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20th Annual Ancient Technology Day: Prehistoric & Historichttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/977Pueblo Grande Museum2/19/2020 11:35:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/977/Newsroom_PGM_005.jpg20th Annual Ancient Technology Day: Prehistoric & Historic<div class="ExternalClass7914A0584EC44C0F8EA2671D1ADE9ECD"><html> ​Test your technology skills at the 20th Annual Ancient Technology Day on March 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pueblo Grande Museum. Enjoy a hands-on experience, fun for the whole family, where visitors can try their hand at throwing an atlatl (spear), weaving their own cloth, and sample roasted agave slow-cooked the traditional way. Artists will be on hand to demonstrate how people used various technologies such as archery, book binding, mesquite processing, adobe brick making, weaving and much more! Free arts and crafts activities are available for kids. Enjoy various cultural, historic, and technological demonstrations and artifact show-and-tell stations available throughout the day.<br><br> Ancient Technology Day: Prehistoric & Historic is recognized as both an official Arizona Scitech Festival event, and an Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month event. ​ <br><br> All Ancient Technology Day activities and Museum admission are FREE for the day made possible by a grant from Tohono O’Odham Nation! Visit pueblogrande.com or call (602) 495-0901 for more information about this event. <br><br> <br><br><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNewspueblo-grande-museumPGM
Teachers Visit Pueblo Grande to Learn About Water in the Deserthttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/927Pueblo Grande Museum2/10/2020 9:56:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/927/Newsroom_PGM_004.jpgTeachers Visit Pueblo Grande to Learn About Water in the Desert<div class="ExternalClass600EEF41A4A04E82BA7DC843742172E4"><html> <p>​Two teachers from Brophy College Preparatory visited the museum and interviewed our Museum Director Nicole Armstrong-Best. Brophy has a 2 week summit every year that does a deep dive on a specific topic and how it impacts our dignity as humans. The subject of this year is water; therefore, four teachers are putting together a 10-15-minute documentary in hopes of giving their students a deeper understanding of where their water comes from and push them to think about the future of water in Arizona. </p> <p>The four teachers rode their bikes from Roosevelt Dam back to Brophy for 3 days last month following rivers and canals including the canal right behind Pueblo Grande. To get a deeper understanding of the Salt River Valley and the extensive canals the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People built in Phoenix, they interviewed the Director and inquired about Pueblo Grande and the Salt River Valley. With this interview and documentary, they hope to create an understanding of where water comes from and who was here before and made it possible for us to have water now and for Phoenix to thrive.<br></p> <p><br></p></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNewspueblo-grande-museumPGM
Annual Arizona Scitech Festival Lecture Serieshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/881Pueblo Grande Museum1/30/2020 5:40:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/881/Newsroom_PGM_003.jpgAnnual Arizona Scitech Festival Lecture Series<div class="ExternalClassDDEF64092A074B66BEEFF5164BBC35FC"><html> ​<span style="font-size:14.66px;">As part of the Annual Arizona Scitech Festival, Pueblo Grande Museum will be hosting a FREE lecture series for three Fridays in February at noon. These lunch-time lectures will explore Hohokam marine shell jewelry, Akimel O'Odham and Pee Posh bow and arrow technology, and patterns of early Phoenix irrigation revealed via aerial photography and mapping. These lectures will begin on February 7th and will go on until February 21st. The lectures are free and open to the public, sponsored in part by the Phoenix Chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society and the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary. </span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"> <strong>February 7, 2020 </strong></span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"><strong>Hohokam Marine Shell Jewelry Acquisition, Production, and Use at Pueblo Grande </strong></span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"><strong> Speaker: Andrea Gregory </strong> </span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"> This lecture will discuss marine shell jewelry recovered from investigations at Pueblo Grande, including shell within Pueblo Grande Museum's collections from early excavations of the site and materials from more recent projects associated with construction of the SR 143 and Light Rail projects. Andrea Gregory has over 20 years of experience in archaeology, including 18 years supervisory experience at Archaeological Consulting Services (ASC) and serves as Director of Cultural Resources and lead for ACS' Paleoenvironmental Studies (PES) and Historical Services.