Welcome to History Colorado’s Press Room. Here you will find information and resources for the press related to History Colorado museums and sites, the Office of Archaeology & Historic Preservation, and the History Colorado State Historical Fund.
Denver, Colo. (June 10, 2022) — Beer lovers are invited to get tickets to the “Brewsology Brewfest” at the History Colorado Center on June 18, 2022 from 7 to 11 p.m., with an early admission ticket tier starting at 6 p.m.
DENVER — June 15, 2022 — History Colorado’s State Historical Fund (SHF) announces a newly completed grant round that provides nearly $850,000 in grant funding for preservation efforts in 17 counties across the state
Denver, Colo. (June 1, 2022) — On June 6, 2022, from 2:45pm to 3:30pm, visitors to the History Colorado Center are invited to meet the Navy crew of the U.S.S. Coloradonuclear-powered-attack submarine. Attendees will learn about living aboard it for long durations of time. The meet and greet will take place in the Stephen H. Hart Research Center on the 2nd floor of the History Colorado Center and is included with a general admission ticket.
Denver, Colo. (May 26, 2022) — June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. History Colorado’s highlights for June include remarkable exhibits and events including four Pride Month efforts. Our highlights also include news about our new 18 and under admission policy and info about a big grant to create new insight into historical Colorado.
PUEBLO, Colo., (May 24, 2022) – Steel City: 1980-2004 will open at History Colorado’s El Pueblo History Museum on June 10, chronicling and highlighting a defining period in the city’s history as steelworkers and their families fought for labor rights and held their community together during often desperate times. As one of the museum’s core exhibits, Steel City spans more than two decades during which the steel industry, which was foundational to the region’s economy, collapsed nationwide, and Pueblo steel workers initiated a historic labor strike.
Denver, Colo. (May 25, 2022) — Families looking for fun activities this summer need to look no further. Effective Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 28, 2022, with no expiration date, History Colorado is now offering free general admission to kids ages 18 and under throughout the year at its seven museums across Colorado. From historic homes to adobe forts, each museum tells the intriguing tale of Colorado’s many cultures and prominent figures through thought-provoking interactive exhibits and events.
DENVER — May 23, 2022 — On June 3, 2022 from 6 to 7:30pm, the public is invited to a free evening presentation at the History Colorado Center to learn more about the historic Colorado mountain resort for African-American families, “Lincoln Hills.” 2022 is believed to be the 100th anniversary of the resort’s creation. The presentation will be given by renowned Judge Gary Jackson, and his sister Dr. Kimberle Jackson-Butler. They will give a personal first-hand account about growing up at the resort at their family’s cabin they still own today.
DENVER — May 4, 2022 — On the eve of Cinco de Mayo, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named the historic Chicano/a/x Community Murals of Colorado across the state to its 2022 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The Chicano/a/x community murals illuminate an often untold, overlooked, or erased history in cities where Hispanos, Chicanos, and Mexican Americans were key to their development. Although the exact number is unknown, it is believed that more than 40 historic Chicano/a/x community murals exist across the state of Colorado, including the Denver region, Greeley, Pueblo, and San Luis.