Explore Hundreds of Art Opportunities During Denver Arts Week[end]

By Christen Reiner, Macaroni Kid Lakewood-Littleton & Macaroni Kid Denver Editor and Publisher October 31, 2020

Denver Arts Week is a Colorado tradition, and 2020 will be no exception. It might look a bit different this year, but there are a lot of people working hard to make it just as much fun despite the COVID obstacles.

What You Need to Know

  • Denver Arts Week[end] will be celebrated during the weekend of November 6 - 8, 2020. 
  • Tune in from home to get exclusive virtual access to artist studios, theatrical performances, tours and more! 
  • Or, safely explore events at museums and attractions throughout The Mile High City.
  • Many of the events and activities can be done anytime! We like to keep a running list of the ones we want to try so we can pick and choose throughout the year.
  • COVID regulations are changing daily. Be sure to check the event website for the most current information just before attending.

Denver Arts Week[end] Categories

Check out the extensive list of categories offered this year! Easily filter the ones you are interested in on the Denver Arts Week[end] website to plan your activities.

Our Faves & "Wanna Tries"

Our top FREE picks for Denver Arts Week[end]. Find SO MANY MORE HERE!

๐ŸŽจ Denver Public Art’s Animal Tour

Denver Public Art’s collection boasts an abundance of animal-themed artwork. Take this tour online and pick your favorites to visit in person! Most can be viewed while socially distancing.

๐ŸŽจ Denver Public Art's Family Friendly Staff Picks

Public Art staff and their families share their favorite family-friendly pieces of art. Check out the art and color your own version with printable coloring sheets.

๐ŸŽจ Writing in Color for Teens

Writing in Color for Teens connects teens of color with literature and the spoken word, their peers, and a writing community. Led by local, working writers of color, this workshop encourages talented and curious teens to explore ideas, share their writing, celebrate successes and talk about challenges they face. Writing in Color for Teens is a safe space that celebrates and welcomes the rich experiences of teen writers of color. This event is free, but if you'd like to donate to help cover the cost, you can do that at checkout when you register. 

๐ŸŽจ Go Ahead, Take a Seat Tour

Most of the time, art is something you shouldn't touch. This tour encourages you to sit, climb and rest on the art pieces!

๐ŸŽจ Rocky Mountain Aardvarks Virtual Concert

Get those babies bouncing, those toddler toes tapping, and those kiddos hands clapping at this super fun, interactive concert. Zoom info will be sent to you after registering.

These are only a few of the hundreds of art opportunities available during Denver Arts Week[end]. Our state definitely knows art... what kind will your family explore this year?