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I learned from the Railroad Museum that today, January 21st, is “National Museum Selfie Day.”  (Who knew?)  I searched the term on Google and found that, yes, museums all over the country are encouraging people to visit and take photos of themselves with museums as their backdrop.

I’m all in favor of visiting museums, so FYI, here are the current special exhibits at our museums (plus a couple that open soon):

American Mountaineering Museum (open 9-6 today)
All Sides of Everest Photography Exhibit

Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Folk, Fine and Funky: Buffalo Bill in Art (closes 1/25)

Colorado Railroad Museum (open 9-5 today)
Railroading Now: Colorado Railroad Workers, 1970 to Today
Ludlow Centennial Remembrance
The American Hobo

Foothills Art Center (open 10-5 today)
Box & Wall Works, Alicia Bailey (opens 1/13)
Beyond Words: Contemporary Book Art (opens 1/24)

Golden History Center (open 11-4:30 today)
Calendar Girls to Cowboys: The Art of Selling Coors
Made in Golden: Where Innovation Lives
Show & Tell: Highlights From the Collection
Turn It Up: Golden’s Musical Memories

Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum (open 10-4 today)
Wishes through Our Hands: Japanese Quilts (closes 1/25)
Without a Net – Stories and Investigations – Bobbi Baugh (opens 1/30)