Imagine 2020

Denver's Cultural Plan

With great pride in our city and excitement about its future, we proudly present IMAGINE 2020: Denver’s Cultural Plan

IMAGINE 2020 Top Priorities

  • Support Denver Public Schools’ arts education strategic plan’ 
  • Maximize Denver365.com website for residents and visitors
  • Increase visibility of local artistic and creative talent
  • Launch a public-private partnership with a focus on building the infrastructure necessary for 21st century cultural development and promotion
  • Identify, inventory and rank availability of arts, culture and creativity in every neighborhood, noting cultural deserts
  • Address barriers that limit participation such as affordability, transportation and other factors
  • Increase availability of affordable and accessible live-work spaces for creative sector workers
  • Launch an alliance of organizations committed to inclusiveness and engagement in arts and culture
  • Inventory all arts, cultural, and creative enterprises for policy and messaging purposes
  • Offer a “Culture Cash” gift card, with proceeds benefiting IMAGINE 2020 initiatives

"Art Poem" by Jose Guerrero