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 State Historical Fund.
For information regarding History Colorado or the History Colorado Center, please contact John Eding.
For information regarding archaeology, historic preservation or the State Historical Fund, please contact Philip Clapham.
For information regarding our community museums, please contact Zach Werkowitch.
To request historic images from the History Colorado collection, please contact the Stephen H. Hart Research Center's photo librarian.
To request an image of History Colorado's museums, sites and preservation programs, please email the PR Office or access our online media kit on Dropbox(free to sign up).
DENVER, Colo. (AUGUST 2, 2019)—More than 2,500 guests visited Colorado’s flagship history museum in downtown Denver on Thursday, August 1, to celebrate Colorado Day. The official 143rd birthday party for the Centennial State featured more than 20 partner attractions at History Colorado Center. Presenting sponsor Denver7 also supported the celebration’s first-ever outdoor block party.
DENVER, Colo. (JULY 25, 2019)—On Colorado Day, Aug. 1, Dr. William Wei, Ph.D., professor of history at the University of Colorado in Boulder, will begin his one-year position as the official State Historian and leader of History Colorado’s State Historian’s Council, succeeding noted historian and author Dr. Tom Noel.
DENVER, Colo. (JULY 23, 2019)—Twenty-two Colorado families that have owned and operated their farms and ranches for 100 years or more will be honored at the 33rd annual Centennial Farms & Ranches ceremony on Friday, August 23 at 1 p.m. at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.
DENVER, Colo. (July 15, 2019) – The Centennial State celebrates its 143rd birthday on Thursday, August 1. More than 20 partner attractions—from alpacas to art cars to Smokey Bear—come together at History Colorado Center to create an epic day worthy of this momentous occasion.
DENVER, Colo. (June 27, 2019) – The great outdoors are coming in out of the rain, heat, ticks, and traffic this summer at History Colorado Center. Starting this Saturday, June 29, through September 2, the museum’s Summer Camp In provides an idyllic alternative to sunburns and storms.
TRINIDAD, Colo. (June 24, 2019) – Music on the Lawn continues at Trinidad History Museum, 312 E Main St., Trinidad, Colorado. Live music will be performed on the Bloom Lawn every other Friday until August 23.
TRINIDAD, Colo. (June 20, 2019) – History Colorado has opened the application period for an upcoming Creative in Residence opportunity at Trinidad History Museum. With Trinidad’s emergence as a thriving arts community, this program provides a space for artists to create and share their talent with the local community. This particular residency will run from September to October 2019.
FORT GARLAND, Colo. (June 19, 2019) – History Colorado invites the community to a special celebration at the Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center on Monday, June 24, to celebrate the 161st anniversary of the founding of the Fort in 1858. The museum will offer free admission and 10% off gift shop purchases all day long. All visitors are welcome.