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This section of the web site allows you to explore MVAC's many events, activities and displays to find the best way for you to become involved.  The navigation buttons at the left will take you to specific types of activities.  Don't know where to start?  Then start with the Schedule of Events below for an overview of all MVAC's activities. Other pages will introduce you to specific activities.  Lectures throughout the year will introduce you to the area's archaeology.  Other events are divided by audience such as Adult/Family, Youth and Teacher.  These pages include a variety of events from an Artifact Show to Field Schools.  Are you interested in viewing some of the artifacts that have been recovered?  Then the Display page will direct you to area displays.  

Information about archaeology events sponsored by other organizations can be found by visiting MVAC's Facebook page or web sites on MVAC's Links web page.

Click here for a MVAC 2014 Activity Brochure (PDF file).

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2014

Schedule of Events will be updated throughout the year.

Updated April 15, 2014
 

February

13 Lecture - The Rise and "Expansion" of Tiwanaku Civilization in the Bolivian Andes
  28- March 1 Lithic Materials Workshop

March

4 Lecture - Howard Carter and the Search for Tutankhamen

 

8 Artifact Show
  24 Lecture - From Under the Streets to Front-Page News

April

10 Lecture - India's Oldest Stone Inscriptions
  18 Lecture - Archaeology under the Streets

May

May Wisconsin Archaeology Month
  3
(rain date May 10)
Volunteer Field Survey for MVAC Members

June

23 Temples and Tombs of the Americas - grades 4-6
24 Introduction to Archaeology - grades 5-9
25-26 Middle School Field Experience - grades 5-9

 

23-25 Public Archaeology Field Experience (3 days) for adults and high school students

23-27

Public Archaeology Field School (5 days) for adults and high school students

September

16 Lecture - Megalithic Cemeteries of the Turkana Basin

October

14 Lecture - Who Was Here First? Exploring the Peopling of the Americas

November

13 MVAC 2014 Awards & Lecture - Booting Up Humanity

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