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TARRA2017 | The Politics of Design

  • REDLINE 2350 Arapahoe Street Denver, CO, 80205 United States (map)

presented by 5280 Home, Design Council of the Denver Art Museum and Annabel Media

Join us October 20-21 to celebrate TARRA2017 a 2-day celebration of the TARRA community, featuring discourse about “The Politics of Design”.

The lineup includes events, exhibits, and gatherings, with the mission to champion women who are elevating industry standards and driving innovation in their fields.

TARRA2017 will highlight the perspectives of industry leaders, focusing on a conversation about how design affects politics; how politics affect design; and how we can use design to effect meaningful change in the world.





Friday, October 20: How Will You Shape the Future? presented by RedLine
Programming will include speed networking and a cross-discipline creative collaboration at RedLine.

Friday & Saturday, October 20 & 21: Artisan Pop Up presented by The Source
Pop up shop with 12 of Colorado’s top artisans and makers at The Source

Saturday, October 21:The Politics of Design presented by MCA Denver
An Ignite-style panel featuring boundary breakers, rule benders and risk takers from around the country.


Meg Vazquez, lead graphic designer for the Hillary Clinton 2016 campaign’s rapid response team

Mandy Vink, Public Art Coordinator for Boulder’s Office of Arts + Culture

Nan Ellin, Dean of the College of Architecture and Planning and Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Colorado

Tariana Navas-Nieves, Director of Cultural Affairs for Denver Arts & Venues

Jamie Licko, President of the RiNo Art District



Earlier Event: October 16
Make/Shift Monday Presents: Wax Poetic
Later Event: October 19
RMCAD Glimpse