Archaeology Cafés in Phoenix

Archaeology Southwest and Macayo’s Central welcome you to the fifth season of Archaeology Café in Phoenix.

 

This is an informal forum where adults can learn more about the Southwest’s deep history and speak directly to experts. We have based Archaeology Café on the science pub or science cafe model that developed in Europe and quickly spread to major American cities. At Archaeology Café, we break down the static, jargon-laden dynamic of traditional lectures, and have an expert share some ideas with the group in ways that get discussion going. (Food and drink make things a little livelier, too.)

The program is free, but participants are encouraged to order their own refreshments. Although kids may attend with adult supervision, Archaeology Cafés are best for adults and young adults. Please contact Linda Pierce, (520) 882-6946, if accommodation is required due to disability.

Place: We meet in the Aztec Room of Macayo’s Central, 4001 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, near the Indian School light rail stop.

Time: Presentations begin after 6:00 p.m. It is best to arrive at about 5:30 p.m. in order to get settled, as seating is open and unreserved, but limited. Share tables and make new friends!

Cost: Archaeology Café is free, but guests are encouraged to order their own refreshments from the menu. Enjoy happy hour prices!

Archaeology CafeCan’t join us? We’ll miss you, but you won’t have to miss us. Videos of each Archaeology Café will be made available in our digital video archive.

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DATES & PRESENTATIONS
This schedule is subject to change


Archaeology Café (Phoenix): Riding the Serpent: The Cultural Relevance of Being a Hopi River Guide

October 18, 2016 5:30 pm

Lyle Balenquah, Hopi writer, anthropologist, and outdoor guide, joins us for our October Archaeology Café. This season’s theme is “Connections.” From Lyle: In the oral histories of the Hopi, there is a centuries-old story about the first river runner in the Southwest. This story depicts the adventures of a curious boy, named Tiyo, who wonders “where […]

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Archaeology Café (Phoenix): Re-thinking 17th-Century New Mexico

November 15, 2016 8:00 am

Dr. Scott Ortman (University of Colorado) joins us for our November café. This season’s theme is “Connections.” Archaeology Café is an informal forum where adults can learn more about the Southwest’s deep history and speak directly to experts. We have based Archaeology Café on the science pub or science cafe model that developed in Europe […]

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