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Updates on the New Chandler Museum

New Chandler Museum Coming in 2018

In the Media: Sharing our Expertise

A Brief History of the Chandler Ostrich Festival,, March 10, 2017

Chandler's History with Ostriches and the Ostrich Festival,
City of Chandler YouTube Channel, March 6, 2017

City to Unveil Historical Kiosk at Nozomi Park
San Tan Sun News, January 10, 2017

Depression Scuttled Frank Lloyd Wright's Plans for
East Valley, Ahwatukee
Ahwatukee Foothills News, 
December 1, 2016

Frank Lloyd Wright, A.J. Chandler worked to remake
East Valley
East Valley Tribune, October 17, 2016

Mission RevivalPhoenix Magazine, July 2016

Historic Chandler Properties you need to see,, July 11, 2016
Upcoming Events and Programs

February 7 - Summer 2017
Un-American: Japanese Internment in Our Backyard

August 15 - Trivia Night with Marshall Shore @ The Ostrich, 7 p.m.

August 19 - Our Stories - And Tiko-Tu? Midcentury Architecture of the Greater Phoenix's East Valley @ Downtown Library, 10:30 a.m.

September 9 - Our Stories - First Stop and Last Stop: Car Culture of the East Valley's State Route 87 @Sunset Library, 10:30 a.m.

VENDORS - Applications for Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off are now being accepted. Find details here

What's New

OUR SUMMER NEWSLETTER: Find out what's going on this summer at Chandler Museum. 

CRANE PROJECT: WE MET OUR GOAL! Thank you to everyone in the community and beyond who donated to the Paper Crane Project. We now have 16,655 paper origami cranes hanging up around Chandler Museum. Please come and see the beautiful results of this project. 


Field trips to Tumbleweed Ranch, outreach trunks with lesson plans, traveling banner exhibits and much more. We have teaching resources to bring your lessons to life.