This June, join award-winning actor Terry Kiser and the rest of the festival team for a weekend of jury-selected film screenings, conversations among filmmakers and scholars, parties, and awards. All in a mountain town that has been consistently ranked a top getaway destination in the world.
Make your plans for The Wright Opera House's Annual Melodrama! All the beloved characters are present - hair-brained heroine, Little Nell; tall, mustachioed villain, Carlton Bainbridge; and the lovable, but-oh-so-slow hero, Hector Skyscraper.
Photographer, Author, and Public Speaker, Joseph Sohm is both student and teacher of America’s past, present and future. Spanning forty years, Sohm has traveled and photographed all 50-states and conceived “Visions of America” (TM) based on his journeys. "Visions of America" is an on-going multi-media presentation dedicated to capturing the American spirit. Join Joe at The Wright for an inspiring walk across the United States!
Fortunately, the Wright has a lot of fans. If you're one and you'd like to support our efforts, consider becoming a program sponsor or making a donation.
Start your holiday weekend of (W)right with live music by AJ Fullerton and opening act Jordyn Pepper! There will be vendors, food & drink. And don't forget to stop by The Tavern at the Wright for some delicious bites.
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A Historic Masterpiece
Built by the Wrights to counter some aspects of the mining culture, the Wright Opera House was intended to be the center of culture and arts for all of Ouray County. Now nearing a complete renovation, the Wright is fulfilling its mission as the premier performing arts venue and historic center in Ouray County.
While we are unclear on who the painter of the Curtain is, we know that it is of a William H. Jackson photograph. When The Friends of the Wright purchased the building in 2011, two main stage curtains were discovered in the basement - The Original and The Second. The Original curtain is in a delicate state of disrepair and cannot withstand the wear and tear of constant display. The Second curtain, however, is hung on the south wall of the Theatre. Read more >>
Need a functional, beautiful space for your next gathering? Look no further! The Wright Opera House is ideal for your gathering, celebration or conference. Nestled in the beautiful San Juan Mountains the city of Ouray is an ideal destination. Learn more about renting the Wright by clicking here.
Weddings, Meetings & Conventions, Parties
Full Multi-media Sound System
Theater and Tavern each seat 100 guests
Centrally located on Main Street in Ouray Colorado, the historic Wright Opera House is the premier place in Ouray for your wedding.