March Artist of the Month

March Artist of the Month – Page High School Advanced Photography Class

The Page High School Photography Department, taught by Mr. Kyran Keisling, emphasizes the use of digital and 35mm cameras incorporating techniques for film processing, print enlarging, composition, fundamental aesthetics, and class critiques. Students incorporate art history and philosophy as they explore their artistic expression and individual style. Students also explore career opportunities in photography and the arts, and display their artwork at a public venue to complete class requirements.

Join us Thursday March 14th  for an artists reception from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Powell Museum. The event is FREE and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

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Casino Night Fundraiser!

Show your support for the Page Public Library’s upcoming Casino Night Fundraiser!

SATURDAY MARCH 16, 2013

The Library is an important community partner with the Powell Museum. We work together on many collaborative projects including the Page newspaper digitization project, the Glen Canyon Lecture Series, Powell Symposium, and many other exhibit and outreach programs. The Casino Night Fundraiser will help to fund these types of projects, and the many other diverse resources provided by the Library. Click here for more information.

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ARIZONA GIVES DAY March 20th!

On March 20, 2013, our statewide community will come together for Arizona Gives Day, and we need YOU to join us. It’s 24 hours of unprecedented nonprofit giving—and it’s your chance make a real difference, right here in our community.

If you love the Colorado Plateau, then you love the Powell Museum. And by showing your love through Arizona Gives Day, you help sustain this amazing organization, which gives so much to our community.

Join us in supporting our community on March 20, 2013, by donating online.

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Review of Bylaws

The Museum’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for Thursday May 23rd. Stay tuned for more information!

The Board of Directors have recently reviewed the organization’s bylaws. Revisions have been made, and will be voted on by the membership at the Annual Meeting. Click here to view the proposed revisions. If you have questions or input for the Bylaws Committee, please contact the Museum at (928) 645-9496 or email director@powellmuseum.org 

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February Artist of the Month

February Artist of the Month – Jerry Lindsay

Local artist, Jerry Lindsay, has held a passionate interest in watercolor since his days in grade school. Though he majored in art in college, he was not able to pursue his interest until retirement in 2005. Page became his playground and many of his paintings portray the unmatched beauty that the area provides. He has held workshops for Glen Canyon Recreational Area, participated in the Artist in Park Program in the summer of 2012, and is currently presenting workshops at Coconino Community College.

Jerry participated in the Escalante Arts Festival in Utah where he received a purchase award for plein air painting, has been exhibited locally including the Friday Night Art Walk, and won first, second, and third place ribbons at the Coconino County Fair in 2012.

Arizona, and particularly Page, provide endless subject matter for Jerry. While he will be returning to his native upstate New York soon, his heart will remain in the beautiful Arizona where he has spent the last 43 years of his life. this exhibit is a humble “thank you” for the inspiration that Arizona will continue to give.

Join us Friday February 15th for an artists reception from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Powell Museum. The event is FREE and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

 

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January Glen Canyon Lecture Series

Glen Canyon Lecture Series Presents

“The Arizona Trail” by Sirena Dufault

Tuesday January 15th, 2013, 7:00 pm (Mountain Standard Time) at Carl Hayden Visitor Center at Glen Canyon Dam.

The Arizona National Scenic Trail is a continuous, 800+ mile diverse and scenic trail across Arizona from Mexico to Utah. It links deserts, mountains, canyons, communities and people. Join Sirena Dufault from the Arizona Trail Association as she shares stories from her mostly-solo hike of the Arizona Trail.

Page is an important Arizona Trail Gateway Community.  A place where hikers, bikers and equestrians can come to relax and refuel before or after their Arizona Trail journey. Come learn more about this trail that belongs to all Arizonans.

Admission is free. The Glen Canyon Lecture Series is sponsored by Glen Canyon Natural History Association, Powell Museum, and Page Public Library.

 

 

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January Artist of the Month

January Artist of the Month – Helping Hands Agency

The Helping Hands Agency is a contracted provider for the Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities. We provide programs and services for adults and children with Developmental Disabilities.

Students attend art classes daily with the Agency’s full-time Art Director. Individuals in the program experience a wide variety of art disciplines while expressing their personality through the medium they enjoy most. The Agency hosts art shows throughout the year. The students artwork has been very well received by the local community and surrounding areas. Their work clearly expresses that “everyone has something beautiful to share.” Helping Hands art students’ work will be on display at the Powell Museum for the month of January.

Join us Tuesday January 22nd for an artists reception from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Powell Museum. The event is FREE and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

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Holiday Open House – December 18th

Join us in the Museum Store for a HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE 

Tuesday, December 18th from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy refreshments, door prizes, and holiday cheer!

The Museum Store has elegant, educational, and unique gifts for special people.

Take an extra 10% off* your purchase  – plus get FREE Gift Wrapping!

Museum members take an additional 20% off.

 * Sale does not include consignment items.

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SPECIAL Glen Canyon Lecture Series Presentation

Glen Canyon Lecture Series Presents

Birds of Prey” by Martin Tyner

Friday December 7th, 2012, 5:30 pm (Mountain Standard Time) at the Page Community Townhouse – 655 South Navajo Drive

Join us for a special Christmas Bird Count edition of the Glen Canyon Lecture Series as Martin Tyner of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation presents Birds of Prey at the Page Community Townhouse. Martin Tyner is a federally licensed falconer, eagle falconer, wildlife rehabilitator, wildlife propagator, and wildlife and environmental educator. He has been providing wildlife and environmental programs throughout the western United States, to schools, scouts and community groups for over forty years, and is the founder of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation.

Admission is free. The Glen Canyon Lecture Series is sponsored by Glen Canyon Natural History Association, Powell Museum, and Page Public Library.

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December Glen Canyon Lecture Series

Glen Canyon Lecture Series Presents

Carving Grand: Evidence, Theories, and Mysteries – An Update” by Wayne Ranney

Wednesday December 12th, 2012, 7:00 pm (Mountain Standard Time) at Carl Hayden Visitor Center at Glen Canyon Dam.

Grand Canyon is one of Earth’s most recognizable landscapes. Though scientists have studied the canyon for more than 150 years, a definitive answer as to how and when the canyon formed eludes them. The one thing they do agree on is that the canyon was carved by the erosive power of the Colorado river, but the river itself carried away the evidence of its earlier history. Carving Grand Canyon examines the many intriguing ideas and innovative theories that geologists have developed over time about the formation of the canyon. In the last seven years since the publication of the first edition of Carving Grand Canyon, new theories have been brought forth, and this second edition of the book captures these fresh ideas and examines them in the light of other theories. This story of a fascinating landscape is told in an engaging style that is inviting to casual readers interested in the mystery of Grand Canyon’s formation.

Wayne Ranney is a geologist and author who leads various excursions into the southwestern landscape for the Museum of Northern Arizona, the Grand Canyon Field Institute and the Smithsonian Institution. His books include Ancient Landscape of the Colorado Plateau, and Volcanoes of Northern Arizona. Wayne lives in Flagstaff, Arizona and teaches geology at Yavapai College in Sedona, Arizona.

Admission is free. The Glen Canyon Lecture Series is sponsored by Glen Canyon Natural History Association, Powell Museum, and Page Public Library.
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