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Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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March 2018

Boulder Conversations with Howie Movshovitz

March 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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March's speaker is Howie Movshovitz, KUNC film critic and co-founder of the Denver Silent Film Festival. A long-time resident of Boulder, Howie has been reviewing films for public radio since 1976 and teaches film at the University of Colorado Denver. Check out his movie reviews here. Purchase tickets here: $10 Museum Members / $15 General Admission *includes wine and appetizers Thanks to our event sponsors: Elevations Credit Union, Flatirons Bank, First National Bank, Social & Cultural Facilities District, Tebo Properties

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April 2018

There. Here. Near. Opening Reception

April 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for the opening night of There. Here. Near., a multimedia, community-sourced art exhibition to run through the month of April.  This exhibit seeks to promote dialogue concerning Boulder’s past, present, and future in coordination with the Conference on World Affairs. Responding to a multidisciplinary call for proposals, over 20 exhibiting artists have engaged with resonant themes relevant to the Boulder community. Local creators have interwoven themes of migration, technical innovation, and the effect and affect of the natural…

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There. Here. Near. Open Gallery Hours

April 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until April 11, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Visit There. Here. Near., a multimedia, community-sourced art exhibition featuring local and CU student artists.  This exhibit seeks to promote dialogue concerning Boulder’s past, present, and future in coordination with the Conference on World Affairs. Responding to a multidisciplinary call for proposals, over 20 exhibiting artists have engaged with resonant themes relevant to the Boulder community. Local creators have interwoven themes of migration, technical innovation, and the effect and affect of the natural environment. FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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There. Here. Near. Open Gallery Hours

April 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until April 11, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Visit There. Here. Near., a multimedia, community-sourced art exhibition featuring local and CU student artists.  This exhibit seeks to promote dialogue concerning Boulder’s past, present, and future in coordination with the Conference on World Affairs. Responding to a multidisciplinary call for proposals, over 20 exhibiting artists have engaged with resonant themes relevant to the Boulder community. Local creators have interwoven themes of migration, technical innovation, and the effect and affect of the natural environment. FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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Conference on World Affairs Panel

April 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:10 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Presenting Culture Through Art Join us for a panel exploring how individuals' personal backgrounds inform their art. Moderated by: Matt Chasansky, Manager of the Office of Arts & Culture, City of Boulder. Speakers: Gregory K. Tanaka Director, Center for the Study of Democracy and Social Change • Instructor, University of San Francisco Lisa Marie Simmons Singer, Songwriter, Poet & Blogger Kayhan Irani Playwright, Community Cultural Activist, Theater of the Oppressed Trainer More information via the CWA website here.

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There. Here. Near. Open Gallery + Artist Demo

April 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Visit There. Here. Near., a multimedia, community-sourced art exhibition featuring local and CU student artists.  This exhibit seeks to promote dialogue concerning Boulder’s past, present, and future in coordination with the Conference on World Affairs. Responding to a multidisciplinary call for proposals, over 20 exhibiting artists have engaged with resonant themes relevant to the Boulder community. Local creators have interwoven themes of migration, technical innovation, and the effect and affect of the natural environment. From 11am - 1pm, experience a…

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Boulder Conversations with Adam Bradley

April 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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April’s speaker is Adam Bradley, professor of English at CU and Director of the Laboratory for Race and Popular Culture. His most recent book, The Poetry of Pop, explores the poetic artistry of popular songs, from the Beatles to Beyoncè. He’ll unlock Boulder’s hidden—and not so hidden—history in popular music, from Jello Biafra to Jewel, Common to The Chainsmokers. In ways both big and small, Boulder figures in to the life and music of some of the world’s most captivating…

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Embodied Awareness: Dance Performance + Talkback

April 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join the Museum of Boulder, The Schiff Dance Collective, and Hayden Dansky & Allison Blakeney for a night of live performance including dance and spoken word in the There. Here. Near. exhibit space. A talkback with the artists will follow the performance, and conversation will cover the issues addressed in the performance as well as what it means to make embodied art about social issues. FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Details available about the performances available here.

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May 2018

Boulder Conversations with Rafael Salgado

May 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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May's speaker is Rafael Salgado, the Executive Director of Cal-Wood Education Center. A native of Michoacan, Mexico, Rafael is a catalyst for helping under-served populations, including low-income students and Spanish-speaking families, discover how beautiful and accessible nature can be to them. Rafael will discuss his journey from Mexico to Boulder and his work on both sides of the border. Click here to purchase tickets: $10 Museum Members / $15 General Admission *includes wine and appetizers Thanks to our event sponsors: Elevations…

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Ribbon Cutting + Block Party!

