Colorado is a place of wonder. In between those Rocky Mountains you have so many different pockets of wonder. For those feeling like they need to get away from their working lives, Colorado has a vast array of things to choose from. Whether you want to go hopping from one hostel to the next, or you plan on traveling in style, the Centennial State has something for everyone. But what is there beyond the wonder? Are you a cultured individual looking for something to open your mind on the open plain? If you are, then check these options out.
The Museums Of Denver
Denver has its fair share of cultural activities for you to get on with. And if you are an art lover, there are a wide amount of places to get your fix. One of Colorado’s famous sons in the art world, Vance Kirkland’s old studio has been used to house the Kirkland Museum Of Fine & Decorative Art, which is filled with Kirkland’s own expressionist paintings and also contains many pieces of art from the 20th century’s most obscure Colorado artists. The best art in Denver is in places you wouldn’t realize. A lot of the art of Denver is situated in open-air spaces, such as Lawrence Argent’s “I See What You Mean” sculpture, 40-foot high which is also known as “The Big Blue Bear.” If you’re looking for an authentic museum experience, the Denver Art Museum on 13th Avenue caters for many different tastes and has many pieces of Western art. It is currently home to “Star Wars And The Power Of Costume.” With its museums coverin many different styles and eras, you are bound to find something to satisfy your artistic cravings.
The Live Experience In Colorado
There are so many different getaways in Colorado to please everyone. If you’re looking for the best seat in the house, getting to the theater or a live event is a fantastic way to open your mind. Morrison is home to the Red Rocks Amphitheater, which is more famous for its concerts from U2 to Jimi Hendrix, but it also has open-air concerts and is home to Icelantic’s Winter On The Rocks, a winter concert experience like no other, now in its sixth year. If you’re looking for a theater, the Garner Galleria Theater & Bar is located in the performing arts complex of Denver and has the latest shows at great prices. The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse is Dinner Theater at its finest too! Or if you need a lighter edge to your night out, there are many comedy nights to tickle your fancy. The Third Kind improve company do a show without any form of script, basing their show entirely on audience suggestions, which makes for an unpredictable and hilarious night out!
Colorado is a place of great sights, wonderful art and hilarious nights out. Whatever your taste is, sandwiched in between those Colorado Mountains is a vast array of culture waiting to be consumed. So, what are you waiting for?