We proudly host thousands of performances, festivals, and special events each year with a variety of unique cultural spaces to accommodate any kind of programming. From stage to salon, indoors or out, we have the perfect backdrop for your next event.


To rent a venue at the Arts Complex fill out the Venue Rental Request Form. If you have any questions, please contact Jody Grossman at 720-865-4239 or [email protected].

Explore Our Beautiful Theatres And Spaces

Sculpture Park

Sculpture Park is a unique outdoor venue and public space at the edge of the Arts Complex. This distinguished park space is well known for its iconic 60-foot high "Dancers"  that can be seen traveling along Speer Boulevard. Sculpture Park hosts many large outdoor festivals, concerts, private receptions, workouts and high-profile events.

Capacity: 7,000

Best Fit For: Festivals, Concerts, Corporate Events, Pop-up Events, Fitness 

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The Galleria

The Galleria is outdoor space under the Arts Complex's distinctive glass roof. It is the main corridor of the campus for pedestrians to access theatres, restaurants, parking and Sculpture Park and a unique place for special events, festivals, cultural programming and more.

Capacity: 2,000

Best Fit For: Festivals, Immersive Productions & Art Displays, Fashion Shows, Corporate Events 

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Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre

Buell Theatre is Denver's venue of choice for traveling Broadway shows presented by Denver Center for the Performing Arts and provides an ideal setting for amplified musicals, dramatic plays, concerts and comedy acts. It features several additional small venue spaces like the Mezzanine and Wolf Room for cocktail parties, pre-event receptions, press events and more.

Capacity: 2,884

Best Fit For: Concerts, Comedy Shows, National Touring Acts, Theatrical Performances, Educational Seminars & Lectures, Graduations 

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Boettcher Concert Hall

Boettcher Concert Hall is the nation’s first symphony hall in the round, designed to place the audience close to the stage in a unique environment. Boettcher is home to Colorado Symphony and is also utilized by local and national touring acts, graduations and private events. 

Capacity: 2,679

Best Fit For: Symphonic & Choral Performances, Concerts, Film Screenings, Graduations, Educational Seminars & Lectures, Civic & Cultural Programming

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Ellie Caulkins Opera House

The Ellie is a lyric opera house set inside the historic Quigg Newton Denver Municipal Auditorium. The Ellie is home to Colorado Ballet and Opera Colorado and attracts top artists to Denver with its state-of-the-art technical support, acoustical excellence and clean sight lines. It features a variety of event spaces including Chambers Grant Salon, Studio Loft and Founders Room.

Capacity: 2,225

Best Fit For: Film Screenings, Conferences & Trade Shows, Dance Performances, Theatrical Performances, Graduations, Educational Seminars & Lectures, Concerts 

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Studio Loft

Studio Loft is a flexible performance and private event space located on the top floor of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. It features a beautiful cathedral ceiling, exposed brick, 3,000 sq. ft. wood dance floor, pre-function space, high-quality sound and lighting, and a private entrance on 14th and Champa streets. Studio Loft hosts many smaller performances and cultural events. 

Capacity: Reception 400 | Banquet 250 | Theater Style 320

Best Fit For: Local Performing Arts Productions, Civic & Cultural Programming, Rehearsals, Meetings & Events, Weddings & Receptions 

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Chambers Grant Salon

Chambers Grant Salon is an extraordinary event space within the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. Enclosed in the original sandstone walls of the historic Newton Auditorium and featuring twinkling fiber optic ceilings, it boasts an elegant and modern design filled with framed costumes from historic theatrical performances, larger-than-life art from Colorado artist, Vance Kirkland and high-end finishes. 

Capacity: Reception 400 | Banquet 300

Best Fit For: Social Gatherings & Fundraisers, Weddings & Receptions 

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Prelude + Post

Located across from the Buell Theatre, Prelude + Post offers an upscale casual neighborhood vibe focused on shared plates for an upbeat social dining experience. The menu features Colorado fresh sustainable ingredients; many seasonally harvested from the Blue Bear Farm located next door at the Colorado Convention Center.

Capacity: Reception 205 | Banquet 140

Best Fit For: Meetings & Events, Social Gatherings & Fundraisers

1245 Champa Studio

1245 Champa Studio is an affordable event and performance space located inside Commons on Champa and next door to the Arts Complex. The flexible studio is available for rehearsals, private events and cultural programs.

Capacity: Reception 150 | Banquet 60

Best Fit For: Rehearsals, Civic & Cultural Programming, Local Performing Arts Productions

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Wolf Room

Located inside Buell Theatre on the mezzanine level, is the lavishly decorated Wolf Room. This room was graciously donated by Marvin and Judi Wolf, who are avid theatre goers and supporters of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The aesthetic was designed to resemble the view from the Wolf’s California residence. This space is an excellent choice for sit-down dinners, small cocktail parties and meetings. If your event requires more space, part of the mezzanine can be stanchioned off and used as over flow.

Capacity: Reception 75 | Banquet 45

Best Fit For: Social Gatherings & Fundraisers
 

Founders Room

Nathaniel Merrill Founders Room

The Founders Room is a small event and meeting space in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. With a modern design, private bar, casual seating and a state-of-the-art media system, its perfect for board meetings, pre-theater VIP events and smaller functions. 

Capacity: Reception 50 | Banquet 25

Best Fit For: Meetings & Events

F&B Partners & Catering

The enclosed menus provide a preview of our culinary capabilities. Centerplate is the Concessionairee Partner at the Arts Complex and works alongside Kevin Taylor Restauarant Group, the exclusive Catering Partner in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and preferred in Boettcher Concert Hall, Buell Theatre and Sculpture Park. Prelude + Post, our newly remodled on-site restaurant can be reserved for private events.

We are thrilled to extend our exceptional service to you and look forward to enhancing your event experience. For catering questions, please contact Cameron Guenther at [email protected] or (303) 801-8756.

 

Centerplate is the official Concessionairee Partner of the Arts Complex

 

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