We're hosting a pop-up shop on Friday, October 13 at the John Fluevog store on Larimer Street! Swing by between 5 and 9 p.m. to browse Art Restart's holiday card collection alongside your favorite Denver shoes.
I found a butterfly's wing today
just one piece of it
And wondered how the butterfly could possibly fly
I held the tiny torn wing in my hand
And searched for the butterfly
In 1986, when two University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work students founded The Gathering Place on what basically amounted to a wing and a prayer, they knew they were helping to meet a critical need for homeless women.
Overnight shelters would send everyone on their way every morning, a situation that is less than ideal for women, especially those with children.
The Gathering Place is currently recruiting new applicants for our Board of Directors.
On August 26, 1920, women were officially granted the right to vote when Congress ratified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. This achievement is recognized with the celebration of Women's Equality Day every 26th of August. While we honor this day as a major milestone in the fight for gender equality, we cannot ignore that women of color were prohibited from voting until the Voting Rights Act in 1965.
Our Building for Dreams Gala is only 16 days away, and we don't want you to miss out on the fun! Here are 5 reasons you should join us on Saturday, September 9th at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Gathering among other people with a shared experience can sometimes bring out the budding artist in the unlikeliest of circumstances.
“They build you up spiritually—just saying that you can do it,” said Sevilla, whose recent burst of creativity hit canvass at the so-named Gathering Place, a Denver drop-in day center largely for women in poverty and their children. “They treat you like family, no matter where you are in your life.”
Fascination St. Fine Art Gallery will transform Aug. 2 into a space for emerging artists from Denver’s drop-in women’s center, The Gathering Place.
Darlina was a down-on-her-luck artist who needed some help paying for her daughter’s glasses 20 years ago when she discovered The Gathering Place, Denver’s drop-in center for women, their children and transgender people.
On Wednesday, August 2nd, Art Restart is hosting an exhibition at Fascination St. Fine Art gallery debuting artwork from women of The Gathering Place. Please join us as we meet and celebrate the artists over drinks and appetizers.
Art Restart provides a safe and encouraging space for the positive spirit of artistic expression to those who need it most--women experiencing poverty and homelessness. A place for creating amazing work while providing insight into the women who bring life to their art, Art Restart is a community for artists of The Gathering Place.
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