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April 2019

Wolf Restoration to Colorado: What Does the Science Tell Us?

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for a conversation with Colorado State University Professors Dr. Kevin Crooks and Dr. Becky Niemiec. Learn more about the biological and social science factors behind wolf restoration in Colorado and experience the Living with Wolves exhibit currently on display. We’ll also be screening the award-winning short documentary Canis Lupus Colorado. Refreshments included. FREE + OPEN to the PUBLIC

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Inclusipedia | Drop-in Editing + Training

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Did you know that fewer than 18% of Wikipedia biographical pages are for women? Become part of the movement to include more diverse voices in history by learning how to add Wikipedia pages for Boulder women and people of color overlooked by this massive open-source reference. At this drop-in session, we’ll teach you how to: + set up a Wikipedia account + add details to existing pages + conduct research to help us with new pages Bring a laptop to…

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Google Garage closed for Teen Corps

April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

We apologize for any inconvenience, but every Monday through April we will be closing the Google Garage at 4 for our Seeing Through Touch project with our Teen Corps, in which local middle school students work with visually-impaired artists to laser cut tactile materials for blind visitors. Please plan your visit accordingly.

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2019 Annual Membership Meeting

April 23 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

Museum of Boulder’s Annual Membership Meeting* Tuesday, April 23, 2018, 5:15-7:15pm Museum of Boulder, Tebo Center, 2205 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302 Featuring Keynote Speaker Polly E. Bugros McLean Author of "Remembering Lucile: A Virginia Family’s Rise from Slavery and a Legacy Forged a Mile High" 5:15-5:45pm | Wine & Cheese Reception 5:45pm | Welcome, Ken Wilson, President of the Board 6:00pm | Honoring of Retiring Trustees and Welcome to new Trustees 6:20pm | Museum of Boulder, Angelique Espinoza, Interim Executive…

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Google Garage closed for Teen Corps

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

We apologize for any inconvenience, but every Monday through April we will be closing the Google Garage at 4 for our Seeing Through Touch project with our Teen Corps, in which local middle school students work with visually-impaired artists to laser cut tactile materials for blind visitors. Please plan your visit accordingly.

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May 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery | Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Do you have a hard time coming up with great gifts for mom on Mother’s Day? Moms are hard. You want her to feel special, tell her how much you love her, but what can you buy that says that? Probably nothing, but you’ve got to do something. Join the Museum of Boulder and Color Me Mine to paint a pottery gift that is special just for her. Items will be ready for pickup prior to Mother's Day on Sunday,…

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Views at the Muse

May 10 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 9, 2019

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Start your weekend off right at the Museum! Visit our current exhibits and then enjoy the view from the top of the Museum with food and drinks. Plus, live music and dance performances by the following local groups: May 10 | Silent Disco with the Center for Transformative Movement June 14 | TBD July 12 | Samba Colorado August 9 | TBD Free admission for Museum members | General admission $8-10 - rates here Beverages + food for purchase courtesy…

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Curator Tour: Preserving Objects on Long-Term Exhibit

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Explore the balance between object preservation and museum display on this guided tour of The Boulder Experience exhibition. Get up-close with individual artifacts, and learn how conservation priorities inform exhibit design. Collections Curator Kristen Lewis will share highlights, unique backstories, and field questions on this all-things-artifacts tour of the Museum of Boulder's permanent exhibition gallery. Free with Museum admission

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SOLD OUT | The Tales Tombstones Tell: Columbia Cemetery Tour

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Columbia Cemetery, 1201 9th St
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT | click the details link to join the waiting list Have you ever wondered why so many doves and lambs can be seen on old grave markers? Or why most grave markers point to the east? Join Atlas Obscura and the Museum of Boulder to explore these and many other interesting questions during a walking tour of Boulder’s historic Columbia Cemetery led by Mary Reilly-McNellan, retired cemetery preservation manager. This tour will discuss the history…

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Boulder Food Rescue’s Recipe Book Launch

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us to celebrate the launch of Boulder Food Rescue's Participatory Recipe Book. This amazing resource was created by BFR's No Cost Grocery Program Participants (the people who organize food redistribution in their communities). All recipes use food that is often in BFR deliveries and was created to help other participants of our programs have fun cooking BFR food. Come try out recipes, mingle, get your own copy of the recipe book, and learn about BFR's community building work! Food…

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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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