A fantastical toy exhibit is the latest installment by the Art and Culture program at DEN. Colorado Toys was designed to be a whimsical experience into the world of Colorado’s artisan toy makers and collectors. This seasonally inspired exhibit is sure to surprise and delight kids of all ages.
Colorado Toys display cases feature unique high-end handcrafted toys and a touch of nostalgia with museum and privately collected vintage pieces. The exhibit also features childhood toy stories from select community leaders and celebrities in Denver and the Colorado region. Dolls, stuffed bears, games, miniatures, memorable characters and toys galore are sure to both captivate and gratify our memories and sense of play!
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Participating toy makers and collectors: BeginAgain Toys; Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys; Little Colorado; Michelle Lamb’s “One and Only” Collectible Bears; Andrew Novick, Private Collector; Kimberly J. Wendt, Handmade Bears.
Participating Colorado community leaders: Kim Day, Chief Executive Officer, Denver International Airport; Missy Franklin, Olympic Gold medalist, Centennial, Colorado; Rich Karlis, former Denver Broncos kicker, director at CenturyLink; Mary Louise Lee, Denver’s First Lady; Donna Lynne, Lieutenant Governor, State of Colorado; Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Skiing Gold medalist, Vail, Colorado; Isaac Slade, The Fray Lead vocalist
More information about the exhibit participants can be found at:
BeginAgain Toys http://www.beginagaintoys.com/
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys http://www.dmmdt.org/
Little Colorado http://littlecolorado.com/
Michelle Lamb’s “One and Only” Collectible Bears http://www.oneandonlybears.com/
Andrew Novick, Private Collector http://isaveeverything.com/
Kimberly J. Wendt, Handmade Bears www.facebook.com\kimberlyjwendtartiststudio