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Life is more colorful with SCFD

We fund culture

Seven counties. 300 organizations. One mission: To make sure you have amazing experiences. Let us introduce you to our funded partners.

Boulder Muse logo
Performing Arts
Boulder MUSE
Mission Statement
Boulder MUSE is a free music education program designed for under-resourced K-8 students in Boulder County. Our fundamental philosophy is that all children should be able to study music regardless of their financial circumstances.
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1 of 329 organizations funded by SCFD
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Cultural History
Historic Denver/ Molly Brown House Museum
Mission Statement
To enhance the city's unique identity through education, activism, and stewardship on behalf of local heritage and historic places. To enhance the city's unique identity by telling the story of Margaret "Molly" Brown's activism, philanthropy and passion through educational programs, exhibits and stewardship.
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Colorado Railroad Museum logo
Cultural History
Colorado Railroad Museum
Mission Statement
The mission of the Colorado Railroad Museum is to preserve and convey the rich history of railroading in the Rocky Mountain region through acquisition, research, exhibition, and education.
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Cherry Creek Chorale logo
Performing Arts
Cherry Creek Chorale
Mission Statement
To offer engaging and varied musical experiences that connect singers and audiences, and to be a catalyst for collaborative performances that share our artistic excellence and passion for the choral art.
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Cultural History
Pop Culture Classroom
Mission Statement
Pop Culture Classroom inspires a love of learning, increases literacy, celebrates diversity, and builds community through the tools of popular culture and the power of self-expression.
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Boulder Bach Festival logo
Performing Arts
Boulder Bach Festival
Mission Statement
The mission of the Boulder Bach Festival is to celebrate the music of Johann Sebastian Bach by providing high quality musical performances and educational opportunities that will not only satisfy those who already love Bach's music, but will also introduce Bach's music to others.
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Mirror Image Arts logo
Performing Arts
Mirror Image Arts
Mission Statement
To use theatre as language to inspire dialogue, encourage awareness and promote action in order to build a strong, compassionate and empowered community.
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Young Voices of Colorado logo
Performing Arts
Young Voices of Colorado
Mission Statement
To achieve excellence in children's choral music through education and performance.
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1 of 329 organizations funded by SCFD
Ars Nova logo
Performing Arts
Ars Nova Singers
Mission Statement
To delight, inspire, and enlighten audiences with choral music of the highest artistic quality.
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1 of 329 organizations funded by SCFD
Longmont Youth Symphony logo
Performing Arts
Longmont Youth Symphony
Mission Statement
To be an accessible resource for young musicians wishing to develop and excel in their musical abilities under the guidance and leadership of professional music instructors in a creative and stimulating environment.
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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.

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Four Mile Historic Park
Free Fridays at Four Mile
Fri Feb 23, 10AM-4PM
Denver, CO
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The Art Garage
Adult Open Studio: Need space to work on your art? Join our monthly open studio available at a pay-what-you-can donation to The Art Garage! This is a chance to bring your own work and materials, engage in a focused environment surrounded by other local artists, work at your own pace, and give and get creative feedback. *Please read our Code of Conduct and reach out to The Art Garage staff at 303-377-2353 or info@artgaragedenver.com to inquire about bringing special materials such as oil paints, ceramics, and encaustics.
Fri Feb 23, 5:30-8:30PM
Denver, CO
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Roshni
Open Mic & Mingle: Open Mic & Mingle is our ongoing effort to bring together Community, Art and Artists of all genres and disciplines. It takes place every 4th Friday of the month at House of Friendship on 9641 E 16th Ave, Aurora.
Fri Feb 23, 6-8PM
Aurora, CO
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The Arts Hub
The Arts HUB & The Cultural Caravan Present a Masterclass with Leonard Jacome
Fri Feb 23, 7-9PM
Lafayette, CO
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science
SCFD Free Day - Satisfy your science curiosity during our SCFD Free Days and Free Nights. No need to reserve your ticket ahead of time online. Walk up anytime during Free Days or Free Nights and gain access to the Wildlife Halls or our permanent exhibitions. A separate ticket is required if you'd like to visit the planetarium or the brand-new Infinity Theater.
Sun Feb 25, 9AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Clyfford Still Museum
SCFD Free Day: In appreciation of the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), and in the spirit of community engagement, the Clyfford Still Museum offers free admission on select days throughout the year. Online registration for free tickets will be open one week before each SCFD Free Day. In addition to SCFD Free Days, the Clyfford Still Museum will offer eight Pay-What-You-Wish Days in 2024.
Thu Feb 29, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Clyfford Still Museum
SCFD Free Day: In appreciation of the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), and in the spirit of community engagement, the Clyfford Still Museum offers free admission on select days throughout the year. Online registration for free tickets will be open one week before each SCFD Free Day. In addition to SCFD Free Days, the Clyfford Still Museum will offer eight Pay-What-You-Wish Days in 2024.
Thu Feb 29, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Historic Denver/ Molly Brown House Museum
SCFD Voter Free Evenings at the Molly Brown House: We will offer free admission to the residents of: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties, the first Tuesday of each month from 5-7pm ONLY. No reservations will be available. Admission will be first come, first serve.
Tue Mar 05, 5-7PM
Denver, CO
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Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Free Museum Admission: Visit the Buffalo Bill Museum on the first Wednesday of the month from November through April and enjoy free admission.
Wed Mar 06, 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.

Following in the Footsteps of Dr. Martin Lockley at Dinosaur Ridge

Dinosaur Ridge, the world-renowned dinosaur track site just 30 minutes from Denver, provides a pathway straight to a local legacy. Since it opened in 1989, visitors have been able to…

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A rehearsal of Roshni's play, Yatra: A Journey to Truth, Light and Life
The Power of a Story
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Ars Nova Singers posing together
The Local Vocals of ASCENT: A Boulder Soundwalk
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Lutheran High School Performers at Parker Arts Shakespeare Festival
Parker Arts fuses community and young creatives
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