Saturday, April 6, 2013, will be Culture Craft Saturday at the Arizona State Museum. This is a family event featuring a variety of activities that explore different cultures with particular focus those present in Southern Arizona. The Culture Craft Saturday activities will be available between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The event is also an opportunity for teachers to gain one to five hours of professional development.
Activities at the Culture Craft Saturday event will include dance performances (lion dance, Native American dances, and folklorico), art demonstrations, special tours of museum exhibits, and special one day exhibits of Greek, Roman, African, Mexican and Chinese objects. There will also be a variety of hands on activities including breaking a pinata, making tissue paper flowers, corn grinding, and more.
About the Arizona State Museum: This museum is located on the University of Arizona’s campus at 1013 E University Blvd. The Arizona State Museum first opened in 1893 making it the oldest as well as the largest anthropology museum in the Southwest United States. Admission is $5 for ages 18 and up. Admission is free for those under 18 as well as for U of A and PCC students with ID. The museum is open from 10am to 5pm Mondays through Saturdays. It is normally closed on Sundays as well as state and federal holidays.