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Dolls, Demographics, and Dysentery

Enjoy complimentary beer from Grandma's House Brewing Company while learning about how history influenced toys and how toys influenced history.

"I keep trying to understand the phenomenon of why adults are so literal when children are so imaginative. Toys are a caricature of reality." – Brian Sutton-Smith

Toys do much more than entertain. Toys have played an important role in raising children since prehistory.

Join the Denver Obscura Society and Misha Fraser, education specialist at the Denver Museum of Miniatures, for an in-depth exploration of how toys evolved to match changing beliefs about raising children as well as some of the curious, the weird, and the wonderful from the history of toys. Q&A to follow.

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