Urban Arts Fund discussion/reception tonight -- and it's free!

Categories: Visual Arts

Get to the art of the matter tonight, at a free panel discussion -- complete with refreshments and a DJ -- in support of the Urban Arts Fund. This graffiti-prevention program of Arts & Venues Denver produces unique opportunities for young people to participate in diversionary art and leadership programs.

Since the program was founded in 2008, close to a thousand kids and young adults have participated in Urban Arts Fund programs, and more 30,000 square feet of public areas have been cleaned up or painted with murals.

See also:
- Behind the scenes with Jolt at the revived McNichols
- Guerilla Garden artist goes ape when gangland tags his art

The program tonight runs from 6 to 8 p.m. at Crossroads Theater in Five Points.

Featured artists/organizations include Guerilla Garden/JOLT & Barth Quinzer, Bimmer Torres, Gamma Acosta, Diego Rodriguez, Robin Monru/Dread, YNIG/Keith White, Absolute Family Studios/Dia Beshara, Ratha Sok, Colorado Creative Giving, Birdseed Collective/Anthony Garcia, Bobby Lopez, VSA Colorado, Colorado Folks Art Council, Platteforum, Redline and Goldfield Fairlord.

Find more information on the Urban Arts Fund here.

Location Info


Crossroads Theater at Five Points

2590 Washington St., Denver, CO

Category: General

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