May 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for our Ribbon Cutting + Block Party Celebration at the brand new Museum! Block Party in the parking lot: 1-3pm | musical performances, kids activities, community art projects + more Performances by: Block 1750 | Kids House of Joy | Gabriel Angelo | Samba Colorado Building Dedication + Ribbon Cutting: 2pm Building opens: 3pm | check out our exhibits for free: Da Vinci Machines, Sportsology, Discover NASA RSVP + invite your friends via our Facebook page +++ FREE…

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Rooftop Muse Yoga

May 23, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Engage your body and mind with the best view in Boulder! Weekly yoga classes with Eldora Meier, Wednesdays at 8:15am. Please BYO mat. Weather permitting. *Please note we CHANGED THE TIME to 8:15 due to the heat $10 members, $15 non-members. Pay as you leave. Eldora was first drawn to the practice of yoga for the physical aspects of asana, especially since her body was stiff and inflexible. It was not until the birth of her first son in 2004…

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Rooftop Muse Yoga

May 30, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Engage your body and mind with the best view in Boulder! Weekly yoga classes with Eldora Meier, Wednesdays at 8:15am. Please BYO mat. Weather permitting. *Please note we CHANGED THE TIME to 8:15 due to the heat $10 members, $15 non-members. Pay as you leave. Eldora was first drawn to the practice of yoga for the physical aspects of asana, especially since her body was stiff and inflexible. It was not until the birth of her first son in 2004…

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June 2018

Greater Boulder Memories: Photo Scanning Session

June 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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We are thrilled to give our members and neighbors the opportunity to submit historic photos for the upcoming Greater Boulder Memories: The Early Years book project. This new hardcover coffee-table book presented by The Daily Camera will feature a glimpse of the Greater Boulder area from the early years to 1939 through stunning historic photos. It will include photos from community members, plus photos carefully selected from the Museum of Boulder's collection, as well as from the following partner organizations: Carnegie…

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Rooftop Muse Yoga

June 6, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Engage your body and mind with the best view in Boulder! Weekly yoga classes with Eldora Meier, Wednesdays at 8:15am. Please BYO mat. Weather permitting. *Please note we CHANGED THE TIME to 8:15 due to the heat $10 members, $15 non-members. Pay as you leave. Eldora was first drawn to the practice of yoga for the physical aspects of asana, especially since her body was stiff and inflexible. It was not until the birth of her first son in 2004…

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Rooftop Muse Yoga

June 13, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Engage your body and mind with the best view in Boulder! Weekly yoga classes with Eldora Meier, Wednesdays at 8:15am. Please BYO mat. Weather permitting. *Please note we CHANGED THE TIME to 8:15 due to the heat $10 members, $15 non-members. Pay as you leave. Eldora was first drawn to the practice of yoga for the physical aspects of asana, especially since her body was stiff and inflexible. It was not until the birth of her first son in 2004…

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Boulder Conversations with Marc Bekoff

June 14, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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June's speaker is Marc Bekoff, a behavioral ecologist specializing in the behavior of dogs and their wild cousins and professor emeritus at CU-Boulder where he taught courses in animal behavior for more than 30 years. Marc has studied Adélie penguins in Antarctica, wild coyotes in the Grand Teton National Park, Steller's jays and Western Evening Grosbeaks in the foothills, and dogs in Nederland and at various hiking trails and dog parks around Boulder. Marc will be discussing his new book,…

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Rooftop Muse Yoga

June 20, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Engage your body and mind with the best view in Boulder! Weekly yoga classes with Eldora Meier, Wednesdays at 8:15am. Please BYO mat. Weather permitting. *Please note we CHANGED THE TIME to 8:15 due to the heat $10 members, $15 non-members. Pay as you leave. Eldora was first drawn to the practice of yoga for the physical aspects of asana, especially since her body was stiff and inflexible. It was not until the birth of her first son in 2004…

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Rooftop Muse Yoga

June 27, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Engage your body and mind with the best view in Boulder! Weekly yoga classes with Eldora Meier, Wednesdays at 8:15am. Please BYO mat. Weather permitting. *Please note we CHANGED THE TIME to 8:15 due to the heat $10 members, $15 non-members. Pay as you leave. Eldora was first drawn to the practice of yoga for the physical aspects of asana, especially since her body was stiff and inflexible. It was not until the birth of her first son in 2004…

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July 2018

No yoga for the holiday

July 4, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Rooftop Muse Yoga

July 11, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Engage your body and mind with the best view in Boulder! Weekly yoga classes with Eldora Meier, Wednesdays at 8:15am. Please BYO mat. Weather permitting. *Please note we CHANGED THE TIME to 8:15 due to the heat $10 members, $15 non-members. Pay as you leave. Eldora was first drawn to the practice of yoga for the physical aspects of asana, especially since her body was stiff and inflexible. It was not until the birth of her first son in 2004…

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Rooftop Muse Yoga

July 18, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Engage your body and mind with the best view in Boulder! Weekly yoga classes with Eldora Meier, Wednesdays at 8:15am. Please BYO mat. Weather permitting. *Please note we CHANGED THE TIME to 8:15 due to the heat $10 members, $15 non-members. Pay as you leave. Eldora was first drawn to the practice of yoga for the physical aspects of asana, especially since her body was stiff and inflexible. It was not until the birth of her first son in 2004…

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Rooftop Muse Yoga

July 25, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15am on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Engage your body and mind with the best view in Boulder! Weekly yoga classes with Eldora Meier, Wednesdays at 8:15am. Please BYO mat. Weather permitting. *Please note we CHANGED THE TIME to 8:15 due to the heat $10 members, $15 non-members. Pay as you leave. Eldora was first drawn to the practice of yoga for the physical aspects of asana, especially since her body was stiff and inflexible. It was not until the birth of her first son in 2004…

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August 2018

Listening Together Opening Reception

August 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for the Opening Reception for Listening Together: An Exploration of 40 Years Making Community-Powered Radio. This exciting all ages, highly-interactive and sensory exhibit highlights KGNU Community Radio's past, present, and future! Refreshments and light appetizers will be provided and DJ Segue of KGNU will be mixing tunes. The opening reception is free and open to the public.

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Last Call in Boulder: History of a Dry City

August 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Explore the history of Boulder from dry city through the current explosion in home brewing. Join Atlas Obscura Society Denver and the Museum of Boulder as we explore why Boulder had one of the longest unbroken prohibitions against alcohol in the U.S. We'll hear about the stills that were captured, the bootleggers who were busted, and why Boulder prohibited alcohol for an incredible 60 years. Next, we'll learn about the home brewing immersion in Boulder before finally heading to License…

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Daily Barre Class

August 18, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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The Museum of Boulder welcomes The Dailey Method Barre & Cycle Studio to the rooftop again! Join us on the rooftop for an all levels, full-bodied, and deeply engaging signature Dailey Barre class. Never done a barre class before or not sure if this is for you? Barre is a combination of principles from yoga, to pilates to orthopedic exercise that will strength and tone your muscles in a way that you have yet to experience. Focusing on smaller movements,…

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September 2018

Film Screening: Change, Jamestown after the Flood

September 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Five years after the historic flood of 2013, join us for a screening of Change, which documents the rebuilding of Jamestown, population 276, over a four year period following the epic rainfall. Witness the inevitable transformations, personal, physical and communal, that accompany the rebuilding after a flood event. Doors open: 6:00pm | check out our pop up exhibit looking back at the 2013 flood Screening begins: 6:15pm Q+A with filmmaker + community members: 6:45pm Free + open to the public!

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Boulder Conversations with Howie Movshovitz

September 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Don't miss the return of Boulder Conversations! This monthly series highlights the extraordinary residents whose contributions make Boulder the remarkable community that it is today. Participants enjoy wine and light appetizers and have an opportunity to interact with the speakers and ask questions. September's speaker is Howie Movshovitz, KUNC film critic and co-founder of the Denver Silent Film Festival. A long-time resident of Boulder, Howie has been reviewing films for public radio since 1976 and teaches film at the University…

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October 2018

Cannabis 101

October 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Curious about cannabis? We've partnered with the Atlas Obscura Society  to explore the rarely discussed history of cannabis in Colorado. During this event we'll discuss the history of cannabis in Colorado, how investment in this still illegal (at the federal level) business works, the countless laws that regulate how we consume cannabis, and fascinating facts such as the strange connection between marijuana and sugar beets. Cannabis historians, budtenders, and entrepreneurs will lead us through the good, the bad, and the…

