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INSPIRE Arts Week Lakewood

Inspire 2019

 

INSPIRE Arts Week, May 30 through June 8, 2019, is a 10-day annual event that features free and discounted arts and cultural events through more than 15 Lakewood partner organizations. It includes gallery openings, activities, classes and performances for the whole family. It was born from a community visioning process in 2010, and the event draws attention to the rich and vibrant arts and cultural scene present in Lakewood by connecting the community with its plentiful, diverse and ongoing arts and cultural opportunities and businesses. In 2016, it INSPIRE Arts Week was named "Best Event" in the large community category of the Governor's Awards for Downtown Excellence.

 

Click on a date below to explore the upcoming events and activities. Share your experiences on social media with the hashtag #InspireLakewood!

May 30 - Thursday
Day 1

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org


FREE Gallery Open: Lakewood Arts Council Gallery

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays
Lakewood Arts Gallery Special Exhibits
“Inspired: Who and What Influenced Our Art?” LAC Cooperative Artists share mentors, memories and moments that sparked the joy of art for them. This exhibit will be displayed throughout the Co-op Art Gallery.
“Where oh Where in Lakewood?” The team of Lakewood Arts Center photographers are putting together a display of photos taken in Lakewood; how many can you identify? Put your knowledge of Lakewood to the test! On display in the LAC classroom.
Lakewood Arts Council Gallery | 6731 W. Colfax Ave.
303-980-0625 | LakewoodArtsCouncil.org

 

FREE INSPIRE Reception
TimeShare: Looking Toward the Future

5-7 p.m.

TimeShare's goal is to bring together artists and cultural producers who are grappling with the collision of technology and art with a sense of wonder and curiosity. It will feature innovative work in experimental/new digital or time-based mediums. TimeShare is to showcase video, 3D and animated shorts, soundscapes, digitally enhanced performances and experimental photography.

Lakewood Cultural Center, North Gallery | 470 S. Allison Pkwy.
303-987-7845 Lakewood.org/Exhibits


FREE INSPIRE Reception
TimeShare: Emerging Artists of RMCAD

5-7 p.m.

Within the territory of a digital environment, artists and viewers are rediscovering the romantic notion of exploration. Emerging and student artists from Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) present to the community a vision of the artistic future in a dynamic and diverse group show of student work inspired by the TimeShare theme.

Lakewood Cultural Center, Mezzanine Gallery | 470 S. Allison Pkwy.
303-987-7845 Lakewood.org/Exhibits


FREE INSPIRE Reception
TimeShare: New Genres Collective

5-7 p.m. 

The mission of the New Genres Collective is to expose viewers to alternative perspectives and strategies beyond traditional practices in visual art. This collective is a lab and a creative forum for bringing more diverse artistic mediums to the Lakewood and RMCAD ecosystem, encouraging students, alumni and viewers to explore the vast boundaries between media. As a collective, artists create collaborative projects taking the form of mixed performances, happenings, screenings and exhibitions.

Lakewood Civic Center, James J. Richey Gallery | 480 S. Allison Pkwy.
303-987-7845 Lakewood.org/Exhibits

 

FREE Creative Night: Valkarie Gallery

5-9:30 p.m.
We invite anyone creative to drop by. We have had graphic designers, jewelers, painters, drawers, paper cut artists, book sculptors, photographers – even a stray musician or two have attended. We all learn from one another and create lasting friendships. Swing on by, bring your “supplies,” hang out and create!
Valkarie Gallery | 445 S. Saulsbury St.
ValkarieFineArt.com

May 31 - Friday
Day 2

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Gallery Open: Lakewood Arts Council Gallery

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays
Lakewood Arts Gallery Special Exhibits
“Inspired: Who and What Influenced Our Art?” LAC Cooperative Artists share mentors, memories and moments that sparked the joy of art for them. This exhibit will be displayed throughout the Co-op Art Gallery.
“Where oh Where in Lakewood?” The team of Lakewood Arts Center photographers are putting together a display of photos taken in Lakewood; how many can you identify? Put your knowledge of Lakewood to the test! On display in the LAC classroom.
Lakewood Arts Council Gallery | 6731 W. Colfax Ave.
303-980-0625 | LakewoodArtsCouncil.org

 

June 1 - Saturday
Day 3

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Dino Sculpture Hunt: Alameda Connects

June 1-8 pick up a treasure map. Turn it in from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 8.
Hunt for the roaming dinosaur herd along the Alameda Corridor. Use the map to find each sculpture then write a few words about it. On June 8, bring your map and list to the Alameda Connects office to receive a prize for participating and learn more about the district’s public art programs.
Alameda Connects Office, Alameda Crossing | 275 S. Sheridan Blvd.

