Mary Koehler
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Local Firefighter Walks 26-miles to Fight Cancer

On a very windy Saturday in February, Victor Firefighter, Nathan Quist, embarked on a 26-mile trek from Divide to Colorado Springs.  Decked out in full firefighting gear, Quist set out at 7 a.m. on Saturday, February 15th.  He had hoped for blue skies and a break in the recent chill, but may not have considered the 40 mph Chinook gusts that accompanied the 60-degree day.…See More
Feb 15
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Christmas in Magic Town at The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

December 6, 2013 at 10am to December 31, 2013 at 5:30pm
November 1st - December 31st, enjoy Christmas in Magic Town. Michael Garman's 3,000 square foot hand-built miniature city is all decked out for the holidays.  Enjoy our Premiere Holiday Scavenger Hunt and a chance to win a pre-selected $50 sculpture by Michael Garman.  Everyone pays child's admission on Sundays!  Sculpture specials throughout December.  Call for more information - 719-471-9391.…See More
Dec 18, 2013
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Christmas in Magic Town at The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

December 6, 2013 at 10am to December 31, 2013 at 5:30pm
November 1st - December 31st, enjoy Christmas in Magic Town. Michael Garman's 3,000 square foot hand-built miniature city is all decked out for the holidays.  Enjoy our Premiere Holiday Scavenger Hunt and a chance to win a pre-selected $50 sculpture by Michael Garman.  Everyone pays child's admission on Sundays!  Sculpture specials throughout December.  Call for more information - 719-471-9391.…See More
Dec 6, 2013
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Congratulations to the Student Winners of the 1st Annual Magic Town Literary Contest

In October, 2013, The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery launched the 1st Annual Magic Town Literary Contest to promote creativity and creative writing for the students of the Pikes Peak Region.  An avid reader and supporter of the creative arts, Michael Garman wanted to promote creative writing and give an opportunity to local students to be recognized for their creative achievements.  Teachers throughout the region were contacted and encouraged to have their students write a story based on…See More
Nov 27, 2013
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Nov 15, 2013
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Christmas in Magic Town - The Fire Escape

Enjoy Christmas in Magic Town at The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, 2418 W. Colorado Ave, in the heart of Old Colorado City. Call 719-471-9391 for hours, admission rates and tour information.
Nov 15, 2013
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Michael Garman is Back!

After an extended leave, Michael Garman returns to Colorado Springs on November 16th to kick off his Annual Holiday Sale.  "I miss my characters,"  Garman relates when asked what he is most eager to do when he gets back home.  "I feel like I could walk through Magic Town and see it all again for the first time."To kick off his return to Old Colorado City, Michael Garman is hosting an Autograph Day at The Michael Garman Museum…See More
Nov 15, 2013
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Christmas in Magic Town is Back!

Kick off the holiday season at The Michael Garman Museum in Old Colorado City. The elves got a head start this season, and Magic Town  is all decked out for the holidays.  Magic Town houses over 500 different sculptures in twenty separate buildings – cafes, hotels, missions, tenements, and even a movie theater that is…See More
Nov 8, 2013
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"Please share this contest with the kids, parents, and teachers you know!"
Oct 16, 2013
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1st Annual Magic Town Literary Contest for Students ages 4-17

Fall is a time for stories - scary stories, harvest stories, tall tales told in front of a roaring fire.  For over 40 years, The Michael Garman Museum and Gallery has been showcasing sculptures by America's Storyteller Sculptor.  But this month, the tables are turned - and now we want to hear your stories instead.Michael Garman is hosting the 1st Annual Magic Town Literary Contest for students of the Pikes Peak Region.  As part of this program to encourage creative writing for students…See More
Oct 16, 2013
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"Reserve priority seating for Breaking the Mold by calling the Michael Garman Museum 719-471-9391"
May 3, 2013
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Breaking the Mold at Old Colorado City Library

May 24, 2013 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Join a converstaion with Michael Garman about his 50-year career as America's Storyteller Sculptor.  Learn how and why this vagabond artist decided to Break the Mold--sculpting working-class people and unsung American Heroes, choosing to reproduce his work instead of create one-of-a-kind sculptures for elite clientele, and live by his own rules in the wino districts of North and South America.…See More
Apr 27, 2013
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Celebrating Small Business Saturday in Old Colorado City

As many of you know, small, locally-owned businesses gear up for a fight every holiday season.  How can we compete with big-box stores, Black Friday deals and national ad campaigns that begin running commercials the day after Halloween?  The truth is, we can’t.  And thanks to the growing interest in Small Business Saturday—we don’t have to.It began as a marketing campaign created by American Express in 2010 to help its merchants deal with the economic recession.  But the idea to shop locally,…See More
Nov 21, 2012
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Nov 21, 2012
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Michael Garman’s Successful Food Drive

The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery hosted a food drive to help restock the depleted shelves of the emergency pantry at Silver Key Senior Services.  Donations came flooding in.  For three weeks, friends and neighbors brought cases of food—time and again overflowing the 38-gallon container we displayed in the Museum.  We stored excess food under sculpture displays, in storage rooms, just anywhere we could find.  And still the donations kept coming. We collected a total of 591 pounds of…See More
Jul 16, 2012
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Michael Garman Joins with Silver Key for an Emergency Food Drive at The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

A few days ago, Michael Garman learned of the desperate need at Silver Key Senior Services.  Due to the tremendous local need and a reduction in recent donations, the emergency pantry shelves at Silver Key are depleted of all but a few boxes of cereal and bottles of salad dressing.  This local nonprofit…See More
Jun 8, 2012

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MICHAEL GARMAN AWARDS THE WINNERS OF THE 2010 NEW SCULPTURE NAMING CONTEST

Posted on June 8, 2010 at 4:16pm 0 Comments

This year The Michael Garman Museum launched its first-ever naming contest, inviting Michael Garman customers to help select names for three of Michael Garman’s newest sculptures. Several hundred people visited The Michael Garman Museum from May 24th – May 31st and filled out name suggestion cards. …

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