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Open Studios Preview Exhibit Reception

October 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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​Check out artwork from over 100 local artists at the Open Studios Preview Exhibition Reception. See a piece from each artist participating in the 2018 Open Studios Tour, grab a catalog and plan your weekend studio visits. + hosted bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres + suggested donation at the door $15 photo: detail of "Wilderness" by Alissa Davies

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Indigenize Your Eyes Exhibit Reception

October 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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In honor of Indigenous Peoples Day, join us for a reception with the talented youth artists responsible for the Indigenize Your Eyes photo exhibit. Hear from the eight native artists about their process and inspiration. Indigenize Your Eyes is a participatory photography project intended to raise awareness of the history and current status of American Indians in Boulder. This project gives voice and empowering storytelling skills to local Native Americans in our community. Partnering with notable indigenous storyteller Josue Rivas…

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Boulder Conversations with Violeta Chapin

October 10, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Don't miss the October installment of Boulder Conversations! This monthly series highlights the extraordinary residents whose contributions make Boulder the remarkable community that it is today. Participants enjoy wine and light appetizers and have an opportunity to interact with the speakers and ask questions. October's speaker is Violeta Chapin, CU professor of Law. Violeta teaches the Criminal and Immigration Defense Clinic where she and her students support and defend undocumented students and other members of our immigrant community as the…

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Legacy of Standing Rock Panel

October 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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This year’s Chief Niwot Series explores the myths and realities of Native American relationships with the land, especially in the context of current challenges over resource development, climate change, and water rights, toward a fuller understanding of environmental, cultural, and economic realities. Join us for a panel discussion to explore the legacy of the Standing Rock movement to protect water sources from the Dakota Access Pipeline. Panelists will share their experiences as part of the protests and what the movement…

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Pumpkin Palooza!

October 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join the Museum of Boulder and Color Me Mine to pick and paint a ceramic pumpkin at the Museum’s indoor pumpkin patch. For kids and adults. Registration is not required. Various pumpkin sizes available as well as other spooky items to paint! Prices vary depending on piece selected. Saturday, October 20, 1:00-4:00pm Pumpkin prices vary depending on size. For kids and kids at heart!

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U-Fix-It Clinic

October 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Something broken? Learn how to fix it from with help from volunteer fix-it coaches at the Boulder U-Fix-It Clinic. The clinic is free! And, if you want to visit the Museum before or after the clinic, admission is available at a 50% discount for clinic participants. For this special clinic, we are encouraging participants to bring items that are part of Boulder's history. The Museum of Boulder will be capturing any stories you would like to share about your belongings.…

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Open Space Visions Opening Reception

October 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for a reception to open the watercolor exhibit Open Space Visions. Explore Boulder’s landscapes and vistas through the watercolor and oil works of Molly Davis, a local landscape painter. After the 2013 flood, Molly set out to paint every trail on the City of Boulder’s Open Space system as a visual documentary of the impact that this event had on the land. She completed 260 works in “plein aire” by hiking and backpacking hundreds of miles. Exhibit open…

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November 2018

Boulder Conversations with Dr. Oakleigh Thorne

November 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Don't miss the November installment of Boulder Conversations! This monthly series highlights the extraordinary residents whose contributions make Boulder the remarkable community that it is today. Participants enjoy wine and light appetizers and have an opportunity to interact with the speakers and ask questions. November's speaker is Dr. Oakleigh Thorne, II, founder of Thorne Nature Experience, a local non-profit organization that has been connecting youth to nature for more than six decades. A lifelong lover of the outdoors and passionate…

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The Judge | Documentary Screening

November 9, 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for a free screening of the award-winning documentary The Judge in partnership with the Boulder-Nablus Sister City Project. When she was a young lawyer, Kholoud Al-Faqih walked into the office of Palestine’s Chief Justice and announced she wanted to join the bench. He laughed at her. Just a few years later, Kholoud became the first woman judge appointed to the Middle East’s Shari’a courts. Her story offers a unique portrait of Judge Kholoud: her brave journey as a lawyer…

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Open Space Visions Presentation + Book Signing

November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for a presentation and book signing by Molly Davis. Molly will discuss the concept of vision and what sustained that vision to the completion of the show “Open Space Visions” with paintings of all the trails on the Open Space system in Boulder. The book which accompanies the show is a compilation of interviews, stories and all the paintings in a show that were designed to tell the story of the first 50 years of preserving open space…