AlamedaConnects.org

 

Red Herring Art Supply: Pencil Day! Draw & Doodle

11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Come draw, doodle, or sketch a live, family-safe, costumed model. Bring your pencils, pastels, and charcoals and favorite paper. Hard, soft, buttery, crumbly, oily, lightfast, water soluble. What makes one pencil better than another? Art materials guru Kris Autobee separates the hype from the tool and gives participants a chance to test various brand name pencils. Allow 40 minutes.
Red Herring Art Supply | 6715 W. Colfax Ave.
RedHerringArt.com


FREE Artists in Residences Studio Tour

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2.
This is a rare chance to tour 20+ working artists’ private home studios not usually open to the public. Visit artists working in acrylic, oil and watercolor, sculpture, ceramics, fused glass, mosaics, photography, handmade violins and more! 
AnamCaraStudioGallery.com/artistshome-studio-tour or Facebook.com/ArtistsStudioTourLakewoodCO


FREE Gallery Open: Lakewood Arts Council Gallery

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays
Lakewood Arts Gallery Special Exhibits
“Inspired: Who and What Influenced Our Art?” LAC Cooperative Artists share mentors, memories and moments that sparked the joy of art for them. This exhibit will be displayed throughout the Co-op Art Gallery.
“Where oh Where in Lakewood?” The team of Lakewood Arts Center photographers are putting together a display of photos taken in Lakewood; how many can you identify? Put your knowledge of Lakewood to the test! On display in the LAC classroom.
Lakewood Arts Council Gallery | 6731 W. Colfax Ave.
303-980-0625 | LakewoodArtsCouncil.org

 

FREE Opening Reception: The Yarn Spinner

5-8:30 p.m.
“The Yarn Spinner,” a solo exhibition by oil painter Kathryn Petroff, visually weaves together dreamlike stories through hauntingly beautiful detail. Inspired by her secluded life in a small Colorado mountain town, her works bring to life the faces, homes and nostalgic belongings of a life lived in rural solitude.
Valkarie Gallery & Studio | 445 S. Saulsbury St.
ValkarieFineArt.com

 

"Oracle" presented by David Taylor's Zikr Dance Ensemble

7:30 p.m.
Featuring the premiere of David Taylor's "Oracle," inspired by the Oracle of Delphi, Zikr's program will also include a reprise of Taylor's critically acclaimed "Runes" and the audience favorite "In Your Eyes."
Tickets start at $18
Lakewood Cultural Center | 470 S. Allison Pkwy.
303-987-7845 | ZikrDance.com

June 2 - Sunday
Day 4

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Band Art (for teens)

2-4 p.m.
Create your own unique band or music inspired piece of original art. Event is led by Lakewood Cultural Center instructors. All supplies provided.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Dino Sculpture Hunt: Alameda Connects

June 1-8 pick up a treasure map. Turn it in from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 8.
Hunt for the roaming dinosaur herd along the Alameda Corridor. Use the map to find each sculpture then write a few words about it. On June 8, bring your map and list to the Alameda Connects office to receive a prize for participating and learn more about the district’s public art programs.
Alameda Connects Office, Alameda Crossing | 275 S. Sheridan Blvd.

