The gallery room at the Rio Grande County Museum will be filled with the artistic creations of art work of Darwin Thompson will be on display for two weeks. Mr. Thompson show will feature carvings that he has called “Traders and Trappers”. This will also be the opening of a museum exhibit of “Trails, Traders and Trappers”. Mr. Thompson’s exhibit will start May 14th and run for two weeks.
The events continue on May 18th with a “Day with the Museum Staff” that will start at 10am with tours for anyone who would like to go through the museum with one of the staff members or volunteers on an individual basis to see the exhibits, talk about the exhibits or even to see the inner working of the storage area and library area. In the afternoon in honor of Armed Forces Day, Mikayla Baird will present a program on stories of a few of the Civil War Veterans who came to Rio Grande County following the War. Ms. Baird will also present a short program on WWI On the Home Front.
For more information, please contact the Rio Grande County Museum at (719)657-2847 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Check with our Facebook page for additional stories and information.
The Rio Grande County Museum is located at 580 Oak Street in Del Norte.