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2018 Festival of Homiletics - Washington, DC

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Denver

Denver Highlight #3 - Arts Scene

While you are in Denver for the 2015 Festival of Homiletics, be sure to check out the local arts scene! You won't want to miss what this city has to offer. 

 

 

Denver Art Museum

"The Denver Art Museum's Hamilton Building is an architectural work of art. Designed by Daniel Libeskind, it will change the way you experience art and architecture. Explore the Museum's galleries showcasing a world-famous American Indian art collection, as well as art from around the world. Family programs, traveling special exhibitions, Museum Shop, on-site restaurants and spectacular event spaces." (denver.org)

Performing Arts

"Some may look to the east and west coasts for the U.S.’s best opera, theater, classical music and ballet -- but aficionados know that Denver is home to a performing arts scene to rival any other city.

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Opera Colorado, the Colorado Ballet – all these organizations and more make up a diverse and stimulating cultural mix that keeps schedules packed all year-round." (denver.org)

Museum of Contemporary Art

"MCA DENVER is an innovative forum for contemporary art that inspires and challenges all audiences, creating understanding and dialog about art of our time. As Denver's first institution devoted entirely to contemporary art, MCA DENVER is housed in a new environmentally sustainable facility designed by David Adjaye." (denver.org)

Kirkland Museum

"Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art displays over 3,500 examples of international decorative art from every major design period from Arts & Crafts to Postmodern. A retrospective of Colorado painter Vance Kirkland (1904-1981) and artwork by over 200 other Colorado and regional artists are shown." (denver.org)

Public Art

"Arts & Venues is the City and County of Denver agency responsible for the city’s publicly owned venues and cultural affairs. The agency operates some of the region’s most renowned facilities, including Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Colorado Convention Center, Denver Coliseum and McNichols Civic Center Building. Arts & Venues also oversees the Denver Public Art program, Create Denver economic development initiative, Youth One Book, One Denver literacy program, and entertainment and cultural events such as the Five Points Jazz Festival." (artsandvenuesdenver.com)

Image Credit: Denver Art Museum
by VISIT DENVER and Jeff Wells
Used with Permission

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