BMoCA is a dynamic venue dedicated to the presentation of significant art of our time. The museum’s program vision is unique in its focus on the intersection of visual and performing arts and in its artistic direction and curatorial philosophy. BMoCA often takes artistic risks by presenting previously un-produced work created by established, emerging, and experimental artists. The museum’s role in the community is that of contemporary art provider and educator, striving to inform our audience about the relevance of today’s art forms by making quality visual and performing artwork accessible and enjoyable.
The familiar whistle has always promised adventure. The gentle rock of the rails has set the rhythm of our lives. Experience it all again at the Colorado Railroad Museum. Stroll the Museum’s 15-acre railyard with over 100 narrow and standard gauge steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, cabooses and G-scale garden railway. Watch as Colorado railroad history is brought back to life in our Roundhouse restoration facility with a working turntable. Visit the 1880s-replica Depot Museum building housing thousands of rare artifacts, along with the Denver HO Model Railroad Club’s operating model layout replicating the various types of Colorado mountain railroading. And take home a memory from our Depot General Store featuring thousands of train gifts for every railfan.
The Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame tells the stories of how skiing and snowboarding were introduced to Colorado and how they evolved. The Museum uses the latest in technology for in depth exploration of the resorts, competitors and individuals who have contributed significantly to the evolution of the snow sports in Colorado.
5. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College
30 W Dale St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903, USA
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Since 1936, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College has housed all of the arts under one roof. The Taylor Museum exhibits fine art from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, as well as pieces from its collection of Native American and Hispanic works of art. The Performing Arts department produces a full schedule of Broadway musicals each season, a Play Series, and a Youth Repertory Workshop. The Bemis School of Art offers diverse hands-on art classes to community members of all ages.
The mission of the Denver Firefighters Museum is to preserve the history of the Denver Fire Department and firefighting through the collection and preservation of artifacts, documents and photographs. The purpose of the Museum is to educate the public about fire safety and the history of firefighting in Denver from its inception to the present. This is accomplished through interpretive exhibits, educational programming and scholarly research.
The Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center is a beautifully remodeled historic building located at the base of the Grand Mesa in Western Colorado. The venue houses an art gallery, state of the art black box theatre and is a destination for art, performances and education. Every show in the Starr Family Gallery displays for eight weeks, so there is always something new to experience!
The Loveland Museum is an accredited art and history museum that was founded in 1937 by local author, collector, curator, and mountain guide Harold Dunning. Dunning began collecting pioneer artifacts and stories as early as 1919. Today, the Loveland Museum is home to a variety of historical exhibits, hosts world-class art exhibitions, and provides family events, adult and youth classes; lectures; poetry readings, and other programming opportunities for the Loveland community and visitors from around the world and agencies.
Molly Brown House Museum is the gateway to exploring the history of Denver and the West. The 1889 Richardsonian Romanesque structure was designed by legendary architect William Lang and sits in Denver’s historic Capitol Hill neighborhood. The house is a beloved local landmark that now operates as a Museum to tell the story of Margaret “Molly” Brown, survivor of the Titanic and local heroine dedicated to political activism, philanthropy, and humanitarian aid. The Museum serves over 45,000 annual visitors who are introduced to Mrs. Brown’s impressive biography and national historical themes as they relate to this remarkable woman.
The Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver (MCA) is an innovative forum for contemporary art that inspires and challenges all audiences, creating understanding and dialog about art of our time. Formed in 1996, MCA provides Denver with its first major contemporary art museum. MCA is a non-collecting space and functions like the European model of a kunsthalle, offering the ongoing presentation of groundbreaking and thought-provoking artwork. MCA sees its role to be an incubator for ideas, artistic exchange and cross-disciplinary dialog by presenting diverse exhibitions, education and outreach programs. MCA also features Museum Shop, daily tours by appointment, event space for rent.
225 North Gate Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80921, USA
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Open since 1970, the Western Museum of Mining and Industry (WMMI) is committed to preserving and interpreting the rich mining history of Colorado and the American West. The multi-purpose exhibit building offers visitors a unique and interactive experience designed to educate the public about the importance of mining and industry and its impact on our daily lives. The outdoor campus features The Reynolds Ranch House historical site, a working 1800s style Yellow Jacket stamp mill, and operational antique mining equipment of various descriptions.