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The Curtis Arts and Humanities Center is home to many unique and exciting art exhibits, lectures, cultural events, concerts, activities for seniors, youth, and adult art programs. Curtis serves as the focal point in Greenwood Village’s commitment to the arts. Learn more about the history of Curtis.

Curtis Center Location:  2349 E. Orchard Rd., Greenwood Village, CO 80112
                                          303-797-1779


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This year the Curtis Arts & Humanities Center celebrates 100 years!
Special events planned throughout the month of May.

We are currently looking for past students and teachers of the Curtis School. 
If you have historic photographs or attended please contact
Jo Cole (303) 708-6120, or Jennifer Orrigo (303) 708-6120

Art Exhibits & Lectures
Curtis offers seven exhibits during the year. Each exhibits is kicked off with an opening reception and often features a related lecture by a member of the community. Some exhibits are yearly events including:
  • March: Youth Art Month
  • April: Cherry Creek Excellence in the Arts
  • July: All Colorado Art Show

All exhibits and receptions are held at Curtis Arts & Humanities Center unless noted.

Check back often for information updates or call 303-797-1779 for more information.

 April Exhibits
Series with Kevin Weckbach
When: April 26, 27, 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., one hour for lunch
Location: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center
$450 - Limit 15 people - Checks made out to Kevin Weckbach

The Greenwood Village Arts and Humanities Council presents its second workshop in the Master Class series.  Each day will have a lecture, demonstration, and time for painting.  Please do not bring any canvases larger than 16x20.  There is no senior discount for this class.

May Exhibits

Exhibit: Curtis Celebrates 100 Years 
When: May 3-31
Location: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center
Explore the history of the Curtis Arts & Humanities Center and discover the works of Greenwood Village artists with this joint exhibit in honor of Historic Preservation Month. 

Curtis 100 Year Celebration
When: May 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center
FREE

Come celebrate the Curtis building turning 100 years old with a FREE celebration in the theme of an old-fashioned picnic!  Stay for the historic demonstrations, antique Model T cars, live band, children's crafts, kite demonstrations, and learn from local museums.  Try your hand at churning butter, cranking ice cream, and weaving.  Enjoy hot dogs, popcorn and lemonade.  Learn about historic preservation and the story behind this great building! 

Poetry Reading
When: May 10, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Where: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center
FREE

Enjoy a reception for Greenwood Village artists with poetry readings and the Colorado Honor Band Brass Quintet.

Opera Colorado - Romeo & Juliet
Presented by the Greenwood Village Arts and Humanities Council and the Englewood Cultural Arts Commission
When: May 29, two performances 4 and 7:30 p.m.
Where: Englewood Civic Center - Hampden Hall Auditorium 
FREE - Tickets required -free ticket pickup locations:
            City Hall (6060 S. Quebec St, Greenwood Village)
            Curtis Arts & Humanities Center (2349 E. Orchard Rd, Greenwood Village)
            Englewood Cultural Arts Commission (1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood).

            Opera Flyer

Greenwood Village Arts and Humanities Council Art Scholarship
$2,000 scholarship awarded for first place, $1,000 for second place.
ENTRIES DUE MAY 1

The scholarship is open to any graduating Arapahoe County High School student enrolled in an arts school or college majoring in performing or visual arts.  Interested students will need to complete an application, provide their portfolio, resume, and two letters of recommendation.

                Click here to view a flyer for the scholarship
                Click here to view the Art Scholarship Criteria
                Click here for an Application

June Exhibits
All Colorado Art Show
When: June 12 to July 31
Reception: June 14, 5 to 7 p.m.
Where: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center

Call for Entries Due: May 30

               
Click here for the Call for Entry Form

August Exhibits
Greenwood Village and Beyond: The Fine Art of Photography
When: August 8 to September 12
Reception: August 8, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Where: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center

Call for Entries Due: August 1

               
Click here for the Call for Entry Form

Concert - Colorado Honor Band
When: August 8, 6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center
FREE

September Exhibits
Gold Medal Show
When: September 27 to October 24
Reception: September 27, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Where: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center

October Exhibits
A Performance with Poe
When: October 28, 28, 30, 7 p.m.
Where: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center
FREE

A dramatic performance of Edgar Allan Poe's haunting works including The Raven.
Suitable for ages 13 and older.
This event is presented by the Greenwood Village Arts and Humanities Council
          
November Exhibits
Family and Friends Day
When: November 1, 11 a.m.
Where: Curtis Arts & Humanities Center
FREE