Nov
1
Mon
Breckenridge Public Art Self-Guided Tour @ Town of Breckenridge
Nov 1 2021 – Sep 30 2022 all-day
Breckenridge Public Art Self-Guided Tour @ Town of Breckenridge | Myrtle Beach | South Carolina | United States

 

The Breckenridge public art collection engages passersby from all walks of life, inciting conversation around topics that are quintessentially Breckenridge, from the picturesque mountain environment to rich local history. Pieces in the permanent collection occupy carefully-selected public spaces throughout town, and are thoughtfully curated to enhance the collective aesthetic experience of locals and visitors alike. In addition to the permanent collection, temporary and ephemeral installations bolster the experience of Breckenridge as a haven for creativity high in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

TAKE A SELF-GUIDED TOUR
Use your mobile devise to listen to the Breckenridge Public Art + Arts District Audio Tour by visiting: spts.us/bca 

GET A MAP
Pick up a map to accompany your walking tour at Old Masonic Hall or the Welcome Center. Abbreviated maps (without images) are also available by clicking here.

PLAN YOUR ROUTE
To view the public art collection or campus, choose between three pre-organized routes:
 
-Public Art | Downtown
-Public Art | North + East
-Historic Arts District Campus

Alternatively, you can create your own route by entering numbers (1-42) into the Spot ID at the top of the screen.

ABOUT THE COLLECTION 
The Breckenridge public art collection engages passersby from all walks of life, inciting conversation around topics that are quintessentially Breckenridge, from the picturesque mountain environment to rich local history. Pieces in the permanent collection occupy carefully-selected public spaces throughout town, and are thoughtfully curated to enhance the collective aesthetic experience of locals and visitors alike. In addition to the permanent collection, temporary and ephemeral installations bolster the experience of Breckenridge as a haven for creativity high in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

ABOUT THE CAMPUS
The Breckenridge Arts District features a multi-facility campus of restored historic structures that hosts workshops, exhibits, tours, artists-in-residence, and a variety of other creative activities. With a focus on educational and experiential enrichment, programs include classes in a range of media such as textiles, ceramics, metalwork, painting, and more.

MORE INFORMATION
For questions or additional information on the Breckenridge Public Art + Arts District Audio Tour, please visit breckcreate.org/public-art.

Dec
8
Wed
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

MASKS REQUIRED: Masks are required inside BHA museums; please bring your own or visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center for a free mask

Born into slavery, Barney Ford endured racism and financial hardship to become one of Colorado’s most prominent businessman. Free; $5 suggested donation
 
 
 
 
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

MASKS REQUIRED: Masks are required inside BHA museums; please bring your own or visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center for a free mask

Edwin Carter was a miner-turned-taxidermist and environmental conservationist. This museum has hands-on exhibits great for kids. Free; $5 suggested donation.
 
Photo credit: Elaine Collins
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Bawdy Breckenridge Tour @ Breckenridge Welcome Center
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Bawdy Breckenridge Tour @ Breckenridge Welcome Center | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

As in most frontier mountain towns, Breckenridge had many saloons and brothels. Join this adults-only tour to learn more! Advance reservations and payment required. $25/adult (ages 21+)

Dec
9
Thu
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Breckenridge Sawmill Museum @ Breckenridge Sawmill Museum
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Breckenridge Sawmill Museum @ Breckenridge Sawmill Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

The historic homes, stores, and mines still standing in Breckenridge today could not have existed without the sawmills that processed trees cleared from local hillsides. One of our newest attractions, the sawmill museum offers a self-guided tour of the equipment used by early frontiersmen to cut and prepare timbers for construction.

Photo Credit: Elaine Collins

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: High Line Railroad Park @ High Line Railroad Park
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: High Line Railroad Park @ High Line Railroad Park | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
Train enthusiasts will delight in this original narrow-gauge engine, rotary snowplow, and other railroad artifacts. Kids will love the train-themed playground! The park and playground are open year-round during daylight hours with self-guided exhibits. Museum is closed for the season. 
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

MASKS REQUIRED: Masks are required inside BHA museums; please bring your own or visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center for a free mask

Born into slavery, Barney Ford endured racism and financial hardship to become one of Colorado’s most prominent businessman. Free; $5 suggested donation
 
 
 
 
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

MASKS REQUIRED: Masks are required inside BHA museums; please bring your own or visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center for a free mask

Edwin Carter was a miner-turned-taxidermist and environmental conservationist. This museum has hands-on exhibits great for kids. Free; $5 suggested donation.
 
