Curtis Center for the Arts

The Curtis Center for the Arts is Old schoolhouse with garden and large rockhome 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.

The Curtis Center for the Arts is available to rent for your next special occasion.

Curtis Center Hours

Monday through Friday - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 
Saturdays - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Contact Us

  1. Curtis Center for the Arts
     2349 East Orchard Road
     Greenwood Village, CO  80121
     Main Office:
     Ph:  303-797-1779
    Chris Stevens
     Cultural Arts Manager
     Ph:  303-708-6110

    Lauren Brant
     Assistant Cultural Arts Coordinator
     Ph:  303-708-6112
    Joyce Jasurda
     Administrative Assistant
     Ph:  303-708-6120

Call for Artists for the 40th Annual All Colorado Art Show

The City of Greenwood Village’s Curtis Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 40th Annual All Colorado Art Show. This exhibit is open for submissions from artists who reside in Colorado; artists may use any medium. The exhibit takes place from July 8 through August 26th, 2023, with an opening reception on Saturday, July 8th from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Artists may submit either one or two individual pieces of work, with a maximum of 6 total images of those one or two pieces. This may be any combination of 2D and 3D work (e.g. one 2D piece; two 2D pieces; one 3D piece; two 3D pieces; or one 2D and one 3D piece). The maximum size is 48” x 48” including the frame.  

We are honored to have Dariya Bryant as this year's juror. Dariya is the Director of David B. Smith Gallery in downtown Denver. 

Submission deadline is Wednesday, May 31st. Artist must submit using CAFE. Click here for more information or to apply for the call. 

Art Exhibits, Lectures & Special Events

Current Exhibits

Pastel Society of Colorado 19th annual Mile High International Pastel Exhibition
May 12- July 1
Reception: Friday, May 12, 6-8pm

56497-just_before_the_morning-3202023214-65854The Curtis Center for the Arts is honored to host the 19th Annual Mile High International Pastel Exhibition. The exhibit showcases 85 paintings in a variety of styles and subject matter. This year’s juror is Aaron Shuerr, an accomplished pastel artist from Montana. Aaron has chosen 85 pieces from 328 entries submitted by 117 artists from across the country. There is an excellent chance that with a visit to this show you will fall in love with at least one painting.

Throughout the exhibit on certain weekends, the Pastel Society of Colorado will be holding demonstrations presented by their members, which is an excellent way to become familiar with this fabulous medium. PSC will be celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2024 and has over 300 members making it one of the largest in the country.

Artist Demos:
May 27th, 10-1 pm: Diane Fechenbach
June 17th, 10-1 pm: Sandy Marvin
June 10th, 11-2 pm:  Jeanette Stutzman and Sarah St. George

Upcoming Exhibits
Old Schoolhouse Building now the Curtis Arts Center

40th Annual All Colorado Art Show
July 8- August 26
Reception: Saturday, July 15, 6-8pm

One of most popular shows, this exhibit will feature Colorado artists in a variety of styles and mediums. Come explore some of the best artwork Colorado artists have to offer.

Wanderlust: A Collection of artists froNea Brownm the Cherry Creek Art Gallery
Sept 2- Oct 28
Reception: TBD

Wanderlust conjures our dreams of other places and what those places would bring to our lives. The 12 Cherry Creek Art Gallery artists bring their dream places, real or imagined, to this exciting show in oil, acrylic and mixed media paintings. These artists made individual journeys to Patagonia, Europe, Africa, the American West and the American South. Their combined paintings represent these places, the sky above, and the earth below. Diverse and creative in their individual approaches, the artists take viewers to sites that all would like to see. These Colorado artists will present their work: Linda Petrie Bunch, Mary Dunn, Aga Elliott, Jeannie Paty, Nea Brown, Carm Fogt, Marion Kahn, Beth Lindsay, Mariah Raymond, Bev Ruiz, Paul Valdez, and Betsy Johnson Welty.

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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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.