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An Evening With Ken Burns Tickets On Sale Now!

AUGUST 4, 2016

Screening Set for Sunday, August 28th

The Telluride Historical Museum is excited to announce that tickets to its third annual An Evening With Ken Burns film screening are on sale now.

In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks Service, this year’s event will feature a screening of episode 5- “Great Nature” – of the acclaimed documentary series, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea.  The evening will also include a post-screening audience Q&A session with Ken Burns as well as a book and DVD signing presented in conjunction with Between the Covers bookstore.

Tickets for the event are $25 for general admission, $20 for Museum members, and $5 for students.  The screening will take place on Sunday, August 28th at the Michael D. Palm Theatre.  Doors will open at 5:30PM and the program will begin at 6PM.

“We’re incredibly excited to be hosting this event again this year,” Executive Director Kiernan Lannon said.  “We’re thrilled that Ken Burns has again demonstrated his commitment to the Telluride Community and the Museum by helping us out with this screening.  Ken is, by far, America’s most preeminent historical documentary filmmaker.  This an incredible opportunity to see a fantastic film with its world-class director in the theater- all while supporting the Museum.  We’re definitely looking forward to it!”

Tickets can be purchased here or by calling the Museum at (970) 728-3344.  All tickets will be distributed via will call on the evening of the event.  The Museum will not be issuing physical tickets ahead of time.