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October 2019

“Think of Me When You’re Meditating”

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Don't miss an evening of Buddhist comedy with local stand-up philosopher, Gregg Eisenberg! Gregg will perform excerpts from his book "Letting Go Is All We Have To Hold Onto: Mind Altering Jokes" as well as new material from the forthcoming "Follow Your Bris". See Gregg in action here. "The best book about nothingness there is." "For people in no shape for the human condition." "A revolutionary approach to maintaining the status quo." ​Free + open to the public | Books…

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Boulder Conversations | Community Responses to Violence Against Women

October 9 @ 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 John Clune, a lawyer with Hutchinson Black and Cook focused on sexual abuse victim representation and the co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center, and Katharina Booth, First Assistant District Attorney with the City of Boulder who specializes in crimes against women. John and Katharina will share their work at the forefront of the national - and local - movement to combat sexual violence against women by prosecuting crimes and taking on high-profile…

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All That Glitters | 75th Anniversary Party

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE This premier event provides the opportunity to support the Museum of Boulder’s contribution to our community during the past 75 years. “All That Glitters” is an evening of entertainment, great food and drinks, auction items and unique surprises! Guests will enjoy fabulous food catered by Cured, exciting entertainment, an exquisite silent auction, silent disco and special activities on each level of the MUSE, including the Rooftop with the best views of Boulder and the Flatirons. This is…

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Bison Art Class for Youth I (7-12 year olds)

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

The Museum of Boulder is offering art classes for children to compliment our temporary exhibit, Wild | Buffalo in Boulder (September 5, 2019 - January 12, 2020), in partnership with the nonprofit organization Buffalo Field Campaign and Boulder artist Thiadena Martin. Over a six week time period, Thia and artist Amanda Gress will teach a class for children ages 7-12 with media that includes drawing, painting, print-making and sculpture. Results will be completed art projects that will be on display…

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Bison Art Class for Youth II (13-18 year olds)

October 13 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

The Museum of Boulder is offering art classes for children to compliment our temporary exhibit, Wild | Buffalo in Boulder (September 5, 2019 - January 12, 2020), in partnership with the nonprofit organization Buffalo Field Campaign and Boulder artist Thiadena Martin. Over a six week time period, Thia and artist Amanda Gress will teach a class for youth ages 13-18 with media that includes drawing, painting, print-making and sculpture. Results will be completed art projects that will be on display…

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They Saved What? History Is an Act

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Elevations Credit Union, 2960 Diagonal Highway
Boulder, CO 80301 United States
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Whenever we uncover something about our shared past, someone first had to save it. In this interactive presentation, explore how the Boulder Historical Society (aka the Museum of Boulder) is using both unique and everyday artifacts to present overlooked stories and gaps in its collection to celebrate its 75th anniversary. Learn about treasured tales and dive into the stories of Boulderites by taking a fresh look back. Free + open to the public OFF SITE EVENT @ Elevations Credit Union,…

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Pumpkin Palooza!

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

Join the Museum of Boulder and Color Me Mine to pick and paint a ceramic pumpkin at the Museum’s indoor pumpkin patch. For kids and adults. Registration is not required. Various pumpkin sizes available as well as other spooky items to paint! Prices vary depending on piece selected. Sunday, October 20, 2:00-5:00pm Pumpkin prices vary depending on size. For kids and kids at heart!

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Immigrants Are America: Help in Your Own Backyard

October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Immigration is a contentious issue in our country; but unless you are a Native American, we are all immigrants and have stories of the challenges that our families faced in becoming American! Join us for an evening of theater and discussion with organizations working in Boulder County to assist immigrants. Learn about their work and how YOU can help our immigrant neighbors as they find their place in the fabric of our community. Presenting organizations include: ACLU Colorado, Adelante!, Casa…

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November 2019

Boulder Conversations | The Joy of the Journey

November 13 @ 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 Colleen Cannon, former professional triathlete and CEO and founder of Women’s Quest, a multi sport fitness retreat providing athletic and holistic training for women worldwide. Find out how Colleen unintentionally entered her first triathlon in college, placed second, and thus began her career on the triathlon circuit. A former World and National Champion, Colleen now spends her time helping women find happiness through joyful physical experiences. Event made possible by the following generous sponsors: Elevations…

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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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