Andy Warhol Birthday Celebration
Art District on Santa Fe (various locations, see below)
First Friday August 6th (times vary by location)
Sid Warhol - Todd Resley
(from the press release)
World's Biggest Andy Warhol Birthday Celebration in Denver on First Friday, August 6
"It's the biggest Andy Warhol Birthday celebration in history!" boasts organizer Dana Cain.
This year, Andy Warhol's birthday celebration falls on a First Friday ... August 6 to be exact. And Denver's Art District on Santa Fe is celebrating in a big, big way ... with Warhol-themed events throughout the 50+ gallery district all evening.
Already home to the largest First Friday Art Walk in the nation, Santa Fe Drive is pulling out all the stops on August 6, as an homage to one of the art world's most beloved icons and influences.
Planned events include:
- WARHOLOVE: a juried open show at Niza Knoll Gallery, 915 Santa Fe curated and juried by Dana Cain organizer of the Denver Modernism Show
- Show runs August 6 - 29
- Exploding Santa Fe Inevitable After-Party at Space Gallery, 9pm - midnight
- with Velvet Underground cover band, silver Mylar balloons, Warhol-themed art, and more.
- Hosted by Chris Kieft and Space Gallery. Music by Sweet Nothin'.
- Canned Soup Drive
- CORE New Art Space, 900 Santa Fe Drive
- Everybody's a Warhol - Photo Booth at Anthony Camera Studio
- 900 Santa Fe Drive, Behind CORE. Put on the Warhol wig and glasses - Bam - You're Andy!
- Andy Warhol Screen Test starring Justin Simoni as Andy Warhol
- Yellow Feather Coffee, a new place at 742 Santa Fe Drive; Get your 15 minutes of fame on camera!
- Andy Warhol Birthday Cake at Boxcar Gallery, 554 Santa Fe Drive
- Cake Cutting and Birthday Song at 8:30pm
- Andy Warhol "Geronimo" Posters
- Limited Editions! at the Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Drive
- Andy Warhol Look-Alike Contest; Win Warhol-themed prizes!
- Glovinsky Gallery, 800 W. 8th Ave.
- Robots Decorated with Warhol Art
- Gamma Two Robotics, 209 Kalamath