Last updated: 2/11/2011
Prescott, Arizona
Street Address
147 North Arizona Avenue
Prescott, AZ 86301
Mailing Address
P O Box 10224
Prescott, AZ 86304
phone: 928-445-1230
e-mail: director@smokimuseum.org
web: www.smokimuseum.org
Hours

Monday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday1 PM - 4 PM
Closed Jan. 1 to 14th, 2011 for Annual Cleaning and Repair
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Cynthia A Gresser, Executive Director
Kevin Turner, Facilities Manager
Description

The Smoki Museum, constructed in 1935 with WPA and CCC funds was built to resemble a Hopi Pueblo structure. Our 5,000 square foot gallery houses a collection of artifacts, baskets, pottery and lithics from many Southwestern tribes. We also feature the largest collection of Kate Cory paintings in the USA.

Special Exhibitions - Yes
Special exhibits feature items from our collection, as well as Indian artists from the Southwest. Occasionally exhibits feature private collections as well.
Special Exhibitions Travel - Yes

Docent Tours available upon request. Meeting Room available for rental.

Artifact Collections

Pottery, lithics, baskets, Kate Cory paintings, building on the National Register of Historic Places, special exhibits. Focus on Soutwest Indian Tribes.

Research Collections

Library - focused on Southwest Indian art and culture.
Oral histories of Prescott's Smoki People.
Archives of Prescott's Smoki People.

Educational Programs

Workshops on Indian arts and crafts. Once per year (May) Southwest indain Art Festival (Dancing, songs, vending artists, etc.) Two major auctions per year - Navajo Rugs (March) and Navajo Rugs and Indian Art (July).

Facilities

Auditoriums

Lecture Halls

Performance Areas

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

"Talking Sun" newsletter, published quarterly.

Services

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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