AlamedaConnects.org

 

FREE Artists in Residences Studio Tour

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2.
This is a rare chance to tour 20+ working artists’ private home studios not usually open to the public. Visit artists working in acrylic, oil and watercolor, sculpture, ceramics, fused glass, mosaics, photography, handmade violins and more! 
AnamCaraStudioGallery.com/artistshome-studio-tour or Facebook.com/ArtistsStudioTourLakewoodCO

 

FREE Gallery Open: Lakewood Arts Council Gallery

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays
Lakewood Arts Gallery Special Exhibits
“Inspired: Who and What Influenced Our Art?” LAC Cooperative Artists share mentors, memories and moments that sparked the joy of art for them. This exhibit will be displayed throughout the Co-op Art Gallery.
“Where oh Where in Lakewood?” The team of Lakewood Arts Center photographers are putting together a display of photos taken in Lakewood; how many can you identify? Put your knowledge of Lakewood to the test! On display in the LAC classroom.
Lakewood Arts Council Gallery | 6731 W. Colfax Ave.
303-980-0625 | LakewoodArtsCouncil.org

 

"Oracle" presented by David Taylor's Zikr Dance Ensemble

2 p.m.
Featuring the premiere of David Taylor's "Oracle," inspired by the Oracle of Delphi, Zikr's program will also include a reprise of Taylor's critically acclaimed "Runes" and the audience favorite "In Your Eyes."
Tickets start at $18
Lakewood Cultural Center | 470 S. Allison Pkwy.
303-987-7845 | ZikrDance.com

June 3 - Monday
Day 5

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Dino Sculpture Hunt: Alameda Connects

June 1-8 pick up a treasure map. Turn it in from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 8.
Hunt for the roaming dinosaur herd along the Alameda Corridor. Use the map to find each sculpture then write a few words about it. On June 8, bring your map and list to the Alameda Connects office to receive a prize for participating and learn more about the district’s public art programs.
Alameda Connects Office, Alameda Crossing | 275 S. Sheridan Blvd.

AlamedaConnects.org

 

FREE Stone Sculpture Demo: Annette Sapp

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Annette Sapp, LAC coop artist, and her pop-up studio will be located at LAC. Come watch as she plans and completes a stone sculpture, starting with sketches, then using a variety of tools and alabaster quarried near Fort Collins, CO.
Lakewood Arts Council Gallery | 6731 W. Colfax Ave.
LakewoodArts.org

 

June 4 - Tuesday
Day 6

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Dino Sculpture Hunt: Alameda Connects

June 1-8 pick up a treasure map. Turn it in from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 8.
Hunt for the roaming dinosaur herd along the Alameda Corridor. Use the map to find each sculpture then write a few words about it. On June 8, bring your map and list to the Alameda Connects office to receive a prize for participating and learn more about the district’s public art programs.
Alameda Connects Office, Alameda Crossing | 275 S. Sheridan Blvd.

AlamedaConnects.org

 

FREE Stone Sculpture Demo: Annette Sapp

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Annette Sapp, LAC coop artist, and her pop-up studio will be located at LAC. Come watch as she plans and completes a stone sculpture, starting with sketches, then using a variety of tools and alabaster quarried near Fort Collins, CO.
Lakewood Arts Council Gallery | 6731 W. Colfax Ave.
LakewoodArts.org

 

FREE Drop Into Art

Noon-1 p.m.
At this free and kid friendly event, learn and create some art. Different types of projects will be explored.
Lakewood Cultural Center | 470 S. Allison Pkwy.
303.987.7845 | Lakewood.org/Camps

 

Red Herring Art Supply: Colorado Sumi-e Society Open House

5-8 p.m.

Sumi-e (black ink painting) and Asian styles of calligraphy have been around for hundreds of years but are newcomers to Lakewood. These art styles use six-inch to 70-inch long brushes made from wood, bamboo or even jade. Watch demonstrations and pick up a brush yourself.
Red Herring Art Supply | 6715 W. Colfax Ave.
RedHerringArt.com

June 5 - Wednesday
Day 7

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Dino Sculpture Hunt: Alameda Connects

June 1-8 pick up a treasure map. Turn it in from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 8.
Hunt for the roaming dinosaur herd along the Alameda Corridor. Use the map to find each sculpture then write a few words about it. On June 8, bring your map and list to the Alameda Connects office to receive a prize for participating and learn more about the district’s public art programs.
Alameda Connects Office, Alameda Crossing | 275 S. Sheridan Blvd.

AlamedaConnects.org

 

FREE Gallery Open: Lakewood Arts Council Gallery

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays
Lakewood Arts Gallery Special Exhibits
“Inspired: Who and What Influenced Our Art?” LAC Cooperative Artists share mentors, memories and moments that sparked the joy of art for them. This exhibit will be displayed throughout the Co-op Art Gallery.
“Where oh Where in Lakewood?” The team of Lakewood Arts Center photographers are putting together a display of photos taken in Lakewood; how many can you identify? Put your knowledge of Lakewood to the test! On display in the LAC classroom.
Lakewood Arts Council Gallery | 6731 W. Colfax Ave.
303-980-0625 | LakewoodArtsCouncil.org

 

June 6 - Thursday
Day 8

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Dino Sculpture Hunt: Alameda Connects

June 1-8 pick up a treasure map. Turn it in from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 8.
Hunt for the roaming dinosaur herd along the Alameda Corridor. Use the map to find each sculpture then write a few words about it. On June 8, bring your map and list to the Alameda Connects office to receive a prize for participating and learn more about the district’s public art programs.
Alameda Connects Office, Alameda Crossing | 275 S. Sheridan Blvd.

AlamedaConnects.org

 

FREE Lunch and Learn: Ways of Seeing

1-3 p.m.
Bring a brown bag lunch and join Lakewood’s Arts Curator Laine Godsey in the North Gallery for a curator talk and tour of the TimeShare exhibitions.
Lakewood Cultural Center | 470 S. Allison Parkway 
Lakewood.org/Exhibitions

 

FREE Creative Night: Valkarie Gallery

5-9:30 p.m.
We invite anyone creative to drop by. We have had graphic designers, jewelers, painters, drawers, paper cut artists, book sculptors, photographers – even a stray musician or two have attended. We all learn from one another and create lasting friendships. Swing on by, bring your “supplies,” hang out and create!
Valkarie Gallery | 445 S. Saulsbury St.
ValkarieFineArt.com

June 7 - Friday
Day 9

FREE Open House & Pottery Project

9 a.m.-noon
Stop by to make a clay artwork. Take a tour of the pottery, papermaking, weaving and jewelry studios housed in this historic building.
Washington Heights Arts Center | 6375 W. First Ave.
303.987.5436 | Lakewood.org/WashingtonHeights

 

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy.
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Art in Action: Arts on Belmar Open Galleries

4-8 p.m.
Wonder how art is created? Stop by the block to see how it is done! Live painting, jewelry making, photography, furniture refinishing and more! 
Arts on Belmar | 445 S. Saulsbury St. 
Block7Arts.org


FREE First Friday Art Walk: Arts on Belmar Open Galleries

5-9 p.m.
Come to the block and check out art in action. Lakewood's original art district may be small in size but is abundant in quality and diversity of art. Featuring nine artist-owned studio/galleries in the heart of downtown Lakewood, showing a variety of painting, sculpture, print-making, jewelry and photography.
Arts on Belmar | 445 S. Saulsbury St. 
ArtsOnBelmar.com

 

FREE Art@RMCAD 

5-8 p.m.
Community members of all ages are invited to join RMCAD in a night of celebration of the arts. Visit our historic campus, located along the newly launched ArtLine, to explore our galleries and studios, and get excited about INSPIRE Arts Week. More details will be available on the RMCAD website.
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design | 1600 Pierce St. 
RMCAD.edu

 

FREE First Friday: Mountainside Art Guild 

5-8 p.m.
A Colorado Artists show by the Mountainside Art Guild is presented by the Lakewood Arts Gallery. The exhibit features a variety of visual arts. Music, a demonstration, and refreshments will be part of the reception. The gallery is open Wednesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Lakewood Arts Council Gallery | 6731 W. Colfax Ave.
LakewoodArts.org

 

FREE Colfax Art Crawl, A Circus Street Party: 40 West Arts 

6-9 p.m.
See a circus collective spinning aerial fabric and hoops high in the sky and artist Greg Wazil with his metal menagerie of animals in a circus sculpture garden. We’ll also have live music, all of our galleries and creative businesses open to the public with tons of artwork on display, circus-inspired eats and more. And kids (of all ages) are invited to wear their favorite superhero, princess and comic book costumes to add to the fun. 40 West Arts District and the 40 West ArtLine invite you to this spectacle of circus proportions.
40 West Arts Creative District | 1560 Teller St. 
40WestArts.org