</span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"> <strong>February 14, 2020 </strong></span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"><strong> Akimel O'Odham and Pee Posh Bow and Arrow Technology : Modern Experimental Testing of Ancient Designs </strong></span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"><strong> Speaker: Chris Loendorf </strong> </span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"> This presentation summarizes the results of a research program that tested the effect of bow design on projectile performance. Very little empirical data are available regarding the effects of variation in bow design on projectile performance, and this study compares recurve bows to less complex self-bow designs. In order to systematize the results, bows of different designs and a range of weights are analyzed using a bench rest rig and manufactured arrows. Chris Loendorf is a Senior Project Manager for the Gila River Indian Community Cultural Resource Management Program with over 30 years of experience and has worked on a wide variety of archaeological projects from the Southwest to the Northern Plains. </span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"> <strong>February 21, 2020 </strong></span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"><strong> The Ghost Canals of Phoenix – Using Aerial Photography and Mapping Data to Identify the Persistent Patterns of Early Phoenix Irrigation </strong></span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"><strong> Speaker: Dan Garcia </strong> </span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"> The locations of ancient and historical structures can persist through time and be preserved in modern street layouts and property lines. The Salt River Valley and Maricopa Canals were the first irrigation canals excavated in the Valley since ancient times and are significant in the development of what would become modern Phoenix. The canals were abandoned, infilled, and mostly forgotten by the mid-20th Century, but their precise locations across the city can still be found using Google Earth, geographic information technology, publicly available data, and a keen eye. This presentation will be led by Dan Garcia, who is Salt River Project's Senior Cultural Resource Manager.</span><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><br style="font-size:14.66px;"><span style="font-size:14.66px;"> ​​​​</span><span style="font-size:14.66px;"><br></span><p><span style="font-size:14.66px;"> </span></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNewspueblo-grande-museumPGM
PGM Volunteers Visit City Hallhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/835Pueblo Grande Museum1/21/2020 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/835/Newsroom_PGM_002.jpgPGM Volunteers Visit City Hall<div class="ExternalClass7C70CA0F71594D929B04B96BDCA33652"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>Pueblo Grande Museum's volunteers enjoyed a luncheon at their regularly scheduled monthly continuing education meeting at the museum on January 9<sup>, </sup>2020. The luncheon was followed by a trip downtown to City Hall to visit PGM's 90th year exhibit <em>The Story Continues - Pueblo Grande at 90. </em>The volunteers were greeted by a docent and received a guided tour of the exhibit at The Gallery @ City Hall.</p> <p> <em>The Story Continues - Pueblo Grande at 90 </em>is part of a three-location exhibit currently on display at Pueblo Grande Museum, the Phoenix Airport Museum, and The Gallery @ City Hall. ​​​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNewspueblo-grande-museumPGM
The Water’s Story is Here!https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/832Pueblo Grande Museum1/17/2020 11:28:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/832/Newsroom_Parks_001.jpgThe Water’s Story is Here!<div class="ExternalClassA29948F471DC44B7BCFF3253163258E7"><html> <p> ​​​​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start">​</span>The Continuum's 2019 award winning art installation <em>Su:dagi Haicu A:ga (Water's Story)</em> is now complete at Pueblo Grande Museum. Three brand new banners have been installed along our outdoor platform mound interpretive trail presenting the <em>Water's Story</em>. </p> <p>The <em>Water's Story </em>is composed of four murals portraying the formation of the ancient canal system. Artist The Continuum's motivation in creating this installation was to celebrate the ancestral Sonoran Desert people's technological achievements in agriculture and hydrology. One mural of the installation is featured in the museum's exhibit celebrating our 90th Anniversary, <em>The Story Continues: Pueblo Grande at 90</em>. With the installation of the additional three banners outdoors on the trail, the full Water's Story is now complete! </p> <p>Come see the art installation at Pueblo Grande Museum! ​</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNewspueblo-grande-museumPGM
42nd Annual Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Markethttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/437Pueblo Grande Museum10/8/2018 2:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/437/Newsroom_PGM_019.JPG42nd Annual Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market<div class="ExternalClassD448900B92294EC0B64178DB29B344AF"><html>​Enjoy a weekend full of American Indian art, music, dance, storytelling, and food at the 42nd Annual Indian Market on December 8 and 9 presented by the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary at Pueblo Grande Museum! Gates are open for the Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Tickets for this annual fundraiser event are only $10 and include Museum admission.  Discounted tickets available for Museum Members, American Indians, active duty and retired service members, children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. <br><br>In addition to visiting the hundreds of artists at the Market, families and art enthusiasts alike will love exploring the Ki:him! In this area of the Market, get to know the artists and their process in a more intimate setting, with a variety of demonstrations and hands-on activities. Visitors can participate in activities such as archery, atlatl spear throwing, community painting, beading, and pottery making to name a few. Tony Duncan, five-time world hoop dancing champion will teach visitors of all ages how to hoop dance while Violet Duncan, former Miss Indian World and author, will be doing storytelling.