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Colorado Toys Featured at Denver International Airport as the Newest Art Exhibit

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DENVER – Oct. 18, 2016 – Denver International Airport’s (DEN) Art and Culture Program presents a new exhibit featuring fantastical toys by Colorado artisan toy makers and collectors.

“Colorado Toys” was designed to be a whimsical experience and is sure to surprise and delight kids of all ages. It is scheduled from October through December and is located in Ansbacher Hall in the Jeppesen Terminal, Level 6 North before A Bridge Security.

The exhibit’s display cases feature unique 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 your memories and sense of play!

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 and Kimberly J. Wendt, Handmade Bears.

Participating Colorado community leaders: Kim Day, Chief Executive Officer, Denver International Airport; Missy Franklin, Olympic Gold Medalist; Rich Karlis, former Denver Bronco kicker; Mary Louise Lee, Denver’s First Lady; Donna Lynne, Lieutenant Governor, State of Colorado; Mikaela Shiffrin, Olympic Skiing Gold Medalist; and Isaac Slade, The Fray lead vocalist.

See photos of the Colorado Toys exhibition at DEN here

About DEN’s Art and Culture Program

DEN’s Art and Culture Program administers the City and County of Denver’s “one percent for art” ordinance which enhances public places and features nearly 40 site-specific works including sculptures, murals and other installations. The pieces are displayed in outdoor landscapes, inside Jeppesen Terminal and on airport concourses, as well as in the train tunnels and on the train itself. In addition to its permanent art collection, DEN curates temporary exhibitions, collaborating with museums, cultural institutions and arts organizations to present the highest quality two- and three-dimensional work. For more information, visit www.flydenver.com/art.


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