august, 2019

23aug4:00 pm6:00 pm"Resilience: Women in Flagstaff’s Past and Present" Opening ReceptionFlagstaff City Hall

Event Details

A major new exhibition, Resilience: Women in Flagstaff’s Past and Present, opens at Flagstaff City Hall on August 23. Resilience is a collaborative project by the Arizona Historical Society (AHS) and the Martin-Springer Institute at Northern Arizona University. The exhibit shares the powerful stories of twenty women who faced extraordinary challenges,  and overcame hardships, painful legacies, and adverse environments.

The opening reception is Friday, August 23 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Flagstaff City Hall (211 W Aspen Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001).

The exhibition will be on view in various locations throughout Flagstaff, including the Arizona Historical Society’s Pioneer Museum, NAU’s Martin-Springer Institute, Flagstaff City Hall, and the Murdoch Community Center. The exhibit opening coincides with National Women’s Equality Day on Monday August, 26th.

Women have shaped Flagstaff’s development as public figures, activists, business leaders, educators, and caretakers. The exhibition features: Rhoda Abeshaus, Jessie Jimenez Alonzo, Bonn Baudelaire, Mary Costigan, Rachel Tso Cox, Joan Dorsey, Coral Evans, Mary C. Hart, Marianna Herman, Kat Jim, Doris Martin, Procora Vergara Martinez, Meagan and Natalie Metz, Delia Ceballos Muñoz, Eunice Nicks, Shirley Sims, Annie Watkins, Emma Jane Wilson, Dew Yu Wong, and Noemi A.


(Friday) 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Flagstaff City Hall

211 W Aspen Ave

Arizona Historical Society