We finally have a place to tell the story of the magic of Rose Valley. It is a place where the Arts & Crafts culture can be preserved and where people can come see, feel and learn how this moment in history – a little more than a hundred years – has survived and evolved to make this community different, special and magical. As we move into the next 100 years, the challenge we face is to protect and preserve the magic for a new generation who will also embrace and engage this responsibility.
To address the most pressing structural issues with the building, early investors donated a quarter of our goal during the planning phase of the capital campaign. These generous leadership gifts provided the resources to give us a successful start. However, there is still much to do. Our vision for Thunderbird Lodge and the Museum is ambitious but warranted.
That’s why we need you – please join us!
The New Home of The Rose Valley Museum
Our number one responsibility is to take care of the building. Funds will be allocated to support capital improvements to the building and grounds adhering to the practices Will Price used whenever possible. Additional work will include: improved accessibility, an ADA-compliant bathroom, repairs to stonework and stucco, an expanded red-stone parking area, and fire and safety code upgrades. A building maintenance fund will also be established.
Preservation & Celebration
A Story That Must be Told
Help us to preserve and showcase the Museum’s rare and precious collection of Rose Valley Arts & Crafts treasures while we engage and educate the public about their significance. By presenting innovative crowd-pleasing programs, we will raise awareness about the original vision of Rose Valley and how that vision continues to shape the community today.
Sustainability & Growth
Invest in building the Museum’s infrastructure and capacity to sustain the membership organization for the future.