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June 2018

Sharlot Hall Day at the Museum

06/11/2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

90th Anniversary Celebration It was 1928. Sharlot Hall had completed preliminary restoration of the old log building that had been Arizona’s first Territorial Capitol and home to its early governors. It was Monday, June 11, when she opened the doors to the “Gubernatorial Mansion Museum” and welcomed her first guest. 90 years later, also on a Monday, June 11, the community will celebrate the 90th anniversary of the opening of a Museum that now bears her name with a day…

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July 2018

“Behind the Book: Arizona’s Deadliest Gunfight”

07/21/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W Gurley Street
Prescott, Arizona 86301
Free

Heidi Osselaer outlines the archival research that debunks many myths surrounding the Powers' Cabin gunfight and tragedy. Museum Lecture Series and booksigning in the West Gallery. Seating is limited.

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August 2018

Sharlot’s WineFest

08/18/2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$55

Sixth annual fundraising event features tastings of premium wines, craft brews, spirits and gourmet hors d'oeuvres at this specialty event on the picturesque Museum campus. Single tickets at $55, multiple tickets at $50 per person (i.e., $100 per couple).

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“Storytelling through Museum Exhibits”

08/25/2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Mick Woodcock, chief curator at Sharlot Hall Museum, discusses the process of creating dynamic museum exhibits — the challenges, questions and rewards that curators and exhibit managers face. His presentation offers a behind-the-scenes look at how exhibits are developed, from concept to completion, and the wide range of disciplines involved. "It goes beyond a simple idea!" and requires attention-to-detail, says Woodcock.

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October 2018

Folk Music Festival

10/06/2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Music of more than 200 musicians from throughout the Southwest, with 90-plus performances at four venues on the Museum campus; Jam with the artists at this longest-running folk music event in the state. Saturday, October 6, & Sunday, October 7 At least 30 new performers will be participating this year bringing a new vibrance and vitality to this 40th annual event. Plan to visit both days, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7, to revisit with old friends and comfortable sounds, or…

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Folk Music Festival

10/07/2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 10/07/2018 at 10:00am

Music of more than 200 musicians from throughout the Southwest, with 90-plus performances at four venues on the Museum campus; Jam with the artists at this longest-running folk music event in the state. Saturday, October 6, & Sunday, October 7 At least 30 new performers will be participating this year bringing a new vibrance and vitality to this 40th annual event. Plan to visit both days, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 6-7, to revisit with old friends and comfortable sounds, or…

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January 2019

Lecture Series

January 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

For 16 years, this converted mercantile "opera house" reverberated with laughter and applause, music and melodrama as the playhouse center of Prescott (1880s and 1890s). Discover the vivid past and fascinating culture of entertainment on the frontier of Arizona... a vibrant picture of the actors and the plays that thrilled Prescott's pioneers, presented by Tom Collins, author and professor emeritus of theater at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

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February 2019

Museum Lecture Series

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sally Bates and other local authors host a panel talk to highlight the poetry, songs, prose and short stories that illuminate the historic and contemporary roles and lives of women in the American West. Themes of the panel presentation include: the complexity and richness of the lives of ranch women;  the passion, strength and determination of ranch women; and the 'glue' of the family that keeps everything together.  Panelists scheduled to appear include Sally Harper Bates, Heidi Thomas, Lola Chiantaretto,…

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Snow Day – Museum Closed

February 22 @ 1:00 am - 12:00 pm

Due to inclement weather and for the safety of visitors, the Museum will be closed today. Friday, February 22, 2019 The Education Center groundbreaking has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 28, at 4 p.m. Volunteer training at the Museum scheduled for the day has been postponed. Please continue to check the website for further developments.

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May 2018
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Living History: May

05/12/2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sharlot Hall Museum, 415 W Gurley Street
Prescott, Arizona 86301
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Step into the adventure with Living History at the Sharlot Hall Museum! Spring has arrived, and the weather is perfect for housework in and out of doors. Smell dinner cooking on the 1865 wood-burning stove, or stop by Fort Misery to hear a tale of old Prescott from Judge Howard. Peruse the Frontier Mercantile, and take something home from the historic Print Shop, where the printer is on-hand to run the presses. Participation in the Living History Adventure is included…

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