InSights & InPerson programs, developed by curatorial and collections staff, offer history lovers the opportunity to hear in person from individuals making history matter. Find out about the many ways to use and access History Colorado’s permanent collection, gather research tips, learn about caring for historic materials, and even take courses on professional museum practices. Learn about the program offerings of InSights & InPerson below.
InSights & InPerson: How-To is a series which focuses on sharing collection resources and staff expertise in workshops, tutorials, and lectures so that you can connect with History Colorado’s collection and learn to better care for your own pieces of history.
Meet The Collection
Curious about History Colorado’s collection? Join us for Meet the Collection, a program meant to inspire, spark conversation and connect people with The Collection. This is a unique chance to see and interact with some rare, beautiful, unusual and sometimes common items with significant stories to tell. You'll have the opportunity to meet with staff, donors, conservators, content experts or others that care for, and find inspiration from, History Colorado’s 15 million plus items representing 13,000 years of human history in our state.
History Colorado is excited to offer a new professional series-- Museum Basics. This series is designed for those who work or volunteer at cultural institutions such as museums, libraries, and archives, as well as graduate students interested in the same line of work. Courses cover a variety of topics and are perfect for those looking to gain a better understanding of the basics of working in cultural institutions.
Bring the excitement of discovery and exploration home with you through one of History Colorado's Learning Kits. Learning kits are ideal for those interested in learning museum techniques for preserving and caring for objects that are important to them, such as family heirlooms. Depending on the kit, materials are either available for purchase or rent
Questions about InSights & InPerson programs or kits? Email us at email@example.com