The Rescue of Denver’s Mayan Theatre

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  When attorney Chris Citron received a phone call asking her to help save the Mayan Theatre on South Broadway, her passion for preservation fueled her. It was February of 1984 and the art deco Mayan, built in 1930, came close to falling to a wrecking ball. The then-owner, an out-of-state bank, had every intention […]

Blown Glass From Chihuly Enhances Denver Botanic Gardens


It’s still an experience to see blown glass showcased solo or displayed inside a museum or gallery, but Denver Botanic Gardens is among 13 gardens across the country to take art to the next level. Chihuly incorporates bold colors of blown glass designed specifically for this exhibit. Glass artwork decorates pathways and can even be […]

Profile of Artist Ed Sirokman

painter Ed Sirokman

Mountain lion tracks didn’t detour artist Ed Sirokman from creating another masterpiece. Freshly fallen snow covering a mountain stream sparked his inner artist, prompting him to set up his easel deep inside an Evergreen Park. “That’s when I saw fresh mountain lion tracks. But I was so tuned in I kept painting,” smiles Sirokman. “I […]

Discover Denver’s Arts and Culture this Fall


The Mile High City’s cultural calendar is packed with a diverse collection of must-sees during the fall of 2013, ranging from an illuminating journey through centuries of French art at the Denver Art Museum to a (literally) explosive exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.  Fall is the perfect time to visit Denver, […]

Glenwood Springs Couple Fully Restores 1962 Shasta Travel Trailer

Fully Restored 1962 Shasta AirFlyte

  A lover of all things vintage, Vicky Nash’s gears started turning when she saw a 1962 Shasta Airflyte headed to the landfill in Denver. Seeing past rusted and chipped paint, she brought the trailer home where it would be souped up her husband, Richard. “He can fix and build anything,” says Vicky. Equipped with […]

10 Things To Do In Denver During Memorial Day Weekend

Mammoths & Mastodons at DMNS

Denver celebrates the start of the summer season with a long weekend packed with events, including a free, day-long music festival in downtown Denver, thrilling pro sports and outdoor adventure.  This is just the beginning of summer in The Mile High City. 1.    Honor our military heroes at the Memorial Day Parade and Tribute Ceremony, […]

Bizarre Art: Dana Schutz: If the Face Had Wheels


Fueled by her imagination, Dana Schutz creates art that is beyond the border of uncomfortable and even absurd. Her bold and colorful brushstrokes take us places that most imaginations don’t explore. Her show, Dana Schutz: If The Face Had Wheels, opens tomorrow (11/11) at the Denver Art Museum. The show explores ten years of art Schutz […]

Win Tickets: “Becoming Van Gogh” at Denver Art Museum

More than 70 paintings are displayed in "Becoming Van Gogh" Exhibit runs through January 20, 2013

One Person Will Win Two Tickets to Becoming Van Gogh at the Denver Art Museum  EASY ENTRY 1. Like Catch Carri on Facebook 2. Email and tell her your favorite Van Gogh Painting (Emails kept private and are used so we can notify the winners) It’s been seven years in the making. “Becoming Van Gogh,” an […]

Artist Creates a Modern Representation of Pompeian Art at Denver Museum of Nature & Science


Denver Museum of Nature & Science is partnering with a local artist who is recreating the wall paintings, mosaics, and frescoes of ancient Pompeii.  Museum visitors will be able to watch Jonathan Saiz create art every day through the middle of October as he creates the art piece.  Phaeton is a tribute to all four […]

16th Street Mall Festival of the Arts


Downtown Denver is getting crafty. This coming Friday and Saturday Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe and the Denver Theatre District will present the inaugural 16th Street Mall Festival of the Arts. Featuring artists/galleries from Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe, the festival will be assembled between the blocks of Arapahoe Street and Stout Street […]