Behind the Scenes Tour
Thursday, September 15, 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Cost: $5, Discounts for Museum Members
Join collections staff for a "behind the scenes" tour of Pueblo Grande Museum. Take an intimate tour of the lab, storage, and archival areas not open to the public. See how museums process, organize, and care for their collections. Space is limited, register at front desk in Museum Lobby. Tour fee is in addition to Museum Admission. Discounts for Museum Members.
Phoenix Chapter, Arizona Archaeological Society Meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 7 to 9 p.m.
Join the Phoenix Chapter, Arizona Archaeological Society for a presentation on "An Archaeological and Historical Overview of the Painted Rock Petroglyph Site along the Lower Gila River" by Aaron Wright, Ph. D., a Preservation Archaeologist with Archaeology Southwest, Tucson. This talk reviews previous research and places the site in the archaeological and historical context of the lower Gila River. Free and open to the public.
Volunteer Open House
September 16 & 17, noon to 2 p.m.
Connect with Pueblo Grande Museum, ask questions, and learn about available volunteer opportunities. Museum Staff will discuss volunteer openings and what the Museum is looking for, concluding each presentation with a fantastic tour of the Museum. Each Open House offers a chance to explore what the PGM volunteer needs are and how your skills and areas of interest can make a great fit at the Museum. Whether it's working with artifacts or playing in the mud, if you are uncertain which area is the best fit for you, we can help! There is no fee or registration required to attend a Volunteer Open House event. There are so many ways to get involved with Pueblo Grande Museum and help us preserve the past to create a better future!
Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!
Saturday, September 24, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Cost: Regular Museum Admission Applies; Free with museumday ticket
The Pueblo Grande Museum will be participating in the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! event on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Guests with the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! Ticket will receive free admission for two. The Museum will also be offering gallery tours and artifact interpretation throughout the day. For more information on the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live! event visit their website at www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday.