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.
A collection of representational paintings and abstracts that reflect artist Jan Lewis’ travels and journey as an artist.
Ouray County Historical Society presents six Evenings of History.
Talks take place at the Wright Opera House and all money goes to the Ouray County Historical Society.
Join us the first weekend of August! Live music by David Nunn, vendors, food & drink. And don't forget to stop by The Tavern at the Wright for some delicious bites.
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.
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 >>
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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.