Miss Modernism Pageant and Talent Show

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

Every year we crown one lucky gal (or guy) and give them the title, a tiara, roses, and all-access pass to Denver Modernism Week events. They even win a $500 shopping spree at our Denver Mod Show. Our previous Miss Modernism Winners earn a prestigious seat on our judges panel for the next year.

The show also includes talented folks who want to show off their skills, but don’t want the sash. Our talent show entrants receive generous applause and celebrity-level adoration from our audience.

We select ONE LUCKY PERSON to represent Miss Modernism

Our panel of expert judges look for these qualities: 

  • Retro charm & style
  • Talent that inspires, awes, and/or captures audience attention
  • How well you answer our pageant questions


Who will be our next Miss Modernism?

It could be YOU!

To win the coveted title of Miss Modernism:

  1.  Email info@denvermodernismweek.com with the following information:
    • Why you want to be Miss Modernism and/or enter the Talent Show
    • Your retro / mod credentials and/or backstory
    • The talent you will be performing on stage (3 min limit)
    • A photo or link to your online presence
  2. We’ll email you pageant and talent show details, rehearsal information, and more!

Got some Mid Mod Talent?

We could feature YOUR ACT!

To enter the talent show, follow the same steps above.


2021 Details

We are still planning a safe return for the Miss Modernism Pageant. Stay tuned for more details!

Previous Miss Modernism Winners

2019 – Maxine Mischief

2018 – Fannie Spankings

​2017 – Ann Flynn-Terrell

2016 – Bunny Galore

2015 – Lindsay Wagner

2014 – Honey Touche

2013 – Jekolia Matuszewicz

2012 – Michelle Baldwin

2011 – Atomic Gracie

2010 – Jaime Askvig