Visual Arts

Can't make the Louvre this summer? Take a quick trip to DIA!

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"We're fortunate enough to work in a facility that is not only about getting people from point A to point B as efficiently as possible, but also to stress an aesthetic contribution to it," said Mandy Renaud, public art coordinator for DIA and one of the guides for the tour. "Everything has become so homogenized, so I think we have one of the more unique settings, especially as far as airports go."

Both Renaud and Tim Vacca, exhibitions coordinator for DIA, want to encourage a wider awareness of arts culture at the airport, especially with the construction of a new hotel and light-railtransit route, anticipated for completion in 2016.

"Once the hotel opens, there will be a greater desire to see that sort of thing," said Vacca. "People may not want to spend all their time at a coffee shop or a restaurant; maybe they want to take a walk and get an education about some of the art."

Here are some of the pieces you can see around DIA:

Keep reading for more DIA art.
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