May 24, 2024 - News

The most stunning Asian American and Pacific Islander art around Denver

"Mastery" by Casey Kawaguchi on Denver's Cherry Creek Trail. Photo: Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

The big picture: To celebrate, Denver Arts & Venues has compiled nearly two-dozen creations by AAPI artists that can be viewed on a self-guided public art tour across the city.

Here are seven stunners not to miss:

Mine Craft

  • Artist: Miki Iwasaki (2017)
  • Location: McNichols Civic Center Building
  • Artwork type: Architectural sculpture
Photo: Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues

"Mastery"

  • Artist: Casey Kawaguchi (2018)
  • Location: Cherry Creek Trail (between Lawrence and Larimer streets)
  • Artwork type: Mural paintings
Photo: Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues

"Que Sera"

  • Artist: Ratha Sok (2014)
  • Location: 3181 W. Alameda Ave.
  • Artwork type: Mural paintings
Photo: Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues

"Untitled"

  • Artists: Ratha Sok, Thien Tai and Bimmer Torres (2019)
  • Location: Hunter's Plaza on East Colfax (west wall)
  • Artwork type: Mural paintings
Photo: Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues

Good Fortune is Here to Stay

  • Artist: Yuan Xiao Cen (2005)
  • Location: Denver Zoo
  • Artwork type: Public sculpture
Photo: Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues

"In Peace and Harmony with Nature"

  • Artist: Leo Tanguma (1994)
  • Location: Denver International Airport
  • Artwork type: Mural paintings
Photo: Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues

Antique Chinese Sundial

  • Artist: Milt Erickson (1966)
  • Location: Cranmer Park
  • Artwork type: Public sculpture
Photo: Courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues
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