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Special Crafting Demonstrations at the Mesa Historical Museum

  • November 16, 2019
    November 23, 2019
    December 7, 2019
    December 14, 2019
    December 28, 2019
    January 4, 2020
  • Location: Mesa Historical Museum
  • Address: 2345 N. Horne Mesa, AZ 85203
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Admission: $3-5
  • Phone:(480) 835-2286
  • Venue: Mesa Historical Museum
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Join the Mesa Historical Museum this season as they invite special craftmakers to demonstrate thier unique talents with the public.
Some items will be on sale in the gift shop following each demonstration.

• Sharon Chung of LouLous Petals makes handcrafted jewelry and keepsakes
September 14 & October 5, 12, 19, & 26
• The Lacey Ladies of Arizona (a charter chapter of e International organization of Lace, Inc.)
Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 16, Dec. 28, & Jan. 4
• Jennifer Arnold makes custom leather pieces
September 14 & November 2
• Lydia Quinones will be demonstrating weaving on the Museum’s Historic 1930's Counterbalance Loom
September 14, 21, & 28
• Telaraña Fiber Arts Guild featuring weaving, felting, spinning, and more
Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, & Dec. 7
• The Arizona Quilters Hall of Fame
How to Read a Quilt on Oct. 26
The State of The Art of Quilting on Nov. 23
• Ron Carlos is a Pima (Akimel O'odham) artist. He is possibly the last master of the technique of Paddle and Anvil pottery making still active in the Salt River Valley.
Nov. 16, & Dec. 7
• August Wood is a student of Ron Carlos and will be demonstrating basketry
Sept. 14, Sept. 28, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, & Dec. 7
• Debbie Kahn demonstrates how to make needle felt ornaments.
 October 19 & December 7

We are continuing to add more and more crafters! To stay updated on what demonstrations we have by checking out the calendar on our website.

Demonstration held in conjunction with our current exhibit: Stitching Mesa Togehter – This exhibit displays examples of crafts dating from the early indigenous settlers, the first pioneers of the Mesa region, and the contemporary artists who enrich our community today.  The exhibit will also include demonstrations and hands-on activities for children and adults.  Join us for this unique look into Mesa’s history through the arts and crafts that built the community!  

Fall hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm; included with regular museum admission.

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