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Archaeology Southwest hosts or participates in events throughout the year.

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Past Events

Preservation Archaeology Field School Public Lectures: Mary Ownby

June 24, 2017 7:00 pm

On Saturday, June 24, 2017, the field school welcomes Mary Ownby, Desert Archaeology Inc., for “Petrographic Analysis of Pottery.” All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. Lectures are held in Cliff, New Mexico, in the cream building with blue portable toilets on the north side of Hwy 180 just east of Shields Canyon Road and the […]

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2017 Archaeology Fair

June 24, 2017 10:00 am

On Saturday, June 24, 2017, staff and students of the Preservation Archaeology Field School with share their findings with the public at the Gila River Farm site. They will offer informal presentations, hands-on activities, and a site tour. From the junction of Hwy 180 and 211 in Cliff, drive 1 mile north; go left (north) […]

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Preservation Archaeology Field School Public Lectures: Karen Adams

June 19, 2017 7:00 pm

On Monday, June 19, 2017, the field school welcomes Karen Adams, Archaeobotanist, for “Domestication of Plants in Prehistory: A Case Study of Little Barley Grass.” All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. Lectures are held in Cliff, New Mexico, in the cream building with blue portable toilets on the north side of Hwy 180 just east of […]

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Preservation Archaeology Field School Public Lectures: Gary Huckleberry

June 12, 2017 7:00 pm

On Monday, June 12, 2017, the field school welcomes Gary Huckleberry, University of Arizona, for “The Value of Geoarchaeology in Studying the Past.” All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. Lectures are held in Cliff, New Mexico, in the cream building with blue portable toilets on the north side of Hwy 180 just east of Shields […]

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Preservation Archaeology Field School Public Lectures: Katherine Dungan

June 9, 2017 7:00 pm

On Friday, June 9, 2017, the field school welcomes Katherine Dungan, Arizona State University (and former field school staff member) for “Great Kivas and Lousy Pottery (the Mogollon that isn’t Mimbres).” All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. Lectures are held in Cliff, New Mexico, in the cream building with blue portable toilets on the north […]

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Preservation Archaeology Field School Public Lectures: Stephen MacDonald

June 4, 2017 7:00 pm

On Sunday, June 4, 2017, the field school welcomes Stephen MacDonald, Museum of Southwestern Biology, for “(Mis)adventures of a Museum Mammalogist: Siberia and the Russian Far East.” All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. Lectures are held in Cliff, New Mexico, in the cream building with blue portable toilets on the north side of Hwy 180 […]

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Adriel Heisey

From Above Opening Reception

May 20, 2017 11:00 am

The Salmon Ruins Museum will be hosting an opening reception for From Above: Images of a Storied Land, an exhibit developed by Archaeology Southwest in partnership with the Albuquerque Museum. The exhibit features the large format works of renowned aerial photographer Adriel Heisey. All are welcome to attend the opening reception on May 20th at […]

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Cienega Pithouse

Burning Down the House

April 30, 2017 10:00 am

Archaeology Southwest will conduct a controlled burn of a scale-model replica of an Early Agricultural period dwelling. The pithouse is based on an excavated example from the site of Los Pozos near Prince Road and I-10. That house dated to the Cienega phase (800 B.C. to A.D. 50). Here is a two-page flyer about the […]

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Pilot Pithouse

Second Saturday at Steam Pump Ranch

April 8, 2017 9:00 am
Visit with Archaeology Southwest's ancient technology expert, Allen Denoyer, at Oro Valley's 2nd Saturday Events at Steam Pump Ranch. Allen will demonstrate how ancient people made stone tools and discuss work on our experimental Hohokam pithouse. more...

Tucson Festival of Books

Archaeology Southwest at the Tucson Festival of Books

March 11, 2017 9:30 am

Stop by booth 114 to see Allen Denoyer demonstrating Hands-On Archaeology and to purchase Archaeology Southwest Magazine. The Tucson Festival of Books will be held on Saturday, March 11 and Sunday, March 12, 2017, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona. The Festival enters its ninth year as one of the premier literary […]

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Archaeology Southwest Magazine

Archaeology Southwest at the 2017 AZ Archaeology Expo

March 4, 2017 10:00 am

Each year in March, Arizona celebrates Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month. The main event is the Archaeology Expo. The Expo offers attractions for history and archaeology buffs. The event will be held at the Himdag Ki Museum in Topawa (south of Sells) on March 4, 2017. The Expo is free and open to the public. Come […]

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Cienega Pithouse

Burning Down the House

January 16, 2017 9:00 am

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER Due to forecasts of rain, we will unfortunately be canceling our pithouse burn, originally scheduled for  Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. We will be rescheduling the event soon, so check back for more details! Archaeology Southwest will conduct a controlled burn of a scale-model replica of an Early Agricultural […]

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Pithouse

Fall Festival at Steam Pump Ranch

November 12, 2016 9:00 am
Visit with Archaeology Southwest's ancient technology expert, Allen Denoyer, on Saturday, November 12, 2016, at Oro Valley's Fall Festival at Steam Pump Ranch. Allen will demonstrate how ancient people made stone tools and discuss work on our experimental Hohokam pithouses, which are located at Steam Pump Ranch. more...

Pilot Pithouse

Second Saturday at Steam Pump Ranch

October 8, 2016 9:00 am
Visit with Archaeology Southwest's ancient technology expert, Allen Denoyer, at Oro Valley's 2nd Saturday Events at Steam Pump Ranch. Allen will demonstrate how ancient people made stone tools and discuss work on our experimental Hohokam pithouse. more...

Karen and Allen

Face to Face

September 22, 2016 3:30 pm

Tucson-area teens can meet Preservation Archaeologists Karen Schollmeyer and Allen Denoyer at Face to Face, a program at Pima County’s Joel D. Valdez Main Library, on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. For more information, click here.

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Pilot Pithouse

Second Saturday at Steam Pump Ranch

September 10, 2016 9:00 am
Visit with Archaeology Southwest's ancient technology expert, Allen Denoyer, at Oro Valley's 2nd Saturday Events at Steam Pump Ranch. Allen will demonstrate how ancient people made stone tools and discuss work on our experimental Hohokam pithouse. more...

2016 Pecos Conference

August 5, 2016 8:00 am

Stop by Archaeology Southwest’s booth at this year’s Pecos Conference. Deputy Director Linda Pierce and other staff members would love to say HI to our members and friends.

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Aaron Wright

Preservation Archaeology Field School Lecture Series: Aaron Wright

July 2, 2016 7:00 pm

The public is welcome to join the Preservation Archaeology Field School for public lectures at its headquarters in Cliff, New Mexico. All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. in the cream-colored building on the north side of 180 just east of Shields Canyon Road and the highway yard. Saturday, July 2: Dr. Aaron Wright, The Great […]

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Bayard Atlatl Throwing

Hands-On Archaeology at the Bayard Library

June 30, 2016 10:00 am

Join ancient technologies expert Allen Denoyer for some Hands-on Archaeology at the Bayard, New Mexico, public library from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on June 30, 2016.

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Preservation Archaeology Field School Lecture Series: Diane Austin

June 27, 2016 7:00 pm

The public is welcome to join the Preservation Archaeology Field School for public lectures at its headquarters in Cliff, New Mexico. All lectures begin at 7:00 p.m. in the cream-colored building on the north side of 180 just east of Shields Canyon Road and the highway yard. Monday, June 27: Dr. Diane Austin, Applied Anthropology […]

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