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1968 Exhibit Opens February 7 at the History Colorado Center Major traveling exhibit will explore twelve months of relentless, culture-shifting, life-changing, memory-stamping events.
DENVER, December 17 – The year 1968 was a turning point for a generation coming of age and a nation at war, the aftermath which can still be felt today. The1968 Exhibit is coming to Denver in February 2015. Hosted by History Colorado, this must-see exhibit brings to life this pivotal American year through photographs, artifacts, vintage pop culture items and interactive experiences.
History Colorado Wraps Up 2014 with Winter Break FREE Days for Students
Begins 2015 with a Brisk Schedule of Programs and Events
DENVER, Dec. 15 – History Colorado reaches broad and diverse audiences with educational exhibits and programs, award-winning publications and access to historic collections and serves as an invaluable research facility for historians and researchers throughout the country. Civic engagement is at the heart of History Colorado’s statewide mission and is accomplished through a variety of public programs and partnerships, educational outreach and online resources that enrich Colorado classrooms throughout the state. Over the holidays and into 2015, History Colorado will hold a brisk schedule of film screenings, lectures, free days and events.
Time is Running Out to See RACE: Are We So Different?
History Colorado Hosts This High Impact Exhibit Through January 4, 2015
DENVER, Dec. 11 -- The classic image of America — a melting pot in which differences of race, wealth, religion and nationality are submerged in democracy — is being replaced by a prevailing attitude that celebrates difference and abandons assimilation. While this upsurge in ethnic awareness and diversity has had many healthy consequences, race remains an open wound in the United States today. This wound has been further inflamed by recent events in Ferguson, MO and Staten Island, NY, among others.
History Colorado and KGNU Partner on Forced Busing & Desegregation Series
Calling All Riders Directly Affected by Busing and Integration in Denver Public Schools between 1965-95
DENVER, December 4 – History Colorado is partnering with KGNU Radio to interview students, teachers, parents and community members who were directly affected by busing and integration in the Denver Public Schools between 1965 and 1995. These “oral histories” will be aired on KGNU daily at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. during the station’s morning and afternoon Sound Alternatives program.
History Colorado Lecture Series on Race: Are We So Different?
December 9 Panel Explores How Race and Privilege Impact the World of the Arts
DENVER, December 2 -- No story of race and human variation in this country is complete without an understanding of how race and privilege impact our lives in the world of the arts. History Colorado explores this topic on December 9 as part of its lecture series and companion programming to its groundbreaking exhibit RACE: Are We So Different? The race exhibit runs through January 4, 2015 at the History Colorado Center in Denver
Between Two Worlds: The Life and Art of Eugene Standingbear
DENVER, Nov. 20 – History Colorado will host a special lecture and presentation on the Eugene Standingbear collection on Monday, November 24, from 1-2 p.m. at the History Colorado Center at 1200 Broadway. History Colorado received more than 300 drawings by Sioux artist Eugene George Standingbear, a gift to Jennifer Okada from the artist in the 1970s.
History Colorado Hires Deborah Radman as PR Director
DENVER, Nov. 18 – History Colorado announced today that the organization has hired long-time public relations veteran, Deborah Radman, as its Public Relations Director. The appointment of Radman was effective November 1.