Historic and Contemporary Collections

​​​​Pueblo Grande Museum’​​s Historic and Contemporary collections are primarily objects made by Native American artisans from central Arizona. 

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Collection​​​ Highlights​


Pee-Posh Pottery Collection – over 600 pieces of Pee-Posh/Piipaash (Maricopa) pottery. These objects were produced by artists from the Gila River Indian Community and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. They include works by Ruth Antone, Theroline Bread, Vesta Bread, Ron Carlos, Phyllis Johnson Cerna, Barbara Johnson, Mary Johnson, Mary Juan, Alma Lawrence, Lena Meskeer, Grace Monahan, Emily Percharo, Antoinette Pinon, Anita Redbird, Ida Redbird, Malinda Redbird, Beryl Stevens, Gertrude Stevens, Elsie Stewart, Dorothea Sunn-Avery, Cloritta Sundust-Johnson, Evelyn Yarmata, and Lula Young. ​

Some of this collection is available for viewing on the Arizona Memory Project

 

Historic Period O’Odham Collection – objects made by O’Odham people. These objects were produced by artists from the Gila River Indian Community, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and the Tohono O’Odham Nation. They include works by the Angea family, Jacob Butler, Michael Chiago, Chepa Domingo, Franco Domingo, Corline Flores, Alice Francisco, Rikki Francisco, Leona Garcia, Molly Havier, Juanita Jones, Suzie Ramon, Dolores Stevens, Lillian Thomas, Lola Thomas, and Elena Xavier.

Some of this collection is available for viewing on the Arizona Memory Project