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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
Colorado Chamber Players
Mission Statement
To provide access to great music, thus bringing beauty into people's lives.
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1 of 312 organizations funded by SCFD
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 312 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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1 of 312 organizations funded by SCFD
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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1 of 312 organizations funded by SCFD
Natural Sciences
Denver Botanic Gardens
Mission Statement
To connect people with plants, especially plants from the Rocky Mountain region and similar regions around the world, providing delight and enlightenment to everyone.
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1 of 312 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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1 of 312 organizations funded by SCFD
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 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 312 organizations funded by SCFD
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 312 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)
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Free English Paper Piecing Enthusiasts Group - Come share your current project or learn from others. Please wear a mask.
Tue Jul 05, 1-3PM
Golden, CO
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Denver Botanic Gardens
SCFD Free Days at York St & Chatfield Farms
Wed Jul 06, All Day
Denver, CO
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Historic Elitch Gardens Theatre
Outdoor Movie Night: The Greatest Showman
Fri Jul 08, 7-11PM
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 Jul 12, 10AM-9PM
Denver, CO
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Four Mile Historic Park
SCFD Free Day at Four Mile Historic Park
Sun Jul 17, 10AM-4PM
Denver, CO
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Historic Elitch Gardens Theatre
Outdoor Movie Night: Sing 2
Fri Jul 22, 7-11PM
Denver, CO
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Denver Botanic Gardens
SCFD Free Days at Plains Conservation Center
Sat Jul 23, 9AM-2PM
Aurora, 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.
Sun Jul 24, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Museum of Outdoor Arts
Marjorie Park Free Day - Guests will need to register at the door or online in advance.
Mon Jul 25, 9AM-6PM
Greenwood Village, 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.

Get to know Joyce Tsai, innovative leader of the Clyfford Still Museum

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 with fellowships from, among others, the Fulbright Foundation, Dedalus Foundation, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, and the Phillips Collection. She has published…

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