Time Is Running Out….

Time is running out to place your Schwan’s order and insure Powell Museum receives the maximum in fundraising dollars!

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When you order by January 16th, 20% of product and 40% of eGift Card sales will go back to the organization. After this date, we will only receive a small portion of the proceeds.

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The Powell Museum and Visitor Center is proud to announce a fundraising partnership with Schwan’s Home Delivery!

By placing an order through Schwans-Cares.com, a portion of the sales will come back in support of our ongoing efforts to improve and update Powell Museum exhibits and also prepare for the 150th anniversary of Powell’s expedition of the Colorado Plateau in 1869.

Schwan’s Home Delivery offers over 350 delicious foods, flash-frozen at the peak of freshness and conveniently delivered to your door. Through Schwans-Cares.com, you can order from Schwan’s Home Delivery and help our organization meet it’s fundraising goals. When you order by January 16th, 20% of product and 40% of eGift Card sales will go back to the organization.

A Schwan’s Cares eGift Card is a great gift for someone you love and will support the museum you love at the same time!

  1.  Visit the Schwan’s Cares website HERE

2.  Click “Shop To Give” and then select “Buy Now” or “Shop Now”

3.  Start Shopping!!!

Visit SchwansCares.com or call 1-855-870-7208

                                          

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Merry Christmas & Thank You!

Powell Museum News & Events

 

A heartfelt thank you to all…

 

The Powell Museum is very fortunate and grateful to have such wonderful and dedicated board members, staff and volunteers, and so very much community support.

Your generous contributions and donations have made our 38th Annual Auction and Dinner a huge success! We thank everyone for your support and generosity in 2015 and we look forward to a very successful 2016. Thank you, Page!

 

Merry Christmas

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UPDATE – Schwan’s Cares Fundraising Campaign – UPDATE

Our campaign is underway! Are you in yet? Treat yourself and your family to delicious goodies from Schwan’s Home Service and help the Powell Museum at the same time! You don’t have to drive, you don’t have to cook and you also help out a great cause! What could be better???

Order by January 16th! 

 


 

A Schwan’s Cares eGift Card is a great gift for someone you love and will support the museum you love at the same time!

food

The Powell Museum and Visitor Center is proud to announce a fundraising partnership with Schwan’s Home Delivery!

By placing an order through Schwans-Cares.com, a portion of the sales will come back in support of our ongoing efforts to improve and update Powell Museum exhibits and also prepare for the 150th anniversary of Powell’s expedition of the Colorado Plateau in 1869.

Schwan’s Home Delivery offers over 350 delicious foods, flash-frozen at the peak of freshness and conveniently delivered to your door. Through Schwans-Cares.com, you can order from Schwan’s Home Delivery and help our organization meet it’s fundraising goals. When you order by January 16th, 20% of product and 40% of eGift Card sales will go back to the organization.

Just three simple steps:

VISIT  https://www.schwans-cares.com/c/25176

CLICK “Shop to Give” and then select “Buy Now” or “Shop Now”

START SHOPPING!

 

GIVING BACK TO YOUR COMMUNITY NEVER TASTED SO DELICIOUS!

Schwans-Cares.com Or call 1-855-870-7208

Powell Museum Campaign ID: 25176

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December 2015 Artist of the Month – Anita Lyte Williams

December 2015 Artist of the Month

 

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“Datura” Original Watercolor Sold, Prints Available

Anita Lyte Williams

is a Multi-media Artist whose work will be on display at the Powell Museum & Visitor Center now through January 31, 2016.

Williams is a local Greenehaven resident. As an artist, Williams says she is compelled to tell you MORE about an object or scene we’ve all observed before.  Williams strives to share her own personal attitude and discovery of a particular place in time.  Hers is an offer of a new perspective, a new interpretation of a blade of grass, a crack in a wall, or the subtle nuances of rock…another view of humanity.

With collections and public sales in watercolor, oils, pen & ink, photography, pencil, charcoal, pastel and quilt work, Williams can be reached at 928-660-8825 or desertsand317@yahoo.com

Visit her website at AnitaLyteWilliams.com

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“The Visitor” Original Watercolor and Prints Available

 

All are invited for an Artist Reception celebrating the work of Anita Lyte Williams

at the Powell Museum & Visitor Center.

When:   Friday December 4, 2015

Where: #6. North Lake Powell Boulevard, Page AZ

Time:    4:00 – 6:00 PM

Refreshments will be served

 

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Schwan’s Cares Fundraising Campaign

A Schwan’s Cares eGift Card is a great gift for someone you love and will support the museum you love at the same time!

food

The Powell Museum and Visitor Center is proud to announce a fundraising partnership with Schwan’s Home Delivery!

By placing an order through Schwans-Cares.com, a portion of the sales will come back in support of our ongoing efforts to improve and update Powell Museum exhibits and also prepare for the 150th anniversary of Powell’s expedition of the Colorado Plateau in 1869.

Schwan’s Home Delivery offers over 350 delicious foods, flash-frozen at the peak of freshness and conveniently delivered to your door. Through Schwans-Cares.com, you can order from Schwan’s Home Delivery and help our organization meet it’s fundraising goals. When you order by January 16th, 20% of product and 40% of eGift Card sales will go back to the organization.

Just three simple steps:

VISIT https://www.schwans-cares.com/c/25176

CLICK “Shop to Give” and then select “Buy Now” or “Shop Now”

START SHOPPING!

GIVING BACK TO YOUR COMMUNITY NEVER TASTED SO DELICIOUS!

Schwans-Cares.com Or call 1-855-870-7208

Powell Museum Campaign ID: 25176

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Golden Angel Program 2015

OUR ANGEL TREE IS UP!

