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Museum Musings

Education a priority for city’s pioneers

The Boulder Canyon Project Reservation was the town that had it all. An abundance of good food despite the country’s Depression, beautiful parks and landscaping, friendly neighbors, and a dinner, dance, or community fundraising event almost every weekend.

Museums take new approach to education

If your childhood memories consist of spending time in the newly coined “family room,” donning your Western gear everywhere but the bathtub, or dancing in front of the TV (your home’s only TV) during “American Bandstand,” then you may have been in a generation that experienced the very beginnings of a redefined method of learning that serves to guide museums into the 21st century: nonformal education.