Events & Performances

Talks, tours, live performances, and more…

From live performances to painting parties, guided tours, food samplings, and engaging hands-on events, events at the Koshare Museum bring to life a world full of inspiration, artistic expression, and educational exploration.

These special events at the Koshare Museum are designed to stimulate creativity, spark imagination, and reveal the wonders of western art and the beautiful culture of America’s First People.

In addition to the events listed below, the Koshare Museum can arrange special private talks, performances, and tours for school groups, corporate groups, tour groups, Boy Scout Troops, and youth groups. Call the Koshare Museum at (719) 384-4411 for more details.

Enhance your museum experience! Our variety of special events will engage individuals, families, and groups throughout the year.  Every month features a new experience for all ages and interests. Join us the second Thursday of each month for our “Second Thursdays at the KIM Series.”  The series consists of a combination of lectures, guided tours, immersive activities, and live performances.  Check the full schedule below for more details.

Upcoming Events & Performances

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Friday
June 8th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
June 9th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Weekend Event
June 14th – June 17th

Time: Varies
Cost: $35 per person for weekend events

 Performances   Museum Events 

The 85th Anniversary Weekend

On June 14th thru June 17th, celebrate eighty-five years of history and the incredible story of the kids who inspired people all over the world. Throughout this weekend, visitors can take part in several special events and exhibits at the Koshare Museum.


Saturday
June 16th

Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: See Foundation Website

 Fundraising Events 

6th Annual Koshare Foundation Golf Tournament

Join the Koshare Foundation on June 16, 2018, for a fun day of golf, a chance to reconnect, make new friends, and help support the Koshare Indian Dancers and Museum! Proceeds benefit the Koshare Foundation.


Saturday
June 16th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Annual Alumni Performance

This show takes place only once a year! In this special performance, past alumni join the current members for a night of interpretive dancing. Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public.  Seating is limited during this event.  Please call the Koshare Museum at (719) 384-4411 to reserve your space or for further questions about this event.


Saturday
June 23rd

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Friday
June 29th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
June 30th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Weekend Event
June 14th – June 17th

Time: Varies
Cost: $35 per person for weekend events

 Performances   Museum Events 

The 85th Anniversary Weekend

On June 14th thru June 17th, celebrate eighty-five years of history and the incredible story of the kids who inspired people all over the world. Throughout this weekend, visitors can take part in several special events and exhibits at the Koshare Museum.


 


 

Friday
June 8th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
June 9th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Weekend Event
June 14th – June 17th

Time: Varies
Cost: $35 per person for weekend events

 Performances   Museum Events 

The 85th Anniversary Weekend

On June 14th thru June 17th, celebrate eighty-five years of history and the incredible story of the kids who inspired people all over the world. Throughout this weekend, visitors can take part in several special events and exhibits at the Koshare Museum.


Saturday
June 16th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Annual Alumni Performance

This show takes place only once a year! In this special performance, past alumni join the current members for a night of interpretive dancing. Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Seating is limited during this event. Please call the Koshare Museum at (719) 384-4411 to reserve your space or for further questions about this event.


Saturday
June 23rd

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Friday
June 29th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
June 30th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
July 7th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Friday
July 13th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
July 14th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
July 21st

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
July 21st

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
July 28th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Sunday
July 29th

Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $10 per person

 Performances 

Koshare Matinee Summer Performance

Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person.


Saturday
October 14th

Time: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Cost: TBA

 Events for Scouts 

Indian Lore Merit Badge Weekend

Spend the night, see a performance, visit Bent’s Old Fort, and earn the Indian Lore Merit Badge with the Koshare Museum and Dancers.  During this time, scouts will learn how to play ancient Native American games, learn Native American handicrafts, receive guided tours of the museum, and much much more!  This day is packed full of fun with education!


