Denver's Division of Theatres and Arenas is now Arts & Venues Denver. To learn more about our agency, watch our short introductory video or visit our website at ArtsandVenuesDenver.com.
Arts and Venues Denver (AVD) enhances Denver's quality of life and economic vitality through premier public venues, artwork, and entertainment opportunities. AVD is responsible for the acquisition, construction, maintenance, repair, management and operation of the City's public assembly facilities and oversees many of Denver's most sophisticated, high-profile facilities: Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre; the three largest venues in the Denver Performing Arts Complex: the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the Newton Auditorium, the Buell Theatre and Boettcher Concert Hall, plus the historic Denver Coliseum, Colorado Convention Center and newly acquired Crossroads Theater. Additionally, AVD manages and administers Denver's Public Art Program, many free community festivals and events (e.g. Five Points Jazz, One Book One Denver) and Create Denver.
Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Photo by Don Peitzman
To learn more about Arts & Venues programs, events and rental information, please call 720.865.4220.