Día de los Muertos Celebration

Fire artists, Aztec dancers and a district-wide Diá de los Muertos celebration. It’s all happening on First Friday in November.

First friday in
40 west arts
november 1st | 6-9pm

Highlights include …

  • Fire spinners & LED light dancers along the 40 West ArtLine

  • Altars, a candlelight procession, traditional aztec dance, and more at Pirate: Contemporary Art Gallery

  • Kids Create stations & trick-or-treating throughout the district

What’s Happening Where?


40 West Gallery

Elements Opening Reception explores the simplest form of existence, of everything in existence.

Art Crawl: Kid and family DIY craft skull painting, fire spinning and LED dancers from Elemental Enchanters

40 West Studios

This active studio space is home to 16 working artists and creatives and is only open to the public during Art Crawls.

Art Crawl: Trick or Treat candy station

Core New Art Space

Night Circus work by Michelle Lamb and Claudia Roulier

Art Crawl: Psychic readings by Madam Bonediva

EDGE Gallery

Things as They Are by Katherine Johnson, In the Earth by Rachel Amos, New works by Nolan Tredway

Gallery of Everything

Art on the cheap, funky crafts, specialty art supplies and much more.

Kanon Collective

New Works by Jeanne Trueax

Landt-Makenna Galleries

Art, prints, graphic design works, painting and more.

Lakewood Arts Gallery

Día de los Muertos show and student artwork from Colfax Elementary

Art Crawl: Face painting by Estrella Tillapaugh and Tarot Card Readings from Madame Annette and Kayla Tamayo, mask making station

Liquid Metal Coatings

New Etched Metal Work by Wendy Scheck. Metal gallery pieces, furniture, gifts, etched metal art, upcycled art materials, tools and shop equipment. Everything in the showroom on sale!

All Gallery and shop items discounted for Denver Arts Week.

Art Crawl: Live Demonstrations showing etching techniques, metal patinas and the texture process in the shop facility. Join them to receive a discount on artwork.

Demos at 12:00pm, 4:00pm and 6:00pm 

NEXT Gallery

Old Men by Barbara Gal

Art Crawl: Kid and family DIY craft Day of the Dead bracelet making

Pasternack’s Art Hub

Local creators, DIY activists and Colorado artists.

Pirate: Contemporary Art

New Works by Louis Recchia & Fruitland by Peter Yumi

Art Crawl: Celebrate a 37 year tradition including piñatas, candlelight processional, altars, aztec dancers Huitzilopochtli, and face painting

The Handsome Little Devils

Whether you’re looking for circus, variety, comedy, magic, dance or music, the Handsome Little Devils does it all!

TH!S Design Studio

TH!S is a locally owned and operated art, print, design, and multimedia firm specializing in logo design, wall murals and graphics, vinyl decals and much more.

Art Crawl: Trick-or-treat candy, interactive screen printing, stickers, and sublimation products for people to make!

Westfax Brewing Company

Great beers and good times with WestFax Brewing, including new releases including the Spirit Guide Hazy IPA series.

Food Trucks: Richie’s On the Run (outside 40 West Gallery), Mexican Street Grill (outside WestFax Brewing)

Parking: There is plenty of free street parking throughout the district and at Lamar Station Plaza! Visitors can park in the spaces marked as 'private' at the 1560 Teller building complex. Please do not park at or block spaces at the CrossFit Lakewood Gym at 7175 W 16th Avenue.