Thousands of professionals in the fields of architecture, planning, design and related occupations, along with many vendors, are meeting in Denver June 20-22 for the American Institute of Architects' annual convention, this year titled "Building Leaders." In honor of the event, Westword art critic M ... More >>
About this time last year, we tipped our hat to the Fuck Yeah Colorado! tumblr, a site that encourages folks to share images that encapsulate what they love about this fair state. The result is a cyber-collage capable of appealing to a wide range of Coloradans or people who'd like to be ones. Given ... More >>
IndyInk gallery and print-shop will celebrate its tenth anniversary tomorrow, and over fifty local artists will be contributing work for the show that marks the event. This collection of artists represents just a fraction of the many Denverites who owe a debt of gratitude to what IndyInk has done fo ... More >>
For the past two years, the History Colorado Center has been going up at 12th Avenue and Broadway, but the public hasn't been allowed to see inside the state's new history museum -- until now. Tomorrow from 2 to 6:30 pm, the Urban Land Institute Colorado, a land-use research and education org ... More >>
Amid ribbon-cutting and speeches, balloon hats and live raptors, the Denver Public Library held a grand opening for its newest addition Saturday: the Green Valley Ranch Branch Library. The $11.4 million project, paid for out of bond funds authorized four years ago, arrives at a time when DPL ... More >>
Kids do the darnedest things with LEGO bricks and games, as Joel Warner pointed out in this feature last January. But few projects are quite the labor of love involved in one fifteen-year-old devotee's astonishing replica of the Denver Public Library on Broadway: 7,000 bricks, two solid weeks ... More >>
Photo by Michael RobertsRain isn't the only thing that's fallen near Denver's Central Library lately. Just as giant scaffolding is finally being removed from the Denver Art Museum, barriers are going up at Denver Public Library's central branch just steps away. Why? Last month, a window sill ... More >>
Western Art Gallery on the fifth floor of the Denver Central Library
Evan Hecox takes his art to the masses, one superstore at a time.
Chicano and post-Chicano art mix it up in an elegant offering at the Central Library.
It's business as usual for the Civic Center, Denver's premier urban space.
Concerns about the Justice Center and the Civic Center, plus a Bronx cheer for Rick Ashton.
There's new realism at the Mizel Center, a new spot for the Mizel Museum, and news at the DAM.
The Central Library surveys the brief, brilliant career of Frank Mechau.
Is building a jail as an extension of Denver's Civic Center really the right thing to do?
The DAM presents an exhibit studded with the state's art stars.
Beauty at Cordell Taylor, ties at RMCAD, trouble at Mizel and an insult hurled at the DAM.
Members of the Friends Foundation donated their lives to the library. Those days are over.
Opportunities for art and architecture can be both found and lost amid city politics.
US Design 1975-2000
The Denver Art Museum turns recent design history every which way but loose.
Revel in a quarter-century of US Design at the DAM.
Landmarks rise and fall in Denver.
Daniel Libeskind muses over the first new museum building of the 21st century.
Children's Library, Denver Central Library
Old guys still rule the architecture world.
The Artists of the Broadmoor Academy show the big picture of Colorado art history.