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 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.
CONTACTO DE PRENSA:
Lucha Martínez de Luna
Director de Chicano/a/x Community Murals of Colorado
720-469-1834 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Fotos de murales para medios disponibles en: http://tinyurl.com/colomurals
DENVER — 4 de mayo de 2022 — En la víspera del Cinco de Mayo, el National Trust for Historic Preservation [Fideicomiso Nacional para la Preservación Histórica] nombró a los históricos Murales Comunitarios Chicano/a/x de Colorado en todo el estado en su lista del 2022 de los 11 Lugares Históricos Más Amenazados de Estados Unidos. Los murales de la comunidad Chicano/a/x iluminan una historia a menudo no contada, pasada por alto o borrada en ciudades donde los Hispanos, Chicanos y Mexicoamericanos fueron clave para su desarrollo. Aunque se desconoce el número exacto, se cree que existen más de 40 murales históricos de la comunidad Chicana/a/x en todo el estado de Colorado, incluyendo las regiones de Denver, Greeley, Pueblo y San Luis.
Denver, Colo. (April 27, 2022) — History Colorado’s highlights for May 2022 include news of two big National Endowment for the Humanities grants which will renew our celebrated podcast, Lost Highways, for a fourth season and reimagine the offerings of our Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center.