“The 100th Running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb” by Racer Don Sanborn

June 11th •••Saturday 10:00 am ••• The Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum welcomes Pikes Peak Hill Climb racer Don Sanborn and his presentation, “The 100th Running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb”. The Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb originally started by Spencer Penrose in 1916 has now been running for 100 years. This […]

“The Granite Attraction” by Author and Historian Eric Swab

June 4th •••Saturday 10:00 am ••• The Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum welcomes historian and author Eric Swab for a talk and presentation about his new book,  “The Granite Attraction, Stories of the Pikes Peak Highway and Summit”.  Since 1873, the summit of Pikes Peak has served as a U. S. Army weather station, an […]

First Friday ArtWalk•••Manitou Bottles and Bottling Plants•••Now Showing Through December 2022

May 6 ••• Friday 4:30-7:30pm First Friday ArtWalk•••Manitou Bottles and Bottling Plants•••Now Showing Through December 2022 Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum proudly announces its featured exhibit, “Manitou Bottles and Bottling Plants”. Experience the development of the bottled mineral water industry in Manitou Springs. In the early 1900’s, Manitou Springs, with its two competing bottling […]

First Friday ArtWalk•••Van Briggle: The Manitou Connection

April 1 ••• Friday 4:30-7:30pm First Friday ArtWalk•••Van Briggle: The Manitou Connection The Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum announces its featured exhibit Van Briggle: The Manitou Connection. See one of the largest exhibits of Van Briggle pottery in the Pikes Peak region. Learn more about Artus and Anne Van Briggle’s creation of this iconic […]

The creative process behind the Manitou Springs map jigsaw puzzle presented by Jared Thompson

When: Saturday December 11th at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm Where: Manitou Springs Heritage Center, 517 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs Please make your free reservations here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-creative-process-behind-the-manitou-springs-map-jigsaw-puzzle-presented-tickets-209431805167 Join us for a presentation by local Manitou Springs artist Jared Thompson on Saturday November 11th at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Thompson will be explaining the creative process […]

“The Emma Crawford Suite” performed by Manitou Springs High School

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum is proud to present its Emma Crawford Exhibit, featuring  The Emma Crawford Suite.  This musical composition, written by Manitou Springs Orchestra Director Danny Tramel and Manitou Springs Band Director Taylor Weimer, further memorializes the hastened life of Emma Crawford and honors the many Manitou students who performed the […]

Thursday Night Frights – Free Movie Classics

When: Every Thursday night in October. Doors open at 6:30; movie at 7:00 Where: Manitou Springs Heritage Center beginning October 7th. October 7 Thursday 7:00PM The Bat is a 1959 American mystery film starring Vincent Price and Agnes Moorehead.. A mystery writer starts being menaced by a serial killer known as “The Bat” after renting […]