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32nd Annual Friendship Powwow at Denver Indian Center on September 12

Denver Art Museum's annual event and celebration to be held this year in Morrison, CO.

September 1, 2021

32nd annual Friendship Powwow
Denver Indian Center, Inc.
4407 Morrison Rd., Morrison

Sunday, September 12
11:00 AM-5:00 PM

As one of the Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) longest-running events, the Friendship Powwow is an amazing opportunity for all families and generations to come together and celebrate the diverse Indigenous communities across Denver and the Front Range. It is free for all to attend.

This event will feature American Indian Dance competitions, hands-on activities for the whole family, and artist and vendor booths. Food will be provided by Tocabe, an American Indian Eatery. A portion of the proceeds will support the Denver Indian Center.

The Annual Friendship Powwow is brought to you by the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and supported by Connect for Health Colorado.

POWWOW SCHEDULE:

  • 12:00 PM – Grand Entry Begins
  • 1:00 PM – Tiny Tots (0-6 yrs), Combined
  • 1:15 PM – Junior Division (7-12 yrs), Teen Division (13-17 yrs), and Special Contests
    • Girl’s Fancy, Jingle, Traditional 
    • Boy’s Fancy, Grass, Traditional
  • 3:00 PM – Golden Age Division (55+ yrs)
    • Women’s Combined
    • Men’s Combined
  • 3:30 PM – Adult Division (18-54 yrs)
    • Women’s Fancy, Jingle, Traditional
    • Men’s Fancy, Grass, Traditional

COVID-19 SAFETY: The Denver Art Museum and Denver Indian Center are committed to keeping visitors healthy and safe, but please be aware exposure to COVID-19 is possible in public places. Masks are required indoors at the Denver Indian Center and for all attendees to the 32nd Annual Friendship Powwow.


The Denver Art Museum is an educational, non-profit resource that sparks creative thinking and expression through transformative experiences with art. Its holdings reflect the city and region — and provide invaluable ways for the community to learn about cultures from around the world.

For powwow and museum information, call (720) 865-5000 or visit www.denverartmuseum.org.
#ThanksSCFD #GraciasSCFD

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Image: 2019 Denver Art Museum Friendship Powwow and American Indian Cultural Celebration, © Denver Art Museum