So you’re a graduate student and you have no money. Why not take advantage of free events that happen every first weekend of the month in Denver?
Art District on Santa Fe: Art Walk 6-9pm
Over 60 galleries participate in this free event. Stroll down Sante Fe with your friends and pop into art galleries for art, food, and drinks. The ArtDistrict is located on and near Santa Fe Drive and Kalamath Street between Alameda and 12th Ave. There is also a shuttle that runs on First Fridays. Check out the website for more information.
Denver Art Museum: General admission is free! Open 10am-5pm
Head downtown to the Denver Art Museum, where even the building is a beauty in itself. Visit the two sides of the building: the Frederic Hamilton building, and the North building. Honestly, you could spend all day here. Head to the website for details on the collections and exhibitions.