MAY 2015Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary Presentation
May 6, 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Lori Hines - Author
Topic: Prehistoric Past of the Southwest
Join the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary and author Lori Hines, for her presentation Arizona History & Prehistoric Past of the Southwest. Lori will begin with the historic ghost mining town of Old Vulture City near Wickenburg that started the growth of Phoenix and Arizona. She discusses her interest in Native American history, culture, and archaeology, providing an overview of the prehistoric cultures that inhabited Arizona and the Four Corners, including the Hohokam, Patayan, Sinagua, Ancestral Puebloan and Mogollon.
This event is free and open to the public, made possible by the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary. Donations are welcome.
Behind the Scenes Tour
May 13 & 27, 2 to 2:30 p.m.
Join Curator of Collections Holly Young for a “behind the scenes” tour of the museum. This tour is open to walk in visitors with paid museum admission. This is an opportunity to learn about the artifacts that are not on display in the museum and see how museums care for their collections. This is a first come, first serve tour. Space is limited. Please sign up at the front desk to reserve your spot.
International Museum Day
May 16, All Day
In honor of International Museum Day Pueblo Grande Museum will be offering free museum admission on Saturday, May 16, 2015! From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Museum will also be offering free gallery tours and have artifact show-and-tell stations set-up in the museum where guests can see up close, touch, and ask questions about different artifacts.