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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.

Visual Arts
Downtown Aurora Visual Arts (DAVA)
Mission Statement
To strengthen the community through the arts with a primary focus on youth engagement. Every student that walks through our doors experiences the transformative power of high quality out-of-school programs that develop art, social, and life skills.
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Performing Arts
Evergreen Players
Mission Statement
To create community through the power of theater.
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1 of 318 organizations funded by SCFD
Natural Sciences
Thorne Nature Experience
Mission Statement
To build Earth stewardship by providing youth with joyful, hands-on, place-based environmental education experiences that foster an emotional connection to nature.
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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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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
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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Cultural History
Forney Museum of Transportation
Mission Statement
The Forney Museum of Transportation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which exists to collect, preserve, and exhibit items of artistic, historical and technological interest relating to transportation for the purposes of education and personal enrichment.
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Natural History
Wild Bear Nature Center
Mission Statement
To provide year-round educational programs to people of all ages to foster a lifelong appreciation of the environment and to promote an environmentally aware, responsible and ecologically sound community.
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Visual Arts
Clyfford Still Museum
Mission Statement
To preserve, exhibit, study, and foster engagement with its unique collections. To generate outstanding exhibitions, scholarly research, educational and other cross-disciplinary programs that broaden the definition of a "single-artist" museum. Be a gathering place for the exploration of innovation and individual artistic endeavor.
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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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1 of 318 organizations funded by SCFD

Don’t paws here!

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

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)
Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Free Day at the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Wed Dec 01, 10AM-5PM
Golden, CO
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Friends of Dinosaur Ridge
Take a Trek Through Time
Fri Dec 03, 9AM-4PM
Morrison, CO
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The Lutheran Chorale
A Reunion Celebration Concert
Sun Dec 05, 2:30-4:00PM
Lakewood, CO
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The Lutheran Chorale
A Reunion Celebration Concert
Sun Dec 05, 7-8PM
Lakewood, CO
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Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Hexie Ladies Meeting - Join like-minded quilters who love the technique and art of English Paper Piecing. Whether you are a seasoned English Paper Piecer or never tried the technique, this meeting is for you. Come share your current project or learn from others, this is where EPP enthusiasts meet for inspiration. Registration required -- meeting is free however admission to the museum still required.
Tue Dec 07, 1-3PM
Golden, CO
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Clyfford Still Museum
SCFD Free Days - Reserve Tickets in Advance
Wed Dec 08, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Four Mile Historic Park
Four Mile Free Days!
Fri Dec 10, 10AM-4PM
Glendale, CO
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Longmont Museum
Longmont Museum Free Day! Timed-ticket reservations are required through July 2021. Free days at the Longmont Museum occur every 2nd Saturday and include admission to our special exhibitions, permanent galleries, and interactive kids' treehouse.
Sat Dec 11, 9AM-5PM
Longmont, CO
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Brightonmusic Choir and Orchestra Inc.
Holiday Concert (Choir, Jazz Band, and Orchestra)
Sun Dec 12, 3:30-6:00PM
Brighton, 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.

Columbusing and the art of modern Indigenous Living

Gregg Deal is an artist and member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Nation. His body of work, from performance art to murals and more, explores what it means to be indigenous in the 21st century. Deal has served as artist in residence at both the Denver Art Museum as well as the Art Students League of…

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