The City of Sierra Vista is nestled near the Huachuca Mountains in southeastern Arizona. It benefits from the mountain watershed, nearby natural springs, and the San Pedro River to the east, which all provide water to the community. The area’s access to water was critical to the establishment of Fort Huachuca in 1877. Founded originally to serve the fort, Sierra Vista grew as residents established mercantile shops, saloons, and hotels. Sierra Vista is now the largest city in Cochise County. Join us as we celebrate the opening of Water/Ways at the City of Sierra Vista’s Henry F. Hauser Museum this Saturday, January 12! Water/Ways and Sierra Vista’s local exhibit Changing Landscapes will run through February 25, 2019.
January 12 – February 25, 2019
City of Sierra Vista’s Henry F. Hauser Museum
2950 E. Tacoma St. – Sierra Vista, AZ – 520-439-2306
Monday-Tuesday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
During the Water/Ways exhibit, Sierra Vista will offer an array of programs, including: lectures, river walks, a Quilt Show, Rain Chain Workshop, and more.
Sierra Vista Water/Ways Grand Opening
1:00 p.m. Ribbon-cutting Ceremony
1:30-3:30 p.m. Exhibit Open to the Public
Tuesday, January 8
Henry F. Hauser Museum (2950 East Tacoma Street)
Friday, January 18
A Conversation About Water Resources, Use, and Management in the Upper San Pedro River Valley
San Pedro House (Hwy 90 East)
Saturday, January 26
Hydrology and Water Resources 101 with Victoria Hermosilla
Ethel H. Berger Center (2950 East Tacoma St.)
Saturday, February 2 – Sunday, February 3
Quilt Show – A Sierra Vista Water/Ways Special Quilt Exhibit
Buena High School (5525 E. Buena School Blvd.)
Saturday, February 2
Slow the H2O – Rain Chains Workshop for Kids & Adults
Tuesday, February 5
Water in Arizona: Past, Present, Future with Dr. Paul Hirt
Henry F. Hauser Museum – Ethel H. Berger Center (2950 East Tacoma St.)