Jan 8, 2024

Denver Arts & Venues Requests Qualifications for a New Public Art Project at the Swansea Recreation Center

Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting qualifications for a new Denver Public Art project at Swansea Recreation Center.

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Dec 28, 2023

Red Rocks Tops Year-End Charts after Record-Breaking 2023 Attendance

Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre is the best-attended outdoor venue in the United States and one of the top five busiest venues in the world following…

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Dec 14, 2023

Denver Cuts Ribbon on Colorado Convention Center Expansion

Denver Mayor Mike Johnston joined hundreds of invitees and representatives of the City and County of Denver, VISIT DENVER and community to celebrate completion…

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Dec 7, 2023

Mayor Johnston and Denver Arts & Venues announce Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture

Denver Mayor Mike Johnston, Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Mayor’s…

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Nov 22, 2023

Mayor Johnston Appoints Department Leads for Office of Children’s Affairs, Arts & Venues, Chief Strategy Officer

Gretchen Hollrah was appointed in August as Denver's Deputy Chief Operating Officer. She will also serve as Executive Director of Arts & Venues…

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Nov 9, 2023

Arts & Venues Announces Call for Artist Submissions

DAV invites artists to submit new or existing works to be considered for exhibit as modern counterparts to the historical pieces in "Masks of Africa."…

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Oct 17, 2023

Arts & Venues Now Accepting Applications for Performances for the 2024 Five Points Jazz Festival

Denver Arts & Venues is excited to announce the 21st annual Five Points Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 8, and is now accepting applications for 2024…

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Oct 10, 2023

First Red Rocks Amphitheatre Economic Study Showcases Venue’s Powerful Impact on Local Economies

A first-ever economic impact study of Red Rocks Amphitheatre’s role in local economies finds the venue supporting more than 7,000 jobs across a…

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Oct 9, 2023

Mayor Johnston, Downtown Denver Partnership Announce Dynamic Downtown Denver Grant Program

Denver Mayor Mike Johnston, the Downtown Denver Partnership, and Denver Arts & Venues announced today the Dynamic Downtown Denver Grant Program, providing…

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Oct 5, 2023

Denver Arts & Venues Announces Local Designers Featured in Cultural Runway Series: Community, Local Artists Featured in “Woven Together” at McNichols Building and Buell Theatre 

Denver Arts & Venues (DAV) is pleased to announce the local designers featured in the Oct. 14 Cultural Runway Series: Community at McNichols Civic…

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Sep 19, 2023

Colorado Organizations Unite to Infuse Over $400,000 into ECE-12 Arts Education, Removing Barriers for Underserved Students

Denver Arts & Venues contributes $100,000 to "Equity in Arts Learning for Colorado Youth." This collaborative grant aims to be a catalyst…

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Sep 13, 2023

Denver Arts & Venues Announces McNichols Civic Center Building Fall Exhibitions and Events 

Denver Arts & Venues (DAV) is pleased to present two new fall exhibitions at McNichols Civic Center Building with several exhibition-related events,…

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