Festival Capital of the Rockies: 50 Years of Festivals in Telluride
June 2023 – April 2024
“Festival Capital of the Rockies: 50 Years of Festivals in Telluride,” explores the vibrant history and culture of Telluride’s festivals. Over the past fifty years, Telluride has become home to numerous festivals that celebrate the arts, music, film, and the outdoors. These events have become a defining characteristic of Telluride, attracting visitors from all over the world and contributing to the town’s economic and cultural vitality.
The exhibit showcases the evolution of festivals in Telluride, featuring memorabilia, photographs, behind-the-scenes stories, and more. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the 50 years of the iconic Telluride Bluegrass Festival and Telluride Film Festivals, as well as the many other significant annual events that have helped shape Telluride’s identity as the “Festival Capital of the Rockies.”
“Festival Capital of the Rockies: 50 Years of Festivals in Telluride” will open to the public with a free opening reception on June 8, 2023 at 5:30pm. Refreshments will be provided.
The exhibit will be on display at the Telluride Historical Museum from June 8, 2023, through the close of the 2024 winter season (early April 2024). The museum will be open Mondays through Saturdays in the summer (closed Sundays), from 10am to 5pm.