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The Art of the Hohokam
July 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Hohokam were well known for their pottery designs and shell jewelry, see examples of this beautiful artwork in a tour of the Pueblo Grande Museum collections! Try your hand at creating your own pottery, learn how to make cordage and make your very own shell pendant. Let’s not forget about the science! Learn about the chemistry behind the Hohokam’s famous acid-etched shell jewelry and ornaments and how it mirrors natural processes such as ocean acidification and acid rain. Grades K-3. $25 includes a snack and Museum admission for each participant. Registration is available online at pueblogrande.com or in person on the day of the program. These programs are supported by the Safeway Foundation, Bookmans Phoenix, and the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary.