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Tuesdays at the J:Museum at the J
November 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am UTC+0
Tuesdays at the J
Tuesdays at the J is a group for individuals and couples ages 55-plus who meet weekly to enjoy presentations on a variety of topics. All sessions are free and no membership is required.
10-10:30 a.m.: Coffee & Conversation with program coordinator Adrian Bendick
10:30-11:30 a.m.: Presentation
The program will be held at the East Valley JCC, 908 N. Alma School Drive, Chandler. The program is designed for those who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19; masks are optional. This week’s session will also be offered virtually. Register below to receive the Zoom link.
Registration is required to attend.
Nov. 8: Desert Rock Stars
Art in Ancient Arizona and the Southwest
Presented by Phoenix Art Museum docent Patrick Ventura
Join this conversation about an ancient advanced civilization that existed here in Arizona and the Southwest. This civilization thrived literally right under our feet. These people were not nomads, living in teepees and foraging for plants and wild animals. They stayed in one place, built cities and made great art and architecture. They mysteriously disappeared around 1300 CE, long before the Spanish set foot in the Americas.
About the presenter
Patrick Ventura is a recently retired architect with a lifelong interest in art and architectural history. Volunteering as a docent for the Phoenix Art Museum is a satisfying way for him to continue learning about art and passing something along to others. “This talk is special to me because as an avid Arizona hiker, I have been fortunate to see some of the artwork and buildings these ancients left behind,” says Ventura.