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The Boulder Experience | Opening Day

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the opening of our permanent exhibit, the Boulder Experience! We are excited to welcome the community into the newest addition to the Museum that explores the history of innovation in Boulder through an immersive, multi-media experience. To make the day even more special, we'll have a variety of performances and activities throughout the Museum for all ages. Learn more about Boulder's open spaces in our first-floor gallery with Wild Bear Nature Center and Boulder's Open…

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December 2018

Meet the Artist: Molly Davis of Open Space Visions

December 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Meet the artist behind the Open Space Visions exhibit, Molly Davis. A local landscape painter, Molly set out to paint every trail on the City of Boulder’s Open Space system as a visual documentary of the impact the 2013 Flood had on the land. She completed 260 works in “plein aire” by hiking and backpacking hundreds of miles. Boulder became the first city in the nation to tax itself to buy open space in 1967 and this project also became a…

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Boulder Conversations with Koel Thomae

December 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Don't miss the final Boulder Conversations of 2018! This monthly series highlights the extraordinary residents whose contributions make Boulder the remarkable community that it is today. Participants enjoy wine and light appetizers and have an opportunity to interact with the speakers and ask questions. In December we will be joined by Koel Thomae, the co-founder of noosa yoghurt. On a trip home to Australia, Koel discovered a locally made yoghurt at a corner shop and one taste inspired her to…

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January 2019

Free Family Day / Día de Los Reyes

January 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us to ring in 2019 and celebrate Three Kings Day / Día de Los Reyes with a free day at the Museum! From 10am - 5pm, enjoy free admission to all Museum exhibits, plus: music, snacks, and crafts. Make wishes for 2019, enjoy a community piñata showcase, and explore the Museum with your family. Artwork by Natalie Kowalski  

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Boulder Conversations with Hayden Dansky

January 10 @ 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 of conversation with Hayden Dansky, community organizer and co-founder and Executive Director of Boulder Food Rescue. They will be discussing why they started Boulder Food Rescue, which has redistributed over 2.6 million pounds of healthy food to families in Boulder over the last seven years, and how as a poet and performance artist they use art to express their intersectional experience in the world. Also learn about their community organizing work with the Boulder County Healthy Eating Active Living…

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Becoming American: An Immigration Film and Discussion Series

January 22 @ 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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The Art of Solving a Cold Case | SOLD OUT!

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! To add your name to the wait list, please use the ticket link below. Indulge your inner detective and learn how cold cases are solved! 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? Join Atlas Obscura Society, the Museum of Boulder, and Boulder County Cold Case Detective Steve Ainsworth for an evening of real-life cases and the…

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Becoming American: An Immigration Film and Discussion Series

January 29 @ 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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February 2019

Valentine Palooza

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join the Museum of Boulder and Color Me Mine to pick and paint a ceramic Valentine for your sweetie or to show your love for a family member or friend. What's not to LOVE about hearts? For kids and adults. Registration is not required. Valentine prices vary depending on size. For kids and kids at heart!

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Becoming American: An Immigration Film and Discussion Series

February 5 @ 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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Boulder Conversations with Bobby Stuckey

February 6 @ 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 Bobby Stuckey, the Owner of and Master Sommelier at Frasca Food and Wine. Learn how this award-winning restaurateur helped put Boulder on the culinary map and find out what inspired his culinary and hospitality career. A veteran of The Little Nell in Aspen, CO and The French Laundry in Youtville, CA, Bobby opened Frasca with Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson in 2004. He has since launched Scarpetta Wines, Pizzeria Locale Boulder, and Tavernetta in Denver. Doors open: 5:30pm…

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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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Becoming American: An Immigration Film and Discussion Series

February 19 @ 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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The Art of Solving a Cold Case – SOLD OUT!

