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Art is just a dream away

Homare Ikeda dreams his creations into being. In some ways, that has been true for his entire life. The Denver-based painter rises at 4 a.m., makes coffee and puts brush or pen to paper, creating a new work each day and posting it to Instagram. His attention and his dreams during the quarantine have turned…

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The essential connection

Yolanda Ortega hadn’t really thought of her work as essential until last Sunday. As a multi-decade veteran of the Denver stage, she’s performed for thousands. She has inhabited iconic roles for which she has been lauded. For many, she is a human link to their culture and heritage, writ large in all its beauty. Still…

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In the midst of struggle, local theater gets a priceless gift

Len Matheo got a wholly unexpected gift in the middle of our unfolding crisis. The executive and artistic director of the Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden had just finished meeting with his staff when the call came in: the theater’s landlord, Mesa Meadows Land Management, would waive the $3,600 in rent the theater would owe…

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MCA Denver announces new glasses for color blind visitors to have richer, fuller, colorful museum experience

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) announced it would be the first museum in Colorado to offer visitors EnChroma glasses for color blind visitors. The museum began offering four different pairs of EnChroma glasses for visitors to borrow during their visits starting on December 10, 2019. “We are thrilled to be participating in…

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Veterans use their lens to create a window to art

The Subjective Lens – Through the Eyes of Veterans features a compelling collection of fine art photography created by 10 Denver-area artists who have served in the U.S. military. This unique exhibition is the culmination of the Colorado Photographic Arts Center’s Veterans Workshop Series, a five-month program of advanced photography courses provided to participants free of charge. Each project is intensely personal,…

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MCA Denver announces new glasses for color blind visitors to have richer, fuller, colorful museum experience

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) announced it would be the first museum in Colorado to offer visitors EnChroma glasses for color blind visitors. The museum began offering four different pairs of EnChroma glasses for visitors to borrow during their visits starting on December 10, 2019. “We are thrilled to be participating in…

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40 West ArtLine is accessible, interactive art for all

The 40 West ArtLine is a four-mile walking and biking arts experience in the heart of 40 West Arts Creative District near historic West Colfax Avenue and the West Line Light Rail in Lakewood, Colorado. The ArtLine is part of a major effort to encourage and promote the West Colfax corridor as an economic and…

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Venue Theater provides safe creative space for kids

In Conifer, kids know that the Venue Theater is a place they can explore their creativity, learn the craft of theater and simply not feel judged. “I love the Venue because you can just express how you are, any way,” said one participant. With a high school, middle school and elementary company, the theater stages…

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Young adults living with disabilities make their own way with art

The artists at the Access Gallery are focused. Each day nearly a dozen of them gather in their makers space to practice their craft and learn more about the business of art. The gallery, in Denver’s busy Santa Fe Arts District, is a home for these young adults as they transition from high school to…

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