Western History & Genealogy Blog

Exhibits

Loretto 200th Jubilee Exhibit at the Denver Central Library

Loretto 200th Jubilee Exhibit at the Denver Central Library

Subtitled “Making a Difference in Colorado Since 1864” the exhibit, on view through  March 17, 2012, will illustrate the history of the contributions of the Loretto Community throu

Maps, Maps, and More Maps!

Maps, Maps, and More Maps!

Own a piece of history!

2012 Map Fair of the West to be held in conjunction with free lectures and exhibition at the Denver Public Library, July 28-29

Exhibit: Personal Geographies

Exhibit: Personal Geographies
Exhibit: Personal Geographies

 Come see "Personal Geographies", the new exhibit of maps on display in Western History & Genealogy.

 "Personal Geographies" is an exhibit of hand-made, mixed media maps by Jill K. Berry and other artists.

Touring History Colorado

Staff looking at map from level 2
Sign at 12th Ave. entrance
Broadway side of building
Getting the right angle from level 4 of the gigantic Colorado map.
Denver Public Library on the left and History Colorado on the right.
Kellen Cutsforth stands near his hometown of Rocky Ford on the Colorado map at History Colorado.

Denver Public Library staff got a sneak preview of the new History Colorado building just a block south on Broadway on January 19.

An enormous map of Colorado greets visitors on the first floor and becomes more real looking the higher in the building one goes. Upon reaching the third floor it is a remarkable view.

Across the Great Divide: A Photo Chronicle of the Counterculture

Across the Great Divide: A Photo Chronicle of the Counterculture

Come see our wonderful new photo exhibit! 

Across the Great Divide: A Photo Chronicle of the Counterculture

On view at Denver Public Library Oct 7- Dec 31, 2011

Opening Reception | Sunday, October 16, 2- 4:30 p.m.

“Connecting the World” @ The Denver Public Library

“Connecting the World” @ The Denver Public Library

Come see a great new exhibit in the Western History/Genealogy Department! 

The Denver Public Library is hosting “Connecting the World”, in recognition of Western Union’s 160th anniversary.

MAX LAZARUS ART EXHIBIT

MAX LAZARUS ART EXHIBIT

You'll want to put this wonderful art exhibit on your list of things to see at the Denver Public Library.

Here at the Denver Public Library, Central Branch on level 7, in conjunction with University of Denver Center for Judaic Studies and the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society is the remarkable a

From Smoke to Text: What's Next?

From Smoke to Text: What's Next? exhibit poster

 May 6 - August 28, 2011, Central Library - Western History Art Gallery - Level 5

Presented by the Telecommunications History Group, Inc. and the Denver Public Library. 

 

Exhibit: Colorado Face to Face

Caroline Bancroft, Age 25; (1900-1985); Pastel; by Mark Richard Milbanke, 192
General James W. Denver (1817-1892); Oil on Canvas, Artist Unknown.
Leopold H. Guldman (1853 - 1936); Oil on Canvas; by Paul Theodore Koenig, c.1
Muriel Sibell Wolle (1898-1977); Oil on Canvas; by Gwendolyn Dufill Meux

Colorado Face-to-Face:
Portraits from the Denver Public Library Collection

March 21 - May 22, 2011
Mon - Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Central Library, Vida Ellison Gallery - Level 7

Denver Public Library presents Colorado Face-to-Face: Portraits from the Denver Public Library Collection, on view in the 7th floor Vida Ellison Gallery at the Denver Central Library.

Exhibit: Denver Health: 150 Years of Service to the Community

Exhibit: Denver Health: 150 Years of Service to the Community

September 18, 2010 - January 3, 2011
Central Library, Gates Reading Room, Level 5

Visit the exhibit to learn about how Denver Health has played a crucial role in sustaining a standard of health care that has resulted in Denver’s reputation as one of our nation’s healthiest cities.

There has long been a connection between illness and poverty. Public hospitals have always served the role of caring for society’s most vulnerable citizens.