Curtis Center for the Arts
The Curtis Center for the Arts is home to many unique and exciting art exhibits, lectures, cultural events, concerts, activities for seniors, and youth and adult art programs. Curtis serves as the focal point in Greenwood Village’s commitment to the arts. Seven exhibits are offered at Curtis during the year including Youth Art Month, the Greenwood and Beyond Photography Show, and the All-Colorado Art Show. Learn more about the History of Curtis.
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Curtis Center Hours
Monday through Friday - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturdays - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art Exhibits, Lectures & Special Events
WILD! Studio Arts Quilts Association of CO/UT/WY
January 7 - February 25
Reception: Saturday, January 14, 2023 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SAQA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the art quilt "a creative visual work that is layered and stitched or that references this form of stitched layered structure". This exhibit will feature 30 artists that were invited to let their imagination take them on a journey to a WILD place, exploring the limits of theme, taking into account all things wild, such as untamed wildlands, wild spirit, wildlife, free, uninhibited.
Check out a https://www.saqa.com/art/exhibitions/wild-saqa-regional sneak preview of the art quilts that will be displayed in the exhibit.
Youth Art Month
March 4 - April 1, 2023
In lieu of a reception, the Curtis Center will be open until 7pm on Wednesdays, March 8,15,22 and 29.
Youth Art Month links over 800,000 K-12 students and art educators across America. The Curtis Center for the Arts is honored to exhibit the works of creative youth in our community for the month of March. This exhibit will feature over 30 Arapahoe County schools from K-12 grades in lots of different mediums and styles.
They say the eyes are the window to the soul. They reveal true emotions, sentiments, and thoughts. The two artists in this exhibit convey the innermost and outer most beauty of humankind. Ron Cooper has traveled the world in pursuit of images that reflect local cultures and people. His photographs are intended to convey a sense of place, personality and emotion. While his photographs document the many differences in appearance, dress, culture, and faith, he hopes they also convey the fact that our similarities and "connectedness" as humans far outweigh those superficial differences. Jaime Belkind-Gerson creates his work with the images that surround him daily: X rays, CT scans, MRI's through which our internal reality and beauty is manifest. These, he combines with other images that reflect our external world. They are manipulated with specifically designed software algorithms. Once captured, he uses manual processes for additional layering. Although these artists create their images very differently, both of them emphasize humankind’s reflections from within.
Pastel Society of Colorado
May 2- July 1
Reception: Friday, May 12, 6-8pm
40th Annual All Colorado Art Show
July 8- August 26
Reception: Saturday, July 8, 6-8pm
Wanderlust: A Collection of artists from the Cherry Creek Art Gallery
Sept 2- Oct 28
Reception: Saturday, Sept 3, 6-8pm
Women's Caucus for the Arts- Taking Up Space
Nov 4- Dec 22
Reception: Saturday, Nov 4, 6-8pm
An exhibition of WCACO women artists working in large format. Our title is an homage celebrating women creating and owning their space, taking up residence and becoming a force in their communities. Women expand their influence by becoming their most authentic selves.
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Scientific & Cultural Facilities District
Through the Arapahoe County Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, the Curtis Arts and Humanities Center is enriched by grants that enable the center to create new programs or enhance existing programs.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
If you require special accommodations for participation in our recreation programs, please call 303-486-5773. If you require special accommodations for participation in our art programs, or to access Curtis Center for the Arts, please call 303-797-1779.