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December 2021

Espinosa Petaca (trunk) Conservation Open Studio Hours!

December 8, 2021

Come see and ask questions with Julie Parker, objects conservator of Parker Arts Conservation, about her work conserving the Espinosa Petaca (trunk)! Come see and ask questions with Julie Parker, objects conservator of Parker Arts Conservation, about her work conserving the Espinosa Petaca (trunk)! She will hosting open studio hours in the Registration Processing Room on the 3rd floor, accessible in the hallway past the Zoom In exhibition exit. She will be availble to answer questions and discuss her conservation…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=espinosa-petaca-trunk-conservation-open-studio-hours-2;instance=20211208130000,

New Exhibit “Skyward: Breakthroughs in Flight”

December 18, 2021

This new exhibit highlights extraordinary aerospace milestones and the people who made them happen by featuring spectacular artifacts from our own collection like Wright Flyer fabric that went to the moon with Neil Armstrong and so much more! Opening in congruence with the anniversary of the Wright Brother’s historic flight, Skyward: Breakthroughs in Flight highlights extraordinary aerospace milestones and the people who made them happen by featuring spectacular artifacts from Wings’ own collection. Featured artifacts include Wright Flyer fabric that…

Categories: History, Museums
Website: wingsmuseum.org/portfolio/skyward/,

January 2022

Denver Wine Tasting Paired with Artisan Chocolate, Small Cheese and Charcuterie

January 8

Enjoy a 4 wine tasting paired with a delicious personal charcuterie board, cheese, and artisan chocolate. Learn the story of the winery and an explanation of the wines.

Categories: Food and Cooking, History
Website: www.milehighwinetours.com/,

February 2022

36th Annual Stephen H. Hart Awards

February 7

Join us for the 36th Annual Stephen H. Hart Awards celebrated at the History Colorado Center. Every year, History Colorado recognizes five outstanding historic preservation and archaeology projects from across Colorado. Join us for the 36th Annual Stephen H. Hart Awards celebrated at the History Colorado Center. Every year, History Colorado recognizes five outstanding historic preservation and archaeology projects from across Colorado. All are welcomed to attend and we look forward to another great year of preservation.

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=36th-annual-stephen-h-hart-awards;instance=20220207170000,

Members Only Behind-the-Scenes Virtual collection tour: Horses

February 8

Explore History Colorado’s collection with curator Kevin Smith and see all the objects and artifacts that didn’t make it in our newest exhibit, The Power of Horses. This is a member benefit and offered only to History Colorado members! Explore History Colorado’s collection with curator Kevin Smith and see all the objects and artifacts that didn’t make it in our newest exhibit, The Power of Horses. This is a member benefit and offered only to History Colorado members!

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=members-only-behind-the-scenes-collection-tour-horses;instance=20220208130000,

History Buff Day

February 15

Calling out to all 4th grade History Buff members. Looking for something to do with your History Buff? Calling out to all 4th grade History Buff members. Looking for something to do with your History Buff? Join us on January 15 for our very first History Buff Day! Hang with Billy the Bison (our History Buff mascot), enjoy some crafts, and explore the museum! Don’t forget to check out our new The Power of Horses exhibit and test your barrel…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=history-buff-day;instance=20220115100000,

March 2022

Votes for Women Tea

March 19

Many women in Colorado have been voting since a referendum passed in November 1893 and one can imagine the conversations that were had over a pot of tea. The Center for Colorado Women’s History invites you to our Votes for Women Tea. Many women in Colorado have been voting since a referendum passed in November 1893 and one can imagine the conversations that were had over a pot of tea. The Center for Colorado Women’s History invites you to our…

Categories: Food and Cooking, History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=votes-for-women-tea;instance=20220319103000q,

Bold Women. Change History. Women’s History Symposium

March 26

Share. Learn. Discover. Share. Learn. Discover. In conjunction with the Bold Women. Change History. initiative, History Colorado will be holding a gathering of scholars, researchers and those who are curious to explore how women’s history is found in unexpected places on February 26, 2022 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm at the History Colorado Center. The day will feature a keynote from Dr. Karen Roybal, assistant professor of Southwest Studies at Colorado College, multiple panel discussions, presentations and lunch. This…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=bold-women-change-history-womens-history-symposium;instance=20220226083000,

April 2022

Heart Richard

April 8 - April 30

Heart Richard is a world premiere comedy about Richard III enthusiasts, Victorian undergarments, and the lying liars that make theater. Heart Richard is a world premiere comedy about Richard III enthusiasts, Victorian undergarments, and the lying liars that make theater. Based, in part, on the discovery of Richard’s body under a parking lot ten years ago and influenced by Shakespeare’s play, this production explores art as propaganda and questions our tumultuous relationship to history. Taking place at an ill-fated meeting…

Categories: Arts and Culture, History
Website: www.buntport.com,

Titanic Memories

April 15 - April 16

A one of a kind theatre experience meeting the forgotten survivors of the Titanic Margaret “Molly” Brown. John Jacob Astor. Benjamin Guggenheim. We tend to know the famous names among the Titanic passengers, but what about the not so famous? Who else was traveling on Titanic, and what happened to those who survived? Experience their tales of love and loss, escape and rescue in this one of a kind theater experience in the home of of the Unsinkable Molly Brown.…

Categories: History, Performance and Theatre
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/15300/t/tickets,

