Kitchen Table Talk-Rep. Leslie Herod:On the State of Mental Health SOLD OUT


Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1485 Delgany Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States

Host State Representative Leslie Herod: On the State of Mental Health

Loosely inspired by the exhibitions Francesca Woodman: Portrait of a Reputation and Hubbard / Birchler: Flora, we're hosting a conversation about mental health in the city of Denver, moderated by State Representative Leslie Herod from House District 8.

Kitchen Table brings together artists, activists, and scholars for conversations over dinner using the current exhibitions as a starting point for discussion. Reservations are required, and seating is extremely limited. Each pop-up dinner features a different host and a different theme. Tickets include admission to the museum, dinner, and non-alcoholic beverages. Beer, wine, and cocktails are available for purchase. The dinner menu is presented by Steuben's. Vegetarian meals are available upon request. Due to the nature of the event, we are unable to accommodate other dietary restrictions.

Cost: $12 for members and students | $17 for non-members | $5 for teens


Rep. Herod was elected in 2016 as the first LGBTQ African American in the General Assembly. She serves as the Chair of the House Finance Committee, Vice Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, and Vice Chair of the Committee on Legal Services. Rep. Herod also chairs the Colorado Black Democratic Legislative Caucus and the Arts Caucus. Since her election in 2016, Herod has sent 52 bills to the Governor’s desk, marshaling through numerous pieces of legislation addressing criminal justice reform, mental health & substance abuse, renewable energy, youth homelessness, and civil rights protections.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Street parking is limited. The garage directly across 15th Street is $5 after 4PM. The museum is walking distance from Union Station and the 16th Street Free Mall Ride. Please don't drive if you plan on drinking.

Can you accommodate dietary restrictions?

Vegetarian meals are available upon request. Due to the nature of the event, we are unable to accommodate other dietary restrictions.

When should I arrive at the museum?

We strongly recommend arriving between 6PM and 7PM to get a chance to view the exhibitions before the talk.

Can I view the exhibitions?

Your Kitchen Table ticket includes museum admission, and you're welcome to walk through all of the exhibitions before heading to the cafe for the conversation at 7PM. Please note that the galleries will close once the talk begins. You can also bring your talk ticket back for free admission to the museum within a month after the talk.

Will alcoholic beverages be served?

Beer, wine, and cocktails will be availble for purchase at the cafe bar.