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT | use the link below to add your name to the wait list Back by popular demand - our first event sold out in record time, so we're having an encore! Indulge your inner detective and learn how cold cases are solved! 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? Join Atlas Obscura Society, the Museum of…

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Becoming American: An Immigration Film and Discussion Series

February 26 @ 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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March 2019

Alice Holubar, Kiddie Packs, and Frostline DIY Kits: Gender and Families in the Colorado Outdoor Industry

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us to explore the sometimes overlooked and frequently misunderstood accomplishments of Boulder's women this March. Colorado’s outdoorswomen helped to shape the modern culture of outdoor recreation. Alice Holubar, who owned the Boulder-based Holubar Mountaineering in the 1960s, was renowned as an equipment designer and community builder. Margaret Hansson ushered in a new generation of kids into the woods with her design for the Gerry Kiddie Carrier. And while a catalog for a Frostline Do-It-Yourself kit from the 1970s claimed…

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Inclusipedia Edit-a-thon

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Did you know that fewer than 18% of Wikipedia biographical pages are for women? Become part of the movement to include more female voices in history by learning how to add Wikipedia pages for Boulder women overlooked by this massive open-source reference. For the last year we’ve been working hard on Wikis for women and people of color from Boulder’s past and present. You can check out what we've been up to in this recent 5280 article.  At this Edit-A-Thon, we’ll teach…

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CANCELED: Boulder Conversations with Colleen Cannon

March 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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+++This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled as soon as possible+++ Join us for an evening with Colleen Cannon, former professional triathlete and CEO and founder of Women’s Quest, a multi sport fitness retreat providing athletic and holistic training for women worldwide. Find out how Colleen unintentionally entered her first triathlon in college, placed second, and thus began her career on the triathlon circuit. A former World and National Champion, Colleen now spends her time helping women find happiness through joyful…

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Film Screening | “Pioneers”

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us to explore the sometimes overlooked and frequently misunderstood accomplishments of Boulder's women this March. Capturing the social, racial and gender dynamics of a defining era in American history (1870-1970), 'Pioneers' tells the stories of four Colorado women artists who courageously confronted social stigma and prejudice in their pursuit of equal opportunity and artistic expression. Helen Henderson Chain, Jean Wirt Sherwood, Muriel Sibell Wolle, and Eve Drewelowe - their stories exemplify the important influence that women have had on…

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April 2019

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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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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Wolf Restoration to Colorado: What Does the Science Tell Us?

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us for a conversation with Colorado State University Professors Dr. Kevin Crooks and Dr. Becky Niemiec. Learn more about the biological and social science factors behind wolf restoration in Colorado and experience the Living with Wolves exhibit currently on display. We’ll also be screening the award-winning short documentary Canis Lupus Colorado. Refreshments included. FREE + OPEN to the PUBLIC

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Inclusipedia | Drop-in Editing + Training

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Did you know that fewer than 18% of Wikipedia biographical pages are for women? Become part of the movement to include more diverse voices in history by learning how to add Wikipedia pages for Boulder women and people of color overlooked by this massive open-source reference. At this drop-in session, we’ll teach you how to: + set up a Wikipedia account + add details to existing pages + conduct research to help us with new pages Bring a laptop to…

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2019 Annual Membership Meeting

April 23 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

Museum of Boulder’s Annual Membership Meeting* Tuesday, April 23, 2018, 5:15-7:15pm Museum of Boulder, Tebo Center, 2205 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302 Featuring Keynote Speaker Polly E. Bugros McLean Author of "Remembering Lucile: A Virginia Family’s Rise from Slavery and a Legacy Forged a Mile High" 5:15-5:45pm | Wine & Cheese Reception 5:45pm | Welcome, Ken Wilson, President of the Board 6:00pm | Honoring of Retiring Trustees and Welcome to new Trustees 6:20pm | Museum of Boulder, Angelique Espinoza, Interim Executive…

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May 2019

FREE DAY at the Museum!

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

Downtown Boulder Partnership and the Museum of Boulder are pleased to announce FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, May 5th from 10:00am-5:00pm. Come enjoy all the Museum has to offer for adults and children including include Living with Wolves (Main Gallery), Dinosaurs: Lane of Fire and Ice (Garden Level Gallery) and the Boulder Experience Gallery (2nd Floor Gallery) showcasing the history of Boulder. The Google Garage makerspace will have volunteers to help visitors tinker and create. From 1-5pm, Color…

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Musical Adventures

May 6 @ 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

May 10 @ 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 | Salsa + Soul Free admission for Museum members | General admission $8-10…

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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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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

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 | Salsa + Soul Free admission for Museum members | General admission $8-10…

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Film Screening: The Quiet Force

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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As part of the Colorado Latinx Festival 2019, join us for a free screening of The Quiet Force, a feature film that investigates the human and economic impact of Hispanic immigrants living in ski towns— specifically, Mammoth, Vail, and Jackson—where they comprise 30% (or more) of the local population. Watch the trailer here. Brought to you by the Colorado Latinx Festival and FWD.us. FREE + OPEN to the PUBLIC  

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Musical Adventures

June 22 @ 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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Poison: The Perfect Murder Weapon?

