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May 2024

“The Mogollon Culture of the US Southwest” 14-Session Online Adult Education Class

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - August 7 @ 8:30 pm
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Beginning May 8 to August 7, 2024, Old Pueblo Archaeology Center will have “The Mogollon Culture of the US Southwest” 14-session online adult education class with archaeologist Allen Dart. These classes will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. ARIZONA/Mountain Standard Time (same as Pacific Daylight Time) each Wednesday. There is a requested donation of $109 per person ($90 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation members), which supports Old Pueblo’s education programs about archaeology and traditional cultures. Donation does…

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July 2024

Third Thursday Food for Thought Presentation – “Envisioning a Cultural Landscape”

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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On Thursday, July 18, 2024, join Old Pueblo Archaeology Center's “Third Thursday Food for Thought” Zoom online program featuring the presentation “Envisioning a Cultural Landscape” by cultural astronomy researcher Greg Munson. This free online presentation will be held from 7:00-8:30 p.m. (ARIZONA/Mountain Standard Time - same as Pacific Daylight Time). Greg Munson (Society for Cultural Astronomy in the American Southwest) will discuss new ways to record, document, and visualize the cultural landscape of the Greater American Southwest. The program emphasizes…

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August 2024

Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, 2201 W. 44th St.
Tucson, AZ 85713 United States
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Old Pueblo Archaeology Center's “Arrowhead-making and Flintknapping Workshop” with flintknapper Sam Greenleaf will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, at 2201 W. 44th Street, Tucson, AZ. There is a $35 requested donation to participate ($28 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation members; 50% off for persons who have taken this class previously), which supports Old Pueblo’s education programs about archaeology and traditional cultures. Learn how to make arrowheads, spear points,…

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Third Thursday Food for Thought Presentation – “An Embarrassment of Riches: Tree-Ring Dating and the (Mis-)Interpretation of Southwestern Archaeology”

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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On Thursday, August 15, 2024, join Old Pueblo Archaeology Center's “Third Thursday Food for Thought” Zoom online program featuring the presentation “An Embarrassment of Riches: Tree-Ring Dating and the (Mis-)Interpretation of Southwestern Archaeology” by archaeologist Stephen E. Nash, PhD. This free online presentation will be held from 7:00-8:00 p.m. (ARIZONA/Mountain Standard Time - (same as Pacific Daylight Time). In December 1929, National Geographic Magazine published new tree-ring dates for a small, select group of archaeological sites in the American Southwest.…

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“Popol Vuh and the Hero Twins in Mesoamerica and the US Southwest” Guided Tour at Tucson Museum of Art

August 31 @ 1:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ United States
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On Saturday, August 31, 2024, join Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Popol Vuh and the Hero Twins in Mesoamerica and the US Southwest” tour led by Mary Jo McMullen and Allen Dart at Tucson Museum of Art (TMA), 140 N. Main Ave., Tucson. This tour will be held from 1:00-3:30 p.m. with a requested donation of $25 ($20 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation members) supports Old Pueblo’s education programs about archaeology and traditional cultures. Sidestepping Tucson’s…

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September 2024

“The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” 14-Session Online Adult Education Class

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - December 11 @ 8:30 pm
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Learn about the Hohokam culture with Old Pueblo Archaeology Center's “The Hohokam Culture of Southern Arizona” 14-session online adult education class with archaeologist Allen Dart. Classes will be held on Wednesday evenings 6:30-8:30 (ARIZONA/Mountain Standard Time, same as Pacific Daylight Time through Oct. 30) from September 4-December 11, 2024 (skipping October 23). There is a requested donation of $109 per person ($90 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center, AAS, and S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation members) supports Old Pueblo’s education programs about archaeology and…

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Third Thursday Food for Thought Presentation – “Archaeology on the Rocks: Investigating an 18th-century Spanish Land Grant”

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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On Thursday, September 19, 2024, join Old Pueblo Archaeology Center's "Third Thursday Food for Thought" online presentation featuring “Archaeology on the Rocks: Investigating an 18th-century Spanish Land Grant in Tijeras Canyon, NM” by archaeologist Kelly L. Jenks, Ph.D. This free Zoom online presentation will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. (ARIZONA/Mountain Standard Time, same as Pacific Daylight Time). In 1763, New Mexico’s Spanish colonial Governor Cachupín approved an application by 19 petitioners for a grant of community land east…

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“Autumn Equinox Tour to Los Morteros and Picture Rocks Petroglyphs Sites”

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Silverbell Rd/Linda Vista Blvd

On Sunday, September 22, 2024, join Old Pueblo Archaeology Center's “Autumn Equinox Tour to Los Morteros and Picture Rocks Petroglyphs Sites” with archaeologist Allen Dart, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. This tour will depart from near Silverbell Road and Linda Vista Blvd. in Marana, Arizona. The 2024 autumn equinox occurs on Sunday Sept. 22, 2024 at 5:44 am Arizona/Mountain Standard Time (same as Pacific Daylight Time; 12:44 pm Greenwich Mean Time). To celebrate the equinox day (but not the exact time!) and explore…

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October 2024

Third Thursday Food for Thought Presentation – “New Archaeological Insights from Ancient DNA”

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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On Thursday, October 17, 2024, join Old Pueblo Archaeology Center's “Third Thursday Food for Thought” online presentation featuring “New Archaeological Insights from Ancient DNA” by archaeologist/geneticist Jakob W. Sedig, Ph.D. This free Zoom online program will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 pm (ARIZONA/Mountain Standard Time, same as Pacific Daylight Time). In this talk, Jakob Sedig will explore how ancient DNA (aDNA) data generated by the Proyecto de Investigación de Poblaciones Antiguas en el Norte y Occidente de México (PIPANOM)…

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“Vista Del Rio Archaeology Celebration”

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vista del Rio Cultural Resource Park, 7575 E. Desert Arbors St. (at Dos Hombres Road)
Tucson, AZ United States
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On Saturday, October 19, 2024, join the fun at the “Vista Del Rio Archaeology Celebration” with free family activities! This event will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the City of Tucson's Vista del Rio Cultural Resource Park, 7575 E. Desert Arbors St. (at Dos Hombres Road), Tucson. This outdoor program features hands-on activities, demonstrations, and information to make people aware of an ancient village site in Tucson's Vista del Rio Cultural Park where people lived between…

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