The Art and Culture program at Denver International Airport (DEN) has pulled up its boot straps with their latest exhibit True Colorado: Western Heritage, Then & Now, which allows travelers to experience the history of Colorado’s western lifestyle through educational and artistic displays. The exhibit is located at the Ansbacher Hall in the Jeppesen Terminal, Level 6 north before A Bridge Security through March 2017.
The exhibit celebrates the western cultural history of the state and features past and present artifacts and information. The Mayor’s Office of National Western Center, an initiative of Denver’s Mayor Michael B. Hancock, plus four significant Colorado establishments are featured for their contributions as tourist destinations, educators, and beacons for important cultural and western traditions. The exhibit explores the history, future vision, and creativity of each operation as they forge into the future while still embracing their long-running Colorado legacy.
Participating exhibitors include the National Western Stock Show, Colorado State University Extension’s 4-H, Rockmount Western Wear Mfg. Co., The Colorado Saddlery Co., Mayor’s Office of National Western Center and Initiative of Mayor Michael B. Hancock.
See photos of the True Colorado: Western Heritage, Then & Now exhibition at DEN here.
About DEN’s Art and Culture Program
DEN’s Art and Culture program administers the City and County of Denver’s “one percent for art” ordinance which enhances public places and features nearly 34 site-specific works including sculptures, murals and other installations. The pieces are displayed in outdoor landscapes, inside Jeppesen Terminal and on airport concourses, as well as in the train tunnels and on the train itself. In addition to its permanent art collection, DEN curates temporary exhibitions, collaborating with museums, cultural institutions and arts organizations to present the highest quality two- and three-dimensional work. For more information, visit www.flydenver.com/art.
Denver International Airport is the 19th-busiest airport in the world and the sixth-busiest airport in the United States. With more than 54 million passengers traveling through the airport each year, DEN is one of the busiest airline hubs in the world’s largest aviation market. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $26 billion for the region annually. For more information visit, check us out on YouTube, Pinterest, and Instagram, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.