The Denver Architecture Foundation inspires people to explore our dynamic city, experience the importance of design to our quality of life and envision an exceptional future for Denver.
Founded in 1990, the Denver Architecture Foundation continues to champion the deep-rooted connections between architecture, education and community-building through diverse and expanding programs. DAF is a unique organization in the Denver area, fulfilling strong public interest in local architecture and its relevance in shaping Denver’s past, present and future. As the city continues to experience unprecedented growth, DAF’s importance also grows – and we have responded by expanding and enhancing program offerings for all people living, working and studying in the Mile High City.
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Pauline Herrera Serianni, MNM
Pauline Herrera Serianni joined DAF in early 2015 to provide strategic guidance to the organization and build upon the successes of its long-standing events and programs. Pauline brings more than 15 years of experience in cultural administration, nonprofit management and communications. From 2003 to 2011, as the Director of Communications and Marketing for the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, Pauline was integral to the success of such initiatives as Doors Open Denver, Create Denver and One Book, One Denver. In 2011, she launched PaulineMarie Consulting specializing in nonprofit arts and culture organizations. She is a graduate of Leadership Denver and holds a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University (’04).firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Education
Sarah Gott joined DAF in early 2018, bringing with her more than 7 years of informal education and nonprofit experience. She holds Bachelor’s of Arts degrees in History, International Studies and Spanish Language, History and Culture from Colorado State University, and a Master of Humanities degree, with a concentration in Spanish Language, History and Culture and Art History from the University of Colorado Denver. From 2010-2015, she served as a Museum Educator in the Denver Art Museum’s department of Learning and Engagement, and most recently worked for AIA (American Institute of Architects) Colorado managing programs and continuing education for architects. She has a deep art historical appreciation for architecture and, as a Colorado native, is excited to lend her skills and experience to an organization that does so much for Denver.email@example.com
Manager of Communications and Programs
Kyle Long joined DAF in early 2017 and is originally from the Denver area. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Music and Communication Studies from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. A transformative and enlightening college experience led him to work as an admission counselor in southwestern Ohio. Most recently, Kyle worked as an educator and cast manager for Speak About It, an organization based out of Portland, Maine. Equipped with a longstanding appreciation for architecture and design that stems from his love for Legos and drawing house plans, Kyle is committed to inspiring others to be more aware of Denver’s built firstname.lastname@example.org