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Visit the Museum and explore history, art, and other local topics with our special programs.

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Pioneer Craft Night for Adults
Friday, October 11, 6 – 8 pm

FREE
Be transported back to the 1800s with this interactive night. Sip on wine and beer as you churn butter, make cornhusk dolls and woven “rugs,” and play pioneer games.

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Working on Loving Vincent
Thursday, October 24, 6 – 7 pm

FREE
In this presentation Dena Peterson will share about her unique experiences as a painter and animator for the Academy Award-Nominated film, Loving Vincent, by Breakthru Films. Peterson spent 5 1/2 months in Gdansk, Poland working as an oil painter and animator on the film.

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Spare Parts – Film Screening
Saturday, November 2, 2 – 4 pm

FREE
Spare Parts is a 2015 American drama film based on the Wired Magazine article “La Vida Robot” by Joshua Davis, about the true story of a group of Latino students who won the first place over M.I.T. in the 2004 MATE ROV competition.

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Historical Reflections on Loveland
Thursday, November 7, 5 – 7 pm

FREE
Dennis McClatchey and Fran Bostwick have conducted oral histories on topics such as Growing Up in the 50s, Hewlett Packard Comes to Loveland, and The Arts.

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Meet the Author and Book Launch – Beth Anderson
Friday | January 10, 6 – 8 pm

Beth Anderson, the author of Lizzie Demands a Seat: Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights, will be here to debut this new book for young readers. Anderson is a children’s author from Loveland.

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Chinese New Year
Sunday, January 26, 1 – 3 pm

FREE
Chinese students from Campion Academy will offer an open house full of entertaining stations that will display the fun, food, and festivities of Chinese New Year.

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Special Kids Program – Meet the Author: Beth Anderson
Thursday, February 27, 1 – 3 pm

FREE
Beth Anderson, the author of Lizzie Demands a Seat: Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights for young readers, will be here to talk with families about her book. Set in New York City in 1854, Lizzie, a young African American woman, is ejected from a streetcar, climbs back on, and then is ejected again. Learn more about her story, with gorgeous watercolor illustrations by E.B. Lewis.

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International Celebration
Sunday, April 19, 1 – 3 pm

FREE
A family-friendly cultural journey around the world! Students from Campion Academy’s diverse international program will offer a celebration full of entertainment for all ages with performances and information booths.