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Aug 26, 2019, 15:48 ET Women's Equality Day Commemoration Inaugurates Women's Vote Centennial with Statewide Call to Action

This morning on Women's Equality Day, Governor Jared Polis, representatives of History Colorado, and the newly formed Colorado Women's Vote...


May 14, 2019, 08:00 ET Grant-Humphreys Mansion and The Day-Of Weddings + Events to Host "Pride & Unprejudice"

The Grant-Humphreys Mansion and The Day-Of Weddings + Events invite engaged and engaged-curious LGBTQ+ couples to an event celebrating love and...


Dec 10, 2018, 11:35 ET "Written on the Land" Opened Dec. 8, at History Colorado Center, Expanding the Understanding, History and Voices of Ute Tribes

In collaboration with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, History...


Jun 29, 2017, 10:00 ET History Colorado welcomes Kathleen Grummel as Director of Development

History Colorado continues leadership transformation with the addition of Kathleen Grummel. She will be introduced on July 10, 2017. Grummel comes...


Jun 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Expanded Ute Indian Museum to re-open June 10

After several years of collaboration between History Colorado and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation ...


Sep 23, 2016, 03:00 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, 04:43 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 the...


Mar 02, 2016, 04:00 ET Students work with Colorado General Assembly to honor historic places

On February 26, Colorado Preserve America Youth Summit and the Discover Colorado program students from the Adams 12 School District joined the...


Feb 03, 2016, 02:48 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...


May 04, 2015, 10:30 ET Get Youth Involved This May for Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month

The 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 is fast approaching, and the field of historic preservation is working to...


Mar 26, 2015, 05:00 ET History Colorado Offers New Economic Feasibility Study Option for Grants

The History Colorado State Historical Fund (SHF) has announced a new funding option for grant applicants. Applicants applying for a Historic...


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 State ...


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. Hart...


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. Think of the history of...


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, 02:00 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...


Apr 23, 2014, 05:48 ET Trio of national traveling exhibitions headed to the History Colorado Center

History Colorado announced that it will kick-off the History Colorado Center's 2014-2015 season with three dynamic national exhibitions that bring...


Nov 07, 2013, 01:53 ET New "Living West" exhibit illuminates intersection between Colorado's human and environmental history

History Colorado announced that it will launch the second of three exhibition phases at the History Colorado Center with a new 7,000-square-foot...


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 sparked a...


May 29, 2013, 05:10 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 Committee...


May 09, 2013, 04:45 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 opening of 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 Archaeology and...


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 masterful...


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

From May 18 to 19, History Colorado will showcase stories from around the state for a weekend of events and activities at the History Colorado Center ...