Art & Design

Animal Instincts

Colorado artist Susan Bell has garnered numerous accolades over the years for her oil paintings and sculptures, which have been shown in museums and galleries across the West. When she paints livestock at Denver's National…

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

CherryArts is thrilled to announce the 31st annual event will return to its traditional dates over the holiday weekend, July 1st through 3rd in Cherry Creek North. The Cherry Creek Arts Festival is an innovative outdoor fine art event featuring…

Art on the Edge

WHEN ARTIST REBECCA RICH looks at a blank canvas, she sees anything but empty space. “I spend a lot of time writing and thinking, and my art evolves from an umbrella idea. The canvas is a continuum of those thoughts,”…

Fresh Perspectives

FOR THE 29TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR at Denver’s National Western Stock Show, the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale is brewing. The show presents creative contemporary Western art and raises philanthropic funds, to boot. "Old John" sculpture…

Museum Makeover

THE MILE HIGH CITY’S art scene reached a new height as the Denver Art Museum unveiled the boldly reimagined $150 million transformation of the north campus in late October. Christoph Heinrich, the museum’s director, and his staff of 400 happily anticipated the…

Curating Community

Photography By From the Hip Photo NORA BURNETT ABRAMS spent close to a decade working at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver before being named its Mark G. Falcone Director in 2019. Now, as the museum prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary in…

Ready to Dance

THERE’S SOMETHING MAGICAL about ballet: The soaring music. The opulent sets and costumes. The sheer athleticism that is key to the grace with which the dancers move. For 60 years—but especially since the 2006-07 season, when Gil Boggs was named artistic…

Taking Flight

ANA MARÍA HERNANDO lucked out in lock-down. The artist spent much of COVID-19 quarantine in the south of France, where she was an artist-in-residence at the La Napoule Art Foundation. “I was very lucky to be there, in the phenomenal chateau…

Views From the Top

Beyond the threshold of Betsy and George Wiegers’ Denver penthouse, the first captivating visual is the expansive bird’s-eye view. Colorado’s snow-capped Rocky Mountains form a dramatic background. The Mile High City skyline looms in mid-distance. And 12 stories below, Cherry Creek North bustles. This…

The Elegance of Old Hollywood

The show of more than 100 couture outfits, sketches, photographs, documents and film clips from the wardrobe of French writer, philanthropist and style icon Veronique Peck reveals not only one woman’s life but also the evolution of global high fashion…