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Event 

Title:
Marjorie Thomas: Arizona Art Pioneer
When:
12.20.2016 - 01.07.2018 
Where:
Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West - Scottsdale
Category:
Art Events

Description

More than 40 artworks by Marjorie Thomas, Scottsdale’s first professional resident artist. Her drawings and paintings portray desert landscapes, Native peoples and ranch scenes, often including imagery of the donkeys, horses and sheep that played an integral role in the region’s early history.

About the Museum: Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West features regularly changing exhibits of Western art and artifacts, entertaining events, and informative programs that bring the West’s history and heritage to life. The museum became a Smithsonian Affiliate in 2015, and has been named “Best Western Museum” in the nation for two consecutive years (True West magazine’s 2017 and 2016 “Best of the West” annual listings). It is owned by the City of Scottsdale and managed by Scottsdale Museum of the West, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Community leader and businessman Jim Bruner is its board chairman. Michael Fox is its director/CEO. The nonprofit relies upon private support to fund the museum’s operation. For more information about the museum, visit scottsdalemuseumwest.org.

The exhibit will be located at the Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West 3830 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. The exhibit hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., May-October; 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m., November-April Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Monday. The price is included with museum admission: $13, adults; $11, seniors (65+) and active military; $8, students (full-time with ID) and children (6-17); free to museum members and children 5 and under. You may call 480.686.9539 or visit the website online at www.scottsdalemuseumwest.org