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Phippen Museum

4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

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August 2017

4th Annual Hold Your Horses! Invitational Exhibition & Sale

Saturday, August 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, September 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

In celebration of that hardworking companion of all mankind...the horse, this exhibit features outstanding artwork from 32 talented Western artists known specifically for their 'art of the horse'.

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September 2017

12th Annual Fall Gathering

Saturday, September 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

Originally planned as a commemorative event to celebrate the museums Grand Opening in 1984, this annual celebration has evolved into the perfect tribute to all the museum's dedicated volunteers, outstanding sponsors and supportive members. Featuring a Ranch-style dinner by Big Daddy E's Barbeque, Western entertainment by The Rusty Pistols and an induction ceremony for Ray & Rex Hinshaw into the Arizona Rancher & Cowboy Hall of Fame. Cost is $25 per person. RSVP at (928)778-1385.

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June 2018

Introduction to Plein-Air Drawing with Steve Atkinson

Saturday, June 23, 2018 @ 3:00 am - Sunday, June 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

Recommended ages: 15 and older * Limited class size – call for reservation Materials Required * Cost $150 Let's start drawing. Bring your sketchbook, and join award-winning artist Steve Atkinson in the best classroom on earth ... the great outdoors. Whether you are a beginning artist or have been drawing your whole life, Steve will guide you through the fun process of achieving rewarding results.

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Rafting on the Colorado with Brad Newman

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

Join us for an afternoon of fun and laughter as local celebrity, musician and Executive Director of Yavapai Exceptional Industries, Brad Newman, regales museum members and visitors with tales of his excursions in Arizona. Specifically, Newman will recount in detail his adventures rafting on the Colorado and traveling through the Grand Canyon, one of the greatest natural wonders in the world. In addition to his other talents, Brad has also worked on the mighty Colorado as a boatman for Canyon…

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July 2018

Theodore Roosevelt-The Cowboy President with Michael Blake

Saturday, July 7, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

In this presentation, Emmy award-winning makeup artist and author, Michael Blake, reveals how Theodore Roosevelt's time spent in the Dakota Territory helped him recover from an overwhelming personal loss, but more importantly, how it transformed him into the man etched onto Mount Rushmore, a man who is still rated as one of the top five Presidents in American history.

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Basic Painting for All Levels with Gretchen Lopez

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 3:00 am - Sunday, July 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

Recommended ages: 15 and older * Limited class size – call for reservation Materials required * Cost $150 This two-day workshop is perfect for the beginning student or experienced painter who wishes to expand their skills. We will introduce the students to the basics of starting a painting, along with getting to know your brushes and mixing color from a limited palette. Students will work from a still life the first day, then from photo reference on the second day,…

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Arizona’s Wild Myths and Legends with Jim Turner

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

Wyatt Earp, Billy the Kid and John Wayne: what do these famous characters have in common? They are not who we think they are because of the legends that have grown up around them. From the 1860's dime novels to the books, movies, and television shows, writers have altered, exaggerated and sometimes lied about these folk heroes. In "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," the editor says, "When the legend becomes fact, print the legend." We will examine how the…

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August 2018

5TH ANNUAL HOLD YOUR HORSES! SHOW & SALE

Saturday, August 4, 2018 @ 3:00 am - Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

In the Marley Gallery Members' Preview & Opening Reception on August 5th at 5:30 pm Horse lovers, art enthusiasts and Western art collectors will all be enthralled with the Phippen Museum's exhibition and sale, Hold Your Horses! In tribute to the horse, that powerful, loyal and hardworking companion of all mankind, and in the same tradition as classic Western artists of the past, please join the museum as they present this very special invitational exhibition and sale offering artwork focused…

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Summer Wine at the Phippen

Saturday, August 11, 2018 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

$10 per person; Reservations required at (928)778-1385 Join us in the celebration of summer with a delightful program featuring a special presentation by award-winning photographer and Phippen Docent, Joe Webster. Partake in light wine libations and some delicious appetizers while Joe shares his remarkable photographs while regaling guests with stories of America's "Mother Road" Route 66.

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September 2018

12th Annual Fall Gathering

Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

Commerates the Grand Opening of the Museum in 1984

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Specters of the Past: Arizona’s Ghost Towns with Jay Mark

Saturday, September 22, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

The promise of unimagined riches is what brought many of the earliest colonizers to the Arizona Territory. Following the trail to the discovery of the mother lode, they built, then dismantled and finally abandoned communities when mines played out – leaving behind tantalizing clues of difficult hardships. Some towns survived like Bisbee, Jerome, Tombstone and Oatman. Most disappeared, gradually becoming absorbed back into the desert from which they arose. This presentation explores more than a decade of historian Jay Mark's…

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October 2018

Where Biography Meets Historical Fiction: Sedona Schnebly with Lisa Schnebly-Heidinger

Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

After doing her first interview with one of Sedona's daughters, 35 years passed before the final page of this biography was written. This is the journal her great-granddaughter wishes she had found in the family archives. Hear passages from the manuscript and how family stories were handled; as well as the cultural and family research process that plays a part in crafting a historically accurate biography.

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Sharlot Hall with Jody Drake

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

Join Jody Drake as she reminiscences as Sharlot Hall

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December 2018

Embracing the Struggle with Chris Navarro

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

Sculptor Chris Navarro, featured in the current Embrace the Struggle exhibition, will share his journey that has taken him from bronco busting to sculpting. As an artist, he wants to inspire others to endure the struggles in life through his story and art. After his lecture, Chris will be available to sign his book of the same name.

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March 2021

Under Native Skies Exhibition

Saturday, March 20 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, July 25 @ 4:00 pm
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States

This special exhibition showcases a wide variety of outstanding Native American artwork that reflects the strong presence and influence of indigenous peoples on art of the American Southwest and represents the artistic and cultural traditions they have continually created and fostered.

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August 2021

8th Annual Hold Your Horses! Invitational Exhibition & Sale

Saturday, August 7 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, September 26 @ 4:00 pm
Phippen Museum, 4701 Hwy 89 N Prescott, AZ 86301 United States
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