Winter has come. (Minus the white walkers, thank God). As the snow falls, you can experience all of the cool offerings from your local art community. Below we have all the can’t-miss events for March.
Westword Artopia – Friday, March 1st
It’s time again for Westword’s annual arts extravaganza! This year’s event is a celebration of decades of hip-hop culture. It will be held at The Church nightclub, 1160 Lincoln St, Denver, CO 80203. The lineup of both visual and musical artists promises to deliver one of the most exciting events this year. Featured at the event are graffiti artists like Charlie Ricks, Swek, and Tukeone, photographer Armando Geneyro, and dance crews like Burn Unit, The BBoy Factory, and The Freak Show. Hippity-hop on over after your First Friday outings.
Tickets: $35 General Admission, $20 Late Night (After 10pm)
Stillness of Identity by Nijole Rasmussen
Nijole Rasmussen’s work will be at the Alliance Française de Denver in the Santa Fe Arts District the entire month of March. Rasmussen was born and raised in Lithuania but has lived in Denver since 1992. The gallery is holding a special reception with Rasmussen on March 1st (First Friday) from 6-8pm that is open to anyone who RSVP’s. Painting has been her passion for the last 7 years and she gets inspiration from nature and her travels.
Important Note: You must RSVP by 1 Mar 2019 6:00 pm
Aftereffect: Georgia O’Keefe & Contemporary Painting
Georgia O’Keefe was one of the most influential artists within the “Santa Fe” style. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver presents Aftereffect: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Painting. This stunning exhibition brings together a select group of artists whose work resonates with that of Georgia O’Keeffe. There are 8 works by O’Keefe and many other pieces, including recent work by Jeffrey Gibson, Mary Heilmann, Emily Joyce, Matt Connors, Carrie Moyer, Mary Weatherford, Lesley Vance, Corey Drieth, Loie Hollowell, Gretchen Marie Schaefer, Leslie Smith III, and Melissa Thorne. Her work influences countless modern artists, so this is an exhibit that you shouldn’t miss out on (the exhibition runs until May 26)!
Cost: Museum of Contemporary Art Admission ($8 for adults, $5 after 5 PM Tues-Friday)