”Barry Goldwater, K7UGA” at the Arizona History Museum

Born before Arizona became a state, Barry Goldwater’s passions went beyond public service. He rafted the Colorado River, flew over the great mesas of central Arizona, photographed the Navajo and Hopi peoples, and connected with people around the globe as a ham radio operator. View the careful reconstruction of his ham radio station, photographs, and personal memorabilia, and learn more about the personal life and achievements of Goldwater’s life outside of politics.

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Upcoming Events

“Wall City: Painting for the People” on March 3

The Phoenix Mural Festival partners with Arizona artists to bring joy and imagination to our neighbors across the city. Join us on Wednesday, March 3 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. for an engaging virtual panel discussion with Phoenix Mural Project Director Danielle Foushée and festival artists. The 2021 Phoenix Mural Festival celebrates and explores the theme of sustainability.

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AZ COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day on March 1

On Monday, March 1 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Marked By Covid, in partnership with The Floral Heart Project are hosting a floral artwork installation and digital Heartbleed display at the AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park to honor and memorialize the lives lost to COVID in Arizona. Attendees will be welcome to share their stories. Joyce Bailey, a COVID survivor, will sing Amazing Grace as the floral arrangement is placed. Learn more and plan your visit at the link below.

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