There is no better time than now to flex your wandering artful eye as November 1st – 9th is Denver Arts Week. You have an opportunity to explore and be inspired by Denver’s creative neighborhoods beginning this First Friday, today, November 1st all the way through the weekend and into next weekend.

What can you expect to find? How about Local Art For Sale Starting at $52.80 at participating galleries for one. For second, all week long Denver On Stage there are special performances, discounts, Free programs and $52.80 ticket deals.  Denver Arts Week is the perfect opportunity to experience all the cultural arts that Denver has to offer. Be a tourist and art collector expand your collection and your mind.

Painting by Tadd Moskal

Painting by Tadd Moskal

Do you know your Arts Districts? Let and I be your guide.

Arts District on Santa Fe will be not only holding First Friday as usual but also a Dia de los Muertos celebration at the Museo de las Americas.

Belmar Block 7 Art District is located in the Belmar City Center in Lakewood. Golden Triangle Museum District will offer a free Museum District First Friday circulating trolley from TownePlace Suites by Marriott and visit the museum and galleries opening receptions from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Navajo Street Art District is nestled in the Lower Highlands area of Denver. Old South Gaylord & South Pearl are just a bit south of downtown Denver; “both are home to many artists studios and galleries, along with one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants”.

RiNo (River North Art District) is offering more than 30 artist studio spaces as well as galleries to explore.




Tennyson Street Cultural District has many participating galleries offering artwork starting at $52.80. Lapis Gallery kicks off their First Friday experience with their “Signs” show focusing on historical signs of Denver that have been lost or can still be seen or captured in a work of art. Just down the street from there is the 5th Annual Regis University Student Art Show “Journeys” at Tenn Street Coffee.


The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has extended hours and discounted admission to the MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition, advance tickets are required, and Free access to all the permanent galleries.


Denver Arts Week offers something for everyone. A Night at the Museums, Stage, Theater, Historic Attractions, Music, Film & Literature, Dance and just so much.

Visit for more detailed information as this is “A celebration of the city’s vibrant arts and cultural scene.”

Most galleries for First Friday are open 6 p.m. – 10 p.m., you may want to contact your gallery of choice to verify their hours.  Hope to see you out and about this First Friday and all week long. Be a collector.


Please Note: Some information and quotes were gathered directly from the venues, website and participating persons.