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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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.



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.


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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 20 @ 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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Regular Museum Hours 12:00 pm
Regular Museum Hours
Aug 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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.
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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
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.