Archaeology Café Returns to Phoenix

Archaeology Café Brings Experts and Lifelong Learners Together for Happy Hour

Tucson, Ariz. (January 8, 2013) — On February 19, 2013, Archaeology Southwest will continue its popular Archaeology Café program in Phoenix with special presentation by Dr. Pat Gilman entitled “What is the Meaning of Mimbres Art?” Archaeology Café is an informal forum where people can learn more about the Southwest’s deep history and speak directly to experts.

Archaeology Café begins at 6 p.m. in the Aztec Room of Macayo’s Central, 4001 N. Central Ave. Seating is open and unreserved, but limited. It is best to arrive half an hour before the presentation begins. We encourage guests to share tables and make new friends at this free event. Please support our hosts at Macayo’s Central (near the Indian School light rail stop) by purchasing refreshments from the menu—at happy hour prices!


Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Dr. Pat Gilman (University of Oklahoma), What is the Meaning of Mimbres Art?

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Dr. Matt Peeples (Archaeology Southwest), How Migration Transformed Social Networks in the Late Prehispanic Southwest

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Dr. Katherine Spielmann (Arizona State University), Archaeology of Perry Mesa

All Archaeology Cafés will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Aztec Room at Macayo’s, 4001 N. Central Ave., Phoenix.


Archaeology Southwest is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Tucson, Arizona, that explores and protects the places of our past across the American Southwest and Mexican Northwest. For three decades, Archaeology Southwest has practiced a holistic, conservation-based approach known as Preservation Archaeology. By conducting low-impact investigations of big-picture questions, sharing findings with the public, and developing powerful site protection strategies, Archaeology Southwest creates meaningful connections to the past and respectfully protects its increasingly endangered resources. Learn more at

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