Aug
27
Fri
Breckenridge Public Art Self-Guided Tour @ Town of Breckenridge
Aug 27 2021 – Jul 26 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.

Sep
24
Fri
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Breckenridge Sawmill Museum @ Breckenridge Sawmill Museum
Sep 24 @ 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.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: High Line Railroad Park @ High Line Railroad Park
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Born into slavery in 1822, Barney Ford endured racism, claim jumping, fires and financial hardship to become one of Colorado’s most prominent businessmen of his time. The Barney Ford House was built in 1882 by prominent craftsman, Elias Nashold, for Ford, his wife Julia and their three children. Today, the Barney Ford House has been restored to its original Victorian style.
 
Free, suggested $5 donation.
 
 
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Edwin Carter’s log cabin home was also his workshop where he dedicated his life to preserving the Rocky Mountain species through taxidermy after seeing the devastating effect mining had on the environment and wildlife.  After his death, his collection of almost 3,300 specimens formed the nucleus of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
 
Free, suggested $5 donation.
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Gold Mine and Dredge Boat Hike @ B&B Trailhead
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Gold Mine and Dredge Boat 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. Cost: $25/adult; $15/child

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website.

 

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website

Sep
25
Sat
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Breckenridge Sawmill Museum @ Breckenridge Sawmill Museum
Sep 25 @ 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.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: High Line Railroad Park @ High Line Railroad Park
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Barney Ford House Museum @ Barney Ford House Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Born into slavery in 1822, Barney Ford endured racism, claim jumping, fires and financial hardship to become one of Colorado’s most prominent businessmen of his time. The Barney Ford House was built in 1882 by prominent craftsman, Elias Nashold, for Ford, his wife Julia and their three children. Today, the Barney Ford House has been restored to its original Victorian style.
 
Free, suggested $5 donation.
 
 
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Edwin Carter Discovery Center @ Edwin Carter Museum | Breckenridge | Colorado | United States

 

Edwin Carter’s log cabin home was also his workshop where he dedicated his life to preserving the Rocky Mountain species through taxidermy after seeing the devastating effect mining had on the environment and wildlife.  After his death, his collection of almost 3,300 specimens formed the nucleus of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
 
Free, suggested $5 donation.
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website.

Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance: Lomax Mine Site and Gold Panning @ Lomax Gulch Mine | Dillon | Colorado | United States

 

Pan for gold at Lomax Gulch, site of an 1860’s mining operation that used high-pressure hoses and sluice boxes. Advance reservations required.

For more information, please visit the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance website