Festival Kino Returns to Tumacácori

     Tumacácori National Historical Park has just announced that they will be joining with the state of Sonora, Mexico in celebrating the life and missions of Father Eusebio Francisco Kino as part of the Mexican state’s annual Festival Kino. In its eighth year in...

“Chocolate! 1000 Years and Counting”

Join the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park for “Chocolate! 1000 Years and Counting” – Sundays, May 12 & June 16, 2019, from 10 am – Noon. Come discover the rich history of chocolate in the Southwest. Taste a cacao bean, learn how the Mayans and...

AAHS Tour of Mission San Xavier del Bac

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, join the Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society (AAHS) for a personalized tour of the historic Mission San Xavier del Bac, located 10 miles south of downtown Tucson at the village of Wa:k (San Xavier District) on the Tohono...

Tucson’s Presidio’s 2019 Summer Camp

Presidio San Agustin del Tucson is now accepting registration for their 2019 children’s summer camp. Children will make adobe bricks, tin ornaments, a family tree, and a personal family crest. Other activities include calligraphy, gardening, grinding corn by...

New Publication by SMRC Board Member

Congratulations to SMRC board member Dr. Nicole Mathwich as lead author in her recent article in the Journal of Anthropological Archaeology titled “Bureaucratic reforms on the frontier: Zooarchaeological and historical perspectives on the 1767 Jesuit Expulsion...

“Mundos de Mestizaje”

The “Mundos de Mestizaje” fresco is open for public viewing on Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm-5pm at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in Albuquerque, NM. Considered one of the largest frescos in North America, this 4,000 square-foot mural...