Arts & Culture Activities

Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department, in conjunction with the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and the Public Art Committee, offer a variety of diverse programming including, but not limited to, art workshops, artist talks, art in parks and open space, writing workshops, and films.  Most of these events are free and open to the public.  Some require pre-registration.  Call 303-661-1261 with questions.

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Mate Masie: Family Outdoor Sound Celebration for families

Saturday, July 20, 2019; 3:30—4:30 pm 

Ghanaian music and drumming led by Adjei Abankwah that celebrates sounds of nature and sounds in nature. Families are invited to join in the fun! The Outdoor Classroom is located just north of Pioneer Elementary School and the Lafayette Rec Center. Offered at no charge but please RSVP for this program at 

Registration Here for events requiring sign up.

Viva Arts - FREE

June 7, 6 - 8 pm - Build Your Own Dreams!  with Mike Wird. Join us for an experience in Hip Hop Music.  Fun and energetic for all!

July 5, NO VIVA ARTS - due to the holiday weekend, there will be no Viva Arts Event in July.

August 2, 6 - 8 pm - Join us for a diverse cultural experience at The Collective.  Free and open to the public.

Join us for a lively evening of art, culture, performance, community, music, & food.  Wine for purchase.

Viva Arts is the First Friday Program curated by the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and hosted at The Collective Community Arts Center, 201 N. Public Rd., on the first Friday each month, 6 - 8 pm.  Viva Arts features a diverse variety of arts and cultural experiences.

Viva Arts first Friday of each month 6 to 8 pm at The Collective