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Date:
February 23, 2021
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
Virtual Presentation
Contact:
623.594.3963
Cost:
Free
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AZ Humanities - For the Love of Turquoise by Carrie Cannon

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Turquoise has a long-standing tradition amongst Native cultures of the Southwest, holding special significance and profound meanings to specific individual tribes. Even before the more contemporary tradition of combining silver with turquoise, cultures throughout the southwest used turquoise in necklaces, earrings, mosaics, and more. In the southwest, this iconic art form has a compelling story all its own. This talk explores a long tradition of distinctive cultural styles, history, and the transition of this stone.

The event is free. Registration is required. To register, visit: Webinar Registration - Zoom (Please note, this virtual event is not run by the City of Surprise and the security of the online platform has not been validated by the city.)

For more information, please contact Surprise Arts and Cultural Advisory Commissioner Kathie Morgan at 623.594.3963.