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40W Gallery - 1560 Teller St.  Lakewood 80214

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

Jan./Feb.
- Athena Project
Feb./March
- Annual Colfax Show: Characters of Colfax
April - Members Showcase

May - RMCAD Mo' Print Exhibition

May
Leadership Jefferson County, Art of the Mind Exhibit
June/July
- Drip
August - Art of the Open Road:CALL TO ARTISTS CLICK HERE
August 20 - West Colfax MuralFest II
Sept./Oct. - Mountainside Art Guild National Small Works Show

October - RIOT 5 - Performing Arts Tribute
October
-Guest Curated ShowGlass Artists of Colorado
November- Members Showcase Exhibit
December
- Attracted to Abstracts II 
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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.
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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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First Friday May 6: Cone Zone Prints, A Collection from the 2016 RMCAD Steamroller Print Event
Opening Reception from 5:00-7:00pm
Come see prints that were created when an actual steamroller rumbled its way across 8 foot, hand-carved blocks of wood! These large-scale prints will be hung in our gallery for a dramatic presentation!

First Friday June 3: 40 West Arts District ART WALK!
Opening Reception from 5:00-8:00pm
We did it once in March and we're doing it again! Come check out this amazing district to see multiple open venues, free beer and wine, and a live interactive art-making project we're calling 'Art Carnival Games'. We'll be popping colorful paint balloons onto white sheets of paper to create an abstract painting to coincide with our DRIP exhibit. 
Our open partners include ...
40 West Arts Gallery, DRIP opening reception
40 West Studios
Faye Crowe Studio
Lakewood Arts Council
Gallery of Everything
Gallery 8025
Elk's Lodge

NEW Call to Artists: Art of the Open Road
Join us in August as we celebrate the open road - adventure, experience, and escape!
Art of the Open Road is about more than just four wheels, pavement and the wind in your hair. This exhibit celebrates the ideals of non-conformity, spontaneous creativity, and the art of the journey. 
CLICK HERE for Call details!
 

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.