40 West Arts District
40 West Arts is a state-certified Colorado Creative District located along historic West Colfax Avenue in Lakewood. Their mission is to support and promote the arts, culture, and economy of the West Colfax community through community art spaces, events, and creative activities. With a commitment to creativity and inclusivity, 40 West Arts strives to inspire artistic experimentation and expand the vitality of the arts community.
The district manages and operates 40 West Gallery, an inclusive community exhibition space where artists can showcase their work. They also oversee the 40 West ArtLine, a 4-mile walking and biking arts experience that features outdoor galleries and public artworks. The ArtLine, supported by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore art in an interactive and engaging way.
With their programs, events, and initiatives, 40 West Arts aims to create a vibrant arts destination where locals and visitors can immerse themselves in creativity. Whether you're interested in visual arts, performances, or cultural experiences, 40 West Arts has something for everyone.