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Dairy Arts Center, Boulder

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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.
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  • I saw a wonderful performance by the Boulder Ballet in the Gordon Gamm Theatre, but the evening was ruined by the poor seating. If you weigh more than 150 lbs or don't like being pressed against your....  more »
  • There aren’t many places you can go to see superb art exhibits, dance performances, carefully selected films, music, all while sipping wine or a cappuccino. This former dairy in Boulder is a gem...  more »
  • I saw my first play today Romeo & Juliet if you get a chase to see it go ! The ending was so graceful and a brilliant touch ! Director Mark Ragan did a wonderful job ! Thank you so much but I think you got me hooked on performing arts !!! Looking forward to the next one!!
  • Wide variety of entertainment and state of the art venues producing new and inclusive art. Worth a visit.
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