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May 2019

Musical Adventures

May 11 @ 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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Curator Tour: Preserving Objects on Long-Term Exhibit

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Explore the balance between object preservation and museum display on this guided tour of The Boulder Experience exhibition. Get up-close with individual artifacts, and learn how conservation priorities inform exhibit design. Collections Curator Kristen Lewis will share highlights, unique backstories, and field questions on this all-things-artifacts tour of the Museum of Boulder's permanent exhibition gallery. Free with Museum admission

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SOLD OUT | The Tales Tombstones Tell: Columbia Cemetery Tour

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Columbia Cemetery, 1201 9th St
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT | click the details link to join the waiting list Have you ever wondered why so many doves and lambs can be seen on old grave markers? Or why most grave markers point to the east? Join Atlas Obscura and the Museum of Boulder to explore these and many other interesting questions during a walking tour of Boulder’s historic Columbia Cemetery led by Mary Reilly-McNellan, retired cemetery preservation manager. This tour will discuss the history…

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Boulder Sports Hall of Fame Induction

May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Three of Boulder’s sports icons -- Cyclist Andy Hampsten, University of Colorado and NFL football player Ariel Solomon, and Olympic marathoner Nadia Prasad  -- will be inducted into the Boulder Sports Hall of Fame class of 2019. Also being inducted is open space pioneer Oakleigh Thorne, for his contributions to making Boulder the sporting mecca it has become.   5:30-6:30pm – Cocktail hour 7pm-8pm – Induction Ceremony Food and beverages will be provided Silent auction for charity donation Ticket cost is $30…

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Boulder Food Rescue’s Recipe Book Launch

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us to celebrate the launch of Boulder Food Rescue's Participatory Recipe Book. This amazing resource was created by BFR's No Cost Grocery Program Participants (the people who organize food redistribution in their communities). All recipes use food that is often in BFR deliveries and was created to help other participants of our programs have fun cooking BFR food. Come try out recipes, mingle, get your own copy of the recipe book, and learn about BFR's community building work! Food…

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Deep Dive into Relevance in the Arts: The Relevance of Clay

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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In 2017, Boulder County Arts Leadership Forum (BCALF) presented two panels on Relevance in the Arts featuring arts professionals from the Metro area. As a follow-up to those panels, BCALF is embarking on deep dives into the topic with local professional artists. This upcoming exploration is with acclaimed ceramic artists Jeanne Quinn, Kim Dickey, Katie Caron, and moderated by Jasmine Baetz. Each artist will present a sample of their work followed by a discussion with time for audience Q and…

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June 2019

FREE Sunday @ MUSE

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

Boulder Weekly and the Museum of Boulder are pleased to announce FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, June 2nd from 10:00am-5:00pm. Come enjoy all the Museum has to offer for adults and children including the Boulder Experience Gallery (2nd Floor Gallery) showcasing the history of Boulder, and A-MAZE-D (lower level) featuring a giant cardboard maze for all ages. The Google Garage maker-space will have volunteers to help visitors tinker and create.The folks from Sphero will be here with all…

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An Evening for Members Only

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

Join us for a Members Only night celebrating ... our Members! Get a sneak-peak and curator tour of the new "Pack-It-Up" exhibit in the main gallery before it opens to the community. Free of charge. Light refreshments. Please RSVP |  303-449-3464 x 4 or booth@museumofboulder.org

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Musical Adventures

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 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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Views at the Muse

June 14 @ 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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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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