Museum of Indigenous People
Mata Ortiz Show & Sale – May 6 & 7 Mata Ortiz potters will visit the museum with their beautiful pieces, available to add to your collection. Pottery production and firing demonstrations will be held throughout the event.
Discover Native History & Culture – Museum exhibits include prehistoric and contemporary examples of indigenous cultural and artistic materials from the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico. The museum hosts guest artists most weekends, as well as special exhibits and art auctions throughout the year.
Arizonarama: Artwork by R.C. Rodell Will be on display until June 4.
Unbridled Spirit: Pioneering Women in Art continues through June 25.
Miniature Masterpiece Show & Sale will be held from May 2 through June 4
They Beat the Heat: How Arizonans Survived the Desert Heat in the Days Before Air Conditioning
May 13, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Presented by Christine Reid. What have we forgotten and what can we learn from the wisdom of those who came before as climate becomes a vital and daily issue in life today? Using newspaper clippings, anecdotes, and photographs, the story is told how Arizonans adjusted to life in the desert before the arrival of air conditioners.
Studio Drawing and Pastel Classes
The Phippen Museum offers pastel classes with Don Rantz for both beginner and experienced artists. They are held on Tue. and Wed. from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Continuous enrollment. The museum also offers drawing classes with Neal McEwen on Fridays and intermediate art for homeschoolers. Call the museum for details and to enroll in these classes.
See website for exhibit details and additional programs and events.
Prescott Western Heritage Foundation
Mike Shepard –
“The Mexican Day of Mothers”
May 10, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
The Western Heritage Center is located on Historic Whiskey Row and is open Wednesday through Sunday Explore the exhibits and learn about Prescott’s western history and culture. The WHC also hosts lectures and book signings. See Facebook page for hours and event updates. Free admission!
Sharlot Hall Museum
Living History Adventure: Spark Your Imagination
May 13, 10:00 AM
Gizmos and gadgets galore: at this Living History Adventure, discover the innovations that transformed Arizona as it grew and changed in the 1800s. What inventions made Prescott and its surrounding areas what it was? Explore the Museum’s campus and meet Living History interpreters on the grounds and in historic buildings as they go about their day at the Living History Adventure. See the blacksmith work in a real forge, print something in the Print Shop, try your hand at crafts and activities, and more!
The Sharlot Hall Museum is an open-air heritage site and museum in downtown Prescott. Gardens, exhibits, and historic buildings open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 AM-4 PM, and Sunday, 12 PM-4 PM.
‘Tis Art Center and Gallery
928.775.0223 | www.tisartgallery.com
“Nature’s Palette” glasswork by Cindi Shaffer and stone sculptures by Arliss Newcomb continues through May 14.
“Objects Found – Repurposed and Found Object Assemblage” continues through May 16
“Earth, Clouds, Wood, and Fiber” will open on May 15 and continue through July 14.
“Journeys in Spirit 2023” will open on May 18.
Visit the ‘Tis website for gallery hours and exhibit details. Art classes for children and adults are available in the ‘Tis Annex Art Education Building.