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Life is more colorful with SCFD

We fund culture

Seven counties. 320 organizations. One mission: To make sure you have amazing experiences. Let us introduce you to our funded partners.

Performing Arts
Evergreen Players
Mission Statement
To create community through the power of theater.
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1 of 320 organizations funded by SCFD
Natural Sciences
Ocean First Institute
Mission Statement
Our goal is ocean conservation through research and education. We educate and empower future generations to preserve our ocean and become future leaders in conservation. We do this by connecting youth with the wonders of the ocean and the importance of hands-on conservation through programming that highlights scientific exploration.
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Performing Arts
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Mission Statement
To provide cross-cultural instruction, performances and enrichment programs empowering all our communities by cultivating the healthy mind, body and spirit development for intergenerational students, artists and audiences.
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Performing Arts
Boulder Opera
Mission Statement
To making opera accessible, inspiring and engaging to the community.
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1 of 320 organizations funded by SCFD
Cultural History
Tango Colorado
Mission Statement
To provide a forum where people can meet regularly to learn, practice, perform and enjoy Argentine Tango dance, music and culture.
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Cultural History
Centro Cultural Mexicano (Mexican Cultural Center)
Mission Statement
To increase awareness of Mexico's splendid traditions of travel, cuisine, art, music and handcrafts among the audiences of Colorado.
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Performing Arts
Foothills-Arts & Events Agency
Mission Statement
To create, establish, put on, and provide classes and opportunities for District-wide cultural arts services for the benefit of the taxpayers of the District.
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Natural History
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Mission Statement
Be a catalyst! Ignite our community's passion for nature and science.
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1 of 320 organizations funded by SCFD
Natural Sciences
HawkQuest
Mission Statement
To provide an educational opportunity to understand and appreciate the interaction of wild living things in their natural environment, and the importance of preserving the world in which they live.
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1 of 320 organizations funded by SCFD
Cultural History
Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum
Mission Statement
To preserve the memories of America's military history and strengthen the bonds to the community by facilitating the stories of veterans as supported by displays and artifacts for the benefit and education of generations to come.
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Don’t paws here!

SCFD funds over 300 organizations in the 7-county Denver metro area.

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Free Days Are Back

Enjoy in-person and virtual programming from the cultural community. Please always check with organizations prior to attending as dates and times are subject to change.

Discipline
Location
Date(s)
Longmont Museum
SCFD Free Day at Longmont Museum - The second Saturday of each month is a free day at the Longmont Museum.
Sat Dec 10, 9AM-5PM
Longmont, CO
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Denver Art Museum
SCFD Free Day at the Denver Art Museum - Enjoy FREE general admission and extended evening hours and programs! Museum tickets, including free days, are currently managed for capacity. Please visit our ticketing site for additional details. For information on exhibitions on view on this day, visit www.denverartmuseum.org. Free Days at the DAM are made possible by Your 6 Front Range Toyota Stores and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
Tue Dec 13, 10AM-9PM
Denver, CO
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Denver Botanic Gardens
SCFD Free Days at Plains Conservation Center
Thu Dec 15, 10AM-3PM
Aurora, CO
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Four Mile Historic Park
SCFD Free Day at Four Mile Historic Park
Fri Dec 16, 10AM-4PM
Denver, CO
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Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Free Admission the First Wednesday of the Month, November through April - Visit the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave on the first Wednesday of the month from November through April and enjoy free admission. Free dates in 2022 include November 2 and December 7. Free dates in 2023 are January 4, February 1, March 1, and April 5.
Wed Jan 04, 10AM-5PM
Golden, CO
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Pro Musica Colorado Chamber Orchestra
Through the Looking Glass
Sat Jan 28, 7:30-9:30PM
Boulder, CO
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Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Free Admission the First Wednesday of the Month, November through April - Visit the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave on the first Wednesday of the month from November through April and enjoy free admission. Free dates in 2022 include November 2 and December 7. Free dates in 2023 are January 4, February 1, March 1, and April 5.
Wed Feb 01, 10AM-5PM
Golden, CO
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Longmont Museum
SCFD Free Day at the Museum
Sat Feb 11, 9AM-5PM
Longmont, CO
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Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Free Admission the First Wednesday of the Month, November through April - Visit the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave on the first Wednesday of the month from November through April and enjoy free admission. Free dates in 2022 include November 2 and December 7. Free dates in 2023 are January 4, February 1, March 1, and April 5.
Wed Mar 01, 10AM-5PM
Golden, CO
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There's so much culture to experience. Learn more about SCFD-funded organizations here.
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Wonder looks good on you

Culture creates vibrancy for us individually and collectively. It gives our kids a unique perspective and understanding of the world. It inspires all of us to get off the couch, discover the radical and the beautiful, and stretches our capacity to be transformed. Through our diverse, local culture, we come together, we come to new ideas, we come to our senses.

Joyce Tsai
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Less than one year ago, Joyce Tsai took the helm of the Clyfford Still Museum from its founding director. She is an award-winning educator and scholar whose research received support…

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Bennie L. Williams directing the nationally-recognized Bennie L. Williams Spiritual Voices choir.
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Gregg Deal
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Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero
Hispanic, Latino, Chicano, Latinx arts and culture expand influence, inform a deeper understanding of identity
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