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Native American Beadwork Workshop at the Days of ‘76 Museum


Deadwood, S.D. – Deadwood History, Inc. will host a Native American Beadwork Workshop at the Days of ‘76 Museum on Saturday, March 11, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The workshop is $6 for museum members and $11 for non-members.  The workshop is suggested for students in grades K-6.  Call Shantel Pettit, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for reservations or more information.  Reservations are required. 

Students will learn the history of Native American beadwork, the cultural shift signified in the use of glass beads, and the symbols used in various patterns. Participants will design and create their own beadwork to take home and share with their families.  Light refreshments will be served. 

The workshop is co-sponsored by Deadwood History, Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission, Adams-Mastrovich Family Foundation, Bill Haas, The William Karl and Laura L. Haas Educational Endowment, and The Walter and Francis Green Trust.


We inspire the global community by preserving and celebrating the cultural heritage of Deadwood and the Black Hills in the context of the American West through exceptional exhibits, innovative educational programs, and access to extensive collections in unique settings.

Adams Museum, Days of ‘76 Museum, Historic Adams House, and Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Rose Speirs
Deadwood History, Inc.
Phone: 605-722-4800