2nd Manitou Springs Jigsaw Puzzle – preorders

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center is delighted to offer their second Manitou Springs Jigsaw Puzzle. Painted by local artist Jared Thompson, the painting gives an artistic rendering of Manitou Springs with some of the key historic features emphasized. A combination of maps and imagination were used to set the layout of the town in a […]

Discovering the Anza legacy presented by John Anderson

Zoom Program – July 31 at 10:00 am MT Use this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87826538447?pwd=bVNnNU1oSmFUb3QzZGZtaEZMcklhZz09 Dial in: +1 346 248 7799 Meeting ID: 878 2653 8447 Passcode: 059351 The presentation is based on de Anza’s campaign against the Comanche War Chief, Cuerno Verde (Green Horn). While the legacy of Juan Bautista de Anza has been fairly well established throughout […]

First Friday Artwalk: “The Seven Wonders of Manitou,” Friday, June 4 from 4pm–7:30pm

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center proudly announces the re-opening of its Museum to the public. Welcome back everyone! We invite you to see the “Seven Wonders of Manitou,” including the Red Mountain Incline, the Mt. Manitou Incline, the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, “The Shot,” an incredibly beautiful Van Briggle Collection, the Legend of Emma Crawford, […]

A Rockey Tribute presented by David Ball

Saturday February 27, 2021 10:00am-11:30am A Rockey Tribute   The Virtual Museum, sponsored by the Manitou Springs Heritage Center, proudly hosts a live online presentation, “C.H. Rockey and Love Songs of Middle Time” by David Ball.  Learn more about Manitou Springs’ legendary artist, writer, and illustrator Charles. H. Rockey The link to watch a replay […]

Check out our YouTube Channel: Recent Programs & Historic Speaker Series 1998–2004

Check out our YouTube Channel. Not only do we have Zoom recordings from recent virtual presentations, we have been able to upload video recordings made in 1998 – 2004 from the Historic Speaker Series. Homer Sharpton, Henry Willie, Jack Willie, are names that may ring a bell. A complete listing of all YouTube Channel follows: […]

Virtual Museum Exhibit: “Van Briggle: The Manitou Connection”

June 5 through July 2- The Virtual Museum sponsored by the Manitou Springs Heritage Center proudly introduces its exhibit “Van Briggle: The Manitou Connection”.  Please click here.  http://www.manitouspringsheritagecenter.org/van-briggle-the-manitou-connection/ Check out this book – Van Briggle Pottery Building – A Walking Tour. We only have a couple of these left. https://manitouspringsheritagecenter.square.site/product/van-briggle-pottery-building-a-walking-tour/68?cp=true&sa=false&sbp=false&q=false&category_id=2

Love Songs of Middle Time

LOVE SONGS OF MIDDLE TIME By Local Legend CHARLES H. ROCKEY Rockey, as the artist was known here in Manitou Springs, passed away in June 2019. His last sale of original artworks was in 2001, so the publishing of this book in 2014 – which contains his original stories and over 120 of Rockey’s unique […]