Public Art

Urban Arts Matching Grant Program

muaral images

This program is now open. Please see mural program description and application.

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Two Spectacular Art Crosswalks on West Colfax!

Check out our newly installed crosswalks and intersection murals on West Colfax at Raleigh and Perry shown here and in person! Thanks to all the volunteers for their amazing contributions to the installations!  The outpouring of support made for an incredibly smooth and successful installation. This project in collaboration with Bluebird and Colfax business districts has been …

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Iconic Colfax: Where the People Meet the Streets!

Please join us for the culmination of Iconic Colfax: Where the People Meet the Streets! Check out the awesome results of the already-completed first phase of this cross-Colfax project at Steel and Adams, shown here, and help create colorful and fun designs on West Colfax! We are looking for volunteers to paint the crosswalks on West Colfax at Raleigh and Perry on Sunday August …

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Prismatic Shelters & Signs Promote Transit & Walking on Colfax

Googie Influence & Inflated Steel The colorful bus shelters on West Colfax were designed and fabricated by local artist Emmett Culligan.   Prismatic, with inflated steel columns inspired by the airstream, are in seven colors of the spectrum reflecting the diversity of the area, and are Colfax’s first artist designed bus shelters.   The shelter project also reflects …

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Artist Selected for Bus Shelter Project

Adding artist-designed bus shelters to West Colfax Ave is the cornerstone of WCBID’s current mobility enhancement project.  Together with wayfinding signage, these shelters are intended to both create a distinctive identity for the district and improve the transit environment.    We are delighted to preview the preliminary design for the shelters, known as Prismatic by …

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Traveling Route 40 Now Open on West Colfax with Opening Event Friday

Traveling Route 40, the juried exhibit of Colfax photos, is now up in West Colfax at Confluence Ministries (1400 Quitman). Join us this Friday April 5th from 5-7pm for an opening with wine and cheese, and take in not only remarkable photos of Colfax but also plans for St Anthony’s redevelopment and our mobility project.   …

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Current and Upcoming Projects

With limited financial resources but many creatives living and working in West Colfax, the BID has embraced public art as a vital and high-impact means to beautify the corridor. We devoted a substantial portion of our streetscape improvement budget for the design, fabrication and installation of median sculptures now defining the gateways to West Colfax. …

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West Colfax B.I.D.

phone — 303/623-3232
fax— 303/951-3484

3275 W 14th Ave, #202
Denver, CO 80204


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