Creative pandemic relief for community and artists along the 40 West ArtLine
Lakewood, Colorado: The grant will engage volunteers to install a series of innovative art projects, including a ground mural and help connect older adults to transit, parks, shopping and dining.
Mailboxes let you take, leave poetry. There are 6 mailboxes along West Colfax where people are encouraged to either write and leave a piece of poetry or take one home. Click on the link below to watch the video.
The long-term vision of 40 West ArtLine becoming the longest continuous arts experience in the state of Colorado recently received a significant boost toward that goal. According to a January 2020 West Colfax Community Association newsfeed, local developer Riverpoint Partners CEO Reid Davis has committed $200,000 in new murals at Lamar Station Apartments located along the 40 West ArtLine...
A beige apartment complex from the 1960s will soon be transformed into an outdoor art gallery with $200,000 worth of murals. The murals will be spread across ten buildings within the Lamar Station Apartments complex each by local artist Katy Casper. The theme for the installation is “Urban Wild Medicine,” a tribute to weeds that grow wild throughout the city...
40 West ArtLine is accessible, interactive art for all...
Editor’s Choice Award: Best Place to See Art in Denver. "This new, roughly four-mile art trek combines our loves of hitting the trail—in this case, a green painted line that winds past 70-plus pieces of public art in Lakewood’s 40 West Arts District—and gallery shopping….”
Want ideas for a perfect tour of the ArtLine….including where to grab a bite or a drink? Check out the ArtLine Wanderlust article on p. 24.
West Colfax Community Association (WCCA) Momentum Award
The 40 West ArtLine received the 2019 Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence in the Best Use of Public Space category. The Governor’s Awards celebrate the amazing projects and people that are committed to economic and community revitalization in Colorado.
City of Lakewood and project partners were awarded a CBCA 2019 Business for the Arts Award for the 40 West ArtLine project.
Placemaking Art V: Design + art projects that give new life and meaning to everyday environments, promoting health, happiness, and well being.
Explore art outside along the ArtLine. It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a...Stegosaurus?
Art will connect three of Lakewood’s parks, and the city wants communal input.
Getting a glimpse of the ArtLine. Residents encouraged to take survey on pilot program.
These dinosaur-inspired sculptures will be part of the 40 West ArtLine coming to Lakewood later this year...
Lakewood's ArtLine Coming To Life Near West Colfax Ave. An interactive biking and walking art and sculpture trail planned through the 40West Arts district in northeast Lakewood seeks public input.
40 West ArtLine Arrives. When it comes to art, the shortest distance between two points shouldn’t be a straight line.