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    National Park Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park Invites Artists for Cultural Art Market

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Date: May 3, 2012
Contact: Kip Woolford, 928-524-6228 x273

Petrified Forest, AZ-Petrified Forest National Park will host the Cultural Art Market on Saturday, June 23, 2012, 10:00am to 4:00pm. The park invites regional artists and craftsmen to share their talent and skills-artists can also offer pieces for sale through the park's museum association. Leatherworkers, blacksmiths, musicians, dancers, jewelers, beaders, weavers (textiles and baskets), fetishes and katsina carvers, potters, painters, other traditional American Indian and Western arts and crafts-all are encouraged to attend and show the park's visitors the diversity of this region's culture and heritage.

To take part in this year's Cultural Art Market, please contact the park's Cultural Demontration Coordinator Kip Woolford at 928-524-6228 x273 or email him at kip_woolford@nps.gov.

Admission to this event is free to the public; it will be just outside the park entrance. The market will be held in the Petrified Forest Community Building and Plaza near the Painted Desert Visitor Center at the north end of the park, just off of Interstate 40 at Exit 311. Parking is also free.

For information call (928) 524-6228; or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the park Superintendent.

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