Final Fridays

Experience the district like a local.

Final Fridays are your chance to engage with the quirky, cool, and sophisticated creatives who define the Triangle’s eclectic energy.

Details

  • Dates & Times

    The last Friday of the month, 6-8pm, though many businesses will be open earlier and later.  2018 Dates:  June 29th,  July 27th,  August 31st,  September 28th.

  • What to Do!

    The Final Friday Art Walk (Final Fridays) gives visitors, residents and folks who work in the Triangle an after-hours opportunity to explore the many creative spaces in our special corner of Denver, including the chance to engage with the quirky, cool, and sophisticated art and creatives which define our eclectic neighborhood.

    Time: 6-9
    pm on the Final Friday of each month
    Dates: June 29th, July 27th, August 31st, September 28th, 2018
    Cost: FREE to attend!
    Where: The Triangle: bounded by Speer Blvd. to Lincoln St. to Colfax Ave.
    Map: Check out the map below.
    Concierge: Stop by our concierge table set up next to the Monoliths at the North end of Martin Plaza at 13th & Acoma – look for our colorful umbrella courtesy of Howard Lorton Galleries!

    The Denver Art Museum leads the way with its Untitled Final Fridays/Creative Takeover, a mixed media, late-night programming that runs January through October 2018 from 6-10pm.

    All other Golden Triangle galleries and creative spaces will be hosting artist receptions, openings, talks, collaborative and performance art throughout the year with a laser focus during the peak months of June, July, August, and September when the Triangle is most active. Check their websites for what’s on tap each month in their respective spaces.

    Galleries – Open until 9pm
    Walker Fine Art @ 300 W 11th Ave.
    Final Friday July 27th we present A Conscious Surrender, featuring 6 abstract artists who have stopped struggling for a certain outcome, and have allowed their subconscious to be the driving force behind their final result. Stop by for a colorful and uplifting experience!

    Goodwin | Fine Art @ 1255 Delaware St
    Join Goodwin Fine Art for the Opening Reception of Re:Union recent work by Danae Falliers and Moving Pictures featuring the photographic work of Brenda Biondo.

    Colorado Photographic Arts Center @ 1070 Bannock St.
    Hosting photography exhibitions and receptions each month:
    June – CPAC Annual Members’ Show
    July – Dear Younger Me, Picture Me Here Exhibition (opening reception)
    August – Lies, a Juried Exhibition (opening reception)
    September – Lies, a Juried Exhibition

    Mirus Gallery @ 1144 Broadway.
    Mirus (adj): astonishing, extraordinary, strange. Championing new movements in contemporary art with locations in San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO. Their Denver gallery is only been in town 3 months – and we are delighted to have them participating in Final Fridays!
    July 27th : Experience the final days of our Jaybo Monk Solo Exhibition, ending July 28, 2018.
    Live music by Everyday Ritual performing their soulful pop stylings during their Album Release event this Final Friday!

    William Havu Gallery @ 1040 Cherokee St.
    Visit our current show.

    Sandra Phillips Gallery @ 47 W 11th Ave.
    Visit our current show.

    Museums:
    Denver Art Museum – Open until 10pm
    Untitled Final Fridays (6-10pm) just got even more creative. Each event is completely artist designed and delivered, highlighting each partner’s unique talent and vision. Experience the museum in an entirely different way—every time.
    Untitled is included in general admission. Members receive free admission to every Untitled event and all the special programming that happens inside. Local residents enjoy $10 admission, and College students with valid ID receive 2-for-1 admission. CHECK OUT THE LINEUP:
    July 27: Gregg Deal (artist and activist) – The Art of Protest + Chicano funk band Los Mocochetes!
    August 31: The Flobots (hip hop artists and activists)
    September 28: Arthur Williams (floral artist)

    Clyfford Still MuseumOpen until 8pm
    June 29 – Free Lawn Concert with Chimney Choir (5:30-7:30pm).
    Food vendors: Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs, Peteybird Ice Cream Sandwiches, and Baere Brewing Co.
    Museum is free from 5 until closing at 8 PM. Free tour of the museum at 6:30 PM.

    July 27 – Free Lawn Concert with Red Baraat (5:30-7:30pm).
    Food vendors: Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs, Peteybird Ice Cream Sandwiches, and Baere Brewing Co.
    Museum is free from 5 until closing at 8 PM. Free tour of the museum at 6:30 PM.

    August 31 – Museum is free from 5 – 8 PM closing. Free tour at 6:30 PM.

    September 28 – Museum is free from 5 – 8 PM. Free tour at 6:30 PM.

    Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative ArtOpen until 8pm
    Offering extended hours, remaining open until 8pm on our Final Fridays with a special $5 Final Friday admission fee when visiting between 5-8pm! Open to adults and children 13+.

    Community: Collaborate+Create
    In addition to our fine museums and galleries, each month visitors to the Triangle during Final Fridays will be directed to our pop-up creative experience within the neighborhood. Each space will hold its own surprises for those creatively inclined … here are just a few:

    Denver Public Library – Activities until 8pm
    Button making, book giveaways, and Golden Triangle community engagement activity in the West Courtyard of the Denver Public Library Central Branch!

    Walking Tours are a great way to discover (or re-discover) a neighborhood!
    Sign up online for the Golden Triangle Public Art Tour or the Golden Triangle History Tour.
    Space is limited to first 15 who sign up for each tour.
    Walking Tour Meet Up: 5:45 pm at our concierge table/umbrella next to the Monoliths on the North end of Martin Plaza (13th & Acoma)!
    Walking Tour Reception: 7:00-7:30 pm at a location to be disclosed at end of tour.

    Join the Fun!
    Share your photos and videos: #FinalFridayDenver #DenverTriangle @GoldenTriangleofDenver

    Maps detailing Final Friday activities and locations will be available the night of the event at each location as well as BELOW.

    Underwriting, Participation & Volunteers
    We are also recruiting creatives, collaborators & community underwriters for Final Fridays.
    Pricing for participating businesses & creatives & sign-up: click here for participation details.
    Want to volunteer to help us? click here for volunteer details.
    Send us a note to learn more about those and other support opportunities available.

  • Getting Around


    Everyone who lives in the Golden Triangle Creative District knows the best way to get around the neighborhood is on foot – or check out a B-Cycle!  Use our map link above and plan your path!

  • Parking

    “Oh no – I’m going into the ‘city!’ Where do I park???”  Check out lots of options here.

    Bicycling, walking and public transit is encouraged.  With just a simple ride up the 16th Mall Free Shuttle from Union Station to Civic Center and a stroll through Civic Center Park, you can begin to explore what’s happening for Final Fridays!

    Learn more about transportation to and around the Triangle at our “Getting Here” page.

  • Social Media

    Join the fun!  Share your photos and videos with #FinalFridayDenver #DenverTriangle @GoldenTriangleofDenver

  • Be a part of the magic!

    Love the Final Friday programming?  Underwriting and sponsorship opportunities are essential to making it all happen!  Learn more about them here.  Volunteer with the Triangle to help make Final Fridays a reality!