40 West Arts District
40 West Arts is a state-certified Colorado Creative District located on historic West Colfax Avenue in Lakewood. Their goal is to support and promote the vibrant arts, cultural, and economic destination of Lakewood's West Colfax Avenue through community art spaces and events. They value creativity and strive to inspire artistic experimentation for both novice and professional artists, while also contributing to the overall vitality of the West Colfax arts community.
One of their notable initiatives is the 40 West ArtLine, a 4-mile walking and biking arts experience that showcases public art along sidewalks, bike paths, and local streets in the district. They also manage and operate 40 West Gallery, an inclusive community exhibition space where artists can showcase their work. The gallery hosts First Friday Art Walks and provides opportunities for emerging artists as well.
Overall, 40 West Arts aims to create a vibrant arts destination, foster connections within the creative community, and celebrate the power of art in Lakewood's West Colfax district.