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Sep 23, 2016, 15:00 ET National Science Foundation awards $2.2 million to History Colorado for collaborative project on Ute Indian traditional scientific knowledge

History Colorado has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation's Advancing Informal STEM Learning program. The project...


Jun 01, 2016, 16:43 ET History Colorado Names Steve Turner Sole Finalist for Executive Director Position

 History Colorado today announced its board of directors, after a thorough national search, unanimously selected interim leader Steve Turner as...


Feb 03, 2016, 14:48 ET Governor Hickenlooper announces more than $4.2M in State Historical Fund grants

 Governor Hickenlooper announced today during a press conference, the History Colorado State Historical Fund has awarded 40 grants for historic...


Jan 11, 2016, 07:00 ET Patty Limerick named Colorado's State Historian

History Colorado and the University of Colorado Boulder have formed a collaborative partnership to advance the understanding and appreciation of...


Feb 03, 2015, 07:00 ET History Colorado supports Colorado's nonprofits, communities and historic places by awarding more than $3 million in State Historical Fund grants

History Colorado is excited to announce the funding of 24 grants for historic preservation projects, totaling more than $3 million, through the...


Jan 28, 2015, 11:00 ET History Colorado to honor excellence in Colorado archaeology and historic preservation at annual awards ceremony Feb. 4

 History Colorado will honor outstanding individuals and communities who are preserving Colorado's diverse past at the 29th Annual Stephen H....


Sep 12, 2014, 08:30 ET History Colorado Extends Invitation for Special Preview of Traveling Exhibit "RACE: Are We So Different?"

 What is race?  What do we really know about race?  We know that race is a short word with a long history in the United States. ...


Aug 21, 2014, 11:00 ET Centennial Farms honors the strength, tenacity and endurance of 19 100-year-old Colorado farms and ranches

Nineteen Colorado families who have owned and operated their farm or ranch for 100 years or more will be celebrated at the 28th Annual Centennial...


Aug 04, 2014, 14:00 ET History Colorado awards Colorado nonprofits, communities and historic places more than $4 million in first-round State Historical Fund grants

History Colorado has announced the funding of 43 grants for historic preservation projects, totaling more than $4.4 million through the State...


May 02, 2014, 10:00 ET History Colorado to host public forums across the state to assist local communities

 History Colorado is visiting a town near you! History Colorado's Preservation Programs staff are hitting the road for two different tours this...


May 01, 2014, 14:12 ET Colorado communities celebrate their Heritage at Work this May during 2014 Archaeology & Historic Preservation Month

 May is Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month! Coloradans throughout the state are celebrating their historic built environments,...


Nov 07, 2013, 13:53 ET New "Living West" exhibit illuminates intersection between Colorado's human and environmental history

"Living West" launches History Colorado Center's second exhibition phase after opening in 2012. History Colorado announced that it will...


Sep 18, 2013, 06:30 ET Centennial commemoration of 1914 Ludlow Massacre to kick-off Friday at El Pueblo History Museum with Children of Ludlow exhibit

 A new exhibit opening on Friday, Sept. 20 at History Colorado's El Pueblo History Museum examines the 1914 Ludlow Massacre, an event that...


May 29, 2013, 17:10 ET The State Historical Fund Secures Funding for Second Grant Round in October 2013

 History Colorado is pleased to announce the addition of a second State Historical Fund (SHF) grant cycle for fall 2013. The Joint Budget...


May 09, 2013, 16:45 ET THE AMERICAN SOLDIER to open May 25 at the History Colorado Center

 History Colorado kicks off a summer of exploration of local and national military history at the History Colorado Center with the...


May 07, 2013, 11:11 ET First annual 'Hands On Heritage Festival' offers weekend of fun activities to celebrate Colorado culture and history

 History Colorado will host its first annual Hands On Heritage Festival on May 18 and 19 at the History Colorado Center. As part of...


Mar 06, 2013, 11:16 ET Thomas Jefferson's Bible Coming to Denver

 History Colorado has partnered with the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History to bring a rare national treasure and...


Mar 05, 2013, 15:00 ET State Historical Fund awards over $6 million to communities across Colorado for 2013

 The State Historical Fund (SHF), a program of History Colorado, has awarded 34 competitive grants for historic preservation totaling over $6...


Feb 27, 2013, 10:00 ET Call for Entries: First Annual Colorado Heritage Festival, May 18-19 at the History Colorado Center

Take your place in a new festival honoring the stories that have shaped Colorado's past by submitting your organization's activity or event today!...


Feb 01, 2013, 12:24 ET City of Pueblo and Historic Pueblo, Inc. chosen for 2013 Governor's Award for Historic Preservation

Colorado's archaeology and historic preservation achievements to be acknowledged at 27th annual preservation awards ceremony February 6...


Jun 19, 2012, 10:23 ET Nationally Recognized Youth program to consult on programs for the Centennial Celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park

 The 2012 Colorado Preserve America Youth Summit: "Pinnacle of Preservation-Rocky at 100!"  will immerse over 70 students, their teachers...


May 21, 2012, 10:17 ET Archaeology and Historic Preservation - an Economic Driver that Connects Colorado Communities

Colorado celebrates the power of preservation in May  A 2011 report, "The Economic Power of Heritage and Place," found that communities...


May 04, 2012, 11:12 ET Colorado shines new light on its history with opening of the History Colorado Center

New museum offers entirely new experience of Colorado's past  After more than two years of construction and development, a new...


Apr 05, 2012, 10:00 ET History Colorado Center to Host NBC News' "Education Nation" April 12-16

NBC News partners with History Colorado to bring a national conversation about education to Denver  History Colorado announced today...


Mar 06, 2012, 10:00 ET History Colorado Center Tickets Now On Sale

Tickets are now on sale for the History Colorado Center, Colorado's new history museum and cultural attraction opening April 28, at...