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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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1 of 312 organizations funded by SCFD
Performing Arts
Evergreen Players
Mission Statement
To create community through the power of theater.
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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
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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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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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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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
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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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

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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)
Denver Art Museum
Free Day at the Denver Art Museum: Visit the Denver Art Museum on Saturday, June 26, and enjoy FREE general admission! A ticket reservation is required to visit the museum on this free day, as with all days. Tickets will be made available online 7 days in advance of June 26 at denverartmuseum.org.
Sat Jun 26, 10AM-5PM
Denver, CO
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Local Theater Company
"Discount Ghost Stories: Songs from the Rockies" - We have ticketed performances regularly from June 24 - July 15, however we are thrilled to offer FREE Monday night performances!
Mon Jun 28, 8-10PM
Boulder, CO
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Museum of Outdoor Arts
YogaRita! Join MOA as we partner with Club Greenwood for a yoga session from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM and stay for margaritas, food hosted by North of the Border, and musical entertainment featuring DJ Manos.
Tue Jun 29, 5:30-7:30PM
Greenwood Village, CO
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Local Theater Company
"Discount Ghost Stories: Songs from the Rockies" - We have ticketed performances regularly from June 24 - July 15, however we are thrilled to offer FREE Monday night performances!
Mon Jul 05, 8-10PM
Boulder, 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 Jul 06, 1-3PM
Golden, CO
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Four Mile Historic Park
Four Mile Free Days!
Fri Jul 09, 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 Jul 10, 9AM-5PM
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Local Theater Company
"Discount Ghost Stories: Songs from the Rockies" - We have ticketed performances regularly from June 24 - July 15, however we are thrilled to offer FREE Monday night performances!
Mon Jul 12, 8-10PM
Boulder, CO
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Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Mile High Dance Festival! A limited number of patrons will be able to join us this summer as we celebrate the return to the stage with many of the best local Dance companies, including; The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Hannah Khan Dance Company, Samba Colorado, Moraporvida Dance Company, Mudra Dance Studio, Ballet Ariel, Nu-world Contemporary, Edgar L. Page: Feel the Movement, Thomas Dance Project. The Mile High Dance Festival an open-air celebration of Art, Dance and the Community we share! Event is FREE but patrons must secure a ticket, as seating is limited. Ticket portal (Cleoparkerdance.org) will open May 20th at Noon MT. Tickets can be reserved in groups up to 5.
Fri Jul 16, 6-9PM
Denver, CO
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