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Museum Postpones “The Shindig” due to Coronavirus Concerns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Museum Postpones “The Shindig” due to Coronavirus Concerns

Museum currently open and Daffodil Days scheduled to take place

(TELLURIDE, Colo. – March 12, 2020)  With the health and wellbeing of the community in mind, the Telluride Historical Museum (THM) has postponed their winter fundraiser The ‘70s Shindig. All ticket purchases will be refunded. A future date for the event has not yet been set.

“While we hate to cancel this important fundraiser we believe it is the responsible action to take in light of the coronavirus outbreak” stated Kiernan Lannon, Executive Director of THM. “The health and safety of our community and supporters is of utmost importance to the Museum. We look forward to seeing everyone at a later date”

The Telluride Historical Museum is monitoring the coronavirus situation closely and will continue to follow advice from the San Miguel County Department of Health and Environment, The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and the Colorado Governor’s office. For now, the Museum is currently open with regular hours (Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and will still hold Daffodil Days next week as planned.

THM has taken extra precautions to keep visitors safe. Common surfaces are being disinfected multiple times throughout the day, hand sanitizer has been put out for guest use, and interactive exhibit elements have been removed or shut down. Museum staff continues to be vigilant about everyday preventative health measures and encourages guests to follow everyday preventive actions as advised by health officials including hand washing, covering sneezes and coughs and not visiting the museum when sick or experiencing symptoms of any kind.

Contact the Museum for any questions or information regarding a Shindig ticket refund.

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Media Contact: Pepper Raper

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