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Denver Arts & Venues and IMAGINE 2020 supporting World Art Drop Day

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Sep 1 - Events & Programs

World Art Drop Day aims to generate random bonds between strangers and communities through the act of creating and spreading art on the first Tuesday in September each year. 

IMAGINE 2020 Fund recipients announced

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Aug 2 - Events & Programs

Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are excited to reveal the 2017 IMAGINE 2020 Fund recipients. 

Denver County Cultural Council seeking applicants

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Jul 27 - Events & Programs

Applications are now being accepted to fill one vacancy on the Denver County Cultural Council. The cultural council is a board authorized by the State of Colorado, appointed by Denver City Council and managed by Denver Arts & Venues to distribute Scientific & Cultural Facilities District Tier III revenues to science and cultural organizations in Denver.

Denver Arts & Venues Accepting Nominations for Mayor's Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture

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Jul 19 - Events & Programs

Nominations for the 2017 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture are now being accepted through Friday, Sept. 1.

Arts & Venues announces 2017 Next Stage NOW summer DPAC events schedule

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Jun 23 - Events & Programs

The Next Stage NOW is an initiative Arts & Venues utilizes to program DPAC in non-traditional ways. 2017 events begin Wednesday, July 5 with most events throughout the summer offered to patrons for free. 

Arts & Venues announce 2015 “P.S. You Are Here” grantees

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Dec 18 - Events & Programs

Denver Arts & Venues is excited to reveal the 2015 “P.S. You Are Here” (PSYAH) grantees. As part of IMAGINE 2020, Denver’s Cultural Plan, Arts & Venues’ PSYAH program is a citywide neighborhood revitalization initiative that helps fund temporary, collaborative and community-driven projects in Denver’s public spaces. The program is

Mayor Hancock announces Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture

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Nov 18 - Events & Programs

In the spirit of IMAGINE 2020, Denver’s cultural plan, Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture. Since 1986, the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts

Now Accepting Nominations for Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture

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Aug 3 - Events & Programs

Nominations for the 2015 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture are now being accepted through Friday, Aug. 28. In the spirit of IMAGINE 2020 – Denver’s Cultural Plan, Mayor Michael B. Hancock will recognize individuals and organizations that make significant and lasting contributions to the artistic, cultural and

Creative Youth Take Flight: La Alma Connection

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Jul 27 - Events & Programs

National Endowment for the Arts, Rose Community Foundation and Denver Arts & Venues join hands with Denver youth at Arts Street Through Arts Street’s LA ALMA CONNECTION project, Denver's underserved high school to college-age youth will participate in sustainable Urban Design and Creative placemaking to improve the traffic congestion along

New IMAGINE 2020 Fund Now Accepting Proposals

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Jun 4 - Events & Programs

Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs launched the new IMAGINE 2020 Fund providing up to $5,000 in funding support for new, creative and innovative programs inspired by one or more of the seven vision elements outlined in IMAGINE 2020 – Denver’s Cultural Plan – that