About A&V

Denver Arts & Venues' mission is to enhance Denver's quality of life and economic vitality through premier public venues, arts, and entertainment opportunities.

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.