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September 2021

Perspectivas y En Persona~ Conexiones

September 29

Únase a nosotros para escuchar y reflexionar juntos sobre las historias poderosas del proyecto “Voces del Centro Humanitario: Trabajo, Barreras y Esperanza en los Tiempos de COVID-19”. Join us to listen and reflect together on powerful stories from the “Voices of Centro Humanitario: Labor, Barriers and Hope in the Times of COVID-19” project. Led by the community outreach team of Denver’s Centro Humanitario para los Trabajadores, this Museum of Memory project brings together stories of struggle, resilience and hope from…

Categories: 2_Covid-19, History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=perspectivas-y-en-persona-conexiones-voces-del-centro-humanitario-durante-la-pandemia-un-encuentro-comunitario-de-historia-oral-insights-inperson-connections-voices-of-centro-humanitario-during-the-pandemic-an-oral-history-community-gathering;instance=20210929183000,

October 2021

Building Denver Exhibit Tours

October 9

Tour this time-traveling exhibition with a captivating expert and see your city in a whole new light. Tour this time-traveling exhibition with a captivating expert and see your city in a whole new light. Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City explores the growth, urban development, and architecture of Denver from 1860 to today. Throughout 3,000 interactive square-feet, the exhibition reveals how civic leaders, designers, and residents have steadily worked to bring their own visions for Denver to life. Image:…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=building-denver-exhibit-tours;instance=20211009100000,

Writing Your Life: Memoir

October 10

Recall turning points in your life and begin your memoir project in this six-week virtual writing group. Recall turning points in your life and begin your memoir project in this six-week virtual writing group. Each week, we will complete exercises and writing prompts to assist you in recalling pivotal memories and begin sharing them in written form. This workshop is welcome to all interested in participating and starting your memoir project. Participants need an internet connection, a computer, tablet or…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=writing-your-life-memoir-3;instance=20211010173000,

The City You Don’t See

October 14

Join Tom Gougeon and Dick Farley for an exploration of all of the invisible things that often shape our cities, presented by two people who have spent much of their lives wrestling with the “invisible dictators of form.” Join Tom Gougeon and Dick Farley for an exploration of all of the invisible things that often shape our cities, presented by two people who have spent much of their lives wrestling with the “invisible dictators of form.” This conversation is about…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=the-city-you-dont-see;instance=20211014190000,

Writing Grants for Preservation – Curation Alliance Forum

October 14

Being entrusted with the care and long-term preservation of artifacts and paper-based collections can be daunting without a firm grasp of preservation fundamentals. Being entrusted with the care and long-term preservation of artifacts and paper-based collections can be daunting without a firm grasp of preservation fundamentals. The first half of this workshop focuses on defining preventive preservation, examining the causes of deterioration in collections, common vulnerabilities of artworks and three-dimensional objects, storage and enclosures that will extend the life of…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=writing-grants-for-preservation-curation-alliance-forum;instance=20211014000000,

Build! Construction Demonstration!

October 16

Join us in our Makerspace on the third Saturday of each month to learn unique trades and building techniques used in the construction industry! Join us in our Makerspace on the third Saturday of each month to learn unique trades and building techniques used in the construction industry!

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=build-construction-demonstration;instance=20211016110000,

Forgotten Spaces- Queer Denver Walking Tour

October 16

We travel backwards in time to relearn spaces and lives of queer Denver from WWII to the late 19th century. We travel backwards in time to relearn spaces and lives of queer Denver from WWII to the late 19th century. We look at how Capitol Hill became the first “gay neighborhood.” We retrace the first gay bar called “The Pit” in 1939, and others clustered around 17th and Broadway, including the Ship’s Tavern during WWII. We look at the community…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=forgotten-spaces-queer-denver;instance=20211016100000,

LEGO Building Workshop: Mighty Dinosaurs Kit

October 16

Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation. Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation. For this workshop visitors will build the LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs Kit, and have a special guided tour of our Colorado Stories exhibit.

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=lego-building-workshop-mighty-dinosaurs-kit;instance=20211016090000,

The Global West that Women Made

October 17

Presenter: Dr. David Wrobel Description: Coming Soon… Presenter: Dr. David Wrobel Description: Coming Soon…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=the-global-west-that-women-made;instance=20211017140000,

Envisioning Amache’s Future (Virtual)

October 18

The Amache Interpretive Plan update project wants to hear from YOU! Join us at a public stakeholder meeting to share your vision of Amache’s future. The Amache Interpretive Plan update project wants to hear from YOU! Join us at a public stakeholder meeting to share your vision of Amache’s future.

