Holiday Closure Notice: We will be closed Dec 24, 25, 2019 and Jan 1, 2020.
Exhibit Opening Celebration
10:30-2:00 p.m., FREE and open to all
Join us to celebrate our newest exhibit, Pahko'ora/Pahko'ola: Mayo and Yaqui Masks from the James S. Griffith Collection!
- 10:00 a.m. Museum Opens
- 10:30 Outside Welcome by Dr. James Watson, ASM Associate Director
- 10:40 Outside Statements by the curators: Diane Dittemore, Santiago Benton, Daniel Vega, Jim Griffith
- 11:00 Outside Blessing by Modesto Bule
- 11:15 – 12:30 Outside Dances by Kolencia Oficio Achalim, Daniel Vega introduces the group
- 12:30 Inside Exhibit tour with Yaqui Pascolas Modesto Bule, Jose Alvarez, and Mayo Pascola Santiago Benton
- Inside Refreshments
- 12:45-2:00 Outside Los Hermanos Cuatro
- Ongoing Outside Mask carving demonstrations and sales—Louis David Valenzuela, Eddie Martinez
Tissue paper flower making—Pascua Yaqui Ili Nanam, Rosenda Perez
Yaqui musical instrument lotería
Yaqui artist sales: 1519 Rebellion (t-shirts, paintings); Susanna Arellano (beadwork and "deer’s eyes" necklaces);
Gabriel Ayala (ledger-style paintings); Francisco Baltazar (paintings, necklaces); Marcelino C. Flores (paintings and storytelling);
Jose Gallardo (traditional necklaces and paintings); Felicia Martinez (sculpture); Sal Sawaki (paintings)
TEACHERS! Earn up to 3.5 hours of professional development credit!