archiveAugust 2016

Scottsdale Facility Named Nation’s Best Western Art Museum

A Scottsdale museum that celebrates Western art is the best such museum in the nation, according to a new ranking by True West magazine. Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West, which opened in early 2015, was honored in True West's September i...

Q&A: Artist Turns His Focus on National Parks

Anthony Rudisill has been painting landscapes and other subjects for six decades. His most recent work celebrates what he calls "the best of America's natural resources." That includes his National Parks Series — which is timely, since the National Par...

Happy 100th, National Park Service

The following essay appeared in the March 1969 issue of Arizona Highways, to mark the 50th birthday of Grand Canyon National Park. We’re reproducing it today, on the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. A Tribute to the National Park Service By...

Way Back Wednesday: Arizona Highways, August 1980

From the issue: "'Certain color harmonies produce sensations that even music cannot achieve,' Delacroix wrote in his Journals; and the Grand Canyon is one of the superb examples that prove the point." Photograph by Josef Muench. (We've moved this...

Admission Fees Waived at National Parks This Weekend

National parks, it's been said, are the best idea we've ever had. But you know what's even better? Free admission at national parks. National Park Service sites in Arizona and elsewhere will waive entrance fees this Thursday through Sunday (August 25-2...
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