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DENVER — January 24, 2023— On January 28, season two of History Colorado’sBlaxplanation series launches with a goal of telling “Black History, From the Black Perspective, Beyond Slavery.” This year’s series features compelling events such as a film screening of the award winning documentary The Holly, intimate conversations on gang violence, an exploration of the historic Five Points neighborhood, and a discussion of Black representation in pop culture.
DENVER — January 23, 2023 —History Colorado is overjoyed to announce that John Fielder, landscape photographer, renowned conservationist, and nature writer, has donated his life's work to the people of Colorado. History Colorado will serve as the steward of this collection of more than 5,000 photographs which immortalize the landscapes of every county in the state. This collection was distilled from the more than 200,000 photographs taken by Fielder over the last 50 years and will be digitized and cataloged by History Colorado to make it easily accessible and searchable by the public.
EN ESPAÑOL | DENVER — January 17, 2023 — Pages from the original Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, a document which transformed this part of the world forever by significantly expanding the United States and setting the stage for Colorado’s statehood, will be exhibited in Denver for the first time ever.
DENVER — January 10, 2023 — The 2023 applications for Colorado’s Centennial Farms & Ranches program have opened. Centennial Farms & Ranches program, a joint initiative of History Colorado and the Colorado Department of Agriculture, honors the contributions of the state’s ranching and farming families who have withstood the pressures of growth, changes in farming methods, drought, and economic conditions to preserve important pieces of our state's commercial and cultural history.
DENVER (December 29, 2022) — History Colorado is excited to announce a number of ongoing series for the new year. With a new season of our critically acclaimed podcast, discussions of the ways women have changed history, and explorations of the stories and achievements of Black Coloradans, 2023 presents multiple ways for Coloradans to deepen your appreciation for the rich and diverse history of the Centennial State.
DENVER — December 20, 2022 —History Colorado is happy to announce the return of its Tours and Treks adventure series and release a full schedule of exciting outings for 2023. With events going back 50+ years, Tours and Treks is one of History Colorado’s longest running series and consistently offers an assortment of expeditions to enrich our understanding of the history of Colorado and beyond.