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October 2020

Arizona Heritage Center

October 1 - October 31
Arizona Heritage Center
1300 N. College Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281
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Still Marching: From Suffrage to #MeToo, focusing on the powerful and historic impact of women’s collective action, through Dec. 31; and 2019 Arizona Historymakers, through Sept. 30, 2021, saluting Betsey Bayless, Dr. Arthur DeCabooter, Michael J. Fox, Alfredo Gutierrez, Merrill Mahaffey and Vernon D. Swaback. Tu-Sa, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $12, adults; $10, seniors; $8, children 7-17; free, children 6 and younger. 1300 N. College Ave., Tempe, arizonahistoricalsociety.org/museums/tempe, 480-929-0292.

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Desert Caballeros Western Museum

October 1 - October 31
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
21 N. Frontier St.
Wickenburg, AZ 85390
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Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West, through Nov. 29. Tu-Sa, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Su, noon-4 p.m. $12, adults; $10, seniors; free, children 17 and younger. 21 N. Frontier St., Wickenburg, westernmuseum.org, 928-684-2272.

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Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting

October 1 - October 31
Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting
6101 E. Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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Fire history exhibits cover nearly an acre, including more than 90 fully restored pieces of fire apparatus from around the world dating from 1725 to 1969. The National Firefighting Hall of Heroes honors firefighters who died in the line of duty or were decorated for heroism, and another gallery is dedicated to the history of wildland firefighting in the U.S. Hands-on exhibits for children also are featured. Tu-Sa, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $10, adults; $8, seniors…

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Heard Museum

October 1 - October 31
Heard Museum
2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Maria Hupfield: Nine Years Toward the Sun, through Nov. 15; and Larger Than Memory: Contemporary Art from Indigenous North America, through Jan. 3. M-Sa, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Su, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Call for ticket prices. 2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, heard.org, 602-252-8848.

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Phoenix Art Museum

October 1 - October 31
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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The museum reopens for members on Oct. 1 and the general public, Oct. 14. Featured exhibits include India: Fashion’s Muse, through Oct. 25; Philip C. Curtis and the Landscapes of Arizona, through Dec. 31; Joseph Cornell: Things Unseen, through Dec. 31; Color Vibrations, through Dec. 31; Ansel Adams: Performing the Print, through March 28; Clay and Bamboo: Japanese Ceramics and Flower Baskets, through April 4; Guru Nanak: 550th Birth Anniversary of Sikhism’s Founder, through April…

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Shemer Art Center

October 1 - October 31
Shemer Art Center
5005 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
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Ceramics by Rafiq Majeed are showcased through Oct. 29; Nature in Balance, through Oct. 29, presents artwork related to the natural world; and Color in Play, through March 31, is a juried exhibition of outdoor sculptures combining color and whimsy with a touch of sophistication. Tu-Sa, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 5005 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, shemerartcenter.org, 602-262-4727.

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