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Pueblo Grande Museum

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Pueblo Grande Museum

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4619 East Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85034 United States
602-495-0901

Upcoming Events

October 2016
Free

Boarded Up: Social and Historical Interpretations of the American Indian Boarding School Era

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parsons Yazzie, Evangeline

This presentation will impart a social interpretation of how life among Indian Nations began to change due to the plight American Indian people were forced into in the name of education.  American Indians are the only ethnic group in the U.S. who were subjected to forced education by the federal government for generations.  Children were taken by force, placed in a boarding school, kept there for several years, and were not allowed to speak their language or practice their culture.…

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December 2016
Free

The Explorations and Discoveries of George Bird Grinnell, The Father of Glacier National Park

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
SB - Hugh Grinnell

The great West that George Bird Grinnell first encountered in 1870 as a 21-year old man was shortly to disappear before his eyes. Nobody was quicker to sense the desecration or was more eloquent in crusading against the poachers, the hidehunters, and the disengaged U.S. Congress than George Bird Grinnell, the “Father of American Conservation.” Grinnell founded the first Audubon Society, cofounded the Boone and Crockett Club with Teddy Roosevelt, and led the effort to establish Glacier National Park. Audiences will…

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February 2017
Free

Native Arizonans at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition

February 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parezo, Nancy 400x265

In 1904 the Louisiana Purchase Exposition was held in St Louis. Attending that fair were over 3,000 indigenous men, women and children who were engaged to show middle class American citizens how “the other half of the world lived.”  Included in this group were a group of Pima and Maricopa kindergarten students from the Sacaton Indian School, Navajo weavers,and  Maricopa and Akimel O’odham potters, as well as the stars of the exposition–Geronimo and his relatives from the the White Mountain…

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October 2017
Free

A Boot in the Door: Pioneer Women Archaeologists of Arizona

October 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Parezo, Nancy 400x265

The men who explored Arizona are legends in the history of the region and of anthropology, but what about the women who accompanied them or explored by themselves?  Did you know that Matilda Coxe Stevenson was a member of the first official government survey of Canyon de Chelly or that Emma Mindeleff surveyed ruins in the Verde Valley while Theresa Russell helped her husband locate Hohokam sites? Probably not, for none are listed in “official” histories. Learn about the hidden…

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