Miss Modernism Pageant and Talent Show

Miss Modernism Pageant and Talent Show

The Wackiest Pageant and Zaniest Talent Show You Have Ever Seen!

We select ONE LUCKY PERSON as our Miss Modernism from our top seven candidates

Our panel of expert judges look for these qualities: 

  • Retro charm & style
  • Enthusiasm for mid-century style, architecture, design, fashion, lifestyle, etc.
  • Talent that inspires, awes, and/or captures audience attention
  • How well you answer our pageant questions

Get your tickets to the Pageant Today! This one sells out QUICK!


This is a total kitsch experience. You’ll see audience members dressed in their best retro duds. There’s even a Best Dressed award that goes to one lucky audience member, so come dressed to the nines!

“I love participating in all of the events. It’s a chance to wear the items you save for special days and evenings and be surrounded by so many other enthusiasts who share your love for the style and design.
As a former Miss Modernism, the week is a chance to catch up with old friends and meet the new contestants. It’s always exciting to watch the Miss Modernism Pagent at the beginning of the week and then to see the winner during the events is such a joy!”

Ann K, Miss Modernism Participant

The people who compete are hilarious, irreverent, and awe-inspiring! You’ll learn about each participant’s passions and talents, and enjoy their zingers, surprises, and fun personalities!

Are you dying to show your mid-mod talent?

Learn more about what it takes to be a contestant in the pageant.


✦ 2022 Pageant Details ✦
Miss Modernism Pageant is now its own event.
Date / Time: Monday, August 22nd from 7pm to 10pm
HQ Broadway
60 S. Broadway, Denver, CO 80209

✦ COVID Updates ✦
This event will follow CDC Guidelines and Local Denver Restrictions at the time of the event.


Ready to dive in? Apply below to be a Miss Modernism Pageant contestant!

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