Public Festivals

The next public festival will take place in Denver on July 14-18, 2015.

The 2015 festival will attract and engage dynamic thinkers from across the Americas through:

• Public Forums – Symposia and Workshops
• Salons and Clínicas
• Public Festivals and Events
• Art exhibitions
• Cultural Programs and Performances

Read more about the 2015 Biennial of the Americas here.

Events leading up to the festival will help to build momentum, excitement and participation.

In partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center Denver, the Consulate General of Mexico in Denver, Denver Film Society, Denver Art Museum, RedLine, Mile High Connects, the Consulate General of Canada, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, the 2013 Biennial presented four family-friendly public festivals on July 16-July 19, 2013.


A Retrospective: 2013 Events

Jul 16, 2013 AT McNichols Building Civic Center Park

Art Opening: Draft Urbanism

As a kick off to the week of festivities, come celebrate art from across the Americas.

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Jul 17, 2013 AT Sustainability Park

Canada Night!

RedLine, Mile High Connects, and the Consulate General of Canada, present Imagined Realities, a public block party in Sustainability Park (SPark) that explores the intertwined concepts of energy…

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Jul 17, 2013 AT Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

Late Night Party at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

Join us at MCA Denver as we celebrate our Biennial of the Americas exhibitions with a Sasquatch crossing guard, campfire beer garden, camp song sing-a-long, make your own Guillermo Kuitca’s and more.

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Jul 18, 2013 AT Civic Center Park

Mexico Night! ¡La noche de México!

The Biennial of the Americas in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center Denver, Consulate General of Mexico in Denver, and the Denver Film Society will present a free public festival to celebrate Mexico!

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Jul 19, 2013 AT Civic Center Park

Denver Night!

A Concert with Music and Animals
Featuring: Nick Cave, eclectic art and music, members of The Fray, and Biennial Beer presented by Denver Beer Co.

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Jul 20, 2013

Craft Urbanism

For one afternoon a pocket of downtown Denver will be transformed by a series of four pop-up beer gardens showcasing four local breweries. A sampling of both urban spaces and beer, Craft Urbanism invites a new way of experiencing the city.

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  • El Pomar Foundation
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  • Visit Denver
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  • Denver Beer Company
  • Eric and Sarah Resnick
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