The Museum hosts a variety of events, lecture series, and changing exhibits. Traveling and changing exhibits are included in the price of admission to the Museum. Please check back often to find out what’s happening in upcoming weeks.
Thanks to our 2014 Event Sponsors!
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
Looking for an event but don't see it? Try one of these calendars: CMC, AAC, AMC
Note: Events held at the American Mountaineering Center can be found on the "hosting organization's" website.
September 18th - Thirsty Thursday sponsored by Earth Treks Climbing Centers Golden! Join us on Thursday, September 18th from 5:30pm - 8:30pm for gear, beer, and free Museum admission. This month's TT is sponsored by Golden's Earth Treks Climbing Centers, with brews by Arvada Beer Co. We will be giving away 6 Open Climb/Day Passes ($40 value!), as well as some ET SWAG! More details on the event Facebook page.
September 25th - Bent Gate's 5th annual Ski Season Kickoff Party at the American Mountaineering Center. The evening will include a winter sports expo, silent auction, gear giveaways, beer garden by Mountain Toad Brewing, food trucks, B/C Games, and films. Tickets are $20. Proceeds will benefit the American Mountaineering Museum! Visit the event page for tickets and info.
October 15th - Ouray Roadshow with Will Mayo in Foss Auditorium.
October 24th - Classic ski movie "The Blizzard of Aahhh's" hosted by Powder7.com. The greatest ski movie of the 1980s--and, possibly, of all time--returns to the big screen for a one-night-only special presentation at the American Mountaineering Center. Groundbreaking in every way, the 1988 debut of "Blizzard" introduced extreme skiing to the American mainstream and made the be-mohawked Glen Plake an icon. Doors @ 7:15, film @ 8:00, with an 80's costume contest and tons of ski-related giveaways from host Powder7.com.
October 30th - YETI NIGHT! Are you ready yeti? Our ever-popular Yeti Night at the Museum is happening Thursday, October 30th from 6-9pm! Start planning your costume and be prepared for a fun night of music, brews, mask-making, storytelling and more.
November 7th - Powder7.com Movie Night featuring Matchstick Production's "Days of My Youth."
November 8th - Night at the Museums Join us from 5-8pm for a reception as part of Denver Art Week's Night at the Museums. We'll partner up with other Golden Museums for a free admission night, courtesy of SCFD.
November 11th - Screening of Powderwhore's Something Else. 8pm $15. Visit Powderwhore.com
November 20th - Thirsty Thursday featuring Arc'Teryx! We've partnered with Arc'teryx as a sponsor for our exhibits, events, and programs! We'll feature their products at the November 20th Thirsty Thursday, so mark your calendars! In the meanwhile, make your way down to Castle Rock Factory Outlets to check out their first mono brand outlet store selling exclusively Arc'teryx gear (at discounted prices!)
December 9th - Colorado Gives Day We need your support! Make your end-of-year donations to the Museum by joining us for the Colorado Gives Day Holiday Celebration and Expo in Golden, CO. We'll have free appetizers, cocktails, and entertainment. Visit the event page for more details.
December 11th - Holiday Gear Party Our last hoorah before the end of the year! Beer by Odell Brewing Company, music by the Lookout Mountain Boys, a silent auction with gear and clothing from the top outdoor companies, and a grand prize by Eddie Bauer!
*** Visit our facebook account for all up to date information on events: www.facebook.com/mountaineeringmuseum
Current Exhibit: "The Shawangunks" by Gregory Frux
If you are interested in booking a lecture with the American Mountaineering Museum, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please visit our Lectures section for information on upcoming Speakers Series events, or join the American Mountaineering Museum Facebook Group for immediate updates!
Thirsty 3RD Thursdays
3RD THURSDAY of the month (or so) @ 5:30PM The Mountaineering Museum will host a happy hour with music, and local brew! See the schedule below for dates and activities.
January - None
February 20th - 6 Year Anniversary
- Spring/St. Paddy's Day Theme
May 21st - John Fielder Exhibit Opening (This is a Wednesday!)
[Summer Break from TT]
- Sponsored by Earth Treks Climbing Centers Golden
October 23th - YETI Night!
- Sponsorsed by Arc'teryx
December 11th - Holiday Gear Party sponsored by Eddie Bauer Park Meadows
AAC Library Book Club
Go to the AAC Library page for more information!