The Mile High City isn't all outdoor adventure and art museums. Downtown and the surrounding neighborhoods offer an array of retail excursions making Denver the shopping capital of the Rocky Mountain West. From tree-lined streets filled with independent boutiques to convenient malls and outlet centers, from designer duds to sporting goods, Denver is ready to cater to your shopping wishes.
+ Gallery is an intimate exhibition space that features some of the cities most relevant and progressive artists. The gallery represents both emerging and established national artists, including some of Colorado's most influential and provocative.
16th Street Mall - Pedestrian Mall
Built in 1982, the mall is a tree-lined, pedestrian promenade of red-and-gray granite that runs through the center of downtown. Lined with outdoor cafes, renovated historic office buildings, sparkling glass-walled skyscrapers, shops, restaurants and department stores. Numerous fountains and plazas offer a variety of daily special events and entertainers. Free shuttle buses cruise the mile-long Mall every 90 seconds. Denver Convention & Visitors Bureau Visitor Information Center is located at 16th & California on the 16th Street Mall.
Laura features both art and antiques in her 5000 sq. ft. space. Her art gallery is an impressive mix of both known and new artists. The antique gallery, "North Larimer Antiques," showcases a full line of American antiques and collectibles and the rear serves as a studio for her found art sculpture and collages.
A la Carte Gifts and Baskets
"Thinking outside the basket"--Distinctive gift giving that makes you look good! This year A la Carte celebrates 12 years of custom-designed gifts and baskets for any occasion--all created to fit your budget and desired results.
Art District on Santa Fe
This multicultural neighborhood, just minutes from downtown, features the largest concentration of art galleries in Denver. The galleries in the district are dedicated to promoting public awareness of Santa Fe Drive as a unique art and cultural district, and furthering the arts and art education in the Denver metropolitan community. Free monthly events showcase the variety of art in the district- First Friday Art Walk (5-9 pm monthly) and Second Saturdays on Santa Fe (1-4 pm monthly). Maps and calendar events available.
Camera Obscura Gallery
Across from the Denver Art Museum. Vintage and contemporary photographs: Howard Bond, Edward S. Curtis, Wm. H. Jackson, Sebastiao Salgado, Jerry Uelsmann, etc. Open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sun. 1- 5 p.m. Closed Monday.
Brianna Martray Gallery
The Brianna Martray Gallery features the work of local abstract painter Brianna Martray. Brianna's work is bright and unique and sure to liven up any home or office. Commissions available.