5 Ways to Experience Art in November

As we enter the winter months, you may be thinking, “What activities can I do now that it is cold outside?” There is no need to scour Denver’s event calendars, as we have researched the best art and culture events for you in November – all of which can be done from the comfort of your own home, or socially distanced and with a mask!  From new exhibitions at local galleries to online lectures, there is something for every kind of art-lover in our 5 Ways to Experience Art this month roundup:


Denver Film Festival 

When: October 22, 2020 – November 8, 2020

Where: Online

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The 43rd Denver Film Festival is virtual this year, and while film lovers won’t be able to enjoy red carpet screenings, this year’s festival is poised to be more memorable than ever. DFF launched a brand new virtual platform for the occasion, giving attendees access to exclusive filmmaker conversations, bonus content, and surprise guests – all from the comfort and safety of their own home.  Perhaps the biggest perk of all is that you can enjoy extra freedom without showtimes – you can choose when and where to view films.


Carne y Arena

When: October 23, 2020 – January 30, 2021

Where: Stanley Marketplace 

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This award winning 20-minute solo virtual reality experience allows you to walk in the footsteps of Mexican and Central American immigrants and refugees. The one-of-a-kind immersive installation allows you to experience the human condition of those interviewed by Academy Award winning director, producer and screenwriter Alejandro G. Iñárritu, best known for his films Amores Perros, 21 Grams, and Birdman.


Denver Arts Week

When: November 6-8, 2020

Where: Online and at art centers across the city

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Denver Arts Week(end) is designed with all levels of art enthusiasts in mind. Experience more than 100 virtual and safe in-person events hosted by art centers across the city, including dance, art, music, performance theater, and more. Don’t forget to check out Denver Arts Week deals, where you can sign up for discounted walking tours, art lessons, museum memberships and more! 


Mexican Modernism In Context: Session 1 

When: November 10, 2020

Where: Online

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In support of its newest exhibition, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Mexican Modernism, the Denver Art Museum is hosting a four-part online course: Mexican Modernism In Context. This course will explore major themes in the exhibition, and will focus on how Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and their modernist circle shaped Mexico’s artistic culture. 


Logan Lecture w/ Esrawe & Cadena 

When: November 17, 2020

Where: Online

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Mexico City based designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena are the design and architectural masterminds behind the Denver Art Museum’s Bartlit Learning and Engagement Center and Martin Building. They are also well-known for their beloved La Musidora outdoor exhibition at the museum a few years ago. This virtual lecture will give you the rare opportunity to hear how these artists navigate the artistic process from concept to completion.