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=envisioning-amaches-future-virtual;instance=20211018180000,

La Llorona: Community Stories

October 20

Join Dr. Fawn Amber Montoya, of James Madison University, and community storytellers from across southern Colorado for a night of sharing legends of La Llorona, the weeping woman who wanders river banks mourning her children. Join Dr. Fawn Amber Montoya, of James Madison University, and community storytellers from across southern Colorado for a night of sharing legends of La Llorona, the weeping woman who wanders river banks mourning her children. This event is part of our Borderlands of Southern Colorado…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=la-llorona-community-stories;instance=20211020180000,

Insights & InPerson ~ Connections: Humanitarians to Counterinsurgents – The 10th Mountain Division in Operations’ Restore Hope and Continue Hope, Somalia, 1992-1994

October 21

Join historian and veteran Jonathan Carroll as he discusses the US intervention in Somalia from 1992-1994. Join historian and veteran Jonathan Carroll as he discusses the US intervention in Somalia from 1992-1994. Punctuated by the famous “Black Hawk Down” incident, Carroll will discuss the broader aims and context of US humanitarian and military efforts in the Horn of Africa. Central to this deployment was the 10th Mountain Division, whose proud legacy is tied to rigorous wartime training in the Colorado…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=insights-inperson-connections-humanitarians-to-counterinsurgents-the-10th-mountain-division-in-operations-restore-hope-and-continue-hope-somalia-1992-1994;instance=20211021180000,

34th Annual Tombstone Tour: Fairmount Cemetery

October 23

Voltaire, the great French historian, once defined history as “a trick we play on the dead.” Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel and a cast of star CU-Denver students and grads will explore that idea with a walking tour of Colorado’s largest and most famous Voltaire, the great French historian, once defined history as “a trick we play on the dead.” Tom “Dr. Colorado” Noel and a cast of star CU-Denver students and grads will explore that idea with a walking tour…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=history-colorados-34th-annual-tombstone-tour-fairmount-cemetery;instance=20211023130000,

November 2021

Colorado Uncorked

November 5

Sip and taste 12 savory wines from the Colorado Governor’s Cup Competition at this year’s Colorado Uncorked wine event. Sip and taste 12 savory wines from the Colorado Governor’s Cup Competition at this year’s Colorado Uncorked wine event. These wines represent the best wines from Colorado wineries, all of which have been judged by a panel of sommeliers, chefs, writers, and wine experts from around the country. Top Colorado chefs, along with History Colorado’s Café Rendezvous, will create a light…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=colorado-uncorked;instance=20211105180000,

Night at the Museums

November 6

Join the History Colorado Center for Night at the Museums on Saturday, November 6, from 5pm to 10pm. Join the History Colorado Center for Night at the Museums on Saturday, November 6, from 5pm to 10pm. This late-night cultural extravaganza offers free admission to our museum and many others in the Mile High City. Explore and experience 16 different exhibitions at the History Colorado Center, such as Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City, a time-traveling adventure into Denver’s past,…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=night-at-the-museums;instance=20211106170000,

Colorado Fallen Heroes Memorial Dedication Ceremony

November 6

Join us as we honor the military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to their state and union. RSVP for the event at www.tinyurl.com/CFHM2021

Categories: Festivals and Special Events, History
Website: www.tinyurl.com/CFHM2021,

Building Denver Exhibit Tours

November 13

Tour this time-traveling exhibition with a captivating expert and see your city in a whole new light. Tour this time-traveling exhibition with a captivating expert and see your city in a whole new light. Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City explores the growth, urban development, and architecture of Denver from 1860 to today. Throughout 3,000 interactive square-feet, the exhibition reveals how civic leaders, designers, and residents have steadily worked to bring their own visions for Denver to life. Image:…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=building-denver-exhibit-tours;instance=20211113100000,

Build! Construction Demonstration!

November 20

Join us in our Makerspace on the third Saturday of each month to learn unique trades and building techniques used in the construction industry!

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=build-construction-demonstration;instance=20211120110000,

Family Volunteer Day

November 20

Please join Kramerica Gives and the History Colorado Center for Family Volunteer Day on Saturday, November 20th for a day of giving. Please join Kramerica Gives and the History Colorado Center for Family Volunteer Day on Saturday, November 20th for a day of giving. This is a great way to start off the holidays while benefiting your community and having fun! Family Volunteer Day is a global day of service celebrating the power of families who work together to support…

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=family-volunteer-day;instance=20211120100000,

LEGO Building Workshop: Fire Hazard Truck Building Kit

November 20

Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation. Build (and keep!) your own Colorado-style LEGO set, then take a special guided museum tour based on your creation. For this workshop visitors will build the LEGO City Fire Hazard Truck Building Kit, and have a special guided tour of our Living West exhibit.

Categories: History
Website: www.historycolorado.org/node/56634#event=lego-building-workshop-fire-hazard-truck-building-kit;instance=20211120090000,
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