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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.

Performers of the Boulder Opera
Performing Arts
Boulder Opera
Mission Statement
To making opera accessible, inspiring and engaging to the community.
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1 of 329 organizations funded by SCFD
Golden Landmarks Association logo
Cultural History
Golden Landmarks Association
Mission Statement
To encourage the conservation, preservation and acquisition of features, structures and artifacts of historic significance in and around Golden. To inspire the study and documentation of the traditions of Golden. To increase public awareness of Golden's heritage through education. To act as an advisory resource to public and private entities. To oversee the curation of our collection of artifacts, photographs, maps and textiles.
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Friends of Dinosaur Ridge logo
Natural History
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge
Mission Statement
To educate the public about, and ensure the preservation of, the natural and historic resources of Dinosaur Ridge, Triceratops Trail, and the surrounding areas.
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NOBO Art District logo
Performing Arts
NoBo Art District
Mission Statement
The Mission of the NoBo Art District is to elevate the arts in Boulder, continue the artistic and economic development of north Boulder, and support and enhance the local community. We achieve these goals by: Providing opportunities for artists to enrich and advance their careers. Continuing to build the NoBo Art District as an artistic and business destination. Providing the community with events, education opportunities, and creative outlets.
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T2 Dance Company logo
Performing Arts
T2 Dance Company
Mission Statement
The mission of T2 Dance Company is to enrich the dance scene. We achieve this by presenting high quality contemporary dance theatre on stage, on screen, and in non-traditional spaces, and through initiatives that provide unique choreographic opportunities and experiences to the community.
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Cantabile Singers logo
Performing Arts
Cantabile Singers
Mission Statement
The Cantabile Singers provide community enrichment through dedication to high-quality performance of choral repertoire, ancient to contemporary. In addition to performing, we foster a sense of community, both within our choir and by outreach to others.
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Performing Arts
Brightonmusic Choir and Orchestra Inc.
Mission Statement
To encourage adult singers and musicians to join our ranks and renew their love of musical performance. We welcome talented singers and musicians regardless of age or financial circumstance to join one or more of our ensembles and share their talent with our patrons.
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Hikers participating in an activity with Wild Bear Nature Center
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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Littleton Symphony Orchestra logo
Performing Arts
Littleton Symphony Orchestra
Mission Statement
To bring quality classical music experiences to the community through performances that elevate the human spirit.
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Denver Children's Choir
Performing Arts
Denver Children’s Choir
Mission Statement
To inspire and unite children from diverse backgrounds by fostering harmony in music and in life.
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1 of 329 organizations funded by SCFD

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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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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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Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Botanic Gardens Free Days (York Street and Chatfield Farms): Free Days occur throughout the year, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). This event will sell out; please get your tickets in advance. No onsite tickets available for sold out days. Free Days are for regular Gardens hours only and do not include ticketed events. Tickets will be available three months at a time (on a rolling basis) and the tickets will be released on the 1st of the month.
Sat Mar 09, 9AM-2PM
Denver, CO
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Longmont Museum
Longmont Museum Free Second Saturday: The second Saturday of each month is free admission at the Longmont Museum.
Sat Mar 09, 9AM-5PM
Longmont, CO
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Denver Art Museum
Free Days at the DAM: Engage with art, explore onsite activities, and experience exhibitions on view all while enjoying free general admission!
Tue Mar 12, 10AM-9PM
Denver, CO
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Friends of Dinosaur Ridge
Be There on the Ides of March FREE EXHIBIT HALL ENTRY
Fri Mar 15, 9AM-4PM
Morrison, CO
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City of Aurora Open Space & Natural Resources
SCFD Free Days at Plains Conservation Center: Join us for wagon rides on the prairie to see resident wildlife, tours of the 1880's tipi camp and homestead village, and presentations by HawkQuest with live eagles, owls, falcons, and more during our SCFD free days
Sat Mar 16, 10AM-3PM
Aurora, CO
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Denver Center for the Performing Arts
DCPAccess Sale - $10 tickets to "Emma" will go on sale at 12pm on March 19. Discounted tickets are first come, first served and subject to availability. Tickets will go fast!
Tue Mar 19, All Day
Denver, CO
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Four Mile Historic Park
Free Fridays at Four Mile
Fri Mar 22, 10AM-4PM
Denver, 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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