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Virtual Lecture: COS@150 Through the Lens of Black History
February 13 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
In honor of Colorado Springs’ sesquicentennial anniversary, the CSPM unveiled a new exhibit, COS@150. This robust exploration of our community’s history and culture features 150 objects, illuminates 150 stories, commemorates 150 years. Throughout the commemoration year we invite you to explore these stories through a series of regional history lectures.
Please note that this program will be offered virtually via the Zoom Video Communications platform. Registrations are required. CLICK TO REGISTER
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Colorado Springs history is Black history. Black history is Colorado Springs history. Discover a selection of stories of from the Museum’s new COS@150 exhibit exploring the people, places and events in Black history that helped shape Colorado Springs.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Hillary Mannion is the Archivist at the Starsmore Center for Local History, the archives and special collections department of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. She graduated with a B.A. in History from the State University of New York at Fredonia and an M.A. in Museum Studies, with a concentration in American Studies, from The George Washington University. Hillary has worked within a diverse set of archival and object collections throughout her career. This includes work at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, The White House Historical Association, Colorado College’s Southwest Collection, and the Bob Moog Foundation.
Please note that due to the changing nature of the pandemic, all programs are subject to change.