Fall Programs for Adults
Register online through RecTrac, the City of Longmont's class registration software. See Registration information and Policies for more information. You can also register for any program by calling 303-651-8374 or in person at the Museum.
Historic Longmont Walking Tours
Eastside Historic Preservation
Tuesday, September 11, 5:30 pm; $10 (494132.05)
Take a walking tour of the Historic Eastside neighborhood with Preservation Planner Karen Bryant. See the beautiful architecture in Longmont’s first residential neighborhood, built in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Learn about some of the pioneers of Longmont and their contributions to the City, as well as historic preservation efforts and adaptive re-use of historic buildings.
Westside Historic Preservation
Wednesday, September 12, 10:30 am; $10 (494132.06)
Take a walking tour of the Historic Westside neighborhood with Preservation Planner, Karen Bryant. This beautiful neighborhood, built during a period of prosperity in Longmont’s agricultural industry, includes
the first free library and the oldest school still in use in Boulder County. Learn about what historic designation and historic significance means for property owners.
Historic 3rd Avenue
Tuesday, September 18, 5:30 pm; $10 (494132.07)
Take a stroll along the stately homes of Third Avenue in Longmont with Museum Curator of History Erik Mason. Hear stories of industrialists and bankers, plus tales of tragedy and murder, while seeing the homes built by some of Longmont’s wealthiest early citizens.
Wednesday, September 19, 10 am; $10 (494132.08)
Take a walking tour through the historic downtown businesses of Old Town Longmont with Museum Curator of History Erik Mason. Discover the stories behind the buildings of downtown, and learn about the colorful characters who helped to make this community what it is today.
Art & Sip
Thursday nights, October 4 - November 8, 6:30 pm; $35
Grab a drink and get creative with these Thursday night art classes for adults. Beer, wine, and spirits will be available for purchase in the Atrium Bar. This season you’ll see a special focus on tree-themed and Day of the Dead-themed art projects, complementing our fall exhibitions.
Alebrije Mask-Making Workshop
Thursday, October 4, 6:30 pm; $35 (494000)
Following a gallery talk about his inspirations and process, renowned Mexican artist and anthropologist Oscar Becerra will guide you through painting your own alebrije-inspired mask. Alebrijes are brightly colored Mexican folk art of fantastical creatures. Becerra’s monumental alebrije sculpture is featured in the Día de los Muertos exhibit.
Put a Bird on It! Nest Jewelry
Thursday, October 11, 6:30 pm; $35 (494000.01)
Just like in Portlandia, everything is so much better when you put a bird on it! Create unique bird nest inspired
jewelry using wire, beads, charms, links, and chain.
Sugar Skull on Canvas
Thursday, October 18, 6:30 pm; $35 (494000.02)
Sugar skulls – while they may be a commonly seen image, do you know their cultural significance? In this
painting class, you will create your own original sugar skull painting on canvas while learning about the history and meaning of the sugar skull in Central America.
Painted Owl Stones
Thursday, October 25, 6:30 pm; $35 (494000.03)
Painting stones can be a meditative art, bringing inner peace and focus. Add some color to your home or garden with these stones, decorated with whimsical owls and other designs.
Happy Little Trees – A Bob Ross Tribute Night
Thursday, November 1, 6:30 pm; $35 (494000.04)
Bob Ross once said, “All you need [in order] to paint are a few tools, a little instruction, and a vision in your mind.”
We provide the tools and instruction, and you bring the vision in your mind as we paint an acrylic landscape in the
style of Bob Ross.
Thursday, November 8, 6:30 pm; $35 (494000.05)
Transport yourself to an autumn mountainside covered in golden aspen trees whispering in the wind as we paint this landscape scene together.
Preregistration is strongly encouraged if there is a registration code.
Register online, by phone or in person, or mail completed registration form to the Museum. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Register early, classes fill quickly!
Questions? Call 303-651-8374
Cancellation must be made at least two weeks prior to the session start date for a full refund. Cancellations made one week prior to class start date are subject to a 50% cancellation fee, cancellations made less than 1 week prior to start date are subject to a 75% cancellation fee. In the event the Museum cancels a class, registration fees are refunded in full.