A Vibrant Arts Destination

40 West Arts is a nonprofit, state-certified creative district along Lakewood’s historic West Colfax Avenue with the mission of energizing and promoting West Colfax through arts experiences, exhibitions, and events that engage the whole family. Create, connect, and celebrate with us.


 Be a part of something spectacular, starting at only $40 a year.

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40 west artline

Discover our four-mile walking and biking arts experience connecting three parks and featuring over 70 works of public art.


first fridays

It’s always a party on First Friday in 40 West Arts District. Visit open galleries and learn about our three Colfax Art Crawls of the year.


colfax artfest

Previously known as “West Colfax MuralFest,” this two-day arts festival is our most anticipated summer celebration.


more programs

Learn about our Artist in Residence program, Youth & Senior workshops, placemaking initiatives, West Colfax Lately and more.

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