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 […]

The Cool Science Festival and Patric Ryan present “Nikolai Tesla”

When: October 9th at 10am Where: Manitou Springs Heritage Center Was he a mad scientist or the most brilliant scientific mind in history? Join the Manitou Springs Heritage Center for this virtual presentation and learn about the advanced scientific work of Nikolai Tesla, wireless telegraphy, wireless power transmission, his interplanetary communications and death rays. Many […]

“Hiawatha Gardens-The Soul of Manitou Music” by Deborah Harrison

When: September 25th at 10am Where: Manitou Springs Heritage Center The Manitou Springs Heritage Center proudly announces a presentation, “Hiawatha Gardens-The Soul of Manitou Music,” by Deborah Harrison. Ms. Harrison is a local historian and author as well as an advocate for local historic preservation. Learn about the history of the original Hiawatha Gardens that served […]

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 […]