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When you shop, drink, eat and play at Arts & Ales, you’ll not only be supporting the local artists and artisans who created the works you’re enjoying, you’ll also be supporting the nonprofit Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities.

The Arvada Center is a place where art happens, and your ticket, food and art purchases will help make art happen there. Read more about how you can Make Art Happen at the Arvada Center from Executive Director Philip Sneed:


For more than 40 years , the Arvada Center has been making art happen. It happens so often and so professionally that many people don’t realize we are a nonprofit organization dependent on the support of people like you who love and value the arts.

I could go on about how ticket sales and tuition only cover a portion of our costs, how our gallery exhibitions have always been free or about the tens of thousands of low-income schoolchildren we serve every year. Instead, I thought you would find it more interesting to learn why others support the Arvada Center. We interviewed people just like you – patrons, donors, artists, instructors, students and volunteers – about the impact the Arvada Center has made in their lives. Click the video above to see and hear what they had to say.

From all the heartfelt comments, I hope you realize how important your support is to the Arvada Center and how your contribution can make art happen for so many. Please help us make art happen and make your tax-deductible donation now. 

Thank you for your support ,


Executive Director

Want to get your business noticed? Sponsorship opportunities available! Contact Leanne Cadman at 720.898.7227 or lcadman@arvadacenter.org.