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Hello Friends,

Due to factors beyond our control, it is with regret that the Archives Advocacy day conference scheduled for Thursday, October 26th from 8 am – 4 pm will be canceled.

However, The Society of Rocky Mountain Archivist’s still have some exciting programs and activities scheduled throughout the day.

There will be a SRMA meet up and networking event from 4 pm-5:30 pm at the Greedy Hamster at 323 14th Street.

You can also attend the Archives as Muse program, SRMA’s first public program at McNichols. You can register for the event here or using the information found at the bottom of this page.

We are also offering discounted tickets at $10. Use the discount code “archivesasmusepromo” upon checkout.

Lastly, we invite you to a reception at Leon Gallery to view our Archives as Muse exhibition. From 8:30 pm – 10 pm after the Archives As Muse Public program.

Leon Gallery is located at 1112 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80218.

If you can’t make it to the gallery on October 26th, please be sure to come to our closing party on October 27th at Leon Gallery with live performances from 2 of the art finalists. Esther Hernandez and Elyssa Lewis.

All pre-registered attendees will be receiving a 100% refund for tickets purchased. Thank you for your tremendous support and we look forward to seeing you again at the next scheduled event. If you have any questions regarding this cancellation notice, please email;

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 “Archives as Muse” 

The SRMA Spring Conference will be held October 26, 2017 at the
McNichols Building, 144 West Colfax Ave. Denver, CO. 80204

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

What happens when archives and history inspire art? Join the Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists, in partnership with Arthyve and Denver Arts & Venues, October 26th to find out.

Archives as Muse chose 8 artist proposals that were inspired by an archive or archival objects. This public program will feature new and inspired work from archives and on-stage conversations with Colorado artists Esther Hernandez, Nathan Hall, Sarah Fukami, Elyssa Lewis, George Perez, Sarah Walsh, John Lake and Sarah Gjertson.

The specific purpose of Archives as Muse is to attract, inspire, and serve regional creatives and guide them as they explore archival collections in the hope that artists will create a one-of-a-kind piece that will be performed or displayed, and discussed, at a public arts venue.

Archives as Muse 2017, Program Director 720.354.4883

Call for Archives! (PDF)

Call for Artists! (PDF)

Archives as Muse Directory 2017 (PDF)

Click here for access to the Ticket Purchase and Registration Form  

Are you not affiliated with SRMA, but still want to attend our Archives and Muse public program? Or are you a member of SRMA, but can only make it to the Archives as Muse event? Click here for more information and public program tickets: