Arizona Historical Society Presents 2023 Al Mérito Awards Frank Barrios, Dr. Michael M. Brescia, the Navajo County Historical Society, and Arizona Barrio Stories are all honored for their contributions to Arizona’s history as recipients of the Al Mérito Award TEMPE, AZ (September 29, 2023) – The Arizona Historical Society (AHS) is proud to recognize […]
Juneteenth Celebration at the Arizona Heritage Center on June 18, 2023 Brings Community Members and Local Organizations Together The 2023 Annual Juneteenth Celebration will be held at the Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 18, 2023 The Arizona Historical Society (AHS) will host their Annual Juneteenth Celebration […]
February 19, 2023 On this day in 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, commanding the military “to prescribe military areas in such places and of such extent… from which any or all persons may be excluded.” The term “persons” was never defined as a specific group, but Executive Order 9066 was only […]
Arizona Heritage Center’s Newest Exhibit Explores How Baseball Served and Saved the Japanese Americans Imprisoned in Arizona’s Incarceration Camps During World War II “Rebuilding Home Plate – Baseball in Arizona’s Japanese American Incarceration Camps” opens January 26 at the Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe, Arizona “Rebuilding Home Plate – Baseball in Arizona’s Japanese American […]
Stuck at home? Looking for things to do? Let creativity be your guide this season with the Smithsonian’s new “Winter at Home” learning guide for elementary and middle-school students. The “Winter at Home” Guide includes 40 pages of educational activities, puzzles, and games for kids and families in English and Spanish. Discover your culinary creativity, […]
Dear Members & Friends of Arizona History, We hope that you and your families are safe and staying well. We know many of you have been looking forward to visiting our museums and libraries. Please be advised that as of Tuesday, June 30, Arizona History Museum in Tucson and the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park in Tempe will […]
Important Update: June 30, 2020 As of June 30, 2020, the Arizona Historical Society has temporarily closed the Arizona History Museum and Arizona Heritage Center. Please read the latest news posted on June 30. — June 5, 2020 The Arizona Historical Society is excited to welcome you back into our museums. For more than 150 […]
Have you ever wondered how panels in an exhibit stay to the wall? Well, that’s where panel clips come in handy. These small pieces of plastic help keep exhibit panels secured to the wall. Designed by our Preparator, Mike Goodwin, these panel clips were made by using a 3D printer.