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Nov 28 -
2018 marks the 30th anniversary of Denver Public Art. In celebration, The Denver Arts & Venues Public Art Program asked our friends on social media to explore the public art collection by sharing photos and videos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #DenverPublicArt30. We asked people to explore several different themes.
Nov 15 -
In the spirit of IMAGINE 2020 -- Denver’s cultural plan -- Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture.
Nov 1 -
In the spirit of IMAGINE 2020 -- Denver’s Cultural Plan, Mayor Michael B. Hancock has challenged City Council members to infuse arts and culture into their council districts during Denver Arts Week (Nov. 2-10).
Oct 8 -
Denver Arts & Venues, Denver Music Advisory Panel and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are excited to reveal the 2018 Denver Music Advancement Fund and IMAGINE 2020 Fund recipients.
Sep 20 -
Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce that Ai Weiwei’s “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” (originally slated to be sent to its next destination in October) will extend its stay in Denver’s Civic Center Park through January 2019.
Sep 18 -
Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting applications for 2018 P.S. You Are Here (PSYAH) funding opportunities through 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19.
Denver Arts & Venues, Denver Office of Sign Language Services and ImaginASL Present Breaking Barriers Festival
Sep 7 - Events & Programs
In recognition of Deaf Heritage Month, Denver Arts & Venues, The Denver Office of Sign Language Services and ImaginASL invite Denver residents and visitors to celebrate the rich culture, language and heritage of deaf people through the Breaking Barriers Festival, Sept. 10-16.
Sep 4 -
As Lyle Lovett takes the stage for his 21st show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Sept. 4, 2018, the venue has announced Lovett’s induction into the Red Rocks Hall of Fame.
Lyft Selected as Official Rideshare Provider of All Denver-Owned Venues Including Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Denver Performing Arts Complex
Aug 30 -
Lyft will improve fan experience at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, the Denver Performing Arts Complex and the McNichols Civic Center Building starting this month as the official rideshare partner of Denver Arts & Venues.
Aug 28 - Denver Public Art
Denver's Public Art Program, now in its 30th year, seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create an original work of art for Westwood Park.
Aug 22 - Denver Public Art
Denver Arts & Venues calls for local artists to delight and surprise Denver residents, and create positive connections through art by committing to participate in World Art Drop Day Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Jul 17 -
Highlights from some of Red Rocks Amphitheatre’s long history are heard on the new “Red Rocks Live” compilation released by Denver Arts & Venues. Originally conceived to celebrate the venue’s 75th anniversary in 2015, the project grew to include tracks from as early as early as 1978 (“Ship of Fools” by The Grateful Dead) to tracks up to the anniversary season.
Denver Arts & Venues accepting nominations for Mayor's Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture, proposals for IMAGINE 2020 Fund
Jul 10 -
Denver Arts & Venues is accepting nominations for the Denver Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture, and proposals for IMAGINE 2020 Fund grants now through Aug. 10.
Arts & Venues' releases Denver Music Strategy; $80,000 in grants will support Denver music initiatives
Jul 10 -
A combined $80,000 in grants is being made available as part of a long-term plan to build and maintain Denver’s music scene, Denver Arts & Venues announced. The funds, called the Denver Music Advancement Fund, are being released as part of a new City-sponsored Denver Music Strategy.
Three Denver Arts & Venues projects honored today at Americans for the Arts annual convention in Denver
Jun 15 -
On June 15 at their annual convention in Denver, Americans for the Arts honored 49 outstanding, exemplary and innovative public art works created or debuted in 2017, including three Denver Arts & Venues projects. The honors are part of the Public Art Network Year in Review program, the only national program that specifically recognizes the most compelling public art as chosen by a panel of public art experts. This is the 17th year that Americans for the Arts has recognized public art works.