About the Icons
Welcome to The Arizona Experience!
Commemorating 100 years of statehood, this site offers a guided tour of the people, places, and events that defined our past and are shaping our future. Each month will feature a new topic, represented by the icons below, that will showcase the 48th state. Enjoy the ultimate centennial celebration with The Arizona Experience. You’ve never seen Arizona like this.
Energy – Just like its people, Arizona has a diverse energy profile. Learn about the current use and potential of various energy sources. June 2012
Water – An essential element regardless of location but even more so in the desert. July 2012
Technology & Aerospace – Learn how the aerospace industry shapes Arizona, from the airplane graveyards to some of the most advanced industries in the world. August 2012
People & Culture – Arizona’s people are incredibly diverse. Join us as we celebrate this diversity. September 2012
Ranching & Agriculture – From cotton to cowboys Arizona is known for its iconic ranching and agriculture. October 2012
Native American Culture – Celebrate the more than twenty Native American cultures that call Arizona home. November 2012
Astronomy – Arizona is the astronomy capital of the contiguous United States, learn how this industry is shaping our future. Devember 2012
21st Century Workforce – Take a peek at Arizona’s 21st Century Workforce. January 2013
Best of – Celebrate the best of the Arizona Centennial Year. February 2013