Zoom Backgrounds from History!

Do you have any virtual meetings scheduled? Looking to mix up your background? Check out a few backgrounds from the AHS Archives! Click on each image for full size to download to your computer. When in Zoom, click the arrow at the bottom left corner near the camera and select “Choose a Virtual Background.”  

A Dive Into The Treasure Trove

April 08, 2020

When the Arizona History Museum closed, Preparator Vannesa Fajardo and Statewide Collections Manager Trish Norman worked to clean and switch out artifacts in the Treasures Gallery. We can’t wait to show you some of the new objects on display!

Making Things Behind the Scenes

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.

Explore the Arizona History Digital Hub

Experience Arizona History like never before. Journey into Arizona’s rich and vibrant past with online resources, highlights from the collections, and additional digital content. Connect with us on social media and explore resources for you, your family, and students. History is happening every day, and now, more than ever, is vital to our lives. Visit […]

New “Ask the Author” Series Explores Arizona History

If you like reading the articles in the Journal of Arizona History, but have found yourself wanting to know more, here’s your chance! Join Arizona Historical Society Museum Curator Dr. Lora M. Key for a virtual talk and discussion on Wednesday, April 22 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Read the article The Right to Represent: Mexican Americans […]

Past Press Releases

March 01, 2020

For press/media inquiries, please contact Tawn Downs, Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Revenue Enhancement. Tom Zoellner Wins Sonnichsen Award (March 5, 2020) Still Marching: From Suffrage to #MeToo Exhibition Opens March 5 at the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park (February 25, 2020) Current State, A New Exhibition Featuring Artist Thomas “Breeze” Marcus Opens November […]

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