The traditional “First Friday” arts walks in seven Denver area neighborhoods kicks it up a notch during Denver Arts Week. On Friday, November 4, 2022, more than 100 art galleries are participating in “Know Your Arts First Friday” by offering live music, artist demonstrations and culinary treats. You may even find some cool art on sale! Here are the districts to stroll:
Art District on Santa Fe
Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe represents hundreds of artists, galleries and creative businesses, featuring rotating art exhibits and cultural events.
RINO (River North Art District)
Famous for its street art and industrial revival, explore various locations and events throughout the RiNo neighborhood, ranging from art openings to live music.
South Pearl Street
Artists offer live demonstrations on the sidewalks, in addition to live music and great restaurant options.
Tennyson Street Cultural District
As one of Denver’s most historic neighborhoods, Tennyson Street offers an eclectic mix of storefronts and galleries with nearly 10 blocks of shopping, dining, services, art and culture.
40 West Arts District
Watch Aztec dancers and fire artists during this district-wide Día de los Muertos celebration. View ofrendas built to honor lost loved ones created by local Latinx artists. Join a procession, enjoy works of art by local elementary school students, and grab light bites and drinks.
Olde Town Arvada
Meet the artists displaying their fascinating work at local galleries.
Go to Denver Arts Week and search by gallery or neighborhood to find out what galleries are offering art for sale at $52.80 and where special programs may be found.