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Events at the Stewart Auditorium

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How To Purchase Tickets

You may purchase tickets for all events in-person at the Museum box office or over the phone at (303) 651-8374. Online ticketing is also available for most events by following the link available with each listing (please note, online ticketing only currently works via computer and not mobile). Children age 3 and under are free if they sit on a lap.

View the seating chart for the Auditorium. 

Fall Auditorium Programming


BoulderBachBoulder Bach Festival – Gala Opening Concert
Featuring Robert Hill and Zachary Carrettin

Thursday, September 13, 7:30 pm
The Boulder Bach Festival kicks off their 2018 – 2019 season in the Stewart Auditorium with wine, tapas, and a special performance in the Swan Atrium by their Fellowship Artists Vocal Ensemble. One of the world’s most famous harpsichordists, Robert Hill, makes his debut with the Boulder Bach Festival in a recital of works by J.S. Bach, including a concerto, chromatic fantasy, and fugue. Internationally-recognized violin soloist and conductor Zachary Carrettin joins in on sonatas played on violin and viola and a suite performed on cello da spalla. Buy tickets online

Helen Thorpe webThe Longmont Public Library presents An Evening with Helen Thorpe
Monday, September 17, 7 pm; free admission
Join author, journalist, and former First Lady of Colorado Helen Thorpe for a fascinating and timely discussion of how immigrant children are finding new homes in American classrooms. Book signing to follow with books for sale courtesy of Barbed Wire Books. Register online

InclusiveCommunitiesInclusive Communities Celebration
Friday, September 21, 6 – 9 pm; free admission
The City of Longmont invites you to discover, experience, and enjoy a multicultural festival showcasing Longmont’s diverse community. Enjoy free food and drinks, art, performances, and information from around the world! Make sure you visit a special exhibit from Intercambio spotlighting English-language learners with their teachers, held in our Kaiser Permanente Education Center during Inclusive Communities.

Secret Garden webCentennial State Ballet presents The Secret Garden
Saturday, September 29, 2 pm and 7 pm; $22 general admission, $17 students/seniors
The beloved story of an orphan named Mary and her journey of self-growth and compassion comes to life onstage in this exquisite ballet. Accompaniment for The Secret Garden by pianist Devon Newburn. Buy tickets online


Coco webFilm: Coco
Thursday, October 11, 7:15 pm; $8 general admission, $5 Museum members
On Día de los Muertos, young would-be musician Miguel crosses into the afterlife on a quest to meet his ancestors and understand his family legacy. There, the charming trickster Hector (Gael Garcia Bernal) becomes an unexpected friend who helps Miguel uncover the mysteries behind his family’s stories and traditions. Buy tickets online


Tree lecture  webA Walk through the Trees
Thursday, October 18, 7:15 pm; free admission
We sit under them and climb in their branches, we pick their fruit, and some of us even hug them – trees are our friends. Join award-winning horticulturalist Panayoti Kelaidis, senior curator at the Denver Botanic Gardens, for a special presentation on the lives of trees.



pete-and-joan-wernickFriday Afternoon Concerts
Art show 1:30 pm, Concert 2:30 pm; $10 general admission
Friday Afternoon Concert Series is presented in partnership with Arts Longmont. Enjoy an art show before each concert and a reception afterwards.


October 19: Joan & Pete Wernick
Banjo player Pete Wernick and his singer-guitarist wife Joan present one of the West’s most engaging country duets. Joan’s clear, soulful singing and Pete’s masterful picking feature a diverse repertoire, including traditional bluegrass, vocal duets, and blazing instrumentals. Buy tickets online
Art Show: Día de los Muertos exhibition

November 16: Irena Sendler—Angel of the Warsaw Ghetto
This one-act theater piece by actor/scholar Judy Winnick brings to life the amazing work of Irena Sendler. As a Polish Catholic social worker during WWII, Irena Sendler risked her life to save others. She was the leader of the children’s section of Zegota Council to Aid Jews, an underground Polish resistance agency, and was responsible for rescuing 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto. Q & A follows the performance. Buy tickets online
Art Show: Fran Gordon, mixed media

December 14: Denver Brass Quintet
The Denver Brass ensemble’s recital quintet is internationally recognized for its elegant approach to brass chamber music performance. From traditional favorites to the unexpected, kick off your holidays while you kick back to the mellow sound of the Denver Brass. Buy tickets online
Art show: Artisan pieces from the Arts Longmont Gift Shop

Longmont Symphony WEBLongmont Symphony Orchestra – Haydn & Mozart
Sunday, October 21, 4 pm; $30 general admission, $27 students/seniors
The Longmont Symphony Orchestra returns for a special evening dedicated to the works of Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Haydn’s youthful Cello Concerto in C juxtaposes Richard Danielpour’s work for string orchestra, Lacriame Beati, based upon the last notes that Mozart ever composed in his Requiem. Buy tickets online


Community AltarThe Living & the Dead – An Evening of Storytelling
Thursday, October 25, 7:15 pm; $10 general admission, $7 Museum members
Honoring the dead is universal. This storytelling event will illuminate how different cultures approach death in celebration, mourning, and remembrance. Enjoy personal and traditional stories from Central America and around the world. This event is presented in collaboration with Rocky Mountain Storytelling. Arrive early to enter a drawing for the chance to tell your own five-minute story. Buy tickets online

question-markStirring the Melting Pot – A Panel Discussion on Cultural Appropriation
Thursday, November 1, 7:15 pm; free admission
Join us for a lively and heartfelt conversation with local community leaders as they share their experiences with cultural appropriation and examine the risks and rewards of sharing their traditions with the wider community. Moderated by educator Adriana “Lupita” Ramirez. Followed by Q & A.

treeSustainability & Social Equity Lecture
Thursday, November 8, 7:15 pm; free admission
Sustainability is often considered simply taking care of our environment. However, a truly sustainable community encompasses not only environmental stewardship, but also social equity and economic vitality – known as the three pillars of sustainability. Learn how Longmont defines sustainability and focuses on equity as a foundational aspect of all sustainability initiatives.

Holiday FestivalFourth Annual Longmont Museum Holiday Showcase – Two Shows!
Saturday, December 15 evening, Concert only 7 pm
Sunday, December 16 matinee, Santa Reception 3 pm, Concert 4 pm
$20 general admission, $15 students/seniors, $12 Museum members

The Longmont Museum’s holiday tradition continues after last year’s sold out events! Join us for songs of the season and holiday cheer from some of the finest musicians and performers in the region. Featuring excerpts from the Nutcracker by the Centennial State Ballet, the Heath Walton Jazz Ensemble, the Boulder Klezmer Consort, the Rocky Mountain Ukulele Orchestra, an appearance by Santa Claus, and more. Special Santa reception with cookies and hot chocolate before the matinee concert. Cash bar. Buy tickets online

March 19, 7:30 pm, $33 adults, $27 students/seniors (10% discount for groups)
Witness a stunning display of instrumental and vocal virtuosity as internationally-acclaimed violinist
Zachary Carrettin leads a dynamic ensemble of Colorado’s finest young concert artists. This electric
orchestra will perform Venetian baroque concertos by Vivaldi and Albinoni, as soprano Szilvia Schranz brings to life the haunting work of 18th century composer, Barbara Strozzi. This is the second performance of the new series BACH-in-LONGMONT, created by the Boulder Bach Festival. Learn more
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