News - Events & Programs

Proposals for IMAGINE 2020 Fund now being accepted for 2016-17 projects

May 25 - Events & Programs

Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are now accepting proposals for the second year of the IMAGINE 2020 Fund. Applications are due Friday, June 24 at 5 p.m., and award notification will be mid-July. The funding and implementation period is August 2016 through December 2017.

Mayor Hancock reveals 2016 Youth One Book, One Denver summer reading program selection

May 20 - Events & Programs

Mayor Michael B. Hancock unveiled the winning selection for the 2016 Youth One Book, One Denver (YOBOD) program Friday morning inside Cole Arts & Science Academy. “Book Scavenger” from local author, Jennifer Chambliss Bertman was selected by more than 1,500 youth voters and is currently on the New York Times’

Arts & Venues announce 2015 “P.S. You Are Here” grantees

Dec 18 - Events & Programs

Denver Arts & Venues is excited to reveal the 2015 “P.S. You Are Here” (PSYAH) grantees. As part of IMAGINE 2020, Denver’s Cultural Plan, Arts & Venues’ PSYAH program is a citywide neighborhood revitalization initiative that helps fund temporary, collaborative and community-driven projects in Denver’s public spaces. The program is

Mayor Hancock announces Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture

Nov 18 - Events & Programs

In the spirit of IMAGINE 2020, Denver’s cultural plan, Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture. Since 1986, the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts

Now Accepting Nominations for Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture

Aug 03 - Events & Programs

Nominations for the 2015 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture are now being accepted through Friday, Aug. 28. In the spirit of IMAGINE 2020 – Denver’s Cultural Plan, Mayor Michael B. Hancock will recognize individuals and organizations that make significant and lasting contributions to the artistic, cultural and

New IMAGINE 2020 Fund Now Accepting Proposals

Jun 04 - Events & Programs

Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs launched the new IMAGINE 2020 Fund providing up to $5,000 in funding support for new, creative and innovative programs inspired by one or more of the seven vision elements outlined in IMAGINE 2020 – Denver’s Cultural Plan – that

Denver Unveils First Cultural Plan in 25 Years

Mar 04 - Arts Education

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Denver Arts & Venues have released Denver’s first cultural plan in 25 years. IMAGINE 2020: Denver’s Cultural Plan provides a strategic vision for the city’s arts, culture and creativity, and sets a bold agenda to achieve in seven years. Through an inclusive, data-driven public input