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Aurora's Cultural Plan 2016-2020
Cult Arts Plan
  Click to read about our plans!

Apr May 2016
Cultural Services Events Guide
April through May 2016
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Register Online for Classes and Programs
You will be directed to our new online registration site. You will need to create a new account with us, even if you currently have one. Your new account can be created in just a few minutes. Please contact us at 303-326-8650 if you encounter any issues.

Newsletter Information
Subscribers to the former "Cultural Quarterly Newsletter" will notice a change as the Cultural Services Division is going to provide you with more information about the many exciting arts and cultural programs and activities in Aurora. When you receive your email notification five times per year, you will now be connected to the "Your Guide to Aurora's Cultural Events." Paper copies of this publication also are available in all city-owned arts facilities, libraries, recreation centers and at Access Aurora in the Aurora Municipal Center.

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21st Annual Gateway to the Rockies Art Show        

To be placed on our mailing list contact Lisa Mumpton at lmumpton@auroragov.org or call 303-739-6520

The 2015 Gateway to the Rockies Art Show welcomed 208 entries, 102 photographs, 76 two dimensional pieces and thirty miniatures.
Of these entries, 74 photographs, 64 two dimensional pieces and twenty miniatures were selected for the show.  Two hundred and seventy five people attended the opening night reception and award ceremony and 1,719 people visited the exhibit.  This represents and 30% increase in attendance compared to the 2014 show.
And the winners are…


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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.

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

Cultural Services Division
14949 E. Alameda Parkway
Aurora, CO 80012

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