The Wright Opera House takes the COVID19 situation very seriously and we strongly encourage the use of masks. We have air purifiers in both our tavern and theatre spaces, disposable masks and hand sanitizer available throughout the building, and scheduled cleanings before and after events. As always, if you are feeling sick or have been exposed to someone with a positive COVID19 case, please refrain from attending.
WrightEd Lecture Series
Events at the Tavern at the Wright
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.
Original Main Stage Curtain
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 >>
Ouray’s top gathering venue.
Renting the Wright Opera House
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
Weddings at the Wright
Centrally located on Main Street in Ouray Colorado, the historic Wright Opera House is the premier place in Ouray for your wedding.