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  • The American West as Living Space: Reading & Conversations and Writers in the Schools
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  • Our latest video features Motheread/Fatheread Colorado, Writers in the Schools, and Chautauqua programs.

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  • Watch our new video and see Writers in the Schools from the inside.

  • Colorado Poet Laureate Joe Hutchison will lead a posse of Colorado poets at the Biennial of the Americas August 8 in a program "To Story or Not to Story." Governor John Hickenlooper introduced Joe during a news conference on the West Steps of the State Capitol Tuesday, September 9, 2014.


  • Membership opportunities!

    Our programs would not be possible without people like you who value the wisdom and vitality of the humanities and recognize the critical need for humanities education in an informed and effective society. We urge you to take a look at our membership opportunities and choose the level that most suits you, your family or your business. Together, we bring the humanities to life in Colorado! Read more...


What's New?

  • Congratulations to the 2016 Colorado Book Award winners awarded at the Parker Arts, Cultural and Events Center! See the full list here.

  • To find out about the next Motheread/Fatheread or Story Exploring training in Colorado, please contact Program Coordinator Vera Atilano at 303.894.7951 x12 or atilano@ coloradohumanities.org.


  • The Colorado Encyclopedia prototype has launched!

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  • Motheread/Fatheread Colorado, our early childhood and family literacy program, was selected as a semifinalist for the American Prize, one of three new Library of Congress literacy awards celebrated for the first time last November in Washington, D.C. Motheread/Fatheread Colorado is also cited in the Library's new publication for programmatic strategies, Best Practices.


  • Newly published! 20 more volumes for our Colorado biography series, Great Lives in Colorado History! Now a 33-book complement, the Great Lives series is designed for elementary readers, and written in English and Spanish. Each biography contains relevant historical photos and information about significant Coloradans in history, study questions, glossaries, timelines and bibliographies for young readers. What great gifts these make for our school libraries and our children, grandchildren, and young friends!

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  • Celebrate and hear brief readings by the winners on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Parker Arts, Cultural and Events Center20000 Pikes Peak Avenue in Parker, from 5 to 7 p.m.

    Congratulations to the finalists! See the full list here.

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