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POWELL MUSEUM’S GOLDEN ANGEL PROGRAM

You can help make the wishes of Page area senior citizens come true by participating in the Powell Museum’s Golden Angel Program. A garland at the Museum is decorated with golden angels which represent local seniors who may be alone or in need for the holidays. The Page Community Center has provided a list of these names and each angel has a corresponding number and wish. Wishes may include things like books, robes, blankets or other smaller items. No perishable food will be accepted. Return the wrapped gift along with the angel to the Museum and it will be delivered right before the holidays to the deserving Page senior citizen. Please try and return your gifts by December 10th!

Golden Angel

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November 2015 Artist of the Month – Georgia Johnson

GEORGIA JOHNSON

POWELL MUSEUM ARTIST OF THE MONTH

Artist Reception:  Saturday November 7, 2015 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Refreshments will be served

Georgia Johnson - Quail

Georgia Johnson – Quail

Georgia Johnson is a self-taught artist. Her works have been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the Southwest, including the John Wesley Powell Museum located on the shores of beautiful Lake Powell in Page, Arizona.

Originally from Fullerton, California, and now retired, Georgia makes her home in both St. George, Utah and Greenehaven, Arizona.  Surrounded by the natural beauty and splendor of the Colorado Plateau and Southern Utah, she now has time to pursue her passion for painting. As an artist, Georgia creates art works for private collections as well as commercial enterprises. She enjoys painting creative, non-traditional portraiture in a variety of styles ranging from whimsical to classic. It is her belief that a good artist needs to be well-rounded.

Georgia and her husband, Rick, love to explore the back roads of the Southwest. Hiking, camping and boating provide inspiration for the magnificent colors that Georgia puts on canvas. As an active member of the Visual Arts Association of St. George, Utah, Johnson donates her talent and free time to improve the work of others, both new and seasoned.

Georgia Johnson - Going Home

Georgia Johnson – Going Home

Georgia Johnson Contact Info:

georgiabea42@hotmail.com

(435) 619-9141

 

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Believe in the Magic of Christmas

 

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POWELL MUSEUM

ANNUAL AUCTION & GALA

Saturday December 5, 2015 – Doors open at 5:00 PM

 

It’s been another great year at the Powell Museum & Visitor Center and now it’s time for another great night! Believe in the Magic of Christmas is the theme for our fundraising gala and this year marks our 38th annual event!

The auction and gala will take place at the Canyon Cantina and will feature our live and silent auctions, raffles, entertainment and a wonderful dinner.  Tickets can be purchased NOW at the museum for just $35 for museum members and $40 for non-members. Your generous donations of auction items are also being accepted at the museum and must be received by November 20, 2015.

We rely on your continuing support to help us sustain our efforts to improve our exhibits and community operations. The Powell Museum Board of Directors, Staff and Volunteers thank you in advance for your continued generosity. With your help we will continue to advance the development of our community museum!

For more information on tickets or donations, please call 928-645-9496.

 

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2015 Big Water Dinosaur Festival

A CELEBRATION OF ANCIENT LIFE

ANNUAL BIG WATER DINOSAUR FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 16TH, 17TH & 18TH
www.bigwaterdinosaurfestival.com

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Nasutoceratops

The Big Water Dinosaur Festival is celebrating the many past and ongoing dinosaur fossil discoveries in the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and other areas surrounding Big Water, UT. The festival will have arts, crafts, food, and entertainment. There will be tons of kids’ activities, including the BLM Dinosaur Murder Mystery, dinosaur drawing and coloring contests, lots of dinosaur games and activities and “Funtime Inflatables” with a bounce house, giant slide, etc. There will be evening music and entertainment and a Dinosaur cake contest.

Skull being prepared by Eric Lund

Skull being prepared by Eric Lund

2015 Big Water Dinosaur Schedule of Events:
Friday October 16, 2015
Dr. Larry Davis presents Climbing the Grand Staircase
7:00 p.m. Arizona time and 8:00 p.m. Utah time at the Carl Hayden Visitor Center, Glen Canyon Dam, Page, AZ

Saturday October 17, 2015 Dinosaur Festival at Big Water Town Hall
Arts, Crafts and Food Vendor Fair
Kids Activities – “Funtime Inflatables”- Dinosaur themed games and activities
9:00 am to 3:00 pm AZ time (10:00 am to 4:00 pm UT time)

Sunday October 18, 2015
Grand Staircase Event on the Monument.

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Lythronax argestes

Please Join the Powell Museum & Visitor Center in supporting the Big Water Dinosaur Festival. Look for our booth this Saturday and visit their website, www.bigwaterdinosaurfestival.com for more info!

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Thank You!

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Thanks for the great turnout on October 1, 2015 when we hosted the Chamber Mixer!

Our membership drive was a great success and we thank you for your support!

Remember, if you are not already a museum member, you can become one for just a $35 donation, $50 for the entire family or $150 for your business. Memberships make a great gift and don’t forget our book and gift shop for your holiday shopping – members receive a 20% discount off merchandise!
The culmination of our membership drive was the giveaway of a 7-night stay in Sedona at Los Abridgados Resort & Spa and the lucky winner of the drawing was Janet Brown of Lake Powell Communications. Congratulations and thank you to Janet and her family for their continued support of Powell Museum!
We also had fun for the evening with our chili cook-off judged by the people of Page! First place went to Penny Geiger for her award-winning, family recipe of White Chicken Chili. Geiger won $100 and, of course, the coveted chili crown! The second place award went to Judy Edwards, and her daughter Laura, of Gunsight Realty and third place to Paul Ackerman. Thanks to Viki Wainwright for her hard work on all of our fabulous prizes.
Thank you again to all who participated and our co-sponsors of the evening: Windy Mesa, Ranch House Grille, Lake Powell Chronicle and Lake Powell Communications.

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