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January 2020

Opening Reception | Our Living Landscape: Exploring Boulder’s Watershed

January 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Boulder is known for its water carved landscapes that sweep from the peaks of the Continental Divide to the iconic Flatirons, and down to the grassy plains. Everyone lives in a watershed - the land that forms our streams and supports life. Boulder's watershed is diverse in life, landscapes, geology, and climate. Come explore the Boulder Creek watershed with University of Colorado scientists in Our Living Landscape: Exploring Boulder's Watershed. Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of…

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February 2020

Museum Tour with Tom Bogdan

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 27, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on January 12, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on January 19, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on February 2, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on February 16, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 1:00pm

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Get a behind the scenes tour of the Museum and its exhibits with lead docent, Tom Bogdan. A long time Boulder resident, retired scientist, and bass player, Tom has volunteered with the Museum since 2015. Learn about the development of the permanent exhibit, The Boulder Experience, and go behind closed doors with Tom on this magical mystery tour! Free with Museum admission | No registration necessary (check in with front desk upon arrival)

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Black History Month Screening & Discussion Series: When They See Us

February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 23, 2020

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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This Black History Month join the NAACP Boulder County for screenings and discussions of Ava DuVernay's masterful 'When They See Us'. The NAACP Boulder County is thrilled to be working in partnership with the Korey Wise Innocence Project and the Museum of Boulder to present a month-long deep-dive into impacts of racism and criminal justice in the United States. Each Sunday in February, we will watch one episode of Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us'. Screenings will be followed by…

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Vintage Valentines Make + Take

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Our popular Valentine's Day event is back! Stop by the Museum and make handmade valentines using vintage designs from the Museum's collection. We'll provide all of the materials so you can send personal notes to your loved ones near and far this Valentine's Day (max 8 cards per person). Free with Museum admission | Drop in anytime from 1:00-4:00pm Appropriate for all ages; kids under 12 should have adult supervision

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Animation Station Pop Up Studio

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

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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Black History Month Screening & Discussion Series: When They See Us

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 23, 2020

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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This Black History Month join the NAACP Boulder County for screenings and discussions of Ava DuVernay's masterful 'When They See Us'. The NAACP Boulder County is thrilled to be working in partnership with the Korey Wise Innocence Project and the Museum of Boulder to present a month-long deep-dive into impacts of racism and criminal justice in the United States. Each Sunday in February, we will watch one episode of Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us'. Screenings will be followed by…

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Museum Tour with Tom Bogdan

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 27, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on January 12, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on January 19, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on February 2, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on February 16, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 1:00pm

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
+ Google Map

Get a behind the scenes tour of the Museum and its exhibits with lead docent, Tom Bogdan. A long time Boulder resident, retired scientist, and bass player, Tom has volunteered with the Museum since 2015. Learn about the development of the permanent exhibit, The Boulder Experience, and go behind closed doors with Tom on this magical mystery tour! Free with Museum admission | No registration necessary (check in with front desk upon arrival)

Find out more »

Black History Month Screening & Discussion Series: When They See Us

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until February 23, 2020

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
+ Google Map

This Black History Month join the NAACP Boulder County for screenings and discussions of Ava DuVernay's masterful 'When They See Us'. The NAACP Boulder County is thrilled to be working in partnership with the Korey Wise Innocence Project and the Museum of Boulder to present a month-long deep-dive into impacts of racism and criminal justice in the United States. Each Sunday in February, we will watch one episode of Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us'. Screenings will be followed by…

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The Art of Solving a Cold Case

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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How does a crime get solved 30 years after the fact? What techniques are used if evidence is limited? How do new methods solve these crimes? Boulder County Sheriff's Detective Steven Ainsworth will help us explore real-life cases and the strategies used to solve them. He'll take us from the beginning to the end of cases he's worked on. Due to the graphic nature of this program, it is suggested for ages 18+. Advance Tickets Only: $25 | available online…

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Museum Tour with Tom Bogdan

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 27, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on November 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on January 12, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on January 19, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on February 2, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on February 16, 2020 at 1:00pm

One event on February 23, 2020 at 1:00pm

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
+ Google Map

Get a behind the scenes tour of the Museum and its exhibits with lead docent, Tom Bogdan. A long time Boulder resident, retired scientist, and bass player, Tom has volunteered with the Museum since 2015. Learn about the development of the permanent exhibit, The Boulder Experience, and go behind closed doors with Tom on this magical mystery tour! Free with Museum admission | No registration necessary (check in with front desk upon arrival)

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SCHEDULE A FIELD TRIP NOW

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

explore the possibilities below

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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
historic-clothing

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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