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April 2019

Google Garage closed for Teen Corps

April 1 @ 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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Boulder Conversations with Nii Armah Sowah

April 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for an evening with Nii Armah Sowah, a Senior Instructor of Dance at CU Boulder and arts educator with the 1000 Voices Project. Learn about his varied professional experience as an actor (television, film and stage), choreographer, dancer, singer, fashion model, and art therapist, as well as how he blends his African heritage and understanding of Western psychology to provide powerful and unique dance experiences. A native of Ghana, Nii Armah passionately believes that dance is a human right and uses songs,…

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Living with Wolves CLOSED

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Due to an event in the Main Gallery, the Living with Wolves exhibit will be closed from 9:00am - 2:00pm on Wednesday, April 3.

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Lunch and Learn: Boulder County Starts By Believing

April 3 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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This Lunch and Learn is an opportunity to learn more about our county’s adoption of the Start By Believing campaign. This community awareness campaign seeks to improve the way our county responds to sexual violence by offering survivors a safe place to report their assault. Join us for lunch, a presentation on the campaign, and an opportunity to get questions answered about Boulder County’s adoption of Start By Believing. Sponsored by Boulder County’s Sexual Assault Response Council | RSVP to…

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The Art of Resilience | Opening Reception

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for an opening reception to celebrate our newest exhibit in The Lodge: The Art of Resilience: Nicaraguan Perspectives. The Boulder-Jalapa Nicaragua Friendship City Projects presents the inspirational, healing, and transcendent art of two Nicaraguan artists: Marlon Moreno and José Ortiz Bracamonte. Marlon Moreno is one of the founders of the volunteer-run, grassroots art school, Taller Artístico Xuchialt. From its inception, this school has championed art as a form of resilience for youth enabling them to envision and create a better…

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MEMBERS ONLY EVENT | Celebrate National Letterwriting Month

April 6 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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April is a very special month: it is National Letter Writing Month and it’s the Colorado Correspondence Coalition’s birthday - they are turning two this year! To celebrate, we'll be gathering at the Museum for a special letter writing session. Peruse letters from Boulder's past for inspiration - we'll be bringing over some gems from the Carnegie Library for Local History's collection, as well as the Museum's. Bring your own paper/cards/postcards, writing utensils, and of course postage stamps to send…

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Google Garage closed for Teen Corps

April 8 @ 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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Wolves, Ranching and Co-Existence

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us to learn more about how ranchers and predators can co-exist – and what that means for bringing wolves back to Colorado. Hear from Peter Guercio, whose family has been ranching in Boulder County for over 40 years, and Karin Vardaman, a co-existence specialist with Defenders of Wildlife, on why it’s time to restore wolves to our state and how we can support the communities that live with them. Attendees will also be able to experience the interactive Living…

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Google Garage | Virtual Reality and Laser Cutting

April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 6, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on April 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 13, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on February 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm 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

Laser cut your own puzzle to take home! Experience dinosaurs up close in virtual reality. No experience necessary, all ages welcome. Free with admission to the Museum of Boulder.  

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Google Garage closed for Teen Corps

April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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
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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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