Thank you for all your support, encouragement and belief in The Wright. Your continued dedication has helped to keep the arts in our community alive and vibrant this year despite obvious hurdles for us all. You truly are what makes our Lady so Grand!
From all of us at The Wright Opera House, we wish you a safe and Happy Holiday season!
See you soon,
Friends of The Wright Opera House
Growth. Expansion. Evolution…Arborescent. These are all words that have defined my foray into visual art over the past few years...
In a time of “social distancing” the Wright Opera House invites you to reconnect through our new experimental exhibition called Art in Isolation: Coping with Quarantine.
Join us this winter and spring for some exciting online lectures. We will be covering the geology of the Ouray area, the railroad system of the San Juan triangle, and Eastern religions.
Stay up to date on Wright news during these changing times.
One of the most popular radio shows in history, The Shadow went on the air in August of 1930 and ran until 1954. Nineteen of these fabulous episodes were recorded by the Wright.
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 >>
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.