Author, art collector and owner of the Blue Coyote Gallery, Gary Fillmore, offers a special art conversation from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Phippen Museum, 4701 Highway 89 North, Prescott. He will discuss and sign copies of his latest book, Shadows on the Mesa - Artists of the Painted Desert and Beyond, which accompanies the museum's upcoming exhibit by the same name, Shadows on the Mesa, running Dec. 8 through April 21, 2013. His book and the exhibition explore the Wetherill family's historic trading post at Kayenta, Ariz., and the many famous artists who visited during the early 20th century.
The event is free with regular museum admission; $7 for adults, $6 for AAA members, $5 for students with ID and free for museum members and children 12 and under. For additional information on this or other museum activities and events, call 778-1385, or visit www.phippenartmuseum.org.