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Amadora Gallery specializes in tribal art

galleries continue to march south along Santa Fe Dr. (and Kalamath St.), rounding out Baker's portion of the Santa Fe Arts District; one new addition is Amadora Gallery at 329 Santa Fe:

Amadora Gallery storefront

Amadora Gallery

Día del Niño/Day of the Children in and near Baker


The art museum is opening it's doors for a free event on Easter Sunday, April 24th, celebrating "Children's Day" or "Dia de los Ninos." According to the Wikipedia article about the day it is celebrated on a variety of different days around the globe depending on whether you are celebrating International Children's Day or Universal Children's Day (I wonder if some day there will be an Intergalactic Children's Day as well, just to use yet another all-encompassing superlative).

Denver Art Museum


100 West 14th Avenue Parkway
Denver, CO 80204
United States
39° 44' 15.7308" N, 104° 59' 22.3152" W

The Denver Art Museum is 7 blocks north of Baker between Acom and Bannock streets spanning parts of the two blocks between 12th and 14th ave.

free Earth Day screenings of Food Inc. at Mayan Theatre

on Earth Day (22 April) the Mayan Theatre offers free admission to two screenings of the documentary Food, Inc. at 7 and at 9 p.m.

Food, Inc. focuses on common industrial farming practices in the U.S. and how they effect environment, health, economy and workers' rights

the free screenings are sponsored by Whole Foods Market

Fancy Tiger Clothing showcases local furniture shop, Fin Art

Fancy Tiger Clothing continues its “Denver Made” series by showcasing Baker furniture designers Fin Art at 7 p.m. on Friday, 1 April 2011 at 18 S. Broadway; come for drinks, music and extraordinary furniture — Fin Art uses alternative and cast-off materials to produce their unique functional art

in preparation for the show Fancy Tiger has posted a brief interview with Fin Art's Rob McGowan and Ben Olson

the big picture

this startling image on the back door of Sputnik is part of an exhibit by Illiterate titled The Big Picture — xerox enlargements of photographs have been pasted onto the exteriors of participating locations throughout the city, and the world; many are also on display at Illiterate’s gallery at 82 S. Broadway

photogravures exhibit reception at Open Press

the artists must be hard at work because in recent years opening receptions have become rare at Open Press a renowned printmaking studio at 40 W. Bayaud Ave.; however in conjunction with Denver's Month of Photography, Open Press hosts a reception for its exhibit, "Contemporary Photogravures" featuring artists John Davenport, Mark Sink & Kristen Hatgi, Mark Lunning, Janice McCullagh, Daniel Teitelbaum

see the Month of Photography site for a map of several other participants in Baker

40 W. Bayaud Ave. - Open Press


40 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO
United States
39° 42' 53.1864" N, 104° 59' 19.5252" W

this building was once a telephone exchange and later a shooting range for Denver Police

currently a notable business occupying the entire basement is renowned printmaking studio Open Press

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