Published: Oct. 6, 2021

The Museum of Boulder has partnered with CU Boulder's College of Music to create a pop-up exhibit, Music Buffs: A Century of Music at CU, that explores the college's history in celebration of its 100th anniversary.

Museum of Boulder

Open to the public from Oct. 7 to Nov. 28, Music Buffs also features the stories of some of the most iconic music venues on campus, as well as famous alumni.

An opening reception for Music Buffs will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, where guests will be able to meet the exhibit's curators and special guests from the College of Music. The opening reception is included with admission to the museum and includes access to all exhibits; museum members will be able to attend the reception for free.

Additionally, on Friday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m., CU Professor Laurie Sampsel will present "A Guided Tour of Colorado Songs" as she explores Colorado’s negatives and positives using twenty songs in a variety of styles and genres—from folk songs to rap, country to rock, and opera to pop—dating from the late nineteenth century to the present. Tickets for the tour are $10 and can be purchased via Eventbrite.

If you go

  • Who: Students, faculty, staff, general public
  • What: Music Buffs: A Century of Music at CU opening reception
  • When: Saturday, Oct. 16, 4–7 p.m.
  • Where: Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado
  • Cost: Free to attend with museum admission, free for museum members