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20th Annual Gateway to the Rockies Art Show        
Exhibit: Sept. 30 through Nov. 8, 2014
Location:  Aurora History Museum, 15051 E. Alameda Parkway. FREE and open to the public. 

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The prospectus for the 20th Annual Gateway to the Rockies Art Show will be posted this summer.  To be placed on our mailing list, please email jpeterson@auroragov.org or call 303-739-6520.

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Rent the Show Wagon
The Show Wagon is a portable stage on wheels and is perfect for concerts, special events, church events, performances. The wagon is available from April through October to rent.

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Community Art

Community Art is a program that engages residents in creating art for the common purpose to enhance the neighborhood. Original Aurora Renewal (OAR) has spearheaded four community art projects over the years in the Aurora Cultural Arts District.

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Aurora Cultural Arts District

The Aurora Culture Arts District (ACAD) is an independent non-profit organization leading local creative businesses, individuals, the local business community and area residents, partnering with the city of Aurora and other entities in efforts to enhance the district as a destination through cultural and educational experiencesThe city seeks to attract artists, art-related businesses and developers of art-related space to Original Aurora to enhance the
Aurora Cultural Arts District and contribute to the revitalization of the city’s original downtown.

SAVE THE DATE -- June 28 -- Aurora Arts Festival
ACAD presents the Aurora Arts Festival in Original Aurora, June 28. The theme this year is Upcycle with several artists showing work made out of recycled materials. We'll have live music and performances all day! Also interactive crafts for the kids as well.

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Reserve your space now for the Aurora Arts Festival!

Contact name, e-mail and phone: Tracy Weil, tracy@auroraculture.org, 303-344-2223

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14949 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012

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