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Phippen Art Museum

4701 Highway 89 North Prescott, Arizona United States

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January 2020

Saints and Sinners: Spanish Colonial Art

Saturday, January 25 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, April 19 @ 4:00 pm
Phippen Art Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North Prescott, Arizona United States

Spanish colonial art includes paintings, sculpture and decorative objects produced across one and a half continents, from Mexico down to South America, over a period of about 330 years. All art and objects from this region that precede Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the New World in 1492, marking the beginning of the European con-quest, are termed pre-Colombian. To the Spaniards in sixteenth-century New Spain, converting the newly conquered indigenous people to Christianity was of primary importance. For both mendicant friars…

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February 2020

Intrepid Women of the West with Dee Isham

Saturday, February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Phippen Art Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North Prescott, Arizona United States

Join us for this in-formative and enter-taining program as Master Docent Dee Isham recounts the remarkable stories of those intrepid women of diverse backgrounds who played a pivotal role in settling the West and defining the culture of the region. Men are typically lauded as heroes or even anti-heroes in traditional westerns; women are often painted either as prostitutes who seduce the heroes or wholesome farm girls that marry the heroes. In reality, western women occupied much more varied roles.

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March 2020

CLICK: Expose the West

Saturday, March 7 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, July 19 @ 4:00 pm
Phippen Art Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North Prescott, Arizona United States

Commercially introduced in 1839, practical photography was a cumbersome process requiring loads of equipment and lots of time. And while the tools and chemicals necessary to create photographic images were bulky and caustic, they were hauled through some of the most unforgiving environments in America to create the first portraits and landscapes of the American West. From Edward Curtis to Ansel Adams, these extremely dedicated photographers of the past documented and paid tribute to the West through their amazing photos.…

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Arizona Cowboy Poets

Saturday, March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Phippen Art Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North Prescott, Arizona United States

During this special heritage program on March 7th, some of the talented poets and singers with the Arizona Cowboy Poets will be on hand to share their unique brand of western entertainment, including an introduction to their organization, an overview of our local ranching history, a presentation by cowboy poet, Don Fernwalt (Mayer resident and past recipient of the Gail I. Gardner Award). Also included is a special performance by Will Play for Hay, a Prescott group dedicated to preserving…

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150 Years of Arizona Photography with Jim Turner

Saturday, March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Phippen Art Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North Prescott, Arizona United States

For more than a century and a half some of the world’s best photographers focused their lenses on Arizona. In addition to the renowned Edward S. Curtis, Kate Cory lived with the Hopi and represented them in photographs and on canvas, while C. S. Fly gave us the famous Geronimo pictures. And in this captivating presentation, powerful and historic images make the land and its people come alive.

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Art and Wine at the Phippen

Thursday, March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Phippen Art Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North Prescott, Arizona United States

Must be 21 or older Join us for another memorable evening of art and fun; Cost: $35 per person. These two-hour excursions are designed for those who enjoy wine but may know nothing about painting. Discover hidden wells of creativity as artist and Education Coordinator, Neal McEwen, leads you through the step-by-step process of creating your own original Western-themed acrylic painting, suitable for framing.

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The Life and Work of Charlie Russell-Cowboy Artist with Tom Fox

Saturday, March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Phippen Art Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North Prescott, Arizona United States

Charlie Russell is rightly considered to be the father of cowboy art in America. Drawing from life experiences as a ‘cow puncher’, trapper, outdoors man, and living for some time with a native tribe, Russell faithfully captured the old West as it faded into history. And in this very special presentation, artist Tom Fox recounts Russell’s story in an entertaining and informative art program that features tales from his fascinating life. It will also offer a generous visual display of…

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Fire Restrictions Lifted

Posted on July 28, 2020

WHEN:           August 1, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. WHERE:         The 42 square miles of the City of Prescott and the 365 square miles of the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority. This includes the Towns of Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Dewey/Humboldt,… Read more »

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