Preserve Your Past

Thoroughly Historic Thursday Program
Thursday, October 2, 6 – 7 pm
Free – One Item Per Person Please!

Drop by and visit with Amy Phillips from the Loveland Public Library to discover ways to keep your precious family papers safe for future generations. Oftentimes we wonder how to store our family photographs, scrapbooks, newspaper articles, marriage certificates, and other paper items. Bring an item to this event, and see what can be done to preserve your paper.


Book Signing with author Linda Osmundson

Friday, October 10, 5 – 7 pm

How the West Was Drawn: Women’s Art, a book for ages 7-107, features 14 women who painted and sculpted the West between 1894 and 1951. This book entertains and educates readers about the artists and the places that inspired them with fun activities and tips for looking at art. All three How the West Was Drawn books are available in the Loveland Museum/Gallery gift shop.


Ansel Adams, Photographer (documentary film)

Friday, October 10, 6 – 8 pm

Film will run every half hour in the Museum lobby.

This 1957 documentary, filmed on a 16 mm black and white camera, gives viewers a 20-minute glimpse into the life, home, views, and equipment of Ansel Adams.


Georgia O’Keeffe: A Place of Her Own

Thursday, October 16, 5:30 pm

Dr. Emily Moore, PhD, Colorado State University


Ragtime Rhythm

Thoroughly Historic Thursday Program
Thursday, November 6, 6 – 7 pm

Ragtime is a musical genre that was popular between 1895 and 1918. Enjoy this “ragged” jazz music while wandering through the Museum’s history galleries.


Painting and Photography: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Friday November 14, 5:30 pm

Christine Dupont-Patz, M.A., Art History


Strings in the Gallery

Presented by the Erion Foundation in partnership with the Loveland Museum/Gallery
Friday, November 14, 6 – 8 pm

Featuring the art of Ansel Adams, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Arthur Wesley Dow

Enjoy intimate performances by members of the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra while taking in the art exhibition featured in the Main Gallery. This event is held in conjunction with Night on the Town.


Ansel Adams, Photographer (documentary film)

Thursday, November 20, 5 – 7 pm

Film will run every half hour in the Museum lobby.

This 1957 documentary, filmed on a 16 mm black and white camera, gives viewers a 20-minute glimpse into the life, home, views, and equipment of Ansel Adams.


Ansel Adams, Photographer (documentary film)

Thursday, November 20, 5 – 7 pm

Film will run every half hour in the Museum lobby.

This 1957 documentary, filmed on a 16 mm black and white camera, gives viewers a 20-minute glimpse into the life, home, views, and equipment of Ansel Adams.


Dodd’s Independent Company

Thoroughly Historic Thursday Program
Thursdays, December 11, 6 – 7 pm

In the fall of 1861, Theodore Dodd began recruiting an independent company of Colorado volunteers to fight in the Civil War. His unit was mustered into service in early 1862 as part of the 2nd Colorado Infantry and proceeded to New Mexico, where Dodd led his command at the Battle of Valverde. Join Paul Bennett as he portrays a member of Dodd’s Independent Company, sharing both stories and equipment.


Ansel Adams, Photographer (documentary film)

Friday, December 12, 6 – 8 pm

Film will run every half hour in the Museum lobby.

This 1957 documentary, filmed on a 16 mm black and white camera, gives viewers a 20-minute glimpse into the life, home, views, and equipment of Ansel Adams.


The History of Photography
Thursday, December 18, 5:30 pm – 7 pm

Micah Messenheimer, Curatorial Assistant, Denver Art Museum