UA Teacher Day


Sat, 04/28/2012 - 10:00 to 14:00

Saturday, April 28, 2012

10:00 am – 2:00 pm, FREE

Arizona State Museum

Celebrate the opening of ASM’s newest exhibit, Basketry Treasured! Explore the richness of the Many Mexicos exhibit!



10:15-11:00 Mariachi del Desierto

11:15-12:00 No:ligk Traditional Singers and Dancers

12:15-1:00 Folklorico del Desierto

1:15-2:00 Conjunto Imperial

Exhibit Tours, Meet a Curator

11:00-11:30 Many Mexicos

1:00-1:30 Basketry Treasured

Hands-on Activities (ongoing)

• Enjoy Apache, Hopi, Seri, and Tohono O’odham basket weaver demonstrations

• Create clothes for your own Frida Kahlo paper doll

• Play musical instrument loteria (Mexican bingo)

• Make Mexican tissue paper fl owers

• Weave a basket and create a basket design

• Make a jaguar mask

• Learn about jaguars and their habitat

• Go on a discovery hunt in the exhibits

• Celebrate Slow Art Day by writing a haiku poem

Special for Teachers

• Certificate for 1 hour of professional development (no preregistration necessary)

• 10% off coupon for the museum store

• Take-home resource materials

• Meet indigenous educators and explore bilingual teaching materials


In conjunction with the Arizona State Museum's Culture Craft Saturdays.


Arizona State Museum is located just inside the UA’s Main Gate at Park Ave and University Blvd

Free parking just one block from the museum at either Euclid and Second or Tyndall and Fourth



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