Learn Something New Series
Expand your World, Learn Something New!
Visit the Museum and explore history, art, and other local topics with our special programs.
October 26, 2017 – February 25, 2018
In this film by Caryn Sanchez, Eva Diaz contemplates a future far away from the comfort of her close-knit Latino family, and the security of the small town where she lives.
This film will run on a loop every 13 minutes.
***The Foote Gallery/Auditorium is a reservable space and the gallery may be closed for private events from time to time. Please call the Museum front desk (970) 962-2410 to verify exhibit availability prior to arrival.
Día de los Muertos
Thursday, October 26, 5:30 – 7 pm
Enjoy an evening of lecture and film exploring the meaning, mystery, and magic of Day of the Dead. One of the most important holidays of Mexico, Day of the Dead is now widely celebrated in the United States as well. Traditional Mexican treats will be available during the program.
Elaborate Day of the Dead alters will be on display at both the Loveland Museum and the Loveland Public Library beginning mid-October.
This program is presented in partnership with Loveland LULAC and the Loveland Public Library.
We Were Chicanos
Saturday, November 4, 1:30 – 3 pm
Film and discussion with Caryn Sanchez
Caryn Sanchez is the producer, director and writer of We Were Chicanos: Remembering Richard Castro. She spent nearly two years researching Castro’s life and interviewing family and friends about his impact on Denver.
A Winter’s Night – Seasonal Poetry
Sunday, December 17, 1 – 3 pm
Celebrate the Winter Soltice with a night of poetry, music, and stories. Winter’s darks and lights are the theme for this evening’s program.
The Regional Poets invite you to celebrate the fascinating expressions of the Colorado seasons in poetry, song, and story. A short open-microphone segment will open each program where readers from the public are invited to share a 2-minute poem or song. These are free, community events open to everyone and appropriate for all ages. Refreshments will be served.