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Denver Arts & Venues Requests Qualifications for a new Public Art Project at Denver County Jail
Mar 24 - Denver Public Art
Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting qualifications for a new Public Art Project for the Denver County Jail visitors’ room.
Denver Arts & Venues Now Accepting Applications for Five Points Jazz Festival Vendors
Feb 27 -
Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce that applications are now open for Five Points Jazz Festival vendors.
Denver Arts & Venues Seeking Candidates for Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs and SCFD Denver County Cultural Council
Feb 21 - About A&V
Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce they are now accepting applications for the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs and the SCFD Denver County Cultural Council. Both groups are comprised of dynamic arts and culture advocates and are committed to the mission and goals of Denver Arts & Venues and the SCFD.
Denver Arts & Venues Requests Qualifications for Two New Denver Public Art Projects: A Total of $45,000 in Commissions Available
Feb 10 - Denver Public Art
Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting qualifications for two new Denver Public Art projects: Inspiration Point Park and Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) Education Center in Montbello.
Arts in Society Grantees Announced for 2022-2023 Grant Cycle
Jan 23 - Grants and Cultural Investments
23 grantees have been announced for the 2022 Arts in Society grant program! After reviewing more than 300 applications, this year’s panel has selected 23 Colorado artists and organizations to receive a total of $527,500 in funding for the 2022-2023 cycle.
New Denver and Colorado Film Study reveals a billion-dollar industry, poised to flourish
Jan 18 - Grants and Cultural Investments
Filmmaking is a fast-growing, billion-dollar industry in Denver and Colorado, and with the right investment, is poised to flourish, according to a new study published by Denver Arts & Venues and Colorado Creative Industries.
Arts & Venues Announces 2022-2023 Denver Music Advancement Fund Grantees
Dec 20 - Grants and Cultural Investments
In 2022-2023, The Denver Music Advancement Fund (DMAF) will support 64 projects across Denver (a 30% increase over the last cycle) through $785,000 in grants (65% more than 2021-2022). Funding for this round of grantees includes $460,000 of Arts & Venues’ American Rescue Plan Act funding, earmarked to help restore arts and cultural programs that were disproportionately impacted during the pandemic, and $25,000 from Take Note Colorado (matching their 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 contributions). The remainder of the grant monies was contributed by Arts & Venues, which uses income from sponsorships, venue rentals and portions of concessions sales and ticket fees to fund arts programs, grants and other cultural investments.
Arts & Venues Announces 2022-2023 P.S. You Are Here Grantees
Dec 12 - Grants and Cultural Investments
Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce 2022-2023 P.S. You Are Here grantees. In 2014, Arts & Venues launched P.S. You Are Here (PSYAH), a grant program supporting neighborhood-based community-led projects that activate outdoor public spaces, build civic engagement, honor heritage, beautify neighborhoods and enrich communities. In 2022, Arts & Venues has selected 10 grantees for a total of $100,000 in grants of $10,000 each.
Mayor Hancock and Denver Arts & Venues announce Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture
Dec 7 - Events & Programs
Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture. Winners include: James Knapp, Sacred Voices, Danielle SeeWalker, The Word | A Storytelling Sanctuary and Gamelan Tunas Mekar.
Denver Arts & Venues Requests Qualifications for Three New Denver Public Art Projects
Nov 17 - Denver Public Art
Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting qualifications for three new Denver Public Art projects for the Denver Central 70 Cover Park.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre Wraps Up 2022 Season
Nov 14 - Venues
Red Rocks Amphitheatre concluded its 2022 season after more than 200 concert, film and fitness events. The end of the season paves the way for various improvement projects in and around the venue, which will impact entrances and access to the amphitheatre from Nov. 16 to April 2023.
Denver Arts & Venues Celebrates Denver Arts Week with Buell Theatre Exhibitions and New Events
Oct 31 - Venues
Denver Arts & Venues is excited to celebrate autumn with the announcement of fall Buell Theatre exhibitions and three Denver Arts Week events. This fall’s Buell Theatre lobby exhibitions are tied thematically to Día de los Muertos and Native American Heritage Month.
Denver Arts & Venues Requests Qualifications for Four New Denver Public Art Projects
Oct 19 - Denver Public Art
Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting qualifications for four new Denver Public Art projects: City Park – Nature Play, Ruby Hill Park, Fairfax Park and Sloan’s Lake Park.
Arts & Venues Now Accepting Applications for Performances and Producer for the 2023 Five Points Jazz Festival
Sep 30 - Events & Programs
Denver Arts & Venues is excited to announce the 20th Five Points Jazz Festival on June 3, 2023, and is now accepting applications for 2023 performers and proposals for a festival producer.
Arts & Venues Opens Applications for $100K in Grants to Support Community-led Outdoor Projects
Sep 26 -
Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce the continuation of the P.S. You Are Here program (launched in 2014), with a total of $100,000 in funding for grants up to $10,000 each for collaborative, community-led outdoor projects in Denver’s public spaces.