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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
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
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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1 of 314 organizations funded by SCFD
Performing Arts
Boulder Opera
Mission Statement
To making opera accessible, inspiring and engaging to the community.
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1 of 314 organizations funded by SCFD
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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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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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
Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra
Mission Statement
Our purpose is to establish an active community within the freedom and culture expressed inauthentic and engaging jazz experiences. As a performing arts organization, our goal is to strengthen the community through jazz performances, recordings, and education. Jazz musictransports the listener through the best of the past, as well as the direction of the future.
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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 314 organizations funded by SCFD
Performing Arts
Evergreen Players
Mission Statement
To create community through the power of theater.
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1 of 314 organizations funded by SCFD
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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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)
Parker Arts
Adult Prom Fundraiser
Sat Jun 04, 7-10PM
Parker, CO
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Denver Art Museum
SCFD Free Day at the DAM - Enjoy FREE general admission! 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).
Sun Jun 05, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Parker Symphony Orchestra
Ukraine Benefit Concert - Join us for a concert to benefit Ukraine. Sunday, June 5 2022 at 4:00pm Cherry Creek High School – Fine Arts Theater. Ticket minimum is $10 - additional donations are appreciated.
Sun Jun 05, 4-4PM
Greenwood Village, CO
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Denver Botanic Gardens
SCFD Free Days at York St & Chatfield Farms
Tue Jun 07, All Day
Denver, CO
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Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Free English Paper Piecing Enthusiasts Group - Come share your current project or learn from others. Please wear a mask.
Tue Jun 07, 1-3PM
Golden, CO
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Clyfford Still Museum
SCFD Free Day at Clyfford Still Museum - In appreciation of the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), the Clyfford Still Museum offers free admission once a month on select days throughout the year. Walk-ins are welcome. Reservations are not required.
Fri Jun 10, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Four Mile Historic Park
SCFD Free Day at Four Mile Historic Park
Fri Jun 10, 10AM-4PM
Denver, CO
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Denver Art Museum
SCFD Free Day at the DAM - 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 Jun 14, 10AM-9PM
Denver, CO
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Denver Botanic Gardens
SCFD Free Days at Plains Conservation Center
Thu Jun 16, 9AM-2PM
Aurora, CO
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There's so much culture to experience. Learn more about SCFD-funded organizations here.
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