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A Message from the Executive Director

Expressing one’s thoughts and feelings about the world is easier than ever in our high-tech society. Social media platforms and other means of electronic communication make it possible for us to share so much information in so little time. But how much are we truly...

Eight questions with Board of Trustees member – Harold Piazza Jr.

Q: How did you become interested in the American West, and how did you come to reside in Scottsdale? Even though I’m originally from New Jersey, I’ve always had an interest in the West. My wife Kathleen’s great-grandfather was an Army scout who handled confidential...

A TASTE FOR ART – PART II

Scott Baxter shared the stories of people, place, struggle, and success behind the images of his 100 Years 100 Ranchers project at June’s A Taste for Art supper club. Baxter, a celebrated fine art photographer, adorned the walls of famed Cattle Track Arts Compound...

Have you thanked a “Docent” today?

Gracious volunteers are the face of the museum and the voice of the art within… Volunteers are giving people by nature, and many of them are so gracious and selfless that they are fine doing their work without any real recognition.  Their true satisfaction comes from...

And the winner is…

There are numerous contests and award shows. Phoenix has its share - this one created by Phoenix Magazine, a very well-respected publication, with a distribution of in excess of 75,000, across the city and an audited readership of over 350,000 – MONTHLY. We were...

A Taste for Art

Mystique and scandal where the ways of Lon Megargee—a name he stole, to make a new life for himself out West, as we learned from the laudable Dr. Betsy Fahlman. Speaking to a sold-out crowd of A Taste for Art a summer supper club series created in a partnership with...