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  • Take A Closer Look

    New exhibit features curated objects from the CU Museum and the macro photography of Felix Salizar. Take A Closer Look features an intimate and elegant collection of curated items that explores specimens and objects from the CU Museum. Each item is actively and currently used by researchers to learn more about the natural world and the humans who share this planet. The exhibition features specimens that represent the ancient world to present day…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 18

    All Day

  • Trash the Runway exhibit at the CU Museum of Natural History!

    Young designers. Creative genius. Inspiring fashions. The CU Museum will once again be decked out with a special collection of original garments, designed and constructed by local artists, grades 6-12. Stop by the BioLounge to see this season's coolest haute couture creations, made from upcycled materials, as part of Boulder's own Trash the Runway fashion show. Learn how making better decisions about the clothing we buy and how we dispose of it c…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 18

    All Day

  • Charrería: Exploring the human-horse connection in Mexican Rodeo

    Featuring 21 stunning black & white and color photographs taken by CU alum Chris Sessions, this online exhibit explores the human-horse connection in charrería, the national sport of Mexico. For ten years, Sessions has been documenting charrería (also known as Mexican rodeo) as experienced by Colorado-local professionals, their families and communities. From masterful use of the lasso to the skirmish techniques of the female-led escaramuzas, the …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 18

    10:00 AM

  • Novice Night

    Have you always wanted to try climbing, but weren't sure where to start? This event is for you! Join Inclusive Rec at the climbing gym for the most beginner-friendly night of the year. Trained climbing staff will be there to show you the basics of bouldering, how to use autobelays and offer you advice and encouragement on the toprope climbs. Stay near the ground or climb to the top, make new friends and try out a new activity! This event is FRE…

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    Jul 18

    5:00 PM

  • Merry Wives of Windsor: By William Shakespeare

    A delightfully naughty romp! The infamous Falstaff is on the hunt for a wealthy wife (or two) to woo in order to finance his next wave of frivolity and fun. But when he sets his sights on the clever and quick-witted Mistresses Page and Ford, he gets a bit more than he bargained for. Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. All productions will occur in the comfortab…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 19

    7:00 PM

  • Welcome Wednesdays

    Free access to the Rec Center for all Buff OneCard holders on Wednesdays from June 5 through July 24, 2024! Facility access only - includes Buff Pool, weights, cardio equipment and basketball courts. Additional fees apply for fitness classes, climbing gym and skate rentals. Must present Buff OneCard to enter. Guests and visitors must pay a daily use fee of $10.

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 24

    All Day

  • Arden of Faversham: By Anonymous

    Perfect for lovers of true crime, “Arden of Faversham'' tells the story of a woman’s real-life pact with her lover to murder her husband. Its authorship is as mysterious as its plot: “Arden” has been attributed to numerous authors over the years, including William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, and Thomas Kyd. Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. All producti…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 28

    1:30 PM

  • Please join us for our annual 3-day Fall Intensive Educator's Workshop Series!

    Please join us for our 3-day annual Fall Intensive! The Intensive will run from Wednesday, August 21st-Friday, August 23rd, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. MT-5:30 p.m. MT. *Coffee, tea and pastries will be served during the morning in-person sessions. There are multiple sessions running during each hour. In order to access session information, room numbers and Zoom links, please join us on our Fall Intensive Canvas Community Page (link coming mid-July). …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Aug 21

    9:00 AM

  • WelcomeFest

    Join Program Council for the largest student event of the year! The WelcomeFest concert is free and open to all CU Boulder students. Don’t miss the chance to hear great music, meet friends, enjoy the views of the Flatirons and engage with vendors. Performer lineup TBA. Check the Program Council website for more information.

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Aug 24

    5:00 PM

  • Faculty Tuesdays: The Oboe as Vocalist

    Join us for an eclectic program designed to inspire your thinking about the overlap between the human voice and the voice of the oboe. This recital will showcase the vocal-like qualities of the oboe across various genres. In Amilcare Ponchielli's Capriccio, the instrument assumes the role usually reserved for a coloratura soprano. The English horn sings in an aria from Johann Sebastian Bach’s B Minor Mass, with the oboe as the obligato partner. I…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Aug 27

    7:30 PM

  • Take A Closer Look

    New exhibit features curated objects from the CU Museum and the macro photography of Felix Salizar. Take A Closer Look features an intimate and elegant collection of curated items that explores specimens and objects from the CU Museum. Each item is actively and currently used by researchers to learn more about the natural world and the humans who share this planet. The exhibition features specimens that represent the ancient world to present day…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 18

    All Day

  • Trash the Runway exhibit at the CU Museum of Natural History!

    Young designers. Creative genius. Inspiring fashions. The CU Museum will once again be decked out with a special collection of original garments, designed and constructed by local artists, grades 6-12. Stop by the BioLounge to see this season's coolest haute couture creations, made from upcycled materials, as part of Boulder's own Trash the Runway fashion show. Learn how making better decisions about the clothing we buy and how we dispose of it c…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 18

    All Day

  • Charrería: Exploring the human-horse connection in Mexican Rodeo

    Featuring 21 stunning black & white and color photographs taken by CU alum Chris Sessions, this online exhibit explores the human-horse connection in charrería, the national sport of Mexico. For ten years, Sessions has been documenting charrería (also known as Mexican rodeo) as experienced by Colorado-local professionals, their families and communities. From masterful use of the lasso to the skirmish techniques of the female-led escaramuzas, the …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 18

    10:00 AM

  • Novice Night

    Have you always wanted to try climbing, but weren't sure where to start? This event is for you! Join Inclusive Rec at the climbing gym for the most beginner-friendly night of the year. Trained climbing staff will be there to show you the basics of bouldering, how to use autobelays and offer you advice and encouragement on the toprope climbs. Stay near the ground or climb to the top, make new friends and try out a new activity! This event is FRE…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 18

    5:00 PM

  • Merry Wives of Windsor: By William Shakespeare

    A delightfully naughty romp! The infamous Falstaff is on the hunt for a wealthy wife (or two) to woo in order to finance his next wave of frivolity and fun. But when he sets his sights on the clever and quick-witted Mistresses Page and Ford, he gets a bit more than he bargained for. Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. All productions will occur in the comfortab…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 19

    7:00 PM

  • Welcome Wednesdays

    Free access to the Rec Center for all Buff OneCard holders on Wednesdays from June 5 through July 24, 2024! Facility access only - includes Buff Pool, weights, cardio equipment and basketball courts. Additional fees apply for fitness classes, climbing gym and skate rentals. Must present Buff OneCard to enter. Guests and visitors must pay a daily use fee of $10.

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 24

    All Day

  • Arden of Faversham: By Anonymous

    Perfect for lovers of true crime, “Arden of Faversham'' tells the story of a woman’s real-life pact with her lover to murder her husband. Its authorship is as mysterious as its plot: “Arden” has been attributed to numerous authors over the years, including William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, and Thomas Kyd. Since 1958, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with professional theatre on the CU Boulder campus. All producti…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Jul 28

    1:30 PM

  • Please join us for our annual 3-day Fall Intensive Educator's Workshop Series!

    Please join us for our 3-day annual Fall Intensive! The Intensive will run from Wednesday, August 21st-Friday, August 23rd, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. MT-5:30 p.m. MT. *Coffee, tea and pastries will be served during the morning in-person sessions. There are multiple sessions running during each hour. In order to access session information, room numbers and Zoom links, please join us on our Fall Intensive Canvas Community Page (link coming mid-July). …

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Aug 21

    9:00 AM

  • WelcomeFest

    Join Program Council for the largest student event of the year! The WelcomeFest concert is free and open to all CU Boulder students. Don’t miss the chance to hear great music, meet friends, enjoy the views of the Flatirons and engage with vendors. Performer lineup TBA. Check the Program Council website for more information.

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Aug 24

    5:00 PM

  • Faculty Tuesdays: The Oboe as Vocalist

    Join us for an eclectic program designed to inspire your thinking about the overlap between the human voice and the voice of the oboe. This recital will showcase the vocal-like qualities of the oboe across various genres. In Amilcare Ponchielli's Capriccio, the instrument assumes the role usually reserved for a coloratura soprano. The English horn sings in an aria from Johann Sebastian Bach’s B Minor Mass, with the oboe as the obligato partner. I…

    On-Campus  |   Event Details 

    Aug 27

    7:30 PM