Parker Arts

Parker Arts Lectures is a series of free lectures supported by the Parker Cultural and Scientific Commission. The intent of the lectures is to increase the understanding of how arts, science and technology affect current and future issues facing our community, and provide the opportunity to learn and discuss a variety of trending topics. Lectures take place at the PACE Center both in-person and online via a live stream to the lecture.  Click the link to a lecture below to learn more and reserve your free tickets.

These free lectures are generously sponsored by Parker Adventist Hospital

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Upcoming Events

September 2  |  Urban Coyotes

Speaker: Katie Doyle, District Wildlife Officer, Department of Wildlife

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Urban Coyote

November 4  |  The Utes: Colorado’s Forgotten People

Speaker: Earnest House, Jr., Senior Policy Director, Keystone Policy Center

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Colorado Utes

January 6  | Climate Change: Permafrost Thaw in the Arctic and Our Climate’s Future

Speaker: Merritt Turetsky, Director and Professor, Institute of Artic and Alpine Research

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Climate Change

February 3  | Crowdsourcing Coronavirus: Analyzing Experimental Data From One Epidemic To Understand The Current One (Virtual)

Speaker: Mike Edwards, CEO Bioinfo Solutions Please Note: the Behind the Curtain lecture has been cancelled due to cancelled Parker Arts programming required to discuss the topic of the lecture.

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Coronavirus Covid19 Infographic


March 3  | The Curious Case of Colorado Cannibal Alferd Packer

Speaker: Dr. Erin Baxter, is Curator of Archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Alferd Packer


April 7  | The Need for Good Foster Parents

Speaker: Jazmin Dolbin

Foster Parent

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May 5  | Let’s Hike Douglas County (Our ½ 14ers)

Speaker: Jackie Sanderson, Natural Resource Specialist Douglas County Division of Open Space and Natural Resources

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Hiking Douglas County
Hiking Douglas County