The live painting party that is Crush is back for another year of beautifying RiNo, and this time with a major name backing it.

The popular Santa Fe arts collective Meow Wolf has signed on as a sponsor for this year’s festival, running through Sept. 17, meaning they are helping out not only financially and with promotion, but they are supplying some artists, too.

Crush was founded in 2010 and celebrates graffiti and the street artists who each year turn the walls lining RiNo’s streets and alleys into an open-air gallery that revelers of all ages can walk through and watch come to life. The murals will stand long after the festival is over, providing beautification and endless photo-ops to the neighborhood.

The walls will be decorated from 27th and Larimer streets in Denver all the way up to 40th and Williams this year. Aside from the live graffiti and street art, the event will also feature educational talks and lectures with local businesses, giving visitors a chance to engage with the artists and learn more about the art.

“When we found out about Crush, how beautiful it was and that people got paid, we couldn’t resist the opportunity to be a …read more

Source:: The Denver Post – Lifestyle

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