Category Archives: Events

Mata Ortiz Bus Tour – December 15-17, 2017

We would love to have you join us on our fourth fundraising bus tour into Mexico. Rebecca Orozco, instructor of history and anthropology at Cochise College and the University of Arizona is our “Scholar on Board”. We plan to visit the Museo de las Culturas del Norte, Mata Ortiz for a pottery making demonstration, the […]

December 29, 2017 – Workday at the Lochiel Schoolhouse

The Patagonia Museum will host a workday at the Lochiel Schoolhouse on Wednesday, December 29, from 9 – 2. If you can give us a hand, please bring water, lunch and gloves. There are tasks for all levels of ability. We hope to see you in Lochiel. For more information contact German Quiroga, 520-343-5641.

Adopt-a-Roadway Program

The Patagonia Museum conducts litter cleanups on Highway 82, between Mileposts 18 and 19, on a seasonal basis. We meet at the ramadas on Beaty Lane and Highway 82. The museum mile is one of the more picturesque areas on Highway 82. Bordering the Nature Conservancy and the Patagonia Cemetery, the road leads our volunteers on […]

Join us for an enjoyable work day!

Lochiel, Arizona – One Room School House Built before 1905 of adobe and used extensively as a schoolhouse through the 1970’s, the property, owned by the Patagonia School District, became a site for vandals and litterbugs as recently as 2009. In 2010 The Patagonia Museum leased the schoolhouse property from the Patagonia School District for […]

Quilt Show sponsored by the Crossroads Quilters

The Crossroads Quilters of Sonoita, Elgin, and Patagonia hosted a quilt show on Saturday, April 22  from 12 noon to 4 pm and Sunday, April 23 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Patagonia Museum. The show featured over 50 award winning quilts and several vintage quilts.  Admission to the quilt show was free. The quilt […]

The Patagonia Museum Grand Opening

The Patagonia Museum celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The Patagonia Museum will occupy the Patagonia 1914 Grammar School, 100 School Street, Patagonia AZ 85624. The museum will be open from 2 pm to 4 pm, Thursday thru Saturday, beginning on January 28, 2016. Other times by request or appointment. Please call […]

Lochiel Schoolhouse Sign Installed

Patagonia Elementary School Class Visits Lochiel Schoolhouse

On Monday, May 9, 2011, Kate Musick’s first and second grade class from Patagonia Elementary School participated in a field trip and work day at the Lochiel Schoolhouse. The students raked and gathered cottonwood tree debris from the recently trimmed tree in front of the schoolhouse.  Fourteen trash containers were filled and transported by The […]

Patagonia Community Garden Workshop

  The Patagonia Community Garden and The Patagonia Museum partnered to host Consulting Arborist Juan Barba on May 4 at the community garden in Patagonia. Mr. Barba presented an informational workshop on proper pruning and tree care at no cost. Mr. Barba was contracted by The Patagonia Museum to advise, consult and trim the large […]

The Arizona Trail Day event was successful

Dear friends and members, The Arizona Trail Day event was successful. The guided bike and walking tours were well attended. The food, book, t-shirt sales and donations netted $357. Thank you to all the volunteers that made this possible! Members, you should have received your newsletter in the mail. Please let me know if you […]