Arts and Culture

Gallery Sketches: Three shows for the weekend of May 30-June 1

There are openings all over town this weekend, and the art will transport you right out of this world. Here are just three of the artistic displays worth seeing this weekend...

See also: Denver Chalk Art Festival

Public Art Dedication: Lakewood Legacy Trees 5:30 p.m. May 30, Lamar Street Light Rail Station, West 13th Avenue and Lamar Street, Lakewood.

Lakewood's growing 40 West Art District has a new piece of public art to celebrate, and it's a project by one of its own: Artist Lonnie Hanzon designed Lakewood Legacy Trees for RTD's new W Light Rail line's Lamar Street Station. Lakewood mayor Bob Murphy and other dignitaries will gather there at 5:30 p.m. to cut the ribbon on the whimsical, history-infused installation of sculptural trees rising from a foundation of leaf-engraved bricks; afterward, the party will move to 40 West Gallery for a formal reception.

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