Sponsored by Pueblo Grande Museum
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 9:00am - Friday, June 27, 2014 - 12:00pm
Pueblo Grande Museum
4619 E Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Children ages 6 to 10 can explore the Art of the Hohokam through the science of archaeology in these one day camps! Learn how the Hohokam used their desert environment to inspire their art, build their homes, make their music, and more! Sign up for all 5 days to receive a FREE Family Membership to Pueblo Grande Museum!
Monday, June 23: The Art of the Hohokam – The Hohokam are known for their pottery designs and shell jewelry, be inspired by the artistry of the artifacts in the Pueblo Grande Museum collections, then try your hand at creating your own Hohokam pottery and shell pendant.
Tuesday, June 24: The Art of Architecture – Learn about the prehistoric structures left behind by the Hohokam at Pueblo Grande, while improving your drawing and sculpting skills, as you do sketches and build models of Hohokam structures.
Wednesday, June 25: The Art of Music – Learn about the plants, animals, and sounds of the desert that inspired the musical instruments of the Hohokam. Make and decorate your own instruments, then learn how to create your own songs of the desert with local artist and musician, Randy Kemp of the Choctaw Nation!
Thursday, June 26: The Art of Movement – Learn about the animals of the desert and their importance to the Hohokam, then get your body moving with desert animal yoga and learn how to stretch like the coyote, slither like a snake, and squat like the bull frog! Make a fun desert animal craft to take home with you and keep your body moving.
Friday, June 27: The Art of Rock – Learn about petroglyphs and pictographs, the ancient writing left by the Hohokam in the mountains surrounding Phoenix and Arizona, then make your own petroglyph to take home and tell your story!