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Art enthusiasts sit in front of an original Clyfford Still.

Denver art museums, galleries and performing arts venues run the gamut of tradition, avant garde and just plain…strange. Heavy hitters like the Denver Art Museum -- the largest art museum between Kansas and California -- draw major national exhibits as do smaller, but equally impressive venues like the Clyfford Still Museum. Smaller galleries in LoDo, RiNo and the Art District on Santa Fe feature world art from Latin America and Russia.  

As for performing art, Denver has one of the largest performing arts centers in the country. The Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC) has 10 preforming arts spaces that span four blocks and 12 acres allowing aficionados to performance hop between ballet, orchestra, dance and Broadway productions. 

Arts and Culture Features

MCA

Teenage Artland: Denver Creative Community Hones Youth Programs

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver models an inclusive and cool approach to engaging young creatives, as other arts organizations in the city follow its lead.

IdeaLab 2017 List

Join us for IdeaLab 2017!

Confluence and Creative Exchange team up to host IdeaLab 2017 on April 14 at Denver's McNichols Civic Center Building.

Argent

Public Art Giant Lawrence Argent Looks Ahead (and Back)

The Denver-based sculptor and educator discusses his local works and those installed in increasingly international locales, while ruminating on the point of public art and projects on the drawing board.

One Percent 250

Beyond Blucifer and the Blue Bear: Advancing Public Art in Denver

Denver's "One Percent for Art" law has helped foster a collection of public art that's the envy of other cities. Where has the policy exceeded expectations -- and where has it fallen short?

Tariana

A Seat at the Table

Tariana Navas-Nieves of Denver Arts & Venues leads a new effort to build a more inclusive Denver for artists. To begin? Ask lots of questions.
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ACADIA 250

New & Next: A New 'Acadia' in Aurora

Bob Hagedorn of 'Fax Aurora counts the contributions of local immigrants and celebrates the launch of The ACADIA Project.
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