Denver Arts Week, November 5-13, 2021, celebrates the city’s arts and culture scene with hundreds of events around the city. Explore vibrant, diverse art districts, check out museum exhibitions, indulge in performing arts, be inspired at film and literary events, and even buy some art of your own from local Denver artists!
First Friday Art Walks
At First Friday Art Walks on Nov. 5, explore Denver’s creative neighborhoods, meet local artists and find original artwork on sale starting at $52.80 at participating galleries. Art lovers can explore street art, live music, special events and more in the art districts. The Art District on Santa Fe is steeped in Latino heritage, the River North Art District (RiNo) is famous for its street art and industrial revival, the Westwood Creative District is one of the state’s newest certified creative districts, and the 40 West Arts District is featuring Aztec dancers and fire artists during a district-wide Día de los Muertos celebration.
Night at the Museums
Free Night at the Museums on Nov. 6 offers a chance to experience Denver’s top museums as they open their doors late while providing FREE admission between 5 and 10 p.m. Even better, free shuttles make it easy to explore all evening! Check out world-class cultural institutions such as the Clyfford Still Museum, which is paying homage to the past with a new exhibition, A Decade of Discovery: Clyfford Still in Denver; see Denver Art Museum’s expanded and reimagined campus; and don’t miss a new exhibition, Survival of the Slowest, at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science where you can meet fascinating live animals like a two-toed sloth and see an IMAX film. The ultra-unique Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, meanwhile, is back after a temporary closure and History Colorado Center is featuring a time-traveling adventure called Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City.
Note: These museums and others are scheduled to participate, and may require advance registration and/or have capacity limitations and safety guidelines. PLEASE CHECK WITH INDIVIDUAL MUSEUMS PRIOR TO YOUR VISIT.
Indulge yourself in Denver’s vibrant and diverse culture during Denver Arts Week at hundreds of events like 40 West Arts District’s Colfax Art Crawl, the 44th annual Denver Film Festival, Meow Wolf’s mind-bending Convergence Station experience, the outdoor projection art installation Night Lights Denver, and Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center’s Altares Vivos: Día de Los Muertos.
See the complete list of more than 200 events.
Great Deals & Discounts
Denver Arts Week offers a rare opportunity to find 2-for-1 tickets, $52.80 deals and discounts for museum memberships, theater, dance and more! (Offers based on availability and subject to change.) Don’t miss these deals and discounts at locations such as fooLPRoof Contemporary Art Gallery, Lapis Gallery, Opera Colorado and Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum.
See DenverArtsWeek.com for all the latest info!
Schedules subject to change. Check the Denver Arts Week website and individual organizations for event status and any current health & safety guidelines.