<br><br> Entertainment on the main stage this year includes the melodic guitar of Gabriel Ayala, award winning hoop dancing by Tony Duncan, and high energy dances by Indigenous Enterprise, and many other performances of song and dance. Miss Indian Arizona and Miss Indian World open the market each morning at 10 a.m. Each year, the Indian Market is honored to have the Ira H. Hayes American Legion Post 84 of Sacaton post and retire colors. <br><br>Set amongst the historic beauty of the Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park, this Indian Market offers a unique experience. Guests shop over 100 booths of authentic American Indian fine art and collectibles walking beside an ancient platform mound, ballcourt, and replica Hohokam dwellings. <br><br>By including Museum admission with Indian Market tickets, visitors can take the opportunity to tour the archaeological site and explore the heart of Phoenix history. Visit pueblogrande.org/indian-market for further information about artists, entertainment, and Market details.<br><br>Indian Market Event Details:<br>Where:           Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E Washington St, Phoenix AZ 85034<br>When:            Saturday, December 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, December 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.<br>Cost:               General Admission: $10, Museum Members with ID, American Indians with tribal ID, active duty and retired service members: $5, Children 12 and under: Free admission when accompanied by an adult.<br><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNewspueblo-grande-museumPGM
19th Annual Veterans Day Gourd Dance & Community Potluckhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/436Pueblo Grande Museum10/3/2018 11:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/436/Newsroom_PGM_018.jpg19th Annual Veterans Day Gourd Dance & Community Potluck<div class="ExternalClass18545CCC7BA34F1A949C34B4D0ACB9AF"><html>​Join the Arizona Territory Gourd Society for the 19th Annual Veterans Day Gourd Dance on November 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pueblo Grande Museum. This annual event held at the Museum, honors the memory of all the men and women who have served our nation. Gourd dancing is conducted by the Arizona Territory Gourd Society, a non-profit group of American Indian United States War Veterans and their families who celebrate and support the local Arizona veteran community. <br><br>Dancing begins at 11:30 a.m. and continues throughout the day with short breaks in between. A small group of Native American vendors will also be at the event, providing attendees an opportunity to purchase authentic merchandise from the artists themselves. As a featured Native American Recognition Days event, this Gourd Dance event offers a unique chance for everyone, in addition to veterans, to enjoy a Native American ceremonial dance, art, and culture at a preserved prehistoric site once inhabited by the Ancient Sonoran Desert People (Hohokam).<br><br>This event is free and open to the public, sponsored in part by the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary. In honor of the Veterans Day holiday, Pueblo Grande Museum is offering free Museum admission during special business hours for this event from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Visit pueblogrande.com or call the Museum at (602) 495-0901 for more information.</html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNewspueblo-grande-museumPGM
13th Annual Navajo Rug and American Indian Art Auction https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/pueblo-grande-museum/432Pueblo Grande Museum10/1/2018 3:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/432/Newsroom_PGM_017.jpg13th Annual Navajo Rug and American Indian Art Auction <div class="ExternalClassA81D16CAD4654C02B58DC71689BEACE0"><html>Come see beautifully hand woven, one of a kind Navajo rugs and more at the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary 13th Annual Navajo Rug and American Indian Art Auction on Saturday, November 3. Preview the rugs and art available for bidding beginning at 9 a.m., and have your favorites already chosen for the auction beginning at noon. This annual auction is not only a great way to pick up some authentic works of American Indian art, but it is also a fundraiser! A portion of the proceeds <span aria-hidden="true" id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>benefit the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary, which helps support the museums' preservation efforts, education programs, special events, exhibits, and artifact collections care.<br><br>The auction provides a wonderful opportunity to see numerous styles of Navajo rugs and a variety of types of American Indian art from all over the Southwest. Trader Bruce Burnham will also share his knowledge with attendees about collecting Navajo rugs and American Indian art during an informal chat before the auction. Burnham is a dedicated and knowledgeable resource for learning how to appreciate and collect American Indian art, whose family has been trading with the native peoples of the Four Corners area for five generations.<br><br>Enjoy fry bread and other breakfast foods available for sale throughout the day. The auction is free and open to the public. The Museum will be open 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. with standard admission rates for visitors, and free for Museum Members. For more information on this and other upcoming Auxiliary events, visit pueblogrande.org or call (602) 495-0901.<br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grandeNewspueblo-grande-museumPGM

 

 

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Get Involved: Fund PHXhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/DispForm.aspx?ID=13https://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/Attachments/13/S261C.jpgGet Involved: Fund PHX<div class="ExternalClass9728A8349F6F47A1A5123D0792DF410B"><html> <p>​Give your feedback about the Phoenix budget. Use our new online tool to adjust funding for various departments.</p> </html></div>Videohttps://Phoenix.gov/budget/fund2/19/2020 5:20:55 PM3/31/2020 5:20:55 PM

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