CRAFT Case Study: A.R. Mitchell Museum, Las Animas County

The A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art was awarded two CRAFT Mentor programs by the Colorado Tourism Office in summer 2019. The Museum participated in two CRAFT Mentor projects: their first project focused on developing an action plan to support their strategic initiatives and a fundraising toolkit to support their upcoming capital campaign, and their second project worked to create an exhibit strategy to re-engage members and bring in new visitors.

CRAFT Case Study: Rocky Ford Historical Museum, Otero County

Rocky Ford Historical Museum was awarded a CRAFT Mentor program by the Colorado Tourism Office in fall 2018. The objective of this CRAFT Mentor program was to create an interpretive brief that would influence future exhibits to be user-friendly and interactive.

Located in Otero County, Rocky Ford Historical Museum’s mission is to explore the history and everyday life of the people in the Rocky Ford and the Arkansas Valley from 1878 to present.