Tucson’s Mini Cities Exhibit Opening Highlights

3 Aug

On Saturday August 1, 2015, the Arizona Historical Society Library and Archives launched the Tucson’s Mini Cities exhibit by fifteen year old student curator, Nicolas Rios. We had over 70 people in attendance for his presentation, which also included an interactive activity and a delicious map cake!

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Event attendants taking a look at the Tucson’s Mini Cities exhibit.

Nicolas has spent the last six weeks of his summer planning, conducting archival research, and interviewing community members for the Tucson’s Mini Cities exhibit to show the complex and rich history of Tucson’s barrios, districts, and neighborhoods.

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2015 AHS Archives Student Curator, Nicolas Rios, giving a mini gallery talk about his work in creating the Tucson’s Mini Cities exhibit.

The Tucson’s Mini Cities exhibit will be on display in the AHS – Library & Archives until November 7th!

The exhibit is free and open to the public during library & archives reading room hours. The library is open Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm, and parking is one block west of the museum in the Arizona Historical Society garage at the northeast corner of E. 2nd Street and N. Euclid Avenue. Use the E. 2nd Street entrance to the parking garage. Parking is free for museum and library visitors (validated in the museum). If you have any questions please contact us at (520) 617-1157 or ahsref@azhs.gov

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