History Mystery: Where’s Kelly’s Mom?

We get donations all the time of old photographs that need identification, including people and place. Our archives team is great at their job, but  even they can get stumped. […]

Kick Off Summer at the Holden/Marolt Hoedown

  Yeehaw! It’s summer time. Put on your boots and join us for the Holden/Marolt Hoedown, June 17. The Smuggler Mountain Boys will be playing bluegrass and we’ll have ranching […]

Sweet Peas are Here

Don’t let the snow fool you, it’s sweet pea season! Each spring we partner with BJ Adams & Co. and the Aspen Times for a sweet pea giveaway. You can […]

Ute Exhibit Gets New Artifacts

We took a couple of weeks this spring to clean and swap out artifacts in our Ute exhibit. Now, we reopen with 15 new objects primarily on loan from History […]

Dirty Old Men and Other Aspen Bands

I played the tuba in a few Aspen bands in the seventies, including HEIDI AND THE BARVARIAN BUSHMEN, ALBERT FLOSSMAN’S BAVARIAN BAND, and the DIRTY OLD MEN JAZZ BAND.  Those […]