“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 7:00PMThe 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 a […]

Ghost Stories of Old Manitou Walking Tours 2021

Ghost tours of Manitou with a Spirit Guide—every weekend in October All Tours depart from the Heritage Center at 517 Manitou Avenue. October 10th Update: Best remaining availability is Friday Oct 15 or any other day at a later time. Tours usually sell out! Order tickets now using this link: Eventbrite These eerie yet fun […]

Manitou Springs Map Jigsaw Puzzle – NOW IN STOCK

NOW IN STOCK – order online or come by the Heritage Center 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 […]

Virtual Museum Exhibit—Bob Jackson Photographs: Pikes Peak Hill Climb

June 4 through December 31 The Virtual Museum sponsored by the Manitou Springs Heritage Center proudly introduces its virtual online exhibit, “Bob Jackson Photographs: Pikes Peak Hill Climb.” Join us for race month at the Manitou Springs Heritage Center featuring the photography of Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, Bob Jackson. Mr. Jackson, a photojournalist with the […]

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 […]