Wine Wednesday Workshop – Rosé Wine Tasting

April 27

Where there’s a will, there’s a rosé! Curious about its fresh and fruity flavor? Check out our Rosé Wine Tasting this April 27, 2022 (Wednesday). Here, you’ll learn that rosé is so much more diverse than what you think. Where there’s a will, there’s a rosé! From its elegant pink tinge to its invigorating taste at a wedding or bachelorette party, rosé wine turned out to be the “it” wine over the past few years. Any sign of fading? Nope!…

Categories: Food and Cooking, History
Website: bookeo.com/milehighwinetours?devent=3151TFNM9P17FFAF7A6D2_2022-04-27_qKZmv69Df7q5,

May 2022

Empowered By Place: From Amache to Denver

May 4

Amache was a relocation center for Japanese Americans located in southeastern Colorado during WWII. Many families that were imprisoned at the camp came to Denver when the war ended. We will be discussing recent preservation work at the Amache Relocation Center in Granada, CO. Used from 1941-45 as a relocation center for Japanese Americans living on the West Coast, Amache tells an important story about our past. Colorado Preservation Inc has been working to make the site a national park,…

Categories: History, Lectures, Classes, Informational events
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/15954/t/tickets,

Mother’s Day Weekend Teas

May 7 - May 8

Spend time with your mom while sharing delicious food, music, and the history of one of Denver’s most famous moms. “When Larry and I were young, we thought we had the best mother in all of Denver.–Helen Brown Benziger Looking for the perfect gift this Mother’s Day? Want to usher in spring with a party? Surprise your favorite person with an experience they won’t forget with tickets to tea at the Molly Brown House Museum. We’ll have treats, savory & sweet,…

Categories: History
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/16065/t/tickets,

Members-Only Virtual Behind-the-Scenes tour: Revisiting Colorado Stories

May 10

Revisit History Colorado Center’s Colorado Stories with Aaron Marcus, Gill Foundation Associate Curator of LGBTQ+ History. Marcus will dive into the making of Colorado Stories and give you a behind-the-scenes look at what objects and photographs Revisit History Colorado Center’s Colorado Stories with Aaron Marcus, Gill Foundation Associate Curator of LGBTQ+ History. Marcus will dive into the making of Colorado Stories and give you a behind-the-scenes look at what objects and photographs we picked to tell these stories and why.…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=members-only-virtual-behind-the-scenes-tour-revisiting-colorado-stories;instance=20220510130000,

1340 Penn: Game Night

May 12

Will you find the love of your life tonight? Join us for flirting Victorian style! You can look, just don’t touch. Get ready for a preposterously good time with a Victorian soiree that provides a historical look into flirting Victorian style Will you find the love of your life tonight? Join us for flirting Victorian style! You can look, just don’t touch. Get ready for a preposterously good time with a Victorian soiree that provides a historical look into flirting…

Categories: Entertainment, History
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/15435/t/tickets,

Titanic Trivia

May 16

Want to show off your Titanic knowledge in a fun trivia night? Join us at Copper Kettle Brewing on May 16th! We’re partnering with the Copper Kettle Brewing Company and Mile High Music Patrol to bring you a one of kind trivia event focused on nothing but the Titanic, her passengers, and that fateful night. In addition to testing your knowledge, we’ll also be holding a silent auction to support the Molly Brown House Museum. Here’s a chance to show…

Categories: History
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/15429/t/tickets,

A Deeper Dive: Third Class Foods and Mealtime Traditions

May 24

Curious what passengers traveling in 3rd class aboard Titanic would have eaten? Join culinary historian Veronica Hike to learn about the meals and customs aboard this luxury ship. While the Titanic made her mark by offering the height of Edwardian elegance and glamour, which included quality accommodations and meals for all travelers, including those in Steerage Class. Veronica Hike, culinary historian and the author of The Last Night on The Titanic: Unsinkable Drinking, Dining and Style, will join us to…

Categories: History, Museums--History Colorado Center
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/15424/t/tickets,

Historic Home Round Up

May 26

Join us to discuss common issues and ideas for Denver’s historic homes. Each year Historic Denver’s Home Round Up tackles common issues and ideas for those living in historic homes. This year we’ll host our round up in person, and offer sessions on home maintenance, energy efficiency, ADUs, and neighborhood research. This free program provides an opportunity to feel like a confident steward of your home! May 26, 2022, 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Categories: History
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/16915/t/tickets,

Dinosaur Express Train

May 28

Railroad tracks meet dinosaur tracks for a day of exciting family fun. Ride behind a coal-fired steam locomotive, departing every half-hour from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., and follow the dinosaur tracks around the Museum’s 15-acre railyard. Dinosaur-themed activities hosted by Dinosaur Ridge and Morrison Natural History Museum. Check out a dinosaur-themed LEGO Layout created by the Denver Lego Users Group and build your own dinosaur creations. Meet “Mr. Bones” along with our famous Spike the Railroad Dog. Food, drink…

Categories: Exhibits, History
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/16207/t/tickets,

June 2022

A Deeper Dive: Charles Haas/ Titanic and the Irish

June 18

Enjoy a whiskey tasting while learning about the Titanic disaster from Charles Haas’ impressive body of research. We’ll begin the evening with a whiskey tasting session at our host location – Talnua Distillery. The tasting will be followed by a presentation from Museum staff on the connections between Margaret Brown, Ireland, and the Titanic. From the Talnua tap room, we will virtually welcome world-renowned Titanic scholar Charles Haas who will share stories and answer questions about his conversations with Titanic…

Categories: History
Website: www.eventvesta.com/events/17635/t/tickets,
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