• Subscribe
    Fill out the info below to sign up for our E-Newsletter.

Buckeye Valley Museum

Loading Events

← Back to Events

Buckeye Valley Museum

April 2023

They Beat the Heat: How Arizonans Survived the Desert Heat in the Days Before Air Conditioning with Christine Reid

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Drawing from multi-cultural influences of the variety of people who helped build Arizona, discover how creative adaptations in lifestyle, architecture, building materials, town planning and even humor all contributed to surviving intense desert temperatures. What have we forgotten and what can we learn from the wisdom of those who came before as climate becomes a vital and daily issue in life today? Using newspaper clippings, anecdotes, and photographs, the story is told how Arizonans adjusted to life in the desert…

Find out more »
+ Export Events