Colorado Arts

40 Years of Disability Rights Activism in Colorado

40 Years of Disability Rights Activism in Colorado

Atlantis Community Inc., describe the importance of documenting and sharing Denver's rich history of disability activism, in their own words. Both Atlantis Inc. and their politically active group, ADAPT have made major wins and advances for people with disabilities in Colorado, which have effected policy and legislation throughout the U.S. With their new grant funding from Arts in Society, Atlantis Inc. community will be expanding and updating their museum space to share this history with a wider audience. Learn more by visiting http://www.atlantiscommunity.org

Imagining New Futures in Paonia, Colorado

Imagining New Futures in Paonia, Colorado

Elsewhere Studios is pleased to announce progress in their INSPIRED: Art at Work developments - four projects for their Summer 2018 program of socially-engaged art. Two art projects from the North Fork Valley, and two visiting artists-in-residence will be hosted at Elsewhere Studios in Paonia, Colorado.

A New Mural Project Grows in Golden

A New Mural Project Grows in Golden

Foothills Art Center recently assembled a team to present their final planning drawings to the Golden Public Arts Commission for a new public mural to be completed in collaboration with students of Golden High School's Sources of Strength, a best practice, youth suicide prevention project, whose goal is to enhance protective factors associated with reducing suicide at the school population level.

Finalists Announced For 2018 Arts in Society Grants

Finalists Announced For 2018 Arts in Society Grants

Denver- Wednesday, November 28, 2017 - RedLine is excited to announce 41 finalists who will submit full proposals to be considered for Arts in Society grants in the coming year.

Rio Grande Farm Park Brings Local Artists Together

Rio Grande Farm Park Brings Local Artists Together

An active community garden at Polston Elementary School was the seed, which grew into a farm park, along the Rio Grande Corridor in Alamosa, Colorado. After Polston Elementary closed in 2008, maintaining and expanding the community garden became an opportunity to ensure that the land, its river access, trails, prime agricultural soils, and sweeping views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains were secured as a community asset.

Celebrating the Creative Spirit of Indigenous Filmmakers

Celebrating the Creative Spirit of Indigenous Filmmakers

Colorado’s 14th annual Indigenous Film & Arts Festival takes place October 4-10 in Denver. Mervyn L. Tano, President, International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management reflects on this years theme, Celebrating the Creative Spirit. The festival was supported in part this year by a grant from Arts in Society.