Culture and Arts Partners

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The goal of Littleton Culture & Arts Partners Group (CAP) is to gather local public and private entities operating arts and culture-related businesses together to:

  • Create open dialogue amongst the arts & culture community in Littleton
  • Explore collaborative opportunities and enhance relationships among agencies
  • Share and promote community events, programs, outreach, and engagement
  • Strengthen the impact of the arts, heritage, culture, recreation and tourism in Littleton

Please contact with any questions, suggestions, or offers to host future meetings.

2023 Meeting Schedule

  • Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - Bemis Public Library
  • Wednesday, August 9, 2023 -Town Hall Arts Center - "Good Contracts Make Good Partnerships: Legal Issues for Arts Administrators and Creatives" with speaker Dave Ratner, Creative Law Network
  • Wednesday, Nov 8, 2023 – Littleton Ballet Academy

Previous Meetings

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Speakers: From the Littleton Museum: Tim Nimz (Museum Director), Jenny Hankinson (Senior Curator of Collections), and Anna Dyste (Public Art Administrator) 

Location: Bemis Public Library (6014 S Datura Street)

Topic: What the New Lodgers Tax Means for Local Arts Groups

Thanks to the efforts of the Littleton Arts & Culture Commission, several exciting grant opportunities will become available later this spring for non-profit organizations headquartered in Littleton. Staff from the Littleton Museum will discuss the lodgers tax, grant tiers, and how to apply.  

Join your peers from other local arts & culture organizations to learn more about the lodgers tax and what it can do for you!

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - CANCELLED


Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Location: Littleton Museum (6028 S Gallup Street)

Topic: Celebrate CAP

Join us for an end of year party! We'll be discussing our highlights of the year, do a quick recap of CAP as well as what's on deck for future CAP meetings and we'll then break out into small affinity groups to chat about opportunities. 

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Speakers: Laura Schwinkendorf, Director of Strategy & Zoe Clemmons, Associate

Topic: How to Make an Impact with Social Media

For nonprofit organizations with limited resources, social media can be a cost-effective way to add value to fundraising and events. Barefoot PR will help you understand the value of social media, how to use storytelling as a tool, ideas for organizing social media content and best practices to use online. The presentation will equip you with the basics of how to make an impact with social media.

Speaker Bios:

Barefoot PR’s Laura Schwinkendorf (she/her) and Zoe Clemmons (she/her) are part of a team of creative and passionate professionals who believe people have the power to change the world for better. They work alongside nonprofits, government agencies and socially responsible businesses to help them achieve their goals through purpose-driven public relations and design. Learn more at

Location: Littleton Museum (6028 S. Gallup St.)


Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Topic: How to make arts and culture programming accessible to all the members of our community.

Location: Littleton Museum (6028 S. Gallup St.)

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Speaker: Jenny Hankinson, Curator of Collections, Littleton Museum

Topic: State of the Arts in Littleton report

Location: Littleton Museum (6028 S. Gallup St.)

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 (8 am - 10 am)

Speaker: Allison Watrous, Executive Director of Education and Community Engagement, Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Topic: The importance of arts & culture in a community and the power of sticking together

Location: Littleton Museum (6028 S. Gallup St.)

Topics of Discussion

Future topics of discussion may include (but are not limited to):

  • Marketing for small non-profit orgs and businesses
  • Visit Littleton & Littleton Rocks! websites
  • DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion)
  • Advocacy & navigating municipal rules
  • Venues
  • Grants & other funding opportunities
  • Working with Boards
  • Tracking and using data & statistics