Photo credit: Elaine Collins
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Walk Through History Tour @ Breckenridge Welcome Center
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Walk Through History Tour @ Breckenridge Welcome Center | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Join this downtown tour of our nationally recognized Historic District for an overview of Breckenridge history. Advance reservations and payment required.  $20/adult;  $10/child

Dec
10
Fri
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Breckenridge Sawmill Museum @ Breckenridge Sawmill Museum
Dec 10 @ 8:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Breckenridge Sawmill Museum @ Breckenridge Sawmill Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

The historic homes, stores, and mines still standing in Breckenridge today could not have existed without the sawmills that processed trees cleared from local hillsides. One of our newest attractions, the sawmill museum offers a self-guided tour of the equipment used by early frontiersmen to cut and prepare timbers for construction.

Photo Credit: Elaine Collins

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: High Line Railroad Park @ High Line Railroad Park
Dec 10 @ 8:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: High Line Railroad Park @ High Line Railroad Park | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
Train enthusiasts will delight in this original narrow-gauge engine, rotary snowplow, and other railroad artifacts. Kids will love the train-themed playground! The park and playground are open year-round during daylight hours with self-guided exhibits. Museum is closed for the season. 
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

MASKS REQUIRED: Masks are required inside BHA museums; please bring your own or visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center for a free mask

Born into slavery, Barney Ford endured racism and financial hardship to become one of Colorado’s most prominent businessman. Free; $5 suggested donation
 
 
 
 
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

MASKS REQUIRED: Masks are required inside BHA museums; please bring your own or visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center for a free mask

Edwin Carter was a miner-turned-taxidermist and environmental conservationist. This museum has hands-on exhibits great for kids. Free; $5 suggested donation.
 
Photo credit: Elaine Collins
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Gold Mine and Dredge Boat Hike/Snowshow Hike @ B&B Trailhead
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Gold Mine and Dredge Boat Hike/Snowshow Hike @ B&B Trailhead | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

Explore the Golden Horseshoe, one of Colorado’s most fertile mining regions and home to dozens of early mining operations. Advance reservations and payment required. $25/adult;  $15/child

Dec
11
Sat
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Breckenridge Sawmill Museum @ Breckenridge Sawmill Museum
Dec 11 @ 8:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Breckenridge Sawmill Museum @ Breckenridge Sawmill Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

The historic homes, stores, and mines still standing in Breckenridge today could not have existed without the sawmills that processed trees cleared from local hillsides. One of our newest attractions, the sawmill museum offers a self-guided tour of the equipment used by early frontiersmen to cut and prepare timbers for construction.

Photo Credit: Elaine Collins

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: High Line Railroad Park @ High Line Railroad Park
Dec 11 @ 8:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: High Line Railroad Park @ High Line Railroad Park | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States
 
Train enthusiasts will delight in this original narrow-gauge engine, rotary snowplow, and other railroad artifacts. Kids will love the train-themed playground! The park and playground are open year-round during daylight hours with self-guided exhibits. Museum is closed for the season. 
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

MASKS REQUIRED: Masks are required inside BHA museums; please bring your own or visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center for a free mask

Born into slavery, Barney Ford endured racism and financial hardship to become one of Colorado’s most prominent businessman. Free; $5 suggested donation
 
 
 
 
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

MASKS REQUIRED: Masks are required inside BHA museums; please bring your own or visit the Breckenridge Welcome Center for a free mask

Edwin Carter was a miner-turned-taxidermist and environmental conservationist. This museum has hands-on exhibits great for kids. Free; $5 suggested donation.
 
Photo credit: Elaine Collins
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Walk Through History Tour @ Breckenridge Welcome Center
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Walk Through History Tour @ Breckenridge Welcome Center | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Join this downtown tour of our nationally recognized Historic District for an overview of Breckenridge history. Advance reservations and payment required.  $20/adult;  $10/child

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Bawdy Breckenridge Tour @ Breckenridge Welcome Center
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Bawdy Breckenridge Tour @ Breckenridge Welcome Center | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

As in most frontier mountain towns, Breckenridge had many saloons and brothels. Join this adults-only tour to learn more! Advance reservations and payment required. $25/adult (ages 21+)