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Explore the world of death by poison from a forensic point of view. Every true crime aficionado knows poisons can be the ultimate stealth murder weapon. Deaths can easily be attributed to illness or other natural causes, and, in some cases, years may pass before a poison death is identified and an investigation is initiated—if it's ever identified at all. Join Atlas Obscura Denver for an in-depth discussion with a seasoned toxicologist about the crucial role of forensic science in…

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Preschool Paleontologists

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

A real paleontologist will show your young learner the tricks of the trade with awesome paleontology projects! The Preschool Paleontologists will be learning about prehistoric animals that lived in Colorado millions of years ago. Students will be able to touch real fossils and see tools that actual paleontologists use every day. They will dig for fossils, make fossils to take home, and create an extinction-causing volcano! Facilitator: Lizzie Reinthal is a paleo-botanist-turned-preschool teacher who has worked in the field and done…

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July 2019

FREE Sunday @ MUSE

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

The Museum of Boulder is pleased to announce FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, July 7th 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, and Pack-It-Up (Main Gallery) to explore real stories of voyages from Boulder’s past and present.  The Google Garage maker-space will have volunteers to help…

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Views at the Muse

July 12 @ 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 | Salsa + Soul Free admission for Museum members | General admission $8-10…

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Preschool Paleontologists

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

A real paleontologist will show your young learner the tricks of the trade with awesome paleontology projects! The Preschool Paleontologists will be learning about prehistoric animals that lived in Colorado millions of years ago. Students will be able to touch real fossils and see tools that actual paleontologists use every day. They will dig for fossils, make fossils to take home, and create an extinction-causing volcano! Facilitator: Lizzie Reinthal is a paleo-botanist-turned-preschool teacher who has worked in the field and done…

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Inclusipedia | Drop-in Editing + Training

July 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Did you know that fewer than 18% of Wikipedia biographical pages are for women? Become part of the movement to include more diverse voices in history by learning how to add Wikipedia pages for Boulder women and people of color overlooked by this massive open-source reference. At this drop-in session, we’ll explain our Inclusipedia project and teach you how to: + set up a Wikipedia account + add details to existing pages + conduct research to help us with new pages Bring…

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Last Call in Boulder: History of a Dry City

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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After more than a decade of bootlegging and illegal underground booze production, Prohibition was officially repealed across the United States in 1933. So how in the world did Boulder, Colorado, manage to maintain its status as a dry city for a whopping 34 years more? Join Atlas Obscura and the Museum of Boulder as we explore the city's evolution from the holder of one of the longest unbroken prohibitions against alcohol in the United States to its current status as…

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August 2019

Views at the Muse

August 9 @ 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 | Salsa + Soul Free admission for Museum members | General admission $8-10…

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Preschool Paleontologists

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

A real paleontologist will show your young learner the tricks of the trade with awesome paleontology projects! The Preschool Paleontologists will be learning about prehistoric animals that lived in Colorado millions of years ago. Students will be able to touch real fossils and see tools that actual paleontologists use every day. They will dig for fossils, make fossils to take home, and create an extinction-causing volcano! Facilitator: Lizzie Reinthal is a paleo-botanist-turned-preschool teacher who has worked in the field and done…

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Opening Reception: Boulder Through the Decades

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join us to celebrate our newest exhibit in the Lodge: “Boulder Through the Decades” by Jonathan Machen. Comprising over 40 works in oil, watercolor, pen-and-ink and plein-air pencil and chalk studies, this exhibit is a wide-ranging artistic study of Boulder’s natural and architectural environment. Boulder has been Jonathan Machen’s home since he arrived from Los Alamos, New Mexico as a freshman at the University of Colorado in 1982. A love of both architecture and nature has inspired Jonathan to sink…

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Meet our new Executive Director | Lori Preston

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

The Museum of Boulder is pleased to announce that it has hired Lori Preston as its new Executive Director. Join us on Sunday evening, August 18th between 5:00pm and 7:00pm for a meet and greet. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the community. RSVP's encouraged by emailing booth@museumofboulder.org. Want to learn more about Lori? Click Here

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