This summer, we decided to go beyond our usual visits to my Japanese mother’s relatives, and take the children (ages 10 and 8) on a bit of a history tour: Hiroshima; The Floating Shrine; Traditions by the Sea of Japan; and more.
The paintings, ranging from the 1400s through the late 1800s, tell the stories of the personalities and events that shaped a nation over the course of five centuries.
History Colorado ties together beer and the state’s history in “Beer Here,” a collection of artifacts, photos, and other lore on display through August 2020.
“Take your pleasure seriously,” was the motto of Charles and Ray Eames, a husband-and-wife midcentury design team.
From the most technologically advanced photographic analysis of the Mona Lisa ever undertaken to kid-friendly desktop catapults, life-sized “cars” and a flying machine, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science exhibit, Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius, offers something for everyone.
In 1970, 12 dynamite bombs destroyed 24 school buses and damaged an additional 15 at a DPS bus depot; the New York Times referred to this as a “massive and skillful demolition job.”
In 1954, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court determined that segregation in public schools violated the 14th Amendment, in the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The following year, the Supreme Court, in what became known as Brown II, instructed states to begin desegregation “with all deliberate speed.”
Tucked behind the Lowry Town Center, the Eisenhower Chapel at 293 Roslyn Street is reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting.
Written on the Land: Ute Voices, Ute History at the History Colorado Center brings the story of Colorado’s longest continuous residents into present-day Colorado.
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