AHS Arizona History Museum

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949 E 2nd Street
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States
(520)628-5774

Upcoming Events

June 2016
$3

AHM First Fridays: Hopi Dryland Farming talk

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come learn about ancient farming techniques and why they are so important today. Michael Kotutwa Johnson practices traditional Hopi dryland farming and co-authored Hopi People of the Land: Sustainable Agriculture on the Hopi Reservation. His talk will explore issues of sustainability and climate change. Michael and many of his fellow farmers look at “conservation from the point of view of caring for a relative and not from a scientific point of view of conserving a natural resource.” Michael is a…

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Free

History Boot Camp

June 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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History Boot Camp

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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History Boot Camp

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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Free

History Boot Camp

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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Free

History Boot Camp

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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History Boot Camp

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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July 2016
$3

AHM First Fridays: Book Discussion and Signing with Rita Connelly

July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join local food writer Rita Connelly as she serves up savory stories of good food and good company from the gone but never forgotten favorites of the Old Pueblo. From western roadhouses to fine dining, Tucson boasts an extraordinary lineup of diverse restaurants. Though some of its greatest no longer exist, their stories conjure the sights, smells and sounds of the city’s history. Rita Connelly has been a long-time resident of Tucson, where she earned her degree at the University…

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Arizona History Museum Hours Change

July 3

Effective July 3rd, the Arizona History Museum will be open: Monday: 9:00am-4:00pm Tuesday: 9:00am-4:00pm Wednesday: 9:00am-4:00pm Thursday: 9:00am-4:00pm Friday: 9:00am-8:00pm, with discounted admission from 4-8pm Saturday: 11:00am-4:00pm The museum will be closed on Sundays and select State Holidays from now on. The Arizona Historical Society Library and Archives hours will not change. The Library and Archives is open Tuesday through Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm.

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Free

History Boot Camp

July 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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Free

History Boot Camp

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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Free

History Boot Camp

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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Free

History Boot Camp

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until July 14, 2016

Meet new people and learn about Arizona History Join us for 5 weeks of History Boot Camp where you will learn how to share Southern Arizona’s fascinating story with school groups and adult visitors. History Boot Camp meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. – Noon.  Class begins Tuesday, June 14 and finishes Thursday, July 14 at the Arizona History Museum.   To set up an interview, please contact Mary Ann Ruelas at maruelas@azhs.gov  or 520-617-1154   FREE Parking & FREE…

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August 2016
$3

AHM First Fridays: Goldie Richmond Quilt Celebration

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  Goldie Tracy Richmond, a prize-winning quilt maker, operated a trading post on the Tohono O’Odham Reservation in the 1940s and 1950s. Her quilts tell the story of the people and natural surroundings she saw every day. The Arizona History Museum recently acquired The Saguaro Harvest. Noted quilt historian Carolyn O’Bagy Davis, who spearheaded the fundraising effort to acquire the quilt, will talk about her research on Goldie Tracy Richmond. Please join us for a special First Friday program August…

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September 2016
$3

AHM First Fridays: Book discussion and signing with Elsie Szecsy

September 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Arizona author Elsie Szecsy as she discusses her new book, The Cadet Nurse Corps in Arizona. The new  book details momentous local challenges and achievements from this pivotal era in American medicine. When Congress established the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II to meet the high demand for medical care,  the first federal women’s education program was created. The trailblazing cadets and innovative healthcare practices at the five participating teaching hospitals in Arizona left a lasting national…

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