Wed, August 17
Preservation of Denver Turnverein @ Denver Turnverein
Sun Aug 14 — Sat Aug 20
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Join State Historical Fund staff, as we celebrate alongside the Denver Turnverein as they turn 100 years old. SHF has proudly provided grant funding over the years to help preserve this historic place…
There's Gold in Them Thar Hills Bus Tour
Wed Aug 17 @ 9:00am
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Let’s head into the hills to see the boomtowns that filled the Front Range, and the mines that gave them their reason to be! Cities like Idaho Springs and Georgetown got rich on metals, and on mining…
A City Imagined: A Historic Evening with Denver Mayors @ History Colorado Center
Thu Aug 18 @ 7:00pm
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Since Federico Peña first inspired residents to “Imagine a Great City” almost 40 years ago, Denver’s mayors have helped build a major modern city in America’s Rocky Mountain West. Join us as former ma…
Tappan, Carson & the Weaponization of Slavery against the Navajo Nation @ Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center
Thu Aug 18 @ 6:00pm
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Join us on August 18 for a lecture and book signing with author Matt Fitzsimons. Delgadito was a primary target of Lt. Col. Kit Carson’s scorched-earth campaign of 1863-64, and went on to sign the Tre…
Understanding the Sand Creek Massacre’s Enduring Legacy Knowledge-Building Seminar
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@ History Colorado Center
Fri Aug 19 @ 9:00am
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On November 29, 1864, a peaceful village of Cheyenne and Arapaho women, children, and elders was brutally attacked by US troops. As a turning point in Colorado history, we cannot address contemporary …
Northside Memory Project
Sat Aug 20 @ 10:00am
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Your memories of living in Denver’s Northside are important to the history of Denver and the history of Colorado. Please help us to preserve the stories of your community and your family by joining us…
Twilight Shavano Tours @ Ute Indian Museum
Sun Aug 21 @ 5:30pm
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Located just outside of Montrose, the Shavano Valley is one of the most picturesque and important rock art sites in western Colorado. The site was used from at least 1000 BCE to 1900 CE by both the Ar…
InSights & InPerson: How-To Conduct Individual Oral Histories @ Zoom Video Conferencing
Tue Aug 23 @ 12:00pm
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Are you the family historian? Do you enjoy listening to folks tell their stories and wish you had a better understanding of how to collect their memories? Join us in Zoom to learn how to conduct an or…
Plein Air on the Old Spanish Trail @ Ute Indian Museum
Wed Aug 24 @ 9:00am
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The Museum of the Mountain West is partnering with Fort Uncompahgre and the Ute Indian Museum this summer for a series of plein air painting & photography sessions along the Old Spanish Trail. Instruc…
Bold Women. Change History. Joy Harjo @ History Colorado Center
Wed Aug 24 @ 7:00pm
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United States Poet Laureate. Author. Performer Join us for an evening with the United States Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo (Muscogee). As the first Native American to hold the position, Harjo broke barrier…
Asian American Food Tour
Thu Aug 25 @ 11:00am
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Join tour guide Courtney Ozaki from the Japanese Arts Network (JA-NE) to enjoy the unique flavors of the Asian diaspora in Denver. Participants will take in unique tastes, sights, and smells of Asia …
Maestas Case 1913-1914 @ El Pueblo History Museum
Thu Aug 25 @ 7:00pm
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Judge Martin Gonzales, a member of the Maestas Case Committee, will share the story of the earliest victory in the fight against educational segregation Francisco Maestas et al vs. George H. Sone et a…
Centennial Farms and Ranches @ Colorado State Fairgrounds
Fri Aug 26 @ 11:00am
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This year's Centennial Farms & Ranches will honor families and individuals recognized for their perseverance and resilience through the changing times. The celebration is held annually at the Colorado…
Hawaiian Lei Making and Hula Dancing @ Ute Indian Museum
Sat Aug 27 @ 10:00am
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Join Rachael Mākena for a lesson in making Hawaiian lei, and men's and women’s hula dancing. Come learn how the Native Hawaiians connected with their natural environment through these art forms, and t…
Twilight Shavano Tours @ Ute Indian Museum
Sun Aug 28 @ 5:30pm
