Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series Presents: The Making of the U.S. - Mexico Shared Cultural Heritages
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
Friday, May 17, 2019 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
In collaboration with Border Community Alliance, this will be a very special presentation by Luis E. Coronado Guel Ph.D. This lecture explores some of the shared cultural heritages historically formed between the US and Mexico, focusing on diverse expressions of popular culture from the Arizona-Sonora borderlands region. We will briefly discuss concepts and case studies that portray the complexity of change reflected in the transformations of people, spaces, and identities at the border, which ultimately produces unique cultural expressions of diversity present in music, gastronomy, art, traditions, and imagery. Shared cultural heritages in border communities is forged out of unique transnational populations with an intertwined past, present, and future. Tickets $20, BCA members, $15. Seating is limited, please call now for reservations, 520-398-2252.
Ongoing Event: Children’s Garden
The children’s garden by the schoolhouse allows children of all ages to play hopscotch, marbles, and jump-rope the old-fashioned way.
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Chocolate! 1000 Years and Counting
Come discover the rich history of chocolate in the Southwest. Taste a cacao bean, learn how the Mayans and pre-Columbian Native Americans prepared their chocolate, and sample the energy drink that fueled the 1774 and 1775 Anza expeditions from Tubac to Alta California.
October 19 to December 1, 2019
Arizona Humanities and the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives and School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University are pleased to announce an exclusive Arizona tour of Water/Ways, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution.