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.


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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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
Aug 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
Aug 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
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 9 @ 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
Aug 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
Aug 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
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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
Aug 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
Aug 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
Aug 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
Aug 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
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 23 @ 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.
24
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 31 @ 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.