It's cold outside, but Artopia 2016 — our annual night of art, culture and fashion at City Hall on Saturday, February 20 — should be very, very hot. And we have a hot offer for you: Half-price tickets! Through 11:59 p.m. today, February 5, you can use the code HALFOFF to buy half-price tickets on our Artopia site.
That's a great deal that gets you the fall Artopia lineup: seven rooms of art installations and exhibits, curated by Jolt from Guerilla Garden, and showcasing this city's most talented, up-and-coming artists, as well as nationally renowned artists.
Whiteout, the Westword fashion show, will return to Artopia, too, featuring seven local designers and their interpretation of “The Art of Fashion.” Watch as Wilhelmina models strut down the runway in AnnaFesta, D’Lola Couture, Denver Bespoke, Elyse Rainbolt, Equillibrium, Gino Velardi and YoCisco. For the first time, Whiteout will also feature a curvy collection and a men’s underwear line.
This year we are offering three ticket levels — Happy Hour, VIP and General Admission — and the HALFOFF deal works for all of them. Here's the fine print:
Happy Hour Tickets: Come at 5:30 p.m. for a special reception featuring food samples from participating restaurants and a chance to preview the art, then stay for all the fashion and fun of Artopia itself as a general admission ticket-holder.
VIP Tickets: Come at 7 p.m. for a special reception featuring food from Troy Guard restaurants, an open bar and a gift bag; enjoy special runway seating during the Whiteout fashion show (runway area limited to VIP only).
General Admission Tickets: Come at 7 p.m. for all the art and entertainment of Artopia, which runs until midnight.
Remember, get your half-price tickets for Artopia now, with the promo code HALFOFF, by midnight tonight. We'll see you on February 20!
And in the meantime, enjoy a few sights from Artopia 2015: