Friday, February 18, 2011

Creative Industries Day

Celebrate! Advocate!
Tuesday March 1, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Please join us for a morning of advocacy at the State Capitol followed by a celebration of the 2011 Governor's Arts Award in the Denver Art Museum. Formerly known as 'Arts Advocacy Day', Creative Industries Day embraces all areas of the arts and the creative industries.
State Capitol, Old Supreme Court Chambers (enter at the southwest side & then to the 2nd floor)
8.00 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. REGISTRATION
Network with fellow advocates from across the state over continental breakfast provided by Atlanta Bread Company.
8.30 a.m. - 10.30 a.m. PREPARE TO ADVOCATE
Cultural leaders will talk about this year's most important issues in the arts, arts education, creative enterprise and tourism.
10.30 a.m. - 12 p.m. MEET YOUR LEGISLATORS
Let your legislators know you support creative industries in Colorado. Call them today to invite them to join us for breakfast, lunch or both. Find your legislators at
12.00 p.m. - 12.30 p.m. PERFORMANCE IN THE ROTUNDA
Enjoy performances by Fox Hollow Elementary Fifth Grade Chorus and the Morgan Community College Jazz Ensemble.
Denver Art Museum, Ponti Room (enter at the North Building behind the Central Library)
12.30 p.m. - 1.15 p.m. LUNCH
Kevin Taylor Catering will provide lunch and the National Repertory Orchestra from Breckenridge will provide the entertainment.
1.15 p.m. - 2.00 p.m. THE 2011 GOVERNOR'S ARTS AWARDS
Governor John Hickenlooper honors the 15 nominated communities and this year's winning city.
Nominated cities: Alamosa, Black Hawk, Breckenridge, Brighton, Crested Butte, Delta, Fort Collins, Fort Morgan, Lafayette, Lone Tree, Mancos Valley, Montrose, Ouray, Parker and Salida.
RSVP by February 23, 2011 at  Black Tie Colorado. Email Kim at for more information.
$25 per person in advance, $30 at the door $15 for students (with student ID card) in advance; $20 at the door Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch. Special Offer: $45 includes registration AND membership of Arts for Colorado (a 40% discount) for NEW members with advance registration. Checks, credit cards or cash accepted on the day.
Sponsored by Arts for Colorado, Colorado Creative Industries, Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, Think 360 Arts, WESTAF, and Denver Art Museum.