The Dairy Center for the Arts

2590 Walnut St
Boulder CO  80302

Phone: (303) 440-7826

The Dairy Center for the Arts

Cinema, Theatre, Music, Dance, Comedy, and Galleries-- All Under One Roof.

What once was the Watts-Hardy Dairy is now the Dairy Arts Center, one of Colorado’s premier arts centers, offering three performance theaters, three art gallery spaces, an arts cinema, and studios for nearly 2000 music and dance students.

Nearly 250,000 arts experiences this year will be hosted at the Dairy including theater performances, live music concerts, dance and aerial dance performances, visual art exhibitions, arts movies, art workshops, and music and dance instruction.

The Dairy has recently undergone an extensive renovation and now features a spectacular lobby, a café, an outdoor terrace, and state-of-the-art theaters. The Dairy Arts Center is the heart and soul of arts and culture in Boulder.

The Dairy Center for the Arts provides the Boulder community diverse opportunities to create, learn and participate in high quality performing and visual arts experiences.

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Business Information


Founded: 1992
Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Art Gallery, Concert Venue, Dance Instruction, Movie Theatre, Music Lessons & Instruction, Non-Profit Organization, Performance Venue

Hours

Mon: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat: 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Zikr Dance Ensemble's 2018 Season presents "Runes".

Zikr Dance Ensemble's 2018 Season presents "Runes".
07:30 pm - 06/16/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

The Zikr Dance Ensemble’s 2018 Season is entitled “Runes” which is also the title of the Artistic Director David Taylor's world premiere. “Runes” will...

Zikr Dance Ensemble's 2018 Season presents "Runes".

Zikr Dance Ensemble's 2018 Season presents "Runes".
07:30 pm - 06/15/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

The Zikr Dance Ensemble’s 2018 Season is entitled “Runes” which is also the title of the Artistic Director David Taylor's world premiere. “Runes” will...

The Little Mermaid, Ballet

The Little Mermaid, Ballet
07:30 pm - 06/08/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Danse Etoile’s beautiful new ballet will re-imagine the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "The Little Mermaid" and take you on a journey beneath the waves,...

Elixir of Love

Elixir of Love
02:00 pm - 05/30/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Opera Colorado's coveted Young Artist Program brings their Opera on Tour production of Gaetano Donizetti’s "The Elixir of Love" to the Dairy stage! A charming...

The Unruly Mystic: John Muir Colorado Premiere

The Unruly Mystic: John Muir Colorado Premiere
07:00 pm - 05/24/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

The filmmaker, though his own personal journey, entices people to appreciate nature’s beauty and to connect deeper to its abundance through this trailer from his...

The Future of Charitable Giving

The Future of Charitable Giving
11:30 am - 05/16/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

How will changes in the tax law affect charitable giving? Do you need to re-think your fundraising plan for 2019 for your arts organization? Bring your questions...

Mahlerfest XXXI

Mahlerfest XXXI
07:30 am - 05/16/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Members of the Colorado MahlerFest Orchestra are joined by distinguished local artists for an evening of original, unique chamber music from the 19th and 20th century...

A Theatrical Michael Jackson Experience!

A Theatrical Michael Jackson Experience!
05:30 pm - 05/13/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

An Incredible World Class Theatrical Tribute to Michael Jackson! Featuring a Renowned, Omni-Talented Las Vegas Entertainer as Michael w/Original Choreography & Amazing...

Alice's Aerial Wonderland

Alice's Aerial Wonderland
07:00 pm - 05/11/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Join us for a magical evening of whimsy and fantasy with Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance Youth Student Company in Alice's Aerial Wonderland!...

May Visual Arts Exhibition Reception

May Visual Arts Exhibition Reception
05:00 pm - 05/11/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Free and open to the public! Featuring complimentary hors d’oeuvres, come meet the artists and hear firsthand how the works of art on display were conceived and...

Aerial Intersections

Aerial Intersections
02:00 pm - 05/05/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Come experience Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance Performance Training Intensive Students and Adult Student Company in Aerial Intersections! Whether...

Goat Yoga at the Dairy!

Goat Yoga at the Dairy!
08:00 am - 04/28/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Join the baby goats from Mountain Flower Goat Dairy at the Dairy Arts Center for Goat Yoga on the Palmer Terrace. VIP session will begin with participants bottle...

Friday Night Weird: November

Friday Night Weird: November
08:45 pm - 04/27/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

In this tale of love and survival in 19th century Estonia, peasant girl Liina longs for village boy Hans, but Hans is inexplicably infatuated by the visiting German...

Flight Path

Flight Path
08:00 pm - 04/27/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Tickets on sale now! Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance presents Flight Path. A retrospective performance kicking off our 30th anniversary celebrations and new work...

Exhibition Reception - 2018 BVSD:The Art of Students & Teachers

Exhibition Reception - 2018 BVSD:The Art of Students & Teachers
05:00 pm - 04/27/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Join us as we celebrate the 2018 Boulder Valley School District: The Art of Students and Teachers Exhibition! This annual community show features art by high school...

Art Workshop with Martine Amade - 'Collaging with an Iron'

Art Workshop with Martine Amade - 'Collaging with an Iron'
05:45 pm - 04/26/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

This class will introduce you to collage technique of using heat from an iron to fuse papers to a surface. In contrast to using glue, heat fusion gives you much...

Katie Glassman & Snapshot

Katie Glassman & Snapshot
07:00 pm - 04/25/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Katie Glassman and Snapshot are Colorado’s foremost purveyors of acoustic vintage and original swing. Katie is a two-time national fiddle champion and the Colorado...

RAN Benefit in Boulder: Banking on Climate Change

RAN Benefit in Boulder: Banking on Climate Change
05:30 pm - 04/23/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Rainforest Action Network returns to Boulder for an exciting free event! Is your financial institution Banking on Climate Change? How you and your investing can...

Friday Night Weird: Ghost Stories

Friday Night Weird: Ghost Stories
08:45 pm - 04/20/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

Professor Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman), psychologist and arch-skeptic, has his rationality tested to the hilt when he stumbles across a long-lost file containing...

The Art of BVSD High School Students and Teachers

The Art of BVSD High School Students and Teachers
10:00 am - 04/20/2018

At The Dairy Center for the Arts

This annual community exhibition features art by high school students and art teachers in the Boulder Valley School District. For two weeks each year the Boulder...

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