Events for October 16 – March 19 | Museums of Western Colorado

Hand Knitting a Throw Blanket

3073 F Rd, Grand Junction

Ever seen a super comfy looking throw blanket - join Executive Director Kaia Michaelis as she instructs and makes a blanket with you. Yarn will be provided.  

National Fossil Day Virtual Talk with Curator of Paleontology Dr. McHugh

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction

10/14: National Fossil Day 5:30p-6:30p Museums are more than just exhibits.  Have you ever wondered what isn’t on display?  Go behind the scenes with Curator of Paleontology, Dr. Julia McHugh as she shows us the unique fossils stored within the collections at Dinosaur Journey Dr. McHugh has served as the Curator of Paleontology for the Museums of Western Colorado and ...

Geoscience for Everyone Day Virtual talk with Tabitha McFarland

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction

10/15: Geoscience for Everyone Day 5:30p-6:30p Former Dinosaur Journey intern and recent Colorado Mesa University graduate, Tabitha McFarland discusses her “accidental path” to paleontology.   Tabitha McFarland is a former Dinosaur Journey intern and volunteer and recent graduate of Colorado Mesa University.  She spent the hot 2019 summer working alongside Dinosaur Journey paleontologists to unearth enormous fossils from the Mygatt-Moore ...

Geologic Map Day: Hike with Eric Eckberg

Devil's Canyon Trailhead Devil's Canyon Rd., Fruita

Join Bureau of Land Management geologist, Eric Eckberg, as he leads a guided talk through Devil’s Canyon teaching you how to read a geologic map and use a Brunton Compass in the field.  The hike will begin at the trailhead and travel along the D3 trail with a focus on the geology of the canyon bottom from the bridge to ...

Make Your Own Stationary with Desert Dog Press

Cross Orchards 3073 F Rd, Grand Junction

In Partnership with Desert Dog Press, we are able to offer this lovely workshop. Devon Penniman instructs on making decorative personalized stationary. Participants will make a set of 10 cards and envelops with either their name or an image on it. Spending too much time on a screen these days? Make some stationary and connect with friends and family through ...

International Archaeology Day Virtual Talk with Zebulon Miracle

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction

A Historiography of Rock Art One of the most common questions when viewing rock art is, "What does it mean?"  Rock art can serve a number of functions from calendars, ceremony, storytelling, and expression.  This talk will not attempt to explain the meaning of images.  Rather, we will look at interpretation efforts over the centuries and examine how researchers have approached studying ...

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