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Yavapai College Communty Room – Performance Hall Center, Bldg 16, RM 213

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Yavapai College Communty Room – Performance Hall Center, Bldg 16, RM 213

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1100 East Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301 United States
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October 2017

Adventurous Spirits: Arizona’s Women Artists, 1900-1950 – Prescott

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Yavapai College Communty Room – Performance Hall Center, Bldg 16, RM 213, 1100 East Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301 United States
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Before WWII, the resident art community of Arizona was comprised mostly of women, and this talk explores these independent spirits. Kate Cory, one of the first to arrive in 1905, chronicled the Hopi mesas. Marjorie Thomas was Scottsdale’s the first resident artist. Lillian Wilhelm Smith came to the state to illustrate the works of Zane Grey. Impressionist Jessie Benton Evans’s Scottsdale villa became a social center for local artists. Mary-Russell Ferrell Colton and her husband Harold founded the Museum of…

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