Expand your World, Learn Something New!

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

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SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Workshop with Artist Mark Guglielmo

Tuesday, May 29, 4:30 – 6 pm
$10 per person
Advanced registration required
Ages 12 and older (space is limited)

In this artist-led workshop, participants will create a collaborative piece of artwork with the entire class, assisted by artist Mark Guglielmo. Each participant will have their own section of the larger piece to create. When finished, all of the pieces will fit together like a puzzle. You will be free to choose your media- crayon, colored pencil, etc. Participants must bring a smart phone to the workshop.

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How the Bicycle Changed American Culture

Thursday, June 14, 5:30 pm
Foote Auditorium
FREE Event
Presented by Dr. Robert Gudmestad

From the introduction of the first bike in the United States in 1819 to the recent trend of bike sharing, the bicycle has been influential in shaping American culture. This lecture will discuss how bicycles changed American definitions of femininity, made car culture and aviation possible, were a marker of childhood in America after World War II, became a tool for fitness, and why the mountain bike came to dominate modern bike culture.

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Calling All Ukulele Enthusiasts!

Tuesday, June 19, 3 – 5 pm
Sunday, July 1, 1 – 3 pm

Northern Colorado artist Danielle Ate The Sandwich invites community members to bring your ukuleles and join her on stage for a few songs during the Cherry Pie Festival.

Want to join in on the fun but don’t know the songs? Participate in one or both ukulele classes taught by Danielle, happening the week before the Cherry Pie Festival.

Pre-registration required by calling (970) 962-2410.Classes are FREE and will be held at the Loveland Museum. Please bring your own ukulele.

Instructor: Danielle Anderson

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
Loveland’s Cemeteries: A History Presentation

Thursday, June 21, 6 – 7:30 pm
Foote Auditorium
Free

View the Remembered: History in the Lakeside Cemetery and Loveland Burial Park exhibit in the Museum’s History Gallery and then join Loveland Historical Society Member, Sharon Danhauer, on a journey through the development of Loveland’s cemeteries. Afterwards, sign up for one or all five Cemetery Walking Tours. Tours are $5 and registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum to reserve your tour spot.

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Poetry
Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer

Sunday, June 24, 1 – 3 pm
Presented by local
Loveland Poets Group

Join us for a celebration of the days of summer in music, story and poetry. Be a part of this afternoon and enjoy hearkening back to a season that we all love, cherishing those lazy hazy crazy days of our lives. The program will include a 30 minute open microphone for you to share a short 2 minute poem about a summer memory.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
East Lakeside Cemetery Tour

Sunday, June 24, 6 – 7:30 pm
Meet at Northeast Corner

Enjoy these Cemetery Walking Tours with Sharon Danhauer of the Loveland Historical Society. Tours are $5 and advance registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum (970) 962-2410) to reserve your tour spot.

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Ukulele Basics

Wednesday, June 27, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Loveland Public Library
Free to everyone 6+ years

Learn to play ukulele in this class taught by Gary Jugert. Ukuleles will be provide for participants to borrow during class.

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Cherry Industry in Loveland

Thursday, July 5, 5:30 pm
FREE
Presented by Sharon Danhauer, Loveland Historical Society

Learn about the history of the cherry as it related to Loveland. From orchards to canning to the annual Cherry Pie celebration.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
West Lakeside Cemetery Tour

Saturday, July 14, 9:30 – 11 am
Meet at Northwest Corner

Enjoy these Cemetery Walking Tours with Sharon Danhauer of the Loveland Historical Society. Tours are $5 and advance registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum (970) 962-2410) to reserve your tour spot.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
East Loveland Burial Park

Thursday, July 26, 6 – 7:30 pm
Meet at Southeast Corner

Enjoy these Cemetery Walking Tours with Sharon Danhauer of the Loveland Historical Society. Tours are $5 and advance registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum (970) 962-2410) to reserve your tour spot.

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Dinos at a Tea Party Family Event

Friday, August 10, 6 – 8 pm

FREE Event
Join us for Night on the Town, as we celebrate the opening of our Saur to Soar and Design to a Tea exhibits with a Dinosaur Tea Party! Sip on tea as the kids search for dinos in our archeological “dig”. Take photos in the Dino Tea Party booth. Or enjoy one of our other family-friendly activities as you explore each exhibit.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
West Loveland Burial Park

Sunday, August 12, 6 – 7:30 pm
Meet at Northwest Corner

Enjoy these Cemetery Walking Tours with Sharon Danhauer of the Loveland Historical Society. Tours are $5 and advance registration is required. Space is limited to 15 per tour – call the Museum (970) 962-2410) to reserve your tour spot.

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Program with CSU Native American Cultural Center

Thursday, August 23, 5 – 7 pm
(5:30 pm reception, 6 pm film screening and panel)
Foote Auditorium
FREE

Colorado State University’s Native American Women’s Circle student group created a collaborative short film highlighting Indigenous students’ experiences around common misconceptions about Indigenous peoples. Following the film, we will host a panel discussion featuring students from the film as well as staff from the Native American Cultural Center, and will discuss their experiences related to stereotypes, challenges, and strengths faced by Indigenous students and communities.

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Loveland Cemetery Tour Series
Mariano Medina Family Cemetery

Thursday, August 23, 6 – 7:30 pm
Meet at Medina Cemetery

Enjoy this FREE tour with the Loveland Historical Society.

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