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.

Schedule a Private Event

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.

Our variety of special events will engage individuals, families, and groups to enhance your museum experience. Check the full schedule below for more details.

Upcoming Events & Performances

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Jul
26
Fri
Kids’ Night Special Event
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Kids' Night Special Event @ Koshare Museum

Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance.

The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20, 26,
and 27. Each show, with the exception of the performance on June 16th, will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the
Koshare Museum. A special matinee on June 16th will begin at 3:00 p.m.

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 four pack of show tickets
with a discount card for $20 per pack. Ticket price includes admission to the museum.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please call the Koshare Trading Post at 384-
4411.

Jul
27
Sat
Koshare Summer Performance
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum

Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance.

The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20, 26,
and 27. Each show, with the exception of the performance on June 16th, will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the
Koshare Museum. A special matinee on June 16th will begin at 3:00 p.m.

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 four pack of show tickets
with a discount card for $20 per pack. Ticket price includes admission to the museum.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please call the Koshare Trading Post at 384-
4411.

Dec
7
Sat
Holiday Celebration Scout Performance
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Holiday Celebration Scout Performance

Join the Koshare Museum and Dancers for one of the most popular scouting weekends at the museum on Saturday, December 7th.

During this time, scouts can partake in the 1840s Holiday Celebration at Bent’s Old Fort, enjoy a Koshare performance, explore the fort with special candlelight tours, and spend the night in the Koshare Museum.

Bent’s Fort Holiday Celebration

Witness the holiday pleasures and pastimes of the 1840s at an isolated trading post. Join Bent’s Old Fort for period games, cooking, foods, wagon rides, toy making, yule log hunt, and festivities will enliven the fort. Reservations are needed for the evening candlelight tours. Call Bent’s Old Fort at (719) 383-5026 starting November 1, 2019 for tour reservations.

Koshare Scout Show

Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $3 per Scout/$10 for general public
Location: Koshare Museum
For Information: Call the Koshare Museum at 719.384.4411

*Space is limited. Seating is based on a first-come first-serve basis.



Jul
27
Sat
Koshare Summer Performance
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum

Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance.

The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20, 26,
and 27. Each show, with the exception of the performance on June 16th, will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the
Koshare Museum. A special matinee on June 16th will begin at 3:00 p.m.

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 four pack of show tickets
with a discount card for $20 per pack. Ticket price includes admission to the museum.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please call the Koshare Trading Post at 384-
4411.

Dec
7
Sat
Holiday Celebration Scout Performance
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Holiday Celebration Scout Performance

Join the Koshare Museum and Dancers for one of the most popular scouting weekends at the museum on Saturday, December 7th.

During this time, scouts can partake in the 1840s Holiday Celebration at Bent’s Old Fort, enjoy a Koshare performance, explore the fort with special candlelight tours, and spend the night in the Koshare Museum.

Bent’s Fort Holiday Celebration

Witness the holiday pleasures and pastimes of the 1840s at an isolated trading post. Join Bent’s Old Fort for period games, cooking, foods, wagon rides, toy making, yule log hunt, and festivities will enliven the fort. Reservations are needed for the evening candlelight tours. Call Bent’s Old Fort at (719) 383-5026 starting November 1, 2019 for tour reservations.

Koshare Scout Show

Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $3 per Scout/$10 for general public
Location: Koshare Museum
For Information: Call the Koshare Museum at 719.384.4411

*Space is limited. Seating is based on a first-come first-serve basis.



Dec
7
Sat
Holiday Celebration Scout Performance
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Holiday Celebration Scout Performance

Join the Koshare Museum and Dancers for one of the most popular scouting weekends at the museum on Saturday, December 7th.

During this time, scouts can partake in the 1840s Holiday Celebration at Bent’s Old Fort, enjoy a Koshare performance, explore the fort with special candlelight tours, and spend the night in the Koshare Museum.

Bent’s Fort Holiday Celebration

Witness the holiday pleasures and pastimes of the 1840s at an isolated trading post. Join Bent’s Old Fort for period games, cooking, foods, wagon rides, toy making, yule log hunt, and festivities will enliven the fort. Reservations are needed for the evening candlelight tours. Call Bent’s Old Fort at (719) 383-5026 starting November 1, 2019 for tour reservations.

Koshare Scout Show

Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $3 per Scout/$10 for general public
Location: Koshare Museum
For Information: Call the Koshare Museum at 719.384.4411

*Space is limited. Seating is based on a first-come first-serve basis.

Saturday
December 7, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $3 for Scouts/$10 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 8th. After enjoying…



Thursday
May 9, 2019

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 May 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 22, 2018

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 22, 2019 (Tentative Date), 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
1
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
2
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
3
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
4
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
5
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jul 5 @ 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 Performance 7:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance. The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20,[...]
6
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jul 6 @ 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 Performance 7:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance. The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20,[...]
7
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
8
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
9
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
10
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
11
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
12
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
13
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jul 13 @ 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 Performance 7:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance. The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20,[...]
14
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
15
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
16
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
17
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
18
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
19
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jul 19 @ 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.
Art of Dessert Event 6:00 pm
Art of Dessert Event
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Koshare Summer Performance 7:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance. The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20,[...]
20
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jul 20 @ 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 Performance 7:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance. The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20,[...]
21
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
22
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
23
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
24
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
25
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
26
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jul 26 @ 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.
Kids’ Night Special Event 7:00 pm
Kids’ Night Special Event
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Kids' Night Special Event @ Koshare Museum
Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance. The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20,[...]
27
Extended Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Extended Museum Hours
Jul 27 @ 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 Performance 7:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Koshare Summer Performance @ Koshare Museum
Join the Koshare Dancers in their 86th year, for a night interpretive dance. The schedule of performances is as follows: June 7, 8, 15, 16, 22, 28, and 29; July 5, 6, 13, 19, 20,[...]
28
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
29
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
30
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.
31
Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours @ Koshare Museum
During the summer months (June 1st – August 31st) the Koshare Museum is open seven days a week from noon to 5:00pm with extended hours during all show nights in June and July.