Front Range Arts and Culture

Front Range Arts & Culture


Peak Radar is a program of COPPeR, a nonprofit organization connecting the Pikes Peak region to enriching arts and culture.  Also check out Peak Arts Fund, a program of COPPeR that raises funds toward operating support for 15 local arts organizations. Website


Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

World-class art museum, theatre company and art school. Galleries feature outstanding collections of American, Native American and Hispanic art. Website

Cottonwood Center for the Arts

Cottonwood Center for the Arts has two main galleries. Check out the galleries and studios during the last Friday of each month's open house. Get to know local artists. You might even end up purchasing a piece.  Website

Marmalade at Smokebrush

Smokebrush came to life as a Community Arts Foundation in 1992. Involved in the local and professional theater scene, the foundation also spearheaded workshops, exhibitions, a Children's Theater series, world-class concerts and numerous community art projects.  Website

Money Museum

The Money Museum, located next to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts, focuses on expanding exhibits which emphasize the knowledge and exchange of money, its history, significance and function. The museum seeks to promote the individual and social understanding of economic connections.  Website

Colorado Springs Philharmonic

The Philharmonic's vision is to be the epicenter of music and culture in Southern Colorado offering a vibrant performance calendar including a Masterworks, Pops, and Vanguard series in addition to an array of education and family concerts. Website

Emerging Pictures

Emerging Pictures supports the largest all-digital Specialty Film and Alternate Content theater network in the United States including a network of arts institutions, media arts centers and independent art house theaters, tied together through digital technology. Their "Opera in Cinema" and "Ballet in Cinema" series features renowned productions from European theatres including the Mariinsky Theatre, Teatro Alla Scalla, and Convent Garden. Check out the website for local sponsoring institutions in the region. Alternatively, go to or for a complete schedule listing.  Website

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Series

The Met: Live in HD's 2012-13 Season Features 12 Live Transmissions, Including Seven New Productions (Two of Which Are Met Premieres). Check out the website for the performance schedule. Sponsoring theatres in Colorado Springs include Cinemark Tinseltown Theatre, 1545 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. and Cinemark Carefree Circle, 3305 Cinema Point.  Website

The Millibo Art Theatre

The MAT creates and produces original theatre that inspires, engages, and challenges audiences throughout the Pieks Peak Region and beyond. Check out the schedule of performances and classes.  Website

Opera Theatre of the Rockies

Opera Theatre of the Rockies is committed to the advancement of opera in Southern Colorado through performance, education, and training.  Website

Indie Spirit Film Festival

The Indie Spirit Film Festival (ISFF) is an annual event for filmmakers (professionals and students) and film lovers alike, with a superb program of feature films, shorts, docs, animation, and many other films from around the world.  Website

Rocky Mountain Women's Film Festival

The Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival is the longest continuous-running women's film festival in North America. It showcases feature, short, documentary and animated films that are thought-provoking and enriching, and that encourage global awareness and personal growth.  Website

Central City Opera

Central City Opera House Association is the nation's fifth-oldest opera company, located just 35 miles west of Denver in one of Colorado's official National Landmark Historic Districts. The company continues to present artistically excellent professional opera in an annual summer festival.  Website

Curious Theatre Company (Denver)

Located just a few blocks south of the Denver Art Museum and State Capitol, Curious Theatre Company hosts a vibrant line-up of contemporary plays along with regional premieres. Check out the new 2012/2013 season which includes a collaboration with TheatreWorks!  Website

Dazzle Jazz in Denver

Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge features live performances in both The DazzleJazz Showroom and The Dizzy Room, seven nights a week.  Website

Opera Colorado

is an opera company located in Denver, Colorado. Founded in 1981, it presents an annual season of three to four fully staged productions. Its primary performance venue is the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.  Website