Updated February 2020
Here is your complete guide to cultural centers in the Denver metro area
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities6901 Wadsworth Blvd. Arvada, 80003 720-898-7200 www.arvadacenter.org
The Arvada Center produces, curates, and creates national-caliber arts, humanities, education, and entertainment that are designed to help you see, hear, feel, and think a little deeper. Here, there’s truly something for everyone. You’ll find something you can not only relate to, but something that resonates—no matter who you are, no matter where you’re from.
Aurora Cultural Services14949 E. Alameda Pkwy. Aurora, 80012 303-739-6640 www.ci.aurora.co.us
The City of Aurora’s Cultural Services Division offers visual arts, pottery, music, theater, history programs, dance, special events, a volunteer program, and an arts outreach grant program. More than 400,000 people participate in its programs or attend its events annually. Facilities include Bicentennial Art Center, Aurora Fox Arts Center and the Aurora History Museum.
Denver Film Society1725 Blake St. Aurora, 80202 303-595-3456 www.denverfilm.org
Founded in 1978, the society is one of the premier cultural arts institutions in the Rocky Mountain region. It offers year-round cinematic programming and special events that reach more than 150,000 film-lovers annually. Its season includes film festivals throughout the year, including the award-winning Starz Denver International Film Festival. In partnership with the University of Colorado at Denver’s College of Arts & Media, the society operates the Starz Film Center, which showcases art and independent cinema daily.
Lakewood Heritage, Culture and the Arts470 S. Allison Pkwy. Lakewood, 80226 303-987-7876 www.lakewood.org
The City of Lakewood offers a variety of cultural programs, classes, exhibits, performances and interactive learning experiences. Its facilities include Lakewood’s Heritage Center, a 20th century museum with more than 30,000 artifacts and an amphitheater; Washington Heights Arts Center, a renovated early 20th century schoolhouse that hosts cultural arts and dance classes for all ages; and the Lakewood Cultural Center, which has a 300-seat theater, gallery/exhibit space and classrooms.
Longmont Museum and Cultural Center400 Quail Road Longmont, 80501 303-651-8374 www.ci.longmont.co.us/museum
The city of Longmont’s historic museum and cultural center are at home in a $6 million, 24,000-square-foot facility with four exhibit galleries, three classrooms and an outdoor courtyard. Educational programs include summer camps in history, art and science, and evening lectures and concerts.
Lone Tree Arts Center10075 Commons St Lone Tree, 80124 720-805-1000 www.lonetreeartscenter.org
Contemporary, LEED certified arts center hosting a wide variety of concerts, plays and events.
Parker Arts, Cultural & Events Center (PACE)20000 Pikes Peak Avenue Parker, Colorado 80138 303-805-6800 www.parkerarts.org
Home to a 542 seat theater, Bellco Art Gallery, event room, dance studio, culinary teaching kitchen, green room, and an outdoor amphitheater, the PACE center hosts theatre performances, concerts and other cultural events.