Pueblo Grande Calendar of Events


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Blue Star Museum - Active Military Members and Families Get in Free!https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2799Blue Star Museum - Active Military Members and Families Get in Free!Pueblo Grande Museum5/27/2019 4:00:00 PM9/2/2019 11:45:00 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 ​Pueblo Grande Museum is once again participating in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The program provides families an opportunity to enjoy the nation's cultural heritage and learn more about their community, especially after a military move. A list of participating museums is available at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. The free admission program is available to any bearer of a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), a DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card, which includes active duty U.S. military - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve, U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps - and up to five family members. Details When Memorial Day through Labor Day (May 27 – September 2, 2019) Where Pueblo Grande Museum – 4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85034
S.A.L.T Saturdayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2992S.A.L.T SaturdayPueblo Grande Museum9/21/2019 5:00:00 PM9/21/2019 9:00:00 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 Pueblo Grande Museum is hosting S.A.L.T Saturdays every month. One Saturday a month, S.A.L.T (Study of Ancient Lifeways and Technologies) will show and tell on a specific skill relating to prehistoric and historic technologies. The show and tell is a drop in program, where visitors can informally ask questions and observe live demonstrations. S.A.L.T Saturdays is a free program included with museum admission. Upcoming S.A.L.T Saturday programs at Pueblo Grande Museum Saturday, September 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skills of the Month Pine Needle BasketsLearn how to make a basket with Jennifer Ahumada. Saturday, October 19, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Felting Learn about processing Animal Fibers with Prehistoric Tools. Saturday, November 16, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Atlatls Learn how to make an Atlatl with Charlie Tadano. Saturday, December 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Cordage Learn about how to process fibers for cordage.
Exhibit Opening Event - The Story Continues: Pueblo Grande at 90https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2994Exhibit Opening Event - The Story Continues: Pueblo Grande at 90Pueblo Grande Museum10/18/2019 2:00:00 AM10/18/2019 4:00:00 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​Celebrate Pueblo Grande Museum's 90th Anniversary, The Story Continues Pueblo Grande at 90, with a special “first look" evening event on October 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Discover Phoenix's rich history and the diverse community of visionaries that expanded archaeological exploration and historical knowledge. Enjoy an archaeological presentation with Phoenix's former City Archaeologist Todd Bostwick at 715 p.m. Walk in the footprints of those who came before us by experiencing both prehistoric and modern stories of life in the southwest. With your help, the story continues. Visit the Three-Part Exhibit Explore three exhibits at the Pueblo Grande Museum, the Phoenix Airport Museum, and The Gallery @ City Hall. Each gallery will highlight historical themes and artifacts from pottery to archaeological tools. The galleries will open to the public on October 18, 2019 for all three locations.
Portal to the Past Celebrationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2995Portal to the Past CelebrationPueblo Grande Museum10/20/2019 9:00:00 PM10/21/2019 12:00:00 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-bc01-17d32298aa9bExperience Pueblo Grande Museum's inaugural Portal to the Past Celebration on October 20th, from 2 to 5 pm. Enjoy colorful entertainment and performances by local storytellers, musicians, poets and dancers, including interactive family art activities led by local artists. This free public event celebrates the rich history and legacy of the Hohokam, the original inhabitants of the Valley of the Sun. Join us and walk in the footsteps of the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People. This program is in partnership with the Cultural Coalition and the Arizona Community Foundation.
Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live!https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2960Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live!Pueblo Grande Museum9/21/2019 4:00:00 PM9/21/2019 11:45:00 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-bc01-17d32298aa9bCelebrate Smithsonian Maga​zine’s Museum Day Live! at Pueblo Grande Museum on Saturday, September 21. Enjoy a free music session for kids with local guitarist Alex Wilcox from 10 am - noon! Two-for-one admission available all day. Simply register to get your two-for-one ticket on smithsonianmag.com/museumday starting August 15th. In honor of Smithsonian’s Year of Music and Pueblo Grande Museum’s upcoming 90th anniversary celebration, Pueblo Grande Museum will present western country and blues music from the era of the museum’s founding.
International Archaeology Day 2019https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2959International Archaeology Day 2019Pueblo Grande Museum10/19/2019 4:00:00 PM10/19/2019 11:00:00 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 Celebrate International Archaeology Day (IAD) at Phoenix’s largest preserved archaeological site, Pueblo Grande Museum (PGM) on Saturday, October 19. Enjoy a full day of fun from 9 a.m. to 4 pm with interpretive stations throughout the archaeological site, artifact show and tell stations, and crafts inspired by archaeology and southwestern cultures. All IAD activities are included with museum admission. Register for two-for-one admission tickets! Event Details 9 a.m. to noon Mudslinging preservation demonstration on platform mound 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafts for Kids 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interpretive Stations and Artifact Show & Tell​
Fiber Technology Workshophttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2931Fiber Technology WorkshopPueblo Grande Museum9/28/2019 4:00:00 PM9/28/2019 7:00:00 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**SOLD OUT**​ Saturday, September 28 9 a.m. to noon $45; all supplies included Discover how the Hohokam and other prehistoric cultures processed the agave and yucca leaf to extract fiber with Master of Prehistoric Fiber Technologies Albert Abril. During this hands-on workshop, participants will break down raw agave and yucca leaves to expose their fibers. Using their processed fibers, they will make cordage or rope, and learn about its variety of applications and discover how it can be turned into a useful tool! This workshop requires advanced registration by September 26, space is limited. Appropriate for ages 16 and up. All supplies are included. Register Today!
Moonlight Over the Mound Galahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2993Moonlight Over the Mound GalaPueblo Grande Museum10/20/2019 1:30:00 AM10/20/2019 4:30:00 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-bc01-17d32298aa9bCelebrate the museum's 90th Anniversary on Saturday, October 19, 2019, 630 - 930 pm. This culinary-centric gala will feature desert and historic foods, Arizona wines, and special cocktails mixed especially for this gathering. The event also features indigenous performing artists, and a special "first look" presentation on the Portal to the Past sculpture/gate created by renowned local artist, Zarco Guerrero of Cultural Coalition. Organized and supported by Velvet Button of Ramona Farms, and chefs Brett Vibber of Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine, and Tamara Strange of Cotton and Copper. Stay tuned for more exciting additions to the list of participating artists, chefs, and entertainment! Buy tickets at moonlightoverthemound.com.​ The Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary presents Moonlight Over the Mound, a fundraising event to support the educational activities, exhibitions, and programs offered at Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park.

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