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February 2019

Exhibit Reception | The Silhouette Project: Stories of Immigrants, Refugees & Dreamers

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for a reception to celebrate the newest community exhibit in the Lodge: The Silhouette Project. This visual story expose was created by Boulder-based photographer and personal historian Dona Laurita in partnership with local immigrants and refugees. The Silhouette Project was started in October of 2016 as a way to help give a voice to segments of our population and our local and national community that is too often relegated to the shadows, becoming faceless and, more and more,…

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Vintage Valentines Make + Take

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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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. Free with Museum admission | Drop in anytime from 2:00-4:00pm Appropriate for all ages

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Becoming American: An Immigration Film and Discussion Series

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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For six weeks, we will be exploring the history of immigration in the United States through documentary film and discussion. Join your neighbors for an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history. Sessions will be moderated by Dr. Nicholas Villanueva, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Additionally, participants will be able to view a local art exhibit, The Silhouette Project: Stories of Immigrants, Refugees and Dreamers, by Dona Laurita, during…

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Google Garage | Virtual Reality and Laser Cutting

February 13 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 31, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 6, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 7, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 2:30pm

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

One event on February 17, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 3, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 2:30pm

The Google Garage is based on the idea that children and adults learn best when they get to explore, create, experiment, and follow their natural curiosities – just messing about. Stop by the Google Garage for virtual reality experiences including climbing, mountain biking, rafting and skydiving. Laser cut your own dino drawing into wood to take home with you. Free with admission to the Museum of Boulder.  

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Google Garage | Virtual Reality and Laser Cutting

February 14 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 31, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 6, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 7, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 2:30pm

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

One event on February 17, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 3, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 2:30pm

The Google Garage is based on the idea that children and adults learn best when they get to explore, create, experiment, and follow their natural curiosities – just messing about. Stop by the Google Garage for virtual reality experiences including climbing, mountain biking, rafting and skydiving. Laser cut your own dino drawing into wood to take home with you. Free with admission to the Museum of Boulder.  

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Google Garage | Virtual Reality and Laser Cutting

February 17 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on January 31, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 6, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 7, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 2:30pm

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

One event on February 17, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 3, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 2:30pm

The Google Garage is based on the idea that children and adults learn best when they get to explore, create, experiment, and follow their natural curiosities – just messing about. Stop by the Google Garage for virtual reality experiences including climbing, mountain biking, rafting and skydiving. Laser cut your own dino drawing into wood to take home with you. Free with admission to the Museum of Boulder.  

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Google Garage closed for Teen Corps

February 18 @ 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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Becoming American: An Immigration Film and Discussion Series

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, happening 6 times

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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For six weeks, we will be exploring the history of immigration in the United States through documentary film and discussion. Join your neighbors for an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history. Sessions will be moderated by Dr. Nicholas Villanueva, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Additionally, participants will be able to view a local art exhibit, The Silhouette Project: Stories of Immigrants, Refugees and Dreamers, by Dona Laurita, during…

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Google Garage | Virtual Reality and Laser Cutting

February 20 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 31, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 6, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 7, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 2:30pm

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

One event on February 17, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 3, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 2:30pm

The Google Garage is based on the idea that children and adults learn best when they get to explore, create, experiment, and follow their natural curiosities – just messing about. Stop by the Google Garage for virtual reality experiences including climbing, mountain biking, rafting and skydiving. Laser cut your own dino drawing into wood to take home with you. Free with admission to the Museum of Boulder.  

Find out more »

Google Garage | Virtual Reality and Laser Cutting

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 31, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 6, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 7, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 2:30pm

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

One event on February 17, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 3, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 9, 2019 at 2:30pm

One event on March 16, 2019 at 2:30pm

The Google Garage is based on the idea that children and adults learn best when they get to explore, create, experiment, and follow their natural curiosities – just messing about. Stop by the Google Garage for virtual reality experiences including climbing, mountain biking, rafting and skydiving. Laser cut your own dino drawing into wood to take home with you. Free with admission to the Museum of Boulder.  

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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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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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