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January 21, 2018
January 21, 2018

Lawrence of Arabia- World War I Commemoration Film Series
Dates: Saturday, January 13, 2018 02:00pm

A year long series of films, co-presented by the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities and the Denver Film Society commemorating the centennial of American involvement in World War I. The second in the series is Lawrence of Arabia, te story of T.E.Lawrence, the English officer who served as a liaison between the Arabs and the British in their fight against the Turks. Lawrence rebels against the orders of his superiors and strikes out on a journey across the desert to attack a well-guarded Turkish port. For two years, he leads the Arabs in harassing the Turks with desert raids, ...
Contact: Michelle Osgood mosgood@arvadacenter.org
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

Arvada, CO

 

Category: Colorado

Colorado Women- The Evans Women and World War I
Dates: Saturday, January 27, 2018 01:30pm - 02:30pm

Byers-Evans House Museum director, Jillian Allison will be discussing how the women who lived and worked in the Evans house were impacted by World War I and how they contributed to the war efforts through the Red Cross and food conservation. This talk will look at how world-wide events and national movements touched the lives of women in Denver. Tickets- members $5, nonmembers $8. Reservation required- space is limited. Please call 303-620-4933 to RSVP
Contact: Jillian Allison 303-620-4933
Byers-Evans House Museum (Copy)

Denver, CO

 

Category: Colorado

Colorado WWI Centennial Commission

Contact: Colorado@worldwar1centennial.org

Commissioners

Chairman: Philip Sneed, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Executive Director

Betty Jo Brenner, Colorado Humanities, Program Coordinator 

Rose Campbell, Regis University- Assoc. Dir. of the Center for the Study of War Experience

Daniel Clayton, Regis University- Dir. of the Center for the Study of War Experience/ Professor of History

William Convery, University of Colorado- Denver, Dept. of History, Former Colorado State Historian

Sasha Fisher, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Coordinator

Greg Forster, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Volunteer

Joseph Hutchison, Colorado Poet Laureate

Andrea Maestrejuan, Metro State University, Assistant Professor, Dept. of History

Mark McGoff, City of Arvada - Councilmember

 

Partners:

American Numismatic Association, Douglas Mudd, Curator/ Museum Director and Rod Gillis, Education Director

Castle Rock Museum

City of Arvada

Colorado Buffalo Soldiers, Ann and Fred Applewhite, Secretary and Treasurer

Colorado Humanities

Denver Public Library

Denver Film Society, Brit Withey, Artistic Director

Golden Library

Hayden Museum

High Plains Library District - Centennial Park Branch Library 

Lafayette Library

Loveland Library

Metropolitan State University

Money Museum/ American Numismatic Association (Colorado Springs)

Platteville Library

Red Rocks Community College, Linnie PawlekAssoc. Professor of History

Regis University- Center for the Study of War Experience

University of Denver- University College

VFW Post #1 Denver, Michael Mitchell  

 

Arvada Center Staff Support: 

Kristin Bueb, Exhibition Manager 

Leanne Cadman, Assoc. Dir., Corporate and Foundation Relations

Lynne Collins, Artistic Director (Plays)

Cynthia DeLarber, Dir. of Advancement, Communication & Patron Services

Rod Lansberry, Producing Artistic Director (Musicals)

Lisa Leafgreen, Director of Education

Ashley Machacek, School Programs Coordinator

Michelle Osgood, Executive Coordinator

Adam Stolte, Production Manager