Weekend art activities scheduled for Cave Creek

By Curtis Riggs | November 12, 2008

Museum, library to host premiere events

CAVE CREEK – The kick-off of the 2008-09 art season begins this weekend with a Southwest artists market and a preview of the Sonoran Arts League’s signature event.

A Southwest Artisan Marketplace will take place at the Cave Creek Museum from Nov. 14 through 16, featuring an artist’s miniature show and a reception at the museum from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14.

silver bearAcclaimed Navajo jeweler Jesse Monongya will donate a bear necklace valued at $58,000 to the museum at the Friday reception. Valley music favorite Hans Olson will perform on Friday night.

On Saturday, Nov. 15 many of the 150 artists who will participate in the S.A.L’s Hidden in the Hills artist studio tour will be at the Desert Foothills Library, 38433 N. Schoolhouse Road, for a Hidden in the Hills preview reception. Hidden in the Hills will take place at 46 artist studios in Cave Creek, Carefree and north Scottsdale the next two weekends (Nov. 21 – 23 and Nov. 28 through 30). Hidden in the Hills is in its 12th year. It has become the League’s premier event in its dozen years.

“People can come and meet the artists and whet their appetite with a taste of Hidden in the Hills before the tour,” said S.A.L spokesperson Sue Kern.

The Friday reception at the museum costs $25. The rest of the weekend activities are free, including the Saturday night preview reception.

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