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2015 - Final Juried Exhibition

December 1 - 31 - Black & White + Metal

Gallery Hours: (during exhibitions) Tuesday – Saturday from 1-4pm, plus bonus hours during opening receptions and prior to EDGE Theater performances. (No Saturday hours between exhibitions.) PH: 303-275-3430

2016 Exhibitions - Group Shows

- Athena Project - Call For Entry
- Annual Colfax Show: Characters of Colfax - Call For Entry
April - Members Showcase

May - RMCAD Mo' Print Exhibition

May -
Leadership Jefferson County, Art of the Mind Exhibition
- Drip
- Art of the Open Road
August 20 - West Colfax MuralFest II

Sept./Oct. - Mountainside Art Guild National Small Works Show
- RIOT 5 - Performing Arts Tribute
- Members Showcase
- Guest Curated Show: Colorado Glass Artists
- Attracted to Abstracts II 

What People Are Saying...
"What an inspiration to the community! The 40 West Arts team has created a renewed energy for this historic sector of our community. I look forward to our continued collaboration—and to see how much more 40 West Arts can accomplish."

—former Lakewood Mayor Bob Murphy

"I opened my gallery here to be a part of the 40 West Arts community. I couldn’t be happier with the progress and the people moving 40 West forward."
—Judy Cybuch, 40W Member & Owner of The Gallery of Everything

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Website photography by 40 West Arts Member and Artist, Richard Eversley.

40 West Arts, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is all about the arts—arts of all kind—and the energy and inspiration of creativity. 40 West Arts is a Colorado Certified Creative Arts District with a dozen galleries (and growing), multiple performing arts venues, more than 20 public art installations, and an eclectic variety of restaurants, cafés, diners, and pubs. 40 West Arts also operates a gallery that serves as a creative hub for its 100+ artist members and a gathering place for the community.

40 West Arts is focused on delivering direct, positive impact to help catalyze the resurgence of the West Colfax Corridor—the historic heart of Lakewood—through arts & culture and the energy of creative enterprises. (Read more at About.)

Read this Denver Business Journal article to learn more about how creative districts are revitalizing communities throughout Colorado.

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Arts MARCH on West Colfax!
40 West Arts District presents a First Friday Art Walk! Join us for a walkable First Friday with multiple venues ... and $3 tacos! Friday, March 4, from 5-8pm.

We'll also be supporting a number of creative workshops in the district during the month of March. 
CLICK HERE to learn more about these creative events and to sign up. Space is limited!

Athena Project Exhibition - Point of Departure
- Exhibition: January 27 - February 13, 2016
-Exhibit Opening Reception: Wednesday January 27 from 5:30pm-8:00pm
-Pop-Up Art & Fashion Boutique: Friday February 5 from 5:30pm-8:00pm

Our February Final Wednesday will be HUGE! Join us!
Mark your calendars for our February 40 West Arts District Final Wednesday, February 24 from 5:00-7:00pm. This will be one of our most important Final Wednesday meetings ever, as we kick off 2016 with two very important topics -- the unveiling the newly evolved 40W logo and the 40 West Arts Community Summit--a workshop to shape the future of the District!

A Colorado Certified Creative District

40 West Arts is one of fourteen Certified Districts in the Colorado Creative Industries Creative District Program for the fiscal year 2016. The award brings both recognition and resources to implement programs that strengthen the arts locally and elevate the profile of Lakewood as an arts destination. Learn more about what it means to be a Colorado Certified Creative District.

As a Colorado Certified Creative District, 40 West Arts is supported by grants from our partners at Colorado Creative Industries and the Boettcher Foundation. Enjoy the arts through the Colorado Creative Industries video series Beyond the Gallery.