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Jan. 21 Update

'WALK THE BEST OF PRESCOTT TRAILS' author Pat Baillie will discuss how she created her new book, including a discussion of self-publishing at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Prescott Public Library's third floor meeting room. Sponsor: Professional Writers of Prescott. Free of charge. Information: 772-1823 or www.angelfire.com/az/PWP.

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ARIZONA DESIGNER CRAFTSMEN EXHIBIT at the Prescott Fine Arts Theater, 208 N. Marina St. (south entrance off Willis Street), runs through Feb. 11. This juried show features contemporary art in ceramics, wood and glass. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday – Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. Information: 445-3286.

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ARIZONA HISTORY THROUGH ART: The Navajo, An Untold Story is on exhibit at the Phippen Museum 4701 Highway 89 North through April 22. Art and artifacts reflect the resilient beauty of the Diné spirit despite historical hardship. Regular gallery hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Closed Tuesday. Information: 778-1385.

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CALLIGRAPHY of Sid Freeman is on display at the Prescott Valley Samaritan Center, 3380 N. Windsong Dr., Prescott Valley through April 13. Sponsored by the Prescott Valley Art Guild.

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'ANNIE'S OWN ART EXHIBIT' – An Intimate Look Into a Life," is on exhibit at the "Beyond Words" Gallery, 204 N. McCormick St. Hours are 10 to 4 p.m. Sunday through Friday. Information: 778-2713.

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ART STUDENTS' FALL 2000 JURIED EXHIBIT is on display through Jan. 25 at the Yavapai College Art Gallery, 1100 E. Sheldon St. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information: 776-2031.

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NEW MEETING PLACE – SOUTHWESTERN ARTISTS ASSOCIATION meets at 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday at Odd Fellows Hall, corner of Whipple and Sunset streets. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. The public is welcome.

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MOUNTAIN ARTISTS GUILD GALLERY presents a "virtual art gallery on website www.mountainartistsguild.org. A workshop for watercolor or any media with Del Decil ("Finding Creativity within your Medium") workshop is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Sid Freeman will teach bookmaking from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 27 through 28. Information: 445-2510.

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A WEB-BASED ART CALENDAR, sponsored by Prescott Area Arts and Humanities Council (PAAHC), prescottarts.com is a comprehensive, searchable calendar of public arts events, gallery shows, lectures, and arts organizations. To post information, call Warren Miller, 445-3122.

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'TIME BELOW THE RIM' – a traveling exhibit from Arizona Highway's 75th anniversary is at Sharlot Hall Museum through May. Unusual scenes of the Grand Canyon are on display in 29 full-color photographs by Arizona Highways photography Gary Ladd, as well as artifacts and stories of other early Grand Canyon explorers. Also, visit the "Frontier Discovery Room" in the Governor's Mansion and explore hundreds of items from daily life in 1865. The museum is at 415 W. Gurley St. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Information: 445-3122.

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SMOKI MUSEUM features American Indian art and culture exhibits. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Tours may be arranged by calling the museum director at 445-1230. The museum is at 147 N. Arizona St.

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(Art! listings should be sent at least two weeks prior to opening to Sandy Moss, The Daily Courier, 147 N. Cortez St., Prescott, AZ 86301.)