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June 2019

Summer Camp: Comic Book Camp (registration closed)

June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 21 @ 12:00 pm

Get creative and dream up your own superheroes and fantasy creatures. Tell the stories of the crazy adventures they go on in your very own comic book! Each day, you’ll learn comic book storytelling techniques and receive hands-on art instruction from real-life comic book artists. Along the way, you'll learn about and get the chance to use the same tools as real-life comic creators, including tablets, digital drawing software, and high-quality art materials for your final comic. You'll leave with…

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Film Screening: The Quiet Force

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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As part of the Colorado Latinx Festival 2019, join us for a free screening of The Quiet Force, a feature film that investigates the human and economic impact of Hispanic immigrants living in ski towns— specifically, Mammoth, Vail, and Jackson—where they comprise 30% (or more) of the local population. Watch the trailer here. Brought to you by the Colorado Latinx Festival and FWD.us. FREE + OPEN to the PUBLIC  

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Musical Adventures

June 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join Miss Steph of Making Musicians in Boulder Valley for a fun and interactive music class! We’ll sing songs, we’ll dance a hoedown, we’ll take a trip to Jupiter, and we might even meet a talking…dolphin?? Children of all ages and abilities welcome! FREE with Museum admission

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Poison: The Perfect Murder Weapon?

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Explore the world of death by poison from a forensic point of view. Every true crime aficionado knows poisons can be the ultimate stealth murder weapon. Deaths can easily be attributed to illness or other natural causes, and, in some cases, years may pass before a poison death is identified and an investigation is initiated—if it's ever identified at all. Join Atlas Obscura Denver for an in-depth discussion with a seasoned toxicologist about the crucial role of forensic science in…

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Preschool Paleontologists

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

A real paleontologist will show your young learner the tricks of the trade with awesome paleontology projects! The Preschool Paleontologists will be learning about prehistoric animals that lived in Colorado millions of years ago. Students will be able to touch real fossils and see tools that actual paleontologists use every day. They will dig for fossils, make fossils to take home, and create an extinction-causing volcano! Facilitator: Lizzie Reinthal is a paleo-botanist-turned-preschool teacher who has worked in the field and done…

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July 2019

Views at the Muse

July 12 @ 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 | B-Love: a cross genre funk and dance band July 12 | Samba Colorado August 9 | TBD Free admission for Museum members | General admission $8-10 - rates…

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Preschool Paleontologists

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

A real paleontologist will show your young learner the tricks of the trade with awesome paleontology projects! The Preschool Paleontologists will be learning about prehistoric animals that lived in Colorado millions of years ago. Students will be able to touch real fossils and see tools that actual paleontologists use every day. They will dig for fossils, make fossils to take home, and create an extinction-causing volcano! Facilitator: Lizzie Reinthal is a paleo-botanist-turned-preschool teacher who has worked in the field and done…

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Summer Camp: Game On!

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 12:00 pm

*Limited spots still available*   Summertime means it's Game On! In this summer camp,  we'll be playing all kinds of board and video games and then create a board game of your own! You'll develop everything from your avatars to your final game board. Pop Culture Classroom is here from Denver to prove that games aren’t JUST fun. They also help develop critical and creative literacy skills.  Ages: 7-11 Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Register now >>

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August 2019

Dream Tank’s Summer Camp Accelerators for Kids and Teens

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 9 @ 3:30 pm
$395

*Limited spots still available*   Is your kid or teen a young innovator/entrepreneur/environmentalist? Are they ready to dream big and make their vision come to life? Come experience the ultimate young innovator’s playground and design-thinking hub. In the course of 5 days, they will become a (Dream)Maker by embarking on a series of missions that combine the art of dreaming with the application of real-world skills and action. This entrepreneurial, action-packed accelerator offers the unique opportunity for kids and teens…

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Views at the Muse

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 | B-Love: a cross genre funk and dance band July 12 | Samba Colorado August 9 | TBD Free admission for Museum members | General admission $8-10 - rates…

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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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