Salutz notes that the center tries to incorporate new, interactive elements on a regular basis, from sushi hand-roll demonstrations to musicians. But one of its most successful programs is also one of its oldest: the regular Life of a Buffalo Soldier program. “Our Buffalo Soldier has been coming for a few summers and is always very popular,” says Salutz. “Tim Johnson, our actor, plays Sergeant Jack Hackett and interacts in first person with visitors. He explains what life was like as a Buffalo Soldier and answers visitors’ questions.”
Find Hackett in the Colorado Stories exhibit today (and again on August 5) from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at History Colorado, 1200 Broadway. His program is free with museum admission ($8 to $12; children five and under get in for free). For more information, visit historycolorado.org or call 303-447-8679.
Tue., July 8, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Tue., Aug. 5, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 2014