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DENVER, Colo. (April 24, 2018) ━History Colorado and the Colorado Department of Agriculture are extending the deadline to apply for inclusion in the 2018 class of Centennial Farms & Ranches to May 31. Join 550 other Colorado Centennial Farms & Ranches by applying here: https://www.historycolorado.org/centennial-farms-ranches
FORT GARLAND, Colo. (April 5, 2018) – Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center will hold its inaugural fiber arts festival, “From Land to Hand: Fiber Arts in the San Luis Valley” on Saturday, June 9. Join us for a day of all things fiber; from 'sheep to shawl'.
DENVER, Colo. (March 22, 2018)—Nine Certified Local Government (CLG) communities in Colorado will receive $136,117 in grants for historic preservation projects. History Colorado awards CLG grants to community projects that have high public benefit, urgency, and a strong focus on historic preservation.
DENVER, March 21, 2018 -- While people around the country are celebrating women’s achievements during National Women’s History Month, today, local museum officials inaugurated the first-ever Center for Colorado Women’s History – honoring women trailblazers who are shaping Colorado’s history, community, economy, culture and heritage. A lively group of speakers were part of the grand-opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony, sharing their stories and inspiring local women to take risks and make history together.
DENVER, Colo. (March 20, 2018) ━History Colorado is seeking eligible applicants for the 2018 Centennial Farms & Ranches ceremony to be held at the Colorado State Fair in August. To earn recognition as a Colorado Centennial Farm or Ranch, a property must:
PUEBLO, Colo. (March 12, 2018) – El Pueblo History Museum’s exhibit El Movimiento: The Chicano Movement in Colorado and Pueblo will be coming to a close. The museum will host a closing celebration free to the public on Saturday, March 24, 2018, with activities from 10 am to 4 pm and a program from 4 to 7 pm.
DENVER, Colo. (March 1, 2018) ━The History Colorado State Historical Fund (HC-SHF) is now accepting applications for qualifying historic preservation and archaeology projects with great public benefit in Colorado. Nonprofits and local governments are eligible to apply for grants to help fund acquisition and development, archaeology, education, and survey and planning grants to preserve historic and cultural resources in their communities.
TRINIDAD, Colo. (February 15, 2018) – Trinidad History Museum is pleased to announce that Leigh Ann Elliott has been selected to be the first Creative in Residence at the museum from March to May 2018. With Trinidad’s emergence as a thriving arts community, Trinidad History Museum is providing a space for artists to create and share their talent with the community.
DENVER, Colo. (February 13, 2018) ━The History Colorado State Historical Fund continues to preserve the past while investing in the future with $3,779,472 across 23 grants awarded through a competitive application process. The grants are awarded to nonprofit groups and local governments for historic preservation and archaeology projects with strong public benefit.