Saturday
December 1st

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $3 for Scouts/$5 General Public

 Events for Scouts       Performances 

Bent’s Old Fort Holiday Celebration Performance for Scouts at Koshare Museum

One of the most popular winter events at the museum coincides with the Annual Holiday Celebration at Bent’s Old Fort Historic Site.  During this time, the Koshare Museum will feature special events and a performance on Saturday, December 2nd.  After enjoying…


Tuesday
April 10th

Time: 9:00 AM; 10:30 AM; & 1:00 PM
Cost: $3 Per Student/One Free Adult Admission per each 10 Admissions

 Events for School Groups 

Annual School Shows

Join the Koshare Dancers for interpretive performances throughout the day. Reservations are required for school groups. These performances are extremely popular and times do fill up fast. Contact the Koshare Museum at (719) 384-4411 to make reservations for your group.


Saturday
June 16th

Time: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: See Foundation Website

 Fundraising Events 

6th Annual Koshare Foundation Golf Tournament

Join the Koshare Foundation on June 16, 2018, for a fun day of golf, a chance to reconnect, make new friends, and help support the Koshare Indian Dancers and Museum!  Proceeds benefit the Koshare Foundation.


Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
Summer Matinee Performance 2:00 pm
Summer Matinee Performance
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Summer Matinee Performance @ Koshare Museum
This Saturday, June 2nd, the Koshare Dancers will open their 85th Summer Season with a special matinee at 2:00 p.m. In celebration of their 85th Anniversary, the Koshares are adding unique events throughout the summer[...]
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
4
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
Koshare Road Show in Lamar, Colorado 7:00 pm
Koshare Road Show in Lamar, Colorado
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Road Show in Lamar, Colorado @ Alta Vista Charter School
The Koshares will be performing in Lamar, Colorado, at Alta Vista Charter School.  The event is open to the public and tickets can be purchased at the door or by contacting Troop 218 of Lamar.
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Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
Summer Performance 7:00 pm
Summer Performance
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
The schedule of performances is as follows: June 2, 8, 9, 16, 23, 29, and 30; July 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 28, and 29. Each show will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Koshare[...]
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Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
Summer Performance 7:00 pm
Summer Performance
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
The schedule of performances is as follows: June 2, 8, 9, 16, 23, 29, and 30; July 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 28, and 29. Each show will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Koshare[...]
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
13
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
14
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
15
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
85th Anniversary Weekend Celebration – Welcome Reception, Eagle Ceremony, & Mini Show 6:00 pm
85th Anniversary Weekend Celebration – Welcome Reception, Eagle Ceremony, & Mini Show
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
On June 14th thru June 17th, celebrate eighty-five years of history and the incredible story of the kids who inspired people all over the world. Throughout this weekend, visitors can take part in several special[...]
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6th Annual Koshare Foundation Golf Tournament 8:00 am
6th Annual Koshare Foundation Golf Tournament
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
6th Annual Koshare Foundation Golf Tournament @ La Junta Municipal Golf Course
Join the Koshare Foundation on June 16, 2018, for a fun day of golf, a chance to reconnect, make new friends, and help support the Koshare Indian Dancers and Museum! Proceeds benefit the Koshare Foundation.
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
85th Anniversary Weekend Celebration – Special Dinner & Auction 5:00 pm
Koshare Alumni Show 7:00 pm
Koshare Alumni Show
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Alumni Show @ Koshare Museum
The schedule of performances is as follows: June 2, 8, 9, 16, 23, 29, and 30; July 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 28, and 29. Each show will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Koshare[...]
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85th Anniversary Weekend Celebration – Brunch & Awards Ceremony 10:00 am
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
18
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
20
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
21
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
22
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
23
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
Summer Performance 7:00 pm
Summer Performance
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
The schedule of performances is as follows: June 2, 8, 9, 16, 23, 29, and 30; July 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 28, and 29. Each show will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Koshare[...]
24
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
25
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
26
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
27
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
29
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
Summer Performance 7:00 pm
Summer Performance
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
The schedule of performances is as follows: June 2, 8, 9, 16, 23, 29, and 30; July 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 28, and 29. Each show will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Koshare[...]
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Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
From June 1st to August 31st, the Koshare Museum is open daily from noon to 5pm.  During Koshare performances the museum and trading post is open until 10pm.
Koshare Summer Show 7:00 pm
Koshare Summer Show
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Summer Show @ Koshare Museum
Performances last approximately an hour and a half. All shows are open to the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Kiva Trading Post for $10 per person. Koshare Dancers are also selling a special[...]