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Located just outside of Montrose, the Shavano Valley is one of the most picturesque and important rock art sites in western Colorado. The site was used from at least 1000 BCE to 1900 CE by both the Ar…
Black LGBTQ+ Community Memory Workshop @ Buell Media Center
Tue Sep 6 @ 4:00pm
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Inviting all the Black-Queer community to share their stories! Join us for a space of celebration and connection as we come together to share the stories of Colorado’s Black-Queer community. Bring yo…
Castles of Colorado Bus Tour
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Wed Sep 7 @ 9:00am
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Fancy a chance at meeting Prince Charming? Join us as we head to our neighbor to the south, Colorado Springs, to take in its royal residences. Structures like Miramont and Glen Eyrie Castles have de…
Twilight Shavano Tours @ Ute Indian Museum
Sun Sep 11 @ 6:00pm
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Located just outside of Montrose, the Shavano Valley is one of the most picturesque and important rock art sites in western Colorado. The site was used from at least 1000 BCE to 1900 CE by both the Ar…
Museum Basics: Patron Services @ History Colorado Center
Wed Sep 14 @ 5:00pm
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History Colorado is excited to offer the return of our professional series – Museum Basics. In this session, get behind the research desk to learn about copyright, use agreements, microfilm, and other…
Members-Only Digital Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Military Collection @ History Colorado Center
Thu Sep 15 @ 1:00pm
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Free RSVP for members → Join our military history team, Dr. Chris Juergens and Sydney Mauck, for a virtual behind-the-scenes look at History Colorado’s military collection! Our military holdings inclu…
Tarantula Trek
Fri Sep 16 @ 8:00am — Sun Sep 18 @ 5:00pm
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As the Tarantulas "migrate" in southern Colorado in the fall, experience the crossing of thousands of spiders at the Comanche National Grasslands. We will also visit some of the amazing sites the area…
Smithsonian Free Museum Day @ Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center
Sat Sep 17 @ 9:00am
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As a proud Smithsonian affiliate, we are excited to participate in the free Museum Day on Sept. 17. Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the co…
Smithsonian Free Museum Day @ Ute Indian Museum
Sat Sep 17 @ 9:00am
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As a proud Smithsonian affiliate, we are excited to participate in the free Museum Day on Sept. 17. Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the co…
Smithsonian Free Museum Day @ History Colorado Center
Sat Sep 17 @ 10:00am
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As a proud Smithsonian affiliate, we are excited to participate in the free Museum Day on Sept. 17. Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the co…
Smithsonian Free Museum Day @ El Pueblo History Museum
Sat Sep 17 @ 10:00am
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As a proud Smithsonian affiliate, we are excited to participate in the free Museum Day on Sept. 17. Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the co…
Smithsonian Free Museum Day @ Trinidad History Museum
Sat Sep 17 @ 10:00am
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As a proud Smithsonian affiliate, we are excited to participate in the free Museum Day on Sept. 17. Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the co…
Smithsonian Free Museum Day @ Center for Colorado Women's History
Sat Sep 17 @ 10:30am
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As a proud Smithsonian affiliate, we are excited to participate in the free Museum Day on Sept. 17. Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the co…
Twilight Shavano Tours @ Ute Indian Museum
Sun Sep 18 @ 6:00pm
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Located just outside of Montrose, the Shavano Valley is one of the most picturesque and important rock art sites in western Colorado. The site was used from at least 1000 BCE to 1900 CE by both the Ar…
Building the National Museum of the American Latino @ History Colorado Center
Wed Sep 21 @ 1:00pm
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The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Latino, approved by Congress in December 2020, is one of two new museums that will be built over the next decade In Washington DC. Founding Director, Jo…
Culture Fest 2022 @ Ute Indian Museum
Sat Sep 24 @ 10:00am
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The Hispanic Affairs Project and the Ute Indian Museum are excited to announce Culture Fest 2022 on September 24th in Montrose. Culture Fest is a community celebration attended by diverse segments of …