The collections of Pueblo Grande
Museum are held in trust for the people of the City of Phoenix. The Museum has
taken many steps to care for and safeguard these objects:
- A new storage vault with climate control was provided as part of the 1988
Capital Improvements Program bond issue.
- The Museum Auxiliary has provided funds for a special storage cabinet for
the Maricopa Pottery.
- Federally funded grants have paid for item-by-item conservation surveys of
the Museum collections, and general surveys of the facility and collections
It's time to take the next step. We need an expert! An
experienced conservator who can examine the collection, and make specific
recommendations regarding care and treatment to fix problems and prevent further
To help us with this project, consider "adopting" a pot. There
are many levels of adoption for various pots in need. Your contribution will be
acknowledged by a letter from the Museum, and if you wish, a photograph of the
vessel you have adopted will be sent to you. Your name will also appear on the
"Adopt a Pot Sponsor Roll" in the exhibit gallery, unless you wish to remain
To find out more information about the Adopt a Pot program,
our various adoption levels, and how to adopt your very own pot, visit the Pueblo Grande Museum Store website!