16th Street Mall Festival of the Arts
Presented by Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe and the Denver Theatre District
September 14 + 15
Arapahoe to Stout
Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe has teamed with the Denver Theatre District to bring you the 16th Street Mall Festival of the Arts! This exciting new collaboration will feature artists and galleries from Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe exclusively. The festival also will include performances, demonstrations, videos and more!
Taking place Friday, September 14, and Saturday, September 15, from 11am to 7 pm, Arapahoe Street to Stout Street, this event is free and open to the public. Art will be for sale to the public. Whether you’re taking a break for lunch, in between meetings, or enjoying a day out, stop by the festival, meet the artists, take in the energy of the 16th Street Mall and enjoy a meal at any one of downtown’s great restaurants!
Performances and demonstrations will be held every hour on the hour at the performance circle located on the south side of Champa Street. They include: magic; dance; music; art demonstrations; character actors; etc. Additionally, videos will display on the Denver Theatre District’s LED screen at 16th and Champa.
Award-winning artists and galleries from Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe, whose works are in prestigious private and public collections nationally and internationally, are the focus of the festival. Mediums include: painting; sculpture; photography; drawing; textiles; metal and wood works; ceramics; jewelry; etc. Participating artists/galleries are as follows:
• Artists on Santa Fe Gallery and Studios
• Art Students League of Denver
• Buxiejo Gallery
• Click Representatives
• Colorado Voice Clinic & Gallery (Cheryl Opperman)
• Core New Art Space (2 adjacent booths)
• Creative Living Interior/Exterior Decor (2 adjacent booths)
• Emerge Gallery
• Georgia Amar Fine Art
• Glovinsky Gallery
• Lisa Purdy & Malcolm Murray Studio
• Niza Knoll Gallery
• Reed Photo Imaging (Barb Pullin)
• Sarah Barth Images
• Spark Gallery
• Sync Gallery (Bob Jewett)
Festival parking will be available at Standard Parking at Independence Plaza, 1050 17th Street. The entrance to the parking garage is located on Curtis Street, between 16th Street and 17th Street, on the left hand side. Rates will be set at $3.00 for the festival.
The inaugural 16th Street Mall Festival of the Arts is presented by Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe and the Denver Theatre District. Additional sponsors include: Downtown Denver Business Improvement District; Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc.; and Standard Parking.