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Calendar of Events

Feb
28
Fri
Drop-In Tour @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Do you ever wonder why people live in a particular place? How they got there and why they came? Explore the museum with one of our knowledgeable museum educators and discover the unique stories of the people who journeyed to the Pikes Peak region.

Free, drop-in tour – no advanced registration required!

Feb
29
Sat
Children’s History Hour: The Great Migration @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Feb 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ignite their curiosity with a history                                     adventure!

After the Civil War millions of African Americans left their homes in the South in search of a better life. Explore the stories of individuals and families in Colorado Springs who played many roles in shaping the city we live in today. We’ll read “The Great Migration” by Eloise Greenfield and participate in activities and crafts related to transportation and movement.

Children ages 3-6 and their favorite adult are invited to explore regional history through  story time, a family-friendly tour, activity, and craft.

Make a morning of it! After the event learn through play in our interactive “Trade at Bent’s Fort” children’s exhibit or explore the museum with Max the Marmot by picking up a Picture Hunt at the front desk.

Drop-In Tour @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Feb 29 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Do you ever wonder why people live in a particular place? How they got there and why they came? Explore the museum with one of our knowledgeable museum educators and discover the unique stories of the people who journeyed to the Pikes Peak region.

Free, drop-in tour – no advanced registration required!

Drop-In Tour @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Do you ever wonder why people live in a particular place? How they got there and why they came? Explore the museum with one of our knowledgeable museum educators and discover the unique stories of the people who journeyed to the Pikes Peak region.

Free, drop-in tour – no advanced registration required!

Mar
3
Tue
Drop-In Tour @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Do you ever wonder why people live in a particular place? How they got there and why they came? Explore the museum with one of our knowledgeable museum educators and discover the unique stories of the people who journeyed to the Pikes Peak region.

Free, drop-in tour – no advanced registration required!

Mar
6
Fri
Drop-In Tour @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Do you ever wonder why people live in a particular place? How they got there and why they came? Explore the museum with one of our knowledgeable museum educators and discover the unique stories of the people who journeyed to the Pikes Peak region.

Free, drop-in tour – no advanced registration required!

Mar
7
Sat
Downtown Walking Tour: Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives: Celebrating the 19th Amendment @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Suffragists outside the National Woman’s Party Headquarters in Colorado Springs, 222 North Tejon Street, 1916, Harry L. Standley, Photographer

What did suffrage mean to the lives of women in the Pikes Peak Region? By examining the historic working-class neighborhood of south downtown, we will discover women’s stories of work, activism and philanthropy. Learn how the 19th Amendment paved the way for women to actively advocate for themselves, their families and their community.

While all are welcome, this tour is designed for an adult audience. Be sure to dress for the weather and come prepared with comfortable walking shoes. Space is limited. Tickets are required to secure a spot and will not be available to purchase at the tour. Please purchase your tickets online to secure a spot. 

Drop-In Tour @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Do you ever wonder why people live in a particular place? How they got there and why they came? Explore the museum with one of our knowledgeable museum educators and discover the unique stories of the people who journeyed to the Pikes Peak region.

Free, drop-in tour – no advanced registration required!

Drop-In Tour @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Do you ever wonder why people live in a particular place? How they got there and why they came? Explore the museum with one of our knowledgeable museum educators and discover the unique stories of the people who journeyed to the Pikes Peak region.

Free, drop-in tour – no advanced registration required!

Mar
10
Tue
Women’s History Celebration – For Middle & High School Students @ Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Middle and High School students are invited to join the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum in our celebration of the centennial of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920.  Recognizing Colorado’s historic role in granting women the right to vote by popular referendum in 1893, the museum will explore the suffrage movement in Colorado and the United States through a variety of activities.

The event includes the Jeannette Rankin performance, a women’s history scavenger hunt, and partner activity booths – SPACE IS LIMITED – Please contact Meg.Poole@ColoradoSprings.gov or 719-385-5631 to reserve space for your students

10:00-11:00am: One Woman, One Vote: Jeannette Rankin

Jeannette Rankin

In this first person program, students will be taken back to 1920. The 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote in national elections has just been added to the Constitution, and the country is recovering from participation in the Great War, World War I. Jeannette Rankin will share her journey from grass roots suffragist to becoming the first woman in Congress. At the end of the program, students will be encouraged to ask questions.