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November 2019

Laser-cut puzzles

November 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 20, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 21, 2019 at 10:30am

Join us in the Google Garage while trained volunteers guide you or your young artists to laser cut your own drawing into a unique puzzle for you to take home! One puzzle is free with admission and only takes a few minutes, just drop in!

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Laser-cut puzzles

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 20, 2019 at 10:30am

One event on November 21, 2019 at 10:30am

Join us in the Google Garage while trained volunteers guide you or your young artists to laser cut your own drawing into a unique puzzle for you to take home! One puzzle is free with admission and only takes a few minutes, just drop in!

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Film Screening | The Art of Home

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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"Behind every work of art, there is a story." Don't miss a free screening of the new documentary film The Art of Home: A Wind River Story.  Art of Home asks: Why is art important? Does art influence a culture, or does a culture influence art? From modern art to beading and leather work to fancy dancing, drumming, and music, follow Wind River Indian Reservation artists through their creative process as they draw upon experience in creation. Ken Williams (Arapaho)…

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Bison Art Class for Youth Ages 13-18

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 5 days that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until November 27, 2019

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$275

5-Day Intensive Class starting on Saturday, November 23rd thru Wednesday, November 27th. Take your art to the next level with instruction from the artists featured in our exhibit, Wild | Buffalo in Boulder. Artists Thia Martin and Amanda Gress will teach art for youth ages 13-18 with media that includes drawing, painting, print-making, and sculpture. We welcome all skill levels. Completed art projects will be on display in the Museum from December 15, 2019 - January 12, 2020. This is a…

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December 2019

Free Sunday @ MUSE

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

The Museum of Boulder is pleased to announce a special FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, December 1st from 10:00am-5:00pm sponsored by Boulder Chamber. Come enjoy all the Museum has to offer for adults and children including the Archive 75 exhibit in celebration of the Museum’s 75th Anniversary of serving our community, the Boulder Experience Gallery (2nd Floor Gallery) showcasing the history of Boulder, and the Wild | Buffalo in Boulder exhibit (Garden Level Gallery). The Google Garage maker-space…

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Opening Reception: Drawing a (Blank) in Boulder

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for an opening reception to celebrate First Friday and our newest exhibit in the Lodge: Drawing a (Blank) in Boulder. This juried exhibition features drawings with subject matter relating to Boulder. Nineteen artists - all members of the Boulder County Arts Alliance - will have works in a variety of mediums on view and for sale. The term "drawing" is applied loosely. Artists were encouraged to submit works created by any kind of drafting implement. So in addition…

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Sensory Friendly Free Day

December 10 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join the Museum of Boulder for a Sensory Friendly Free Day!

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Boulder Conversations | Creating Space for Diversity in Tech

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for a conversation with Bhavna Chhabra, Google Boulder’s Engineering Site Director and longtime Boulder resident. Born in India, Bhavna moved here to study computer science at CU and never left. A part of Boulder’s tech scene ever since, find out what she’s learned about creating space for diversity and how she supports local startups and entrepreneurs through mentorship. Event made possible by the following generous sponsors: Elevations Credit Union, Flatirons Bank, Hutchinson Black and Cook, and Tebo Properties. Free + open to…

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January 2020

Día de los Reyes Family Free Day

January 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
Free

The Museum of Boulder is pleased to announce a special FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, January 5th. Join us for music and activities in honor of Día de los Reyes (Three Kings Day). Make wishes for 2019, vote for your favorite piñata, enjoy music from local performers, and explore the Museum with your family. As a special bonus, the Museum Gift Shop will be offering 20% OFF on all purchases.

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Animation Station Pop Up Studio

January 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 9, 2020 at 10:00am

Join Steve & Kate's Camp at the Museum for a pop-up film studio! Kids are natural-born storytellers. This studio gives them the tools to bring their most imaginative stories to life through stop-motion animation film. This drop-in event is free with admission.

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Thank you for your interest in field trips to the Museum of Boulder! We are now taking registrations for field trips.

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Kids and Families

The museum is always alive with new activities for kids and families! Excite curious minds with a visit to the Google Garage — come again and again for creative tinkering, there’s always something new! Keep an eye out for events for the family, below. Join our newsletter to stay informed.

trunks and costume rentals

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Plains Indians Trunk

Explore the lives of the Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes with touchable artifacts, books, games and more, all ready to travel to your classroom. Show your class how to erect a tipi, use real tools and instruments, and explore some of the local natural resources essential to the lives of the Arapaho and Cheyenne people.

$15/week + $25 refundable deposit

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City in a Suitcase

Explore the lives of people from Boulder’s Sister Cities with hundreds of Museum-quality objects and teacher resources. Trunks are great tools for teaching many subjects, and have been used in art, language arts, geography, Spanish and history classes. $15/week + $25 refundable deposit

  • Dushanbe, Tajikistan Sister City Trunk
  • Mante, Mexico Sister City Trunk
  • Yateras, Cuba Sister City Trunk
  • Lhasa, Tibet Sister City Trunk
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Period clothing and prop rental

Find the perfect costume for your performance! Great resource for National History Day or historical plays.

$10/item/week + $10/item refundable deposit

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