A New Collaboration Between Arts Organizations in the City of Ouray.

Arts Scene Ouray! is an alliance between local arts organizations whose mission is to support Ouray’s unique art-making identity and to lift up artists and makers who are contributing to a thriving creative culture in the city of Ouray.

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Upcoming ASO Member Events

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Claudia Putnam lives in Glenwood Springs with two huskies and a cat who is angry about that. Her award-winning poetry is available from Moon City Press. Several individual poems are linked from her website: www.claudiaputnam.com. You can find her prize-winning memoir at Split/Lip Press. Her poems, stories, and essays are widely published, and she’s been awarded residencies at a number of places, including Phillips Exeter Academy. Mostly, she stays home and writes.

Feb 2 & March 2

Tickets $5

MURDER at the Wright!

February 3 // 6:30 pm // Murder in the Roaring 20s

Let the Wright Opera House take you on an interactive theatrical experience filled with intrigue and laughter, all during a delectable three-course meal. Someone among you is a ::gasp:: MURDERER! Is it the stranger at the table next to you? Could it be your friend...or even your DATE??? Bring the whole crew along for a thrilling evening of crime solving and fun. For tickets click HERE

February 11 at The Wright Opera House

 2 sessions to choose from

Attendees will get an intimate experience sampling from eight wineries and two distilleries from Colorado’s Western Slope. By the glass and/or bottle purchases can be enjoyed fireside amongst several lounge seating arrangements throughout the venue. Attendees will be able to enjoy the sounds of local musicians and indulge in unique culinary delights. Read more about this event >>

Ouray Ice Park presents Vince Anderson

FEB 18 6pm at The Wright Opera House

Buena Suerte - By Vince Anderson

An account of the first free ascent of the integral southeast face of Jirishanca, Peru

Vince will share the story of he and partner Josh Wharton’s 2022 trip to Peru to make the first free ascent of a stunning and difficult peak in the Cordillera Huayhuash. The show will feature photography by Drew Smith, and unreleased drone footage by Sender Films. 

Vince Anderson is Colorado native, life long alpinist and works as an IFMGA mountain guide for his company, Skyward Mountaineering.

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Second CIty Improv at The Wright Opera House!

Feb 23 5:30 & 8:30pm

It’s love at first laugh with The Second City! Bring your partner, lover, significant other, spouse, friend with benefits, friend with EXTRA benefits, platonic BFF, or your spectacularly single self to The Second City Swipes Right: An Incomplete Guide to The Ultimate Date Night, the brand-new experience you've been aching for. Spend a naughty 90 minutes with our caliente cast of comedians as they (consensually) annihilate everything that turns us on—and off—about love, dating, relationships, and everything else in-between the sheets!


March 18 7pm at The Wright Opera House

Renowned Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Artist, Eric Elison, performs his Show, "Gordon & Me." Eric will sing many songs from Gordie's treasured catalog including: Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, If You Could Read My Mind, Sundown, Canadian Railroad Trilogy, and Beautiful. Eric's resonant baritone voice, and folk style 6 and 12 String Guitars will have you turning back the pages to the times when Lightfoot's Legend was formed. Eric has performed his Gordon Lightfoot Tribute throughout Colorado, the United States, and Europe. Now he is bringing his show to the Wright Opera House.

Come and see why audiences have named him, THE LIGHTFOOT OF THE ROCKIES!



There is always something fun happening at the Tavern at the Wright! Game nights! Poetry! Murder Mysteries! Movies! Music Bingo!


UpstART Theater at The Wright Opera House Present:

The immortal tragedy of passion and betrayal

performed with the energy, intensity, and delight

that Shakespeare intended. August 4-7, 2023

Tickets and Info Coming Soon!