Superstition Mountain Museum seeks volunteers for summer

The Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail in Apache Junction, is seeking people to volunteer at the museum. As museum attendance increases each year, more people are needed in many capacities, particularly in the summer when volunteers are in short supply because many have headed north for the summer and local residents are taking […]

Superstition Mountain Museum has free admission for children on Father’s Day

The Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail in Apache Junction, is will have free exhibit gallery admission for dad and the kids on Father’s Day, which is on Sunday, June 16. Children under 17 get in free with an adult. Admission for others is $2 for students over the age of 17, $4 for […]

‘Red dot’ patio sale April 27-28 at Superstition Mountain Museum

Savvy shoppers will be seeing red when they attend a special “red dot” patio sale at the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, north of Apache Junction. The sale is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28. All of the items displayed on tables on the patio and selected jewelry inside will be […]

Superstition foothills resident new director at Superstition Mountain Museum

John Schempf has been hired as the Superstition Mountain Museum’s executive director. He has resided in the Superstition foothills for 10 years and has also been a longtime member of the museum, according to a release. The bulk of his career has been spent in city management, in widely differing areas of the nation, with […]

Helfgott: Superstition Mountain Museum fundraiser a success

I would like to take a moment to thank those in the community who helped to make our recent wine tasting and auction fundraiser a success. The Superstition Mountain Museum event was a good time had by all, and as a fundraiser, quite successful.  Next year, it’ll be even better, so keep an eye out. […]

AJ Mounted Rangers provide security at Superstition Mountain Museum event

The Apache Junction Mounted Rangers worked March 8-10 at the Superstition Mountain Museum’s Mata Ortiz – Magic of Mexican Artistry event. The AJ Mounted Rangers worked at the Superstition Mountain Museum helping with parking and providing security and information to the many guests who came to see the artist, Mata Ortiz, according to a release. […]

Bob Boze Bell to discuss crazy Arizona legends March 14 at Superstition Mountain Museum

Humorist, artist, radio personality, historian, editor and musician Bob Boze Bell is all these things wrapped up in one colorful package. On Thursday, March 14, he will discuss the truth behind some “Crazy Arizona Legends” as part of the Superstition Mountain Museum’s free winter lecture series. The presentation will begin at 2 p.m. at the […]

Burro, wild horse programs topic of Feb. 28 lecture at Superstition Mountain Museum

Burros and wild horses will be discussed at the next speaker’s series lecture at the Superstition Mountain Museum. On Thursday, Feb. 28, Randy Helm will speak about the Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Program and his experiences as supervisor of the Wild Horse Inmate Program at the Arizona State Prison. He […]

March weekend highlights Mexican artistry at museum

The Superstition Mountain Museum will present a three-day Mexican artistry event Friday-Sunday, March 8-10. It will take place on the museum grounds, 4087 N. Apache Trail. Admittance and parking are free. A new addition to the annual weekend event is a concert by Domingo DeGrazia and his Spanish guitar band at 5 p.m. Saturday, March […]

Art, legends, desert reptiles make up March museum lectures

The last full month of Legends and Lore of the Superstitions and More begins Thursday, March 7, at the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail. As a lead in to the Mata Ortiz Mexican Artistry weekend at the museum, Steve Thompson, co-founder of DeSilva Imports and an expert on Mexican art and culture, will […]