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DENVER(February 26, 2020) – History Colorado is seeking applicants for the K2H Civic Futures AmeriCorps Program to help expand educational opportunities for Colorado students through the agency’s museums statewide. The K2H Americorps program supports civic learning and engagement programs in K-12 or community-based sites.
PUEBLO, Colo.(February 17, 2020) – The second meeting of the Grandparents As Caregivers Focus Group will meet on Monday, February 25 at El Pueblo History Museum from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. All grandparents who are caregivers are invited to attend and provide information on what assistance they want or need, to ensure that upcoming support programs meet the needs of the community. These meetings will continue monthly through a partnership between El Pueblo History Museum and EPIC Pueblo.
PLATTEVILLE, Colo. (February 10, 2020) – The opening of the newest exhibit at Fort Vasquez Museum, titled Frontiers of Fortune: Economic Booms and the Peopling of the South Platte Valley, 1840-2020 and Beyond, has been delayed. The exhibit will now open to the public on Tuesday, February 25th.
DENVER, Colo. (February 10, 2020) — The Women’s Vote Centennial Colorado // 2020, America’s most comprehensive statewide commemoration of the largest voting-rights expansion in US history, opens a must-see exhibit in Denver next month.
PUEBLO, Colo.(February 5, 2020) – El Pueblo History Museum will host a special celebration commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters of Pueblo. This celebration will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 15.
DENVER, Colo. (January 30, 2020) — Today, History Colorado announced the start of a new Rocky Mountain Center for Preservation (RMCP)—a dynamic preservation education center, headquartered in Leadville at the Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin. The Center will create and oversee a preservation education program open to the general public, and serve as a resource for preservation information and training to homeowners, business owners, developers, students, and interested novices across the state and region.
DENVER, Colo. (January 23, 2020)—The History Colorado Center welcomes New York Times bestselling author and human rights advocate Carol Anderson on Wednesday, February 12 for its inspiring speaker series.