Twentynine Palms Historical Society
29 Palms, California

The Old Schoolhouse Museum & The Desert Institute
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2021-2022
Second Friday Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series

September 2021 - June 2022

The 2021/2022 Old Schoolhouse Lecture series begins on Friday, September 10.

The Old Schoolhouse lecture series will return to in-person lectures at the 29 Palms Old Schoolhouse Museum. Lectures are on the second Friday of the month and the lectures begin at 7 pm with a one hour duration. Entrance fee for a single lecture is $5.00. A subscription for the full season costs $40, which is a $10 savings.

Time – Lectures begin at 7:00 p.m.

Season tickets – available for $40.00
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For further information call:
The Desert Institute
760-819-4714
or email desertinstitute@joshuatree.org

Download a flyer with this season's schedule.



September 10, "Native Masterpiece Baskets | Weavers, Art, & Technology," Alan Garfinkel, Author

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October 8, "African American Homesteaders of Lanfair Valley," Barbara Gothard, Artist

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November 12, "Willie Boy & The Last Western Manhunt," Clifford Trafzer, Author, Professor of History, UC Riverside

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December 10, "The History of Hi Jolly and the Great Camel Experiment in the Southwest," Steve Brown, Writer, Executive Producer, and Co-Host: Southwest Stories

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January 14, "Cultural Resources of the Mojave National Preserve," David Nichols, Archaeologist, Mojave National Preserve

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February 11, "A Natural History of Anza Borrego," Mike Nichols, Author

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March 11, "Can't Live Without You: Ocotillos and Hummingbirds," Jim Cornett, Biologist, Author

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April 8, "A History of Condor Field in 29 Palms," John Hale, Historian

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May 13, "Art and Light, from the turn-of-the-century landscape painters to the light and space artists of conceptualists, like Phillip K. Smith III," Steven Biller, Editor-In-Chief, Palm Springs Life

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June 10, "Nevada Test Site," Kim Stringfellow, Author, Professor, San Diego State University's School of Art & Design.

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