Water/Ways Exhibit the Santa Cruz River Children’s Art Exhibit
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
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.
Other Smithsonian Institution: Water/Ways Exhibition locations include:
McFarland State Historic Park
November 17 – December 30, 2018
To learn more about the work being done at AZ Humanities, please visit: azhumanities.org
This exhibit looks at political and economic efforts to ensure access to water and explores how human creativity and resourcefulness provide new ways to protect water resources and renew our relationship with the natural environment. The Presidio and Global Community Communications Alliance display artwork by children from Santa Cruz County in the foray of the Historic Schoolhouse. This exhibition dives into water--an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically. Don’t miss it! The children’s exhibit runs through December and is included with park admission: $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.
October 27, 2019
Tubac’s 6th Annual Traditional Day of the Dead Celebration
The Tubac celebration of Día de los Muertos is an event exuberantly honoring our ancestors and community. Everyone is welcome to create an ofrenda or altar and these will be displayed throughout the community.
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Lowe House, Rio Compartido/Shared River Project: Along the Santa Cruz River - We Live Here!
Join us for a celebration with a purpose! Experience this fabulous day-long village-wide event that will have exhibits, lectures, performing arts, films, educational workshops and activities in celebration of the Santa Cruz River.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series presents: Jack Lasseter -“The Sonoran Desert, This Place Where We Live”
Are you interested in learning more about the ecology of Southern Arizona? Come and hear Jack explain why jackrabbits have such long ears, why mountain lions’ forepaws are larger than their hind paws, why the grooves on the south side of the saguaros are deeper than those on the north, and much more about the Sonoran Desert’s flora and fauna.
December 14, 2019
Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series presents: Jack Lasseter -“Navajo Code Talkers”
This is the famous story of the Navajo Code Talkers in the Pacific during WWII, through the eyes of Chester Nez who, like so many other Navajos, just wanted to serve his country and make his father proud.