The museum offers more than 20 exhibits a year in the center's four different galleries, with a focus on local and regional art, and hosts around 100,00 visitors. The historic Yuma Theatre, right next door, dates back to 1912 and is part of the Yuma Arts Center.
“Desert rats”. The sand dunes 5 miles to the west of town offer months of fun for Quad riders, motorcyclists and dune buggy enthusiasts. For “River rats”, the Colorado River, 30 miles to the north offers a variety of water sports from waterskiing, inner tubing to sitting on a sand bar and watching the world go by.
Seeing all the photos and memorabilia from the Peach's collection was awe-inspiring. I was particularly struck by the photos of endurance flights, planes that would stay aloft for more than 1,000 hours, getting fuel and food from a chase car on the runway.