Northglenn Arts Wins Two National Diversity Awards
Northglenn Connection, August 2020
Northglenn Arts, the city’s arts and culture division, has won national awards for its diverse programming. They received the 2020 Community Diversity & Inclusion Award from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) for populations between 10,000 and 49,999. They also earned the 2020 Cultural Diversity Award for populations 50,000 and under from the National League of Cities (NLC). Northglenn Arts strives to provide community members with access to performing and visual arts, to promote an awareness of the arts, and to enhance the community image through the development of a cultural climate. MORE…
Northglenn Arts is a division of the Recreation and Cultural Services Center of the City of Northglenn. Through grants and sponsorships received by the Northglenn Arts & Humanities Foundation, and through City funding, Northglenn Arts coordinates and offers live theatrical performances, arts education, special events, and leads the development of public art throughout the city.
Mission and History
The mission of the Northglenn Arts & Humanities Foundation (NAHF) is to maintain and nurture the cultural arts for the benefit of our community. We will accomplish this through the development and support of successful collaborations between the arts, businesses, service groups, schools and artists for optimum utilization of artistic resources.
We strive to provide access for all citizens to the performing and visual arts, to promote an awareness of the arts and to enhance our community image through the development of a cultural climate. In partnership with the City of Northglenn, we sponsor affordable, quality arts programs and performances at the DL Parsons Theatre and in City parks and schools.
Formed in 1990, the Northglenn Arts & Humanities Foundation is a non-profit, charitable organization with a 501(c)3 status. The purpose of the foundation is to act as a vehicle for soliciting and accepting contributions to benefit cultural programs at the DL Parsons Theatre and throughout the City of Northglenn and to promote, encourage and solicit programs and events related to the theatre and arts. These programs and events can be of a charitable, educational, historic, artistic, musical, or dramatic nature. In addition to its commitment to theatre and music programs, the foundation has an added visual art emphasis through its public art program. Funded programs include: Missoula Children’s Theatre, Northglenn ’s Art on Parade Program, Northglenn Youth Theatre, Northglenn Players, Summer Concert Series, A Cappella Concert Series and the Summer Movie Series.