An Art Fall in Denver, Colorado
Fan Expo Denver: SPECIAL EDITION, October 29-31
Fan Expo Denver is the ultimate playground for comic book, sci-fi, horror, anime and game fans, with three days of citywide events, workshops, family attractions and celebrity appearances. This year, tickets for the event will be limited; but the event will always feature everything enthusiasts expect. A stellar guest list includes Giancarlo Esposito, William shatner and Hayden panettiere and more all programmed to appear.
Denver Film Festival, November 3-14
After a highly successful virtual adaptation in 2020, the Denver Film Festival – the region’s largest film festival – returns to in-person events for its 44th year. This year will feature in-person events such as red carpet premieres, events and screenings at the Sie FilmCenter and satellite venues, interactive activities, conversations with filmmakers, and more! Part of the program + bonuses will also be available in streaming on demand on our Virtual Cinema platform.
Denver Arts Week, November 5-13
After shrinking to a weekend of mostly virtual events in 2020, Denver Arts Week is making a strong comeback this year. The beloved annual celebration of the city’s vibrant arts and culture scene will once again feature hundreds of events in the metro area for nine full days, including the First Friday. Artistic walks in Denver’s best neighborhoods and artsy neighborhoods on November 5, and Free night at museums on November 6. Throughout the week, people will be able to explore the city’s vibrant art districts, check out museum exhibits and open-air art, watch shows, attend film and literary events, and shop. works of art by local artists.
The theater itself returns to Denver, November 2021
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) recently announced the return of the Broadway, Theater Company, Cabaret and Off-Center seasons with 30 shows, which premieres in November with the Theater Company’s A Christmas Carol in the newly renovated Wolf Theater. Broadway shows will also be back, starting with Disney’s The Lion King, which will premiere in december 2021.
New and remarkable in Denver’s cultural attractions
Meow Wolf denver: Convergence station
Meow Wolf, the artist collective known for their immersive and interactive experiences that transport audiences of all ages to fantastic realms of history and exploration, has opened their permanent installation at Denver in early fall 2021. The Denver venue, dubbed Convergence Station and described by CNN as an “escape from another world,” showcases the work of 300 creatives, 110 of whom are Colorado-based, through more than 70 unique installations on four floors of colorful rooms, as well as a music venue, cafe and retail space that can accommodate 450 people.
The redesigned Denver Art Museum campus
The renovated and unified Denver Art Museum campus will reopen to the public on 24 October 2021. New revitalized spaces include the Lanny & Sharon Martin Building (formerly the North Building), the new Anna and John J. Sie Visitor Center, eight levels of art galleries and programming space, as well as new spaces external audiences. The campus will offer expanded customer services, new dining options led by a renowned local chef Jennifer jasinski, programming and event spaces.
From Whistler to Cassatt: American painters to France, November 14, 2021 – March 13, 2022
The Denver Art Museum’s best-selling fall exhibition, From Whistler to Cassatt: American painters to France, presents more than 100 paintings made between 1855 and 1913 during the first comprehensive examination of from France stylistic impact on American painting of the time. Academic training in Paris exploring the rural landscape, Whistler to Cassatt reveals both the visual and conceptual influences of France on American painters of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Significant artistic contributions of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, John Singer Sargent and Marie cassatt also take place in the narration of the exhibition. These artists were known to be part of the first wave of Americans to cross the Atlantic Ocean to Europe, and in Paris, then considered the center of the art world. Each contributed to the rich complexity of American painting, which was in close dialogue with their French contemporaries during this period.
A decade of discovery: Clyfford still in Denver, October 15, 2021 – March 6, 2022
Clyfford Still is considered the father of Abstract Expressionism; and in november 2011Denver has become home to almost all of his work and the first and only city to have a museum devoted entirely to his art. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the inauguration of the Clyfford Still Museum, A decade of discovery: Clyfford still in Denver draws inspiration from the Museum’s inaugural exhibition while highlighting some of its most compelling revelations since then. Some of the surprises on display included photographs of lost 1930s paintings, mysterious and undocumented works of art found during the inventory, ways in which understanding of Still’s early years and artistic training expanded. and even some architectural quirks of the building. Various voices from staff, academics and the community are included in the exhibit text to broaden engagement and demonstrate a wide range of perspectives. The exhibit will also launch a year-long, community-focused presentation of public programs, exhibits and partnerships.
Colorado History Center
At the History Colorado Center, artefacts, stories and artwork blend together to tell the story of Colorado and the American West. This fall, five new exhibitions and presentations link the history of this great state with its impact on the here and now:
Building Denver: Visions of the Capital explores Denver’s many visions and the stories of its growth, urban development, and architecture from 1860 to today.
Presented in English and Spanish, Borders of Southern Colorado explores the geopolitical history of the south Colorado. Framed by mountains and rivers, the southern part of the state and the people who lived there were affected when an international border crossed the region, a time that Borders examines through photographs, lecture series and more.
Brick and soul, an exhibition by a local photographer Armando Geneyro, connects the built environment to the different cultures and people who shape its meaning.
Forty years on the ‘Fax takes viewers on a nostalgic stroll down “America’s Main Street” – Colfax Avenue. From its birth as US Highway 40 in 1926 until the I-70 diverted traffic in the 1960s, Colfax has flourished with hotels and motels, restaurants and drive-ins. chic, and all forms of shopping and entertainment, from theme parks to nightlife. – that this exhibition highlights through original illuminated signs, menus, photos …
About VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau
Celebrating 112 years of promoting Mile High City, VISIT DENVER is a non-profit trade association that contracts with the City of Denver market Denver as a convention and leisure destination, increasing the city’s economic development, creating jobs and generating taxes. A total of 17.7 million visitors spent the night at Denver in 2019, generating $ 6 billion in spending, while supporting over 60,000 jobs, making tourism one of the world’s largest industries. Denver. Learn more about Denver on the VISITDENVER website and at TOURISMPAYSDENVER or by phone at 800 2 Denver. Denver International Airport (DEN; flydenver.com) connects The Mile High City to more than 200 destinations around the world. Follow Denver’s social media channels for last minute updates at: Facebook.com/visitdenver; Twitter.com/visitdenver; Instagram.com/visitdenver; and YouTube.com/visitdenver.
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