Art District Programs

From our summer Art on Film series to the Art of Brunch, the Art District Board has developed a suite of entirely free creative and cultural programming in the neighborhood making art accessible to all. 

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art on film series

"Art on Film" is an outdoor, arthouse film series presented by Denver's Art District on Santa Fe and hosted in the Su Teatro parking lot. 

The series features arthouse and Spanish-language films, food trucks, live bands, and more. Bring your chair and join our community as we bring you this free programming all summer long. Art of Film happens last Wednesdays during the following months:

  • June

  • July

  • August

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THE art of brunch

Join us for brunching and gallery hopping in the heart of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe. This free gallery brunch crawl happens last Sundays in spring and fall. Enjoy complimentary brunch bites and plenty of art at participating galleries. The Art of Brunch happens from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. the following dates:

  • SPRING 2019 SERIES: March 31, April 28, and May 26

  • FALL 2019 SERIES: September 29, October 27, and November 24

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third friday Art night 

Our Third Friday Art Nights are designed for everyone from first time art buyers to long time collectors! Akin to the First Friday Art Walk, dozens of galleries keep their doors open late for this year-round event—where you'll often have the opportunity to meet the artists. Come down for opening receptions, artists talks, and a perfect date night. Art Nights happen year-round on third Fridays.

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The Art District comes alive as thousands descend upon the Santa Fe Drive, rain or shine, for the First Friday Art Walks every month from 5:30-9:30 p.m.

View art from hundreds of artists at galleries, in studios, at co-ops, upstairs, downstairs, in alleys, on the street—everywhere! A free shuttle will take you around the District and you'll often find food trucks on 7th and 9th Avenues.



Join the Art District on Santa Fe and the La Alma / Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association for its annual spring cleaning! This community event happens annually in April. 



From costume contests and sugar skulls to local breweries and creative activities for the whole family, the annual Día de los Muertos procession and event represents 100% local Denver art and culture, uniting artists and residents alike in honor and celebration of our culture and creativity. 

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Join us for a special viewing of the Best of Santa Fe Awards in partnership with the Veterans Arts Council! You will find a wide variety of juried artwork selected from our member galleries and creative businesses on view. Awards will be given for Best of Show, 2nd, 3rd and People's Choice. Be sure to attend and cast your vote!

The show opens on 11/15, with an opening reception that evening from 5:30-9:00 p.m. with an Awards Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. The event will be held at the VFW Post 1 Art Gallery, 841 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204 in Denver Art District on Santa Fe