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DENVER, Colo. (October 4, 2018)— In collaboration with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, History Colorado brings the new exhibition, Written on the Land: Ute Voices, Ute History, opening at the History Colorado Center on Dec. 8, 2018.
PUEBLO, Colo. (October 3, 2018) – Maria Teresita Sandoval, co-founder and pioneer of Pueblo, will be inducted into the Colorado Latino Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 25, 2018. The Colorado Latino Hall of Fame was created by the Latino Leadership Institute to honor the legacy of Latino leadership in Colorado’s civic, business, and political history.
DENVER (September 28, 2018) – Following the recent expansion of its Board of Directors, History Colorado today announced that Daniel L. Ritchie, chancellor emeritus of the University of Denver, will lead its strategic planning advisory committee. In this role, Ritchie will head an advisory committee working with the board and leadership to develop a five-year strategic plan for History Colorado and its statewide museums, education programs, collections and significant archaeological and preservation services.
PUEBLO, Colo. (September 24, 2018) – El Pueblo History Museum will host scholars, artists, writers, and activists from around the United States for a Borderlands of Southern Colorado lecture series this fall. The series will run each week from October 4 to November 14. Each lecture will expand the understanding of the topics in the Borderlands of Southern Colorado exhibit that opened at the museum in May.
PUEBLO, Colo. (September 13, 2018) – El Pueblo History Museum will host a weekend of entertainment and heritage activities during the 24th Annual Chile and Frijoles Festival, September 21-23. The museum will offer free admission and programming throughout the Festival.
DENVER (September 5, 2018) – The Center for Colorado Women’s History at the Byers-Evans House in Denver will host an essay contest to celebrate International Day of the Girl on Thursday, October 11, 2018. Denver metro students in grades 3 through 8 are invited to learn about women who have made a difference in history, so that they can use them as inspiration to create a better tomorrow.
PUEBLO, Colo. (September 5, 2018) – El Pueblo History Museum will open a contemporary Indigenous art exhibit, Without Borders: Art Sín Fronteras, with a community celebration on Thursday, September 20, at 5 pm, in the Community Gallery. The exhibit is a collaboration with the Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
DENVER (September 4, 2018) – History Colorado announced the expansion of its board of directors from nine to 13 members to increase its diversity in experience and statewide representation. The new members, appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper, are Dr. Donna Lynne, Ellen S. Roberts, Stephen F. Sturm, and Dr. Albert C. Yates.
DENVER, Colo. (August 28, 2018) ━ History Colorado is now better positioned to meet its mission through the power of volunteers. The organization has announced that it has become certified as a “Service Enterprise.” The Service Enterprise Initiative is a national change-management program led by Points of Light, which helps organizations use their volunteer forces more strategically and effectively.