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The Maven

Denver, Colorado

  • Hospitality
  • Mountain West
  • Art Curation
  • Sage Hospitality Group
  • Over 600 pieces of art in 125,000 square feet

  • Several years in the making with partners Sage Hospitality and McWhinney

  • Featuring 17 Colorado artists telling the story of the maker

  • Connects with Dairy Block Offices and the Dairy Block Alley for a cumulative immersive art experience

  • August 2, 2017, “The Maven” Colorado Expression

  • July 13, 2017, “Steal These Decorating Ideas From Denver’s New Maven Hotel” 5280

  • April 4, 2017, “The Maven hotel in Denver debuts with quirks—and sellout crowds” Denver Business Journal

  • March 29, 2017, “You Don’t Need to Check Into the Maven to Check Out its Art Collection” Westword

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The Story

An independent hotel in Dairy Block, Denver’s newest micro-district, The Maven celebrates craft and creativity while bringing together the area’s rich artistic identity. Committed to eliminating traditional boundaries, The Maven embraces its connection to the community with a progressive, interconnected art program that delights in both the past and present and empowers guests and visitors to embark on a journey of discovery.

Around every corner of The Maven lies a different art experience. Guests are immediately greeted by stunning statement pieces in the lobby and they continue to discover art down hallways, up stairwells, inside elevator banks, all the way to their rooms. Our robust and complex art experience for The Maven features large scale installations, interactive spaces, murals, sound works, and more, leveraging the hotel’s story and the Dairy Block’s commitment to “The Maker.” Connecting all works is a sort of gravitational pull that makes each individual art location its own experience, yet threads all of the art into an immersive narrative for all who visit and stay at The Maven.

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