contrasts in their work.

BUILDING DENVER: VISIONS OF THE CAPITAL CITY

WHEN: May 29–Aug. 31, 2021
WHERE: History Colorado Center

This exhibition shares the many visions for and stories of the growth, urban development, and architecture of Denver from 1860 to today. It explores how civic leaders, designers and residents have steadily worked to bring their own visions of Denver to life by engaging the city's natural landscape, navigating the movement of people across the city and responding to a boom-and-bust economy.

ANSEL ADAMS: MASTERWORKS

WHEN: May 29–Sept. 4, 2021
WHERE: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is pleased to present 48 works from renowned photographer Ansel Adams.

STONEHENGE: ANCIENT MYSTERIES AND MODERN DISCOVERIES

WHEN: Thru Sept. 6, 2021
WHERE: Denver Museum of Nature & Science

After centuries of speculation, experts are finally starting to understand the mysteries of Stonehenge, thanks to archaeological excavations and advances in scientific techniques. Explore where, when, why, and perhaps most intriguing, how Stonehenge was built. 

ALL THE COSMOS A CANVAS

WHEN: Thru Sept. 15, 2021
WHERE: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Drift deep into space and experience the majesty and wonder of our universe purely through images in this contemplative, aesthetic and introspective exhibition. 

LOOKING FORWARD/LOOKING BACK

WHEN: Thru Sept. 19, 2021
WHERE: Molly Brown House Museum

Celebrate Historic Denver's 50th anniversary! Looking Forward/Looking Back relives the early days as Historic Denver began restoring the home of the "Unsinkable" Molly Brown and the beginnings of the Molly Brown House Museum, which for the first time allowed the public to enter Brown's Denver residence and learn about the mark she left on the world. 

STORIES WE TELL: THE COLLECTION TWO WAYS  

WHEN: Thru Oct. 10, 2021
WHERE: Clyfford Still Museum

This exhibition digs deep into the Clyfford Still Museum's vaults to present the collection in two complementary but alternate ways as a means to understand how artworks and their meaning can change based upon curatorial strategy. It begins with a new chronological presentation in the first five galleries. In the remaining four rooms, the artworks are grouped into specific thematic categories regardless of their chronology. 

THE CIVIL WAR MONUMENT 'ON GUARD'

WHEN: Thru Oct. 15, 2021
WHERE: History Colorado Center

This monument stood in front of Colorado's State Capitol until it was toppled in June 2020 during protests for Black lives. Installed in 1909 to memorialize Colorado’s role in the Civil War, the monument holds multiple meanings for viewers today: a tribute to those who’ve served and sacrificed in the nation’s armed forces, a reminder of atrocities committed against Indigenous peoples, a symbol of white supremacy and injustice, a casualty of destructive lawlessness, and more. Lonnie Bunch, the first African American and first historian to serve as Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, said, "what you really want to do is use the statues as teachable moments. Some of these need to go. But others need to be taken into a park, into a museum, into a warehouse, and interpreted for people, because they're part of our history."

SHIKI DREAMS BY PRISMAJIC

WHEN: Thru Dec. 19, 2021
WHERE: Prismajic

Shiki Dreams is the latest immersive adventure from the creators of 2019’s smash hit Natura Obscura. The multi-sensory immersive experience leads guests on a fun and mystical journey of exploration and discovery that combines art and technology in beautiful and amazing ways.

MUSEUM FOR BLACK GIRLS

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2021
WHERE: 1421 26th Street
"Black Girl Magic" is more than a buzzword or trend. It's the essence of Black women. The Museum for Black Girls is a space to celebrate this essence, as well as educate about the journey to their present state and liberation. Finally and most importantly, the museum serves as a love letter to Black women and their experience. This interactive pop-up gallery features multiple, vibrant exhibits. 

FORTY YEARS ON THE ’FAX

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2021
WHERE: History Colorado Center

Take a nostalgic ride down Colfax, with stops at the quirky and memorable places that gave the street its worldwide reputation.

EARTH ILLUMINATED

WHEN: Thru Dec. 31, 2021
WHERE: Denver Pavilions

Earth Illuminated is an immersive experience where the natural world and digital media merge to take you on an ethereal journey. Wander through a 13,000-square-foot space showcasing our planet's beauty from air, land and sea. Explore a series of immersive environments and large-scale interactive art installations that change the way you experience art and nature. 

BLACK IN DENVER  

WHEN: Thru Mar. 5, 2022
WHERE: History Colorado Center

Narkita Gold is a Denver-based artist who's been honing her skills in digital photography since 2009. Her exhibition Black in Denver is a portrait and interview series that takes delves into Black life in Denver.

STATE HISTORICAL FUND RETROSPECTIVE

WHEN: Thru Apr. 30, 2022
WHERE: History Colorado Center

This exhibit explores the rich contributions of History Colorado's State Historical Fund. Through the preservation of the built environment, the SHF has enhanced vibrant communities across the state for more than three decades.

NIGHT LIGHTS DENVER

WHEN: Permanent Installation
WHERE
Daniels & Fisher Tower
Night Lights Denver features rotating content designed by local artists and the community and projected on the Arapahoe Street side of the Daniels & Fisher Tower every Thursday through Saturday evening.

VIRTUAL FUN

'CORONAVOX: STORIES FROM THE FRONT'

WHEN: Thru May 30, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

Denver’s premier disability-affirmative theatre, Phamaly Theatre Company, is proud to present "CoronaVox: Stories from the Front," a compilation of original theatrical pieces based on some of the unsung local heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic.

