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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.
PUEBLO, Colo. (August 22, 2018) – In order to meet the needs of Pueblo working families with the transition to a 4-day school week, El Pueblo History Museum will expand its Hands-On History program to full days on Fridays.
DENVER, Colo. (August 2, 2018)━Thirty-one Colorado families that have owned and operated their farms and ranches for 100 years or more will be honored at the 32nd annual Centennial Farms & Ranches ceremony on Friday, August 24 at 1 p.m. at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo.
DENVER (July 23, 2018) – The Center for Colorado Women’s History at the Byers-Evans House has selected three scholars for its inaugural Women’s History Fellowship beginning in September 2018. The fellows were selected based on their proposals to expand the understanding of Colorado women’s history through new work highlighting women’s contributions to the history of the state. The fellows will work at the historic Byers-Evans House in Denver.
PUEBLO, Colo. (July 20, 2018) – The Avondale Community Team and El Pueblo History Museum will host the first in a series of memory workshops for the Avondale Memory Project on Wednesday, July 25, at 5 pm, at Sacred Heart Church Hall. The workshop will be led by Dawn DiPrince, director of El Pueblo History Museum.