Broomfield Council on the Arts & Humanities

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More than 350 volunteers committed 8,913 hours of their time to support the arts. Find out how you can get involved by clicking here

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mission 

Strive for the advancement of arts, culture, and science by nurturing diverse, quality programs and ensuring inclusive access for residents of Broomfield and surrounding areas. 

Presenter & supporter 

Several BCAH staff-presented and artistic-led programs and supports 20 arts, cultural, and civic groups and nonprofit organizations

ORGANIZATION HISTORY & achievements

 WHO WE ARE

Annual highlights

2019: The Broomshticks, Broomfield's improv group, became a BCAH program 

2020: Broomfield Spellbinders transitioned into a BCAH program

2021: Energize Gap Fund awarded $15,000 to BCAH

2022: Music for All Colorado, a new BCAH program, will start providing music lessons for free to families experiencing economic difficulties

1973 - Formal founding year of the Broomfield Council on the Arts & Humanities (BCAH) and recognized by the City Council as "Broomfield's official arts organization"


1989 - 1st year BCAH was awarded SCFD funding 


2015 -Over 55,000 people attended programs presented or supported by the Broomfield Council on the Arts & Humanities. 


2016 - Angel donation from the Kathryn Friend Estate funded BCAH's sold-out 1st Annual Benefit Event with entertainment by Lannie Garrett and Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald, a silent art and gift basket auction (art created by: Betsy Roberts, Elle Esposito, and Robert Juszinski), craft brew tastings from Wonderland Brewing Co., and chocolate samplings by Chic Chocolate.  ​


2018 - New board members welcomed to BCAH: Dr. Christina Lynn-Craig, Carolyn Crouse, and Heather Doran


2019 - BCAH was chosen as one of the nine nonprofits to participate in the 10th Annual Dancing with the Broomfield Stars.


BCAH's Executive Director, Keri Dillingham, was honored with the Heart of Broomfield Award for the Arts.


2020 - In response to COVID-19, BCAH staff re-envisioned its Summer Sundays Series to accommodate social distancing regulations. Summer Sundays became "Summer Saturday Drive-thru's" with 1,500 attendees driving through the route with art displays, live music and performances, and select special offerings depending on the month, such as chalk art and a classic car show.  


​BCAH was selected as "Non-profit of the Year" by the Broomfield Chamber of Commerce. 


Broomfield Spellbinders transitioned from being a Collaborator Member to one of BCAH's programs. 


2021 - Record attendance numbers at BCAH's staff-presented Summer Sundays event in August and its Science+Art: Moonrise Event in October