Prescott’s a Fine Backdrop for Fine Arts Shows

by Blake Herzog Our mountain region inspires many art works and art purchases, too. Summer art events held in gorgeous outdoor settings draw thousands of attendees per year, though 2020 has sadly been able to throw roadblocks in front of several events this year. Check for updated schedules and statuses before heading out to those … Read More…

Musical Groups and Events

Prescott has an abundance of cultural attractions which can easily compete with those found in larger metropolitan areas. Music is an important art form and our community is rich with talented musicians, both instrumental and vocal, who provide the best in entertainment. Its beautiful weather draws a wealth of others from across the country for … Read More…

Central Arizona Concert Band Season Opens June 18

by Ray Newton  Those who enjoy band music will soon hear the opening performance of the Central Arizona Concert Band. Striking the downbeat is Clydene Dechert, who for the 23rd season will serve as conductor.  The season begins at 7 p.m. June 18 when the concert band performs as part of the outdoor Summer Concert … Read More…

Arts & Culture: Galleries

Prescott is a smallish town steeped in frontier legends and Western imagery, yet has a thriving art gallery scene with a wide range of media, styles and techniques. Some feature work from preeminent artists of the Southwest, while others serve as launching pads for up-and-comers and breakout creators. No matter what the budget, ideal artworks … Read More…

Native Art Exhibit Brings Ancient, Modern Techniques Together

In its 11th year, the ‘Tis Journeys in Spirit 2020: Traditional and Contemporary Native Art Exhibition is a monthlong event produced in partnership with the Museum of Indigenous People. The show is scheduled from May 14-June 23, with an opening reception with the artists 5-8 p.m. on May 22.  The Polequaptewa Dance Group from Shongopovi, … Read More…