Left to right: Patrick Smith, Nanabah Aragon, Lisa Hayes (Executive Director, Sharlot Hall Museum) At the Prescott Indian Art Market on September 17, Navajo master weaver Nanabah Aragon took the stage and stole everyone’s hearts as she presented one of her weavings as a gift to the Sharlot Hall Museum. Nanabah has participated in the
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The 24th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market (PIAM) is fast approaching. We are all filled with anticipation for our guests to experience over 100 juried artists, bringing the best of their works to this year’s event. The weekend brims with experiences: visual arts, performance arts, arts experiences for children, and culinary arts featuring Indigenous foods.
Photo: Living History interpreters make apple cider, 2018 Explore the machinery of daily life in the Arizona Territory on Saturday, August 13, at the Sharlot Hall Museum’s Living History Adventure. August’s theme, “Ingenious Inventions,” focuses on the implements and instruments that pioneers used in their regular routines. The 19th century brought much innovation and ingenuity
Photo: Gold panning This Saturday, July 9, families are invited to celebrate summer the old-fashioned way at the Sharlot Hall Museum during their monthly Living History Adventure. July’s theme: “Good Ol’ Summertime.” Citizens of early Prescott had to find new ways (that didn’t include air conditioning) to keep cool and amuse themselves on hot summer
Photo: Try your hand at the classic game of the American frontier, Faro How did a blacksmith make a living in a small frontier town like Prescott? What did daily life look like for a merchant? What skills did citizens of Prescott use to support themselves? Find out this Saturday at “Trades & Traditions,” the
Photo: “Yaqui” Ordunez and Carl Koontz barely miss a catch during the team roping event at Prescott’s rodeo, 1922 (courtesy Sharlot Hall Museum Research Center, call number rod101.1pa) Next month, a new exhibition will open at the Sharlot Hall Museum to celebrate Prescott’s rich rodeo heritage and the 50th anniversary of the Steve McQueen film