Calendar

The Sedona Heritage Museum hosts many events for the community ranging from Christmas in the Park to the Fall Arts & Crafts Fair!

Apr
18
Mon
Basket Weaving Demo @ Sedona Heritage Museum
Apr 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Shirley in studioShirley Eichten Albrecht, known as the “Basket Lady” by many in the Sedona area, has been weaving baskets for over 25 years. She began weaving traditional baskets in St. Louis and teaching basket weaving at a local basket supply shop. Once she moved to Sedona she expanded her creative work to include sculptural art pieces using raku and gourds. She teaches regularly at her studio, Red Rock Baskets, and the Sedona Arts Center. The public is invited to come by and watch Shirley at work.

Feb
23
Thu
The Nuclear West @ Sedona Heritage Museum
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Professor Michael Amundsun, Director of Public History at NAU, will talk about the “Nuclear West”, including downwinders, the Manhattan Project
during WWII, nuclear testing, uranium mining, missile deployment, nuclear reactors, and nuclear waste.

The Museum will host a special exhibit through May on the downwinder story- a “downwinder” is a person living downwind of a nuclear test site or reactor, where the risk from fallout or radiation leaks is greatest. This included many of
Sedona’s families who lived here and in northern Arizona from the 1950s-60s.251419206190497.xikJGifXodZonRKWNXlr_height640

Apr
17
Mon
Pine Needle Basket Demo- Mondays at the Museum @ Sedona Heritage Museum
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Come by and watch gourd and basket weaving artist, Jane Petty, demonstrate pine needle weaving. Learn about supplies needed, the prep of the pine needles, and the various techniques that can be used in the weavings.

pine baskets

May
15
Mon
Basket Weaving Demo @ Sedona Heritage Museum
May 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Shirley in studioShirley Eichten Albrecht, known as the “Basket Lady” by many in the Sedona area, has been weaving baskets for over 25 years. She began weaving traditional baskets in St. Louis and teaching basket weaving at a local basket supply shop. Once she moved to Sedona she expanded her creative work to include sculptural art pieces using raku and gourds. She teaches regularly at her studio, Red Rock Baskets, and the Sedona Arts Center. The public is invited to come by and watch Shirley at work.

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