Arvada Center Blog

20th anniversary of the SCFD

Rocky Mountain PBS congratulates the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) on two decades of enlightening and entertaining the public through the production, presentation, exhibition, advancement and preservation of art, music, theatre, dance, zoology, botany, natural history and cultural history.

RMPBS presents short videos highlighting the exceptional work of the SCFD. CLICK HERE TO VIEW

Since 1989, the SCFD has dramatically reshaped the landscape of Colorado communities. As a result, Denver is now in the national spotlight and has been elevated in stature to a world-class cultural center. Congratulations on making Colorado a better place to live!

Denver Business Journal Article on Arvada Center

Friday, September 18, 2009

Arvada Center’s audience-pleasing shows pay off

Denver Business Journal – by Bob Mook

Even in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities discovered that audiences will gladly pay $50 a ticket or more for a really good show.

The nonprofit center, which long has enjoyed a reputation for high-quality productions, recently started its 2009-10 theater season with an ambitious production of “Miss Saigon.” The popular musical comes on the heels of the center’s most successful season ever.

Last year, the center generated a record $3.1 million in ticket sales — a 55 percent increase over the previous season. <<< READ ENTIRE ARTICLE >>>

VIDEO: Click here for Greg Moody’s report on this story on CBS4.