The Rocky Mountain Map Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and appreciation of maps and other items of cartographic interest. The Society was formed in 1991 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

Most meetings are held on Tuesday evenings at the Denver Public Library, 5th Floor, Gates Room, at 5:30 PM.

Bill Bostrom invites RMMS Members and their guests to a private gathering and reception amidst his maps. 6:00 PM on Sunday, July 23, 2017.

Our summer social event!!

RMMS Members are invited to socialize with their friends and view Bill's personal collection of maps and map-related items. Details about Bill Bostom's gathering on July 23 will be mailed to current RMMS Members.

Members may wish to login to the
Members Only Area on this Web site for further details and any updates about the event. Login and password information will be included in your mailed invitation.

To join RMMS or renew your membership, please see
Members & Membership Information.


Lewis & Clark Map

Map exhibit at CU-Boulder:

Ongoing: The Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences & Map Library at CU-Boulder presents an exhibit of "Native American Geographies." The closing date for the exhibit has been extended from July 7 through the end of the summer.

Map exhibit at Denver Public Library:

Ongoing: The Western History Department of the Denver Public Library presents an exhibit of original and extraordinary maps on the 5th floor, which illustrate the power of art used in maps. "The Art in Maps" exhibit runs for the rest of the summer.


Upcoming Meetings -- Save the dates!

September 19, 2017

Don McGuirk: "A Survey of the Stars and Stripes on Early Maps, 1777-1795."


October 8-12, 2017

International Map Collectors' Society (IMCoS)
35th International Symposium - Hamburg, Germany.


November 7, 2017

Annual Scholar lecture
Imre Demhardt: "The Rio Colorado of the West: 19th Century Exploration and Cartography."


Announcements by RMMS Members

Save the dates! Joint SHD-RMMS Conference next year.
RMMS has been invited to chair the Society for the History of Discoveries (SHD) conference in Denver on September 20-22, 2018. The SHD conference formally opens Thursday evening with a reception, followed by SHD's program on Friday and Saturday morning. Stay tuned for further details.

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