Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities

Renovation & Addition

In the summer of 1992, the newly expanded Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities opened its doors. BRS developed a master plan and design that combined art and architecture, doubling the size of the original building and giving new form to the spaces within: the museum, gallery, banquet hall, theaters, dance studios, conference rooms, arts classrooms and outdoor amphitheater.

The Arvada Center has enjoyed a national reputation for its programs and performances. The renovation and addition brought renewed energy to the facility, which maintains its place as the city’s cultural scene.

Project at a Glance


Arvada, Colorado


City of Arvada


$8.5 Million


81,000 s.f.



Awards & Features

1996 Commissioner’s Award, Jefferson County Design Excellence Program

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