 

FREE First Friday Celebration at Pirate: Contemporary Art 

6-10 p.m.
Featuring artwork by Lisa Kerns, Eden Hall and Meagan Bray.
Exhibition from May 24- June 9 with a First Friday celebration on June 7. Lisa M. Kerns presents a new series of paintings that contemplate the night sky, rendering it through abstract imagery. Megan Bray and Eden Hall present a collaborative effort between two female artists that explore how identity is formed through connecting with others. With cloth and sculpture, Bray and Hall examine how the people we surround ourselves with can become a catalyst for creation.
Pirate: Contemporary Art | 7130 W. 16th Ave.
PirateArtOnline.org

 

FREE Dino Sculpture Hunt: Alameda Connects

June 1-8 pick up a treasure map. Turn it in from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 8.
Hunt for the roaming dinosaur herd along the Alameda Corridor. Use the map to find each sculpture then write a few words about it. On June 8, bring your map and list to the Alameda Connects office to receive a prize for participating and learn more about the district’s public art programs.
Alameda Connects Office, Alameda Crossing | 275 S. Sheridan Blvd.

AlamedaConnects.org

 

June 8 - Saturday
Day 10

FREE Community Creation: Poetry Wall

Open hours
Drop in to the Belmar Library lobby to participate in our giant velcro poetry wall. Decorate preprinted word cards with provided art supplies, arrange and rearrange on the wall to create poems, then watch them transform during the week. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Community Creation: Window Murals

Open hours
Bring your creativity and contribute to Belmar Library’s window mural to celebrate INSPIRE Arts Week. We’ll provide colorful window markers for you to color, draw, and add your own creative flair. Come work on this project for five minutes or all afternoon. All ages.
Belmar Library | 555 S. Allison Pkwy. 
JeffcoLibrary.org

 

FREE Dino Sculpture Hunt: Alameda Connects

June 1-8 pick up a treasure map. Turn it in from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 8.
Hunt for the roaming dinosaur herd along the Alameda Corridor. Use the map to find each sculpture then write a few words about it. On June 8, bring your map and list to the Alameda Connects office to receive a prize for participating and learn more about the district’s public art programs.
Alameda Connects Office, Alameda Crossing | 275 S. Sheridan Blvd.

AlamedaConnects.org

 

FREE Gallery Open: Lakewood Arts Council Gallery

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays
Lakewood Arts Gallery Special Exhibits
“Inspired: Who and What Influenced Our Art?” LAC Cooperative Artists share mentors, memories and moments that sparked the joy of art for them. This exhibit will be displayed throughout the Co-op Art Gallery.
“Where oh Where in Lakewood?” The team of Lakewood Arts Center photographers are putting together a display of photos taken in Lakewood; how many can you identify? Put your knowledge of Lakewood to the test! On display in the LAC classroom.
Lakewood Arts Council Gallery | 6731 W. Colfax Ave.
303-980-0625 | LakewoodArtsCouncil.org

 

FREE Paper Carnations and Marigolds: Red Herring Art Supply

1-3 p.m.
Learn how to make cheerful and colorful tissue paper carnations and marigolds. The yellow and orange flowers will be suitable for Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead decorations. Red Herring Art Supply | 6715 W. Colfax | www.RedHerringArt.com
Red Herring Art Supply | 6719 W. Colfax Ave.
RedHerringArt.com

 

FREE Rockin’ Block Party: Lakewood Heritage Center

5-11 p.m.
The City of Lakewood honors the City’s heritage and its dedicated residents by hosting this free community event that's fun for all ages with games, live music, affordable food options and a family-friendly movie under the stars. This year, in celebration of Lakewood's 50th Anniversary, party like it’s 1969 in an evening of FREE live music from Beatles tribute band 4 Lads From Liverpool with Santana tribute band Soul Sacrifice opening. Featuring children’s activities, food trucks, The Beer Garden presented by Foothills Credit Union, and an outdoor movie screening of “The Love Bug.”
Lakewood Heritage Center | 801 S. Yarrow St.
303.987.7850 | Lakewood.org/RockinBlock

 

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!

For more information on event sponsorship, please contact Emily Andrews at EmiAnd@Lakewood.org or 303.987.7871.

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