Visit NoBo Art District

Welcome to NoBo Art District! Visitors have a variety of opportunities to view art and meet the many talented artists in our community as well as be entertained. From First Fridays to exhibits to Summer Saturdays, there’s always something to see and do in NoBo.

First Fridays

NoBo First Friday is a FREE event featuring live music, demos and special activities in many locations. Take a self-guided tour of artists’ studios and creative businesses, meet painters, sculptors, photographers, designers, artists and artisans along your stroll through the area.

Bus Stop Gallery

Location: 4895 Broadway, Boulder CO 80304

Sitting on the old local landmark space at 4895 Broadway, our state of the art gallery space is the perfect location to showcase new visual, performing, and classic art. With great blank canvases come great responsibilities. Exhibition Openings occur on the First Friday of each month. Gallery hours are 

Friday 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Saturday 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 pm

This Gallery space is made possible through the generosity of Thistle Communities.

NoBo Art Center

Location: 4929 Broadway #E, Boulder CO 80304

The NoBo Art Center presents opportunities for members to exhibit, host events, workshops and classes, performance and practice space. NoBo Art District curates monthly art exhibits in the Art Center, selected from member exhibit proposals. Use of the space is free for members and can be reserved by signing up through the scheduling calendar on a first come first served basis. Exhibition Openings occur on the First Friday of each month. Gallery hours are variable by month and visit the Art Center page for current info. 

The NoBo Art Center is made possible through a generous sponsorship from Emerald Properties.

Public Art

NoBo Art District public art collection includes 2 large scale murals on the south (@ Violet) and north (4949) Broadway gateways, the Emerald Mural Fence in front of 4949 Broadway, the “Place Project” sidewalk murals, various little libraries and our brand new sculpture program.

Art + Place

The Art + Place program connects local artists and local businesses by offering curated exhibits in various media, rotating on a quarterly basis. Currently there are many NoBo Artists showing in various local businesses in and around North Boulder. The Art + Place program creates a vital connection for the community to view work by NoBo Artists and create a culturally vibrant community. Custom curatorial partnerships are available upon request and one exhibit per year is included at the Business Champion membership level.