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Fort Garland, Colo. (May 6, 2019) ━ Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center will be hosting two New Skills Classes this month. Both will focus on fiber art, with one teaching attendees about wool dyeing, and the second providing lessons on yarn spinning. Each class will be hosted at the Fort Garland Museum, located at 29477 Highway 159 in Fort Garland, Colorado.
Fort Garland, Colo. (May 6, 2019) ━ The Borderlands of Southern Colorado lecture series continues on Saturday, May 11, starting at 2 pm at Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center, located at 29477 Highway 159 in Fort Garland.
PUEBLO, Colo. (April 30, 2019) – History Colorado is seeking volunteers for its Colorado Service Learning Council (CSLC) Summer Associates, a 10 week AmeriCorps VISTA program that engages volunteers in intensive service experiences.
FORT GARLAND, Colo. (April 22, 2019) — History Colorado announces the appointment of Eric Carpio to the position of director of the Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center. Carpio has worked as the philanthropy officer for community museums for History Colorado since 2017, where he has led fundraising efforts for eight museums and historic sites around the state.
DENVER, Colo. (April 19, 2019) – The History Colorado Center has opened a new art display featuring contemporary indigenous artists and their creative expression as a response to living without borders. The project is a collaboration with the Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area that represents three counties in New Mexico. The exhibit opened on April 13 and will close on Sept. 2, 2019.
TRINIDAD, Colo., April 15, 2019 – The iconic Borderlands of Southern Colorado exhibition that opened almost one year ago at the El Pueblo History Museum will expand to the Trinidad History Museum with Borderlands of Southern Colorado: Remedios, Medicine and Health. Opening on May 3, this exhibit continues to focus on the borderlands while introducing a new theme that explores the intersections of health, culture, heritage, spirituality and landscapes through stories that are relevant to the Trinidad, southern Colorado and northern New Mexico community.
DENVER (April 15, 2019) — To blend Colorado history with an enlightening and relatable experience, History Colorado Center will open its spring exhibition Beer Here! Brewing the New West on May 18, 2019, coinciding with American Craft Beer Week.The exhibit – sponsored by Ball Corporation and Coors Brewing Company – brings Colorado history to life, from the Gold Rush, immigration and early days of Prohibition to the growth of the outdoor industry and insight into contemporary customs – told through the story of beer.