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Food Access in Boulder, CO

Open through November

In 2019, 1 in 9 residents of Boulder County were considered food insecure. A high cost of living exacerbates the gap between federal poverty guidelines and a living wage. This exhibit, developed in partnership with Boulder Food Rescue, showcases the findings from research they recently published. Discover some of the …

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eTown Nick and Helen

Celebrating 30 Years | eTown, A National Treasure

JULY 17TH, 2021 - OCTOBER 4TH, 2021

In April of 2021 the locally created, world-renowned radio/podcast program produced by the multimedia nonprofit, eTown, celebrated 30 years and was inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame. From July 17th through October 4th, 2021, the Museum of Boulder and eTown present an exhibit of archival memorabilia, including historic photographs, …

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Memorial Crane Project

MEMORIAL CRANE PROJECT

APRIL 13, 2021 - SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

I created the Memorial Crane Project as a way to honor the victims of the Coronavirus. I started folding Origami Cranes in May of 2020 to help me process and contemplate the volume of the Souls we were losing from the Pandemic. On May 14, 2020 the number ticked up …

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Drawing Parallels

DRAWING PARALLELS: COMMUNITY ART & ARTIFACTS FROM 2020

OCTOBER 30TH, 2020 – SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2021

2020 has been a year of chaos and quiet. In our fall exhibit, Drawing Parallels: Community Art & Artifacts from 2020, we invite you to explore the relationships among simultaneous, sweeping events — from world wars, to movements for civil rights, to pandemics — in Boulder’s past and present. Drawing …

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Boulder Experience Gallery

BOULDER EXPERIENCE GALLERY

ONGOING

The Boulder Experience exhibition is a space for people to engage with the breadth of the innovation that was developed in Boulder and its impact on the world. Visitors are guided through displays, interactives and multimedia experiences that cover the history of Boulder from the earliest days of Native American …

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Girl with red dress playing with gears

PLAYZEUM

ONGOING

What if forests were made of rainbows, every step made music, and you could design the world however you wanted? Explore a wonderland straight from your imagination at Playzeum! Play serves a deep and important purpose: It provides a way to explore the world, try out new ideas, and collaborate …

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Man with child building with legos

GOOGLE GARAGE – EXPLORE TECH

ONGOING, REVOLVING ACTIVITIES

A creative space for messing about! The Google Garage is based on the idea that children learn best when they get to explore, create, experiment, and follow their natural curiosities – just messing about. Play music by touching colors, build your own robots and train them what to do and build …

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Music Buffs

Music Buffs: A Century of Music at CU

OCTOBER 7, 2021 - NOVEMBER 28, 2021

In 2020, the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder celebrated its 100th anniversary. The Museum of Boulder is partnering with the College of Music to bring you the history of this beloved part of Boulder. How did a single piano in Old Main grow into a thriving …

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B.E.A.T. Exhibit

B.E.A.T. | Boulder Experiments in Art and Technology

OCTOBER 30TH, 2021

B.E.A.T. is a gathering of artists, biologists and technologists. Led by Jiffer Harriman, PhD., brilliant collaborators, sharing past and emerging work, will create a unique exhibit at the Museum of Boulder beginning October 30, 2021. One of the emerging themes of this show is the tension between the benefits that …

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Arroyo Family

VOCES VIVAS: STORIES FROM THE LATINO COMMUNITY IN BOULDER COUNTY, PAST AND PRESENT

February, 2022 - March, 2023

El condado de Boulder es hogar de diversas comunidades latinas e hispanas. En el Museo de Boulder estamos preparando una exhibición comunitaria dedicada a la historia hispana y latina del condado. ¡Necesitamos de su ayuda! Si usted vive o trabaja en el condado de Boulder y pertenece a la comunidad …

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