September 3-9, 2018
In September 2018, CRUSH WALLS will be reaching new heights in the mile-high city, as Denver’s foremost urban art festival will be unlike any other before it: 7 days, 77 art happenings with local and international artists and off-the-wall events for all.
The CRUSH WALLS festival has been taking art to the streets from its inception, spotlighting local and international makers and acting as a catalyst for creative expression and collective gatherings. This year's edition will once again embody ‘Where Art is Made’, embracing more than ever the groundbreaking spirit of Denver’s RiNo Art District. CRUSH WALLS 2018 will be connecting both east and west sides of this unique art district, curating immersive experiences, showcasing awe-inspiring talent, uniting people through creativity, and offering a standout opportunity for everyone to experience the arts.
CRUSH is a week-long celebration of graffiti and street art. This annual event is free to the public and is for all demographics and all ages to enjoy this curated outdoor gallery. With artists painting, activities for visitors, special promotions throughout the neighborhood, there is something for everyone at the CRUSH WALLS in RiNo's signature graffiti and street art festival.
CRUSH artists hail from all corners of the globe. With a large local artist population providing incredible inpiration and additions to the project. The event also brings internationally renowned graffiti and street art talents. While still supporting local newcomers, and everything in between, the diversity and talent of these artists is unmatched.
The CRUSH Walls
Each year, CRUSH takes over the RiNo neighborhood, transforming the area into a canvas like no other. Some walls will be repainted while others are a blank slate, ready to welcome a beautiful new mural into the neighborhood.