'TANTALUS: BEHIND THE MASK'

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

Twenty years ago, the DCPA Theatre Company and Royal Shakespeare Company embarked upon the most ambitious play ever attempted: "TANTALUS". Now a part of theatrical history, you are invited to peer into the creation of this world premiere. Stream "TANTALUS: Behind the Mask", a two-and-a-half-hour documentary that captured all the determination, drama and artistry that led to this highly acclaimed and unforgettable theatrical experience.

VIRTUAL STAGE — ACOUSTIC ON THE ROCKS: 'VIVALDI'S THE FOUR SEASONS'

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

Your Colorado Symphony is thrilled to bring you "Vivaldi's The Four Seasons," recorded live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Whether you were one of the lucky few able to experience this concert in person or seeing it for the first time, this is an astounding virtual performance you'll return to again and again.

VIRTUAL STAGE — WAGNER: 'THE RING WITHOUT WORDS'

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

Richard Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung" notoriously takes days to perform in its entirety. But a unique treatment created by conductor and composer Lorin Maazel distills the work into a form that is moving and enjoyable in just one sitting! Relive this breathtaking 2018 performance from your Colorado Symphony.

VIRTUAL CINEMA

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

Since 1978, Denver Film has worked to promote film as both an art form and a civic forum. As the only nonprofit theater in Colorado, we’re dedicated to engaging both our members and the general public in a lifelong relationship with film. Now, Denver Film is bringing the cinema experience directly into your home with Virtual Cinema

BRAIN BREAKS

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

These short, interactive sessions from Opera Colorado are designed to get you up and moving, learning about music and the arts. Available as a series of ten short episodes, Brain Breaks will spark creative thinking and set the tone for the rest of your day.

STORYTIME SESSIONS

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

Step inside Bravo Books, where stories come to life. You'll meet the Finley brothers, the owners of the bookstore. They know just how magical a story can be and share that knowledge with anyone who may drop in. Each character pulls you into the pages of some of the most beloved tales and tunes from opera, musical theatre and more. Enjoy two different stories from Opera Colorado, each running at approximately 30 minutes in length. 

ARIAS & ENSEMBLES

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

This series of concerts are led by an emcee and conducted virtually for the safety of the audience and performers. In Arias & Ensembles, selections are performed as they would be on stage, but without the use of sets and costumes, creating an intimate and engaging at-home experience. Featuring the Opera Colorado Artists in Residence, these delightful, 30-minute programs include arias and ensemble pieces from opera, musical theatre and more.

2ND STORY TOUR OF LOUIS DUPUY'S HOTEL DE PARIS

WHEN: Thru May 31, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

Explore the luxurious accommodations that attracted celebrities, politicians, railroad men, commercial travelers, lady tourists and entertainers to Colorado's most famous mining camp on this free virtual tour. Hotel de Paris Museum, a Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is owned and operated by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Colorado. You can also take a tour of the Cellar

TINY TOTS - EXPLORE THE OUTDOORS

WHEN: Thru July 1, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

Your kiddos will delight in the Tiny Tots virtual performances, musical online games and activity books for screen-free fun. They'll sing, dance and imagine along with the music performed by instruments of the orchestra and special guest artists. 

BINH DAHN: C.A.R.S ONLINE

WHEN: Thru Aug. 25, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

The artist-curated C.A.R.S. Online series features past participants in the long-running Critic & Artist Residency Series at Colorado State University. In this virtual exhibition, Binh Danh investigates his Vietnamese heritage and our collective memory of war. His technique incorporates his invention of the chlorophyll printing process, in which photographic images appear embedded in leaves through the action of photosynthesis.

JESS T. DUGAN: C.A.R.S ONLINE

WHEN: Thru Sept. 30, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

The artist-curated C.A.R.S. Online series features past participants in the long-running Critic & Artist Residency Series at Colorado State University. In this virtual exhibition, Jess T. Dugan explores issues of identity through photographic portraiture. 

CMC PRESENTS: BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL WORLD TOUR 

WHEN: Thru Oct. 24, 2021
WHERE: Virtual/Online

Get stoked for the 2021 presentation of the most outrageous, adventure-packed films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival. Follow along as some of the world's best adventurers and filmmakers hike tough trails, paddle wild waters and ski steep slopes. 

'UNTIL THE FLOOD' 

WHEN: Thru May 7, 2023
WHERE: Virtual/Online

After the death of Michael Brown, The Ferguson Unrest shook the nation to its core and put a spotlight on police brutality and discrimination. Using extensive interviews she conducted herself, Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Dael Orlandersmith created eight fictional characters to represent the broad spectrum of perspectives that continue to define and divide our country at large.

DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE & SCIENCE: DMNS@HOME

Avoid boredom at home with the team from Denver Museum of Nature & Science! Raid your pantry and closets for everyday items you can use to explore science, math and engineering and create fun art projects.

WINGS OVER THE ROCKIES AIR & SPACE MUSEUM'S "BEHIND THE WINGS" VIDEO SERIES

Go “behind the wings” of some of history’s most iconic aerospace treasures, housed at Denver's Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. Peek into the cockpits of rare warbirds, fly over the Centennial State in a state-of-the-art Skyhawk and climb into the cockpit of the legendary B-52 Bomber.

COMEDIANS DOING STUFF IN DENVER VIDEO SERIES

Get ready for some serious laughs when comedians from The Mile High City get paired with other things Denverites love: beer, street art, world-class cuisine, music and adventure!

VIDEOS OF RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE'S POPULAR CONCERTS

There may not be a Red Rocks show this weekend, but you can relive concerts from years past online, including John Mayer, String Cheese Incident, The Avett Brothers and many more. 

KIRKLAND MUSEUM OF FINE & DECORATIVE ART'S 360-DEGREE TOUR

The way Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorate Art displays its three collections "salon style" gives it a noticeably different atmosphere than most other museums. Take a virtual tour of the layout and get a peek at favorite pieces and exhibits. 

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