Curator Talks at the Museum of Boulder

12apr12:00 pm2:00 pmCurator Talks at the Museum of Boulder

Event Details

Join
us for one or all of these lunchtime lectures as our curator Elizabeth
Nosek explores Boulder’s history through various artifacts from the
Museum of Boulder’s permanent collection.

Getting Toasted: A History of a Favorite Home Appliance!
April 12th
We
have been toasting bread for hundreds of years but have you ever
thought about the impact history and the changes in our society has had
on just how, where and with what we toast that bread? Join the Museum of
Boulder’s curator Elizabeth Nosek as she discusses how toasters reflect
our story using toasters from the museum’s permanent collection.

Objects of Protest: Boulder Speaks!
June 14
Boulderites
have exercised their rights as Americans to speak out for and against a
wide variety of issues that have faced us over time. We are pulling
some special items donated in recent times as well as those from the
earlier days of Boulder to show the freedom of speech in action.

Trunks from the Collection
August 9th at noon in the Museum Lodge
Trunks
have a surprising story to tell. Some have come to the museum’s
collection after war, others were simply used to carry the actual
donation to the museum. Made from wicker, metal, leather and pulp paper
this humble work objects have many stories to tell. Join our curator,
Elizabeth Nosek as she highlights this unique and special collection.

Lighting Up the Holidays!
December 13 at noon in the Museum Lodge
Lights
both indoor and out have been a part of Boulder’s holiday celebrations
during this the darkest time of the year. Not only will we take a look
at traditional Christmas tree lighting but we will explore holiday
lighting traditions from other cultural groups. Join curator Elizabeth
Nosek as she uses historical images and objects from the Museum’s
permanent collection to discuss the history of holiday lighting.

Time

April 12, 2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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