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Galleries & Exhibitions


Grand Canyon - Three Worlds:

Inside the Grand Canyon National Park Collections

Exhibition Opening Reception 

Thursday, October 5: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$50 Per Person


Come join us at VVAC and celebrate the grand opening of this special and highly informative exhibition! Enjoy catered hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer and non-alcholic beverages as you immerse yourself into the Grand Canyon. Be entertained by live Spanish music compliments of Anna Symond, a renowned harpist. Listen to a Curator's Talk by Jeffrey H. King, Director of Collections and Monica Buckle, Executive Director. As well as, special remarks from Lloyd Masayumptewa, Superintendent of Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments.


Opening Reception Tickets Can Be Purchased HERE

The Grand Canyon Museum Collection at Grand Canyon National Park has been most gracious to entrust VVAC with this one-of-a-kind opportunity that brings the incredibly rich ethnographic and archaeological history of the Grand Canyon to the Verde Valley community. 


This is an original and comprehensive exhibit that features artifacts, cultural items and interpretation from three time periods of human experience in the Grand Canyon.The environments of the Grand Canyon have been home to constantly evolving communities of plants, animals and human cultures since time immerorial. The Archaic Period from 10,000 years BCE to 400 years BCE, The Ancestral Puebloan/Ethnohistoric Period from 400 years BCE to the Spanish Entrada and The Historic Period from 1800 to 1950.

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