2012 Sedona Lecture Series
Celebrating Arizona’s Centennial
The 2012 Sedona Lecture Series, Celebrating Arizona’s Centennial” presented by The Muses and the Museum of Northern Arizona kicked off January 9th, with the presentation of Southwestern Encounters: Mary-Russell Ferrell Colton and Her Contemporaries. If you were unable to attend that lecture, there are still three more lectures scheduled for the year. See below for the upcoming lectures.
- 2/13/12 – Historic Trading Posts of the Western Navajo Reservation
Join Jim Babbitt at the Sedona United Methodist Church located at 110 Indian Cliffs Road in Sedona for the presentation of Historic Trading Posts of the Western Navajo Reservation.The Atlantic & Pacific Railway opened up the vast Indian country of the Southwest to commerce and settlement. Small general merchandise stores, dubbed trading posts, sprang up across the Navajo, Hopi and Apache reservations of northeastern Arizona and northwestern New Mexico. This talk will trace the development of trading posts on the western Navajo reservation, with an emphasis on the network of posts established and operated by the Babbitt family.
- 3/12/12 – Everyday Scenes of Hopi Life
Everyday Scenes of Hopi Life will be presented by Dr. Robert Breunig, Director of the Museum of Northern Arizona. This presentation will cover A pictorial overview of Hopi life in the early twentieth century, detailing village life and farming, and featuring photographs by Kate Cory. This lecture will take place at the Sedona United Methodist Church, 110 Indian Cliffs Road in Sedona.
- 4/09/12 – Sedona: The Centennial Era and Beyond
One of the most spectacular places in Arizona, Sedona got a jump on the state by being founded a decade earlier. Even before that, people were discovering and adding to the community here. Author Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, who recently completed our state’s official centennial book, takes us on a stroll through Sedona’s growth, from earliest settlers to those contributing today. Please join Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, Granddaughter of Sedona Schnebly at the Sedona United Methodist Church located at 110 Indian Cliffs Road in Sedona for her presentation Sedona: The Centennial Era and Beyond.
The Muses’ Lecture Series is an annual educational program presented for the benefit of the Museum of Northern Arizona by The Muses, a Sedona-based volunteer group. All lectures are at 7:00 pm. at the Sedona United Methodist Church, 110 Indian Cliffs Road in Sedona. Tickets are $6 Members/$7 Nonmembers per lecture. Tickets are available at 6:45 p.m. at each event or in advance at the Museum of Northern Arizona or in Sedona at Bashas’ in Sedona, or Weber’s IGA in the Village of Oak Creek. For more information on this Sedona event please visit The Muses and the Museum of Northern Arizona.
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