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The Story Continues - Pueblo Grande at 904254https://www.phoenix.gov/parkssite/MediaAssets/PKS_Pueblo_Grande_Museum/The Story Continues_ Pueblo Grande at 90 Web Slider-2.pngThe Story Continues - Pueblo Grande at 90https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2994https://www.phoenix.gov/parkssite/MediaAssets/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4254 ​New exhibit celebrating Pueblo Grande Museum's 90th Anniversary, The Story Continues Pueblo Grande at 90 , opens October 17, 2019. <div class="ExternalClassF4CA9536CCD14C9F8FEC1BA3DEE47F03"><p>​New exhibit celebrating Pueblo Grande Museum's 90th Anniversary, <em>The Story Continues: Pueblo Grande at 90</em>, opens October 17, 2019.<br></p></div>0x0101009148F5A04DDD49CBA7127AADA5FB792B00AADE34325A8B49CDA8BB4DB53328F214001CB75901ED21D74C91ECCA85D7A55FD7Image



Arizona Scitech Festival Lecture Series https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3353Arizona Scitech Festival Lecture Series Pueblo Grande Museum2/21/2020 7:00:00 PM2/21/2020 8:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​The Ghost Canals of Phoenix – Using Aerial Photography and Mapping Data to Identify the Persistent Patterns of Early Phoenix Irrigation Speaker Dan Garcia ​ As part of the Annual Arizona Scitech Festival, Pueblo Grande Museum will be hosting a lecture series for three Fridays in February free and open to the public.​ 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-20 th 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.​
Mata Ortiz Pottery & Zapotec Weavers Show & Salehttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3343Mata Ortiz Pottery & Zapotec Weavers Show & SalePueblo Grande Museum2/22/2020 6:00:00 PM2/22/2020 10:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b This show and sale willl feature a variety of Mata Ortiz pottery and Zapotec weavings of all sizes and price ranges. Discover the prehistoric roots of the beautiful Mata Ortiz ceramics tradition from Dr. John V. Bezy and learn about the intricate process of painting these pots from master artist Oralia Lopez. Visit with internationally renowned Zapotec weavers known for finely woven textiles from Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca, Mexico. Free event made possible through the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Pueblo Grande Museum.​
Park of Four Waters Tourhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3354Park of Four Waters TourPueblo Grande Museum2/28/2020 5:00:00 PM2/28/2020 6:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​ The Park of Four Waters tour at Pueblo Grande Museum will take you on a walk through undeveloped, natural desert to the ruins of two Hohokam canal segments. “Hohokam” is an archaeological term for an ancestral Native American culture who built a highly sophisticated irrigation canal network. Space is limited; sign up at the front desk on day of tour. Cost $5.
The Apache Puberty Ceremony, Called the Sunrise Dancehttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3431The Apache Puberty Ceremony, Called the Sunrise DancePueblo Grande Museum3/5/2020 1:30:00 AM3/5/2020 3:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​ How the richness of Apache Ceremonies and spiritual beliefs can be appreciated, but not fully understood by others. The significance of, and details about, the Mountain Spirit Dancers. And how they are also known as Crown Dancers. The significance of, and other names for, White Changing Woman. What happens during the four-day ceremony? How preparations are made for the Ceremony and why the sponsors and the girl's attendant are so crucial to its success. Symbolism of ritual items that will be seen in the photographs. How the ceremony is important not only to help the girl step into womanhood, but also how it is a healing and bonding ceremony for the whole community. How the government tried to destroy Native cultures by prohibiting ceremonies like this one and how the laws were finally changed. The reasons why all Apache puberty ceremonies are not exactly like this one, and what some of the others are like. Carol Sletten is a writer and illustrator whose work reflects her fascination with the landscapes, history and people of the American West. She is a co-author and illustrator of the Arizona Centennial Legacy Project “Story of the American West - Legends of Arizona", and author of “Three Strong Western Women," a popular play and book by the same name. She recently received a DAR Women in the Arts Recognition Award, was a finalist in the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Contest and was selected to be a Petrified Forest Artist-In-Residence. She lives and works in a cabin surrounded by forest near the Fort Apache Reservation. She is currently finishing a novel based on the life of an extraordinary Apache medicine man. Her website is www.CarolSletten.com .​

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