Texas Archeology Month Events

-San Antonio-

Texas Archeology Month Kick-Off Event

Friday, October 2, 2015
2:30PM - 5:00PM, FREE
Plaza de Armas Storefront Gallery and Exhibit Hall
115 Plaza de Armas
San Antonio, Texas
Texas Archeology Month is celebrated every year in Texas during October.
Please join federal, state, and local dignataries as we kick-off the 2015 activities.
Artifacts from the Plaza de Armas (Presidio San Antonio de Bexar, 1722)
and the Mission San Antonio de Valero Probable First Site (1718) will be unveiled.
For more information, please contact Ximena Copa-Wiggins at 210-557-3992
Additional information is available here.


 Currents in Texas Archaeology Symposium
Speakers: Dr. Nesta Anderson, Clint McKenzie
Friday, October 9, 2015
6:30PM - 8:30PM, FREE
Witte Museum
3801 Broadway
San Antonio, Texas
Join the Witte Museum and the City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation for
the second annual Currents in Texas Archaeology Symposium. The symposium will
feature scholarly sessions from exploring fascinating recent and current archaeological
discoveries from the San Antonio area. Artifacts from the Plaza de Armas
(Presidio San Antonio de Bexar, 1722) will be on display. Please see the attached flier.
Reservations are requested; light refreshments will be served.
For more information, please contact Shenna Hayden at 210-357-1910
Additional information is available at http://www.wittemuseum.org/exhibitions/calendar or http://www.sanantonio.gov/historic.aspx


Archaeology Day at Mission San José
Friday, October 17, 2015
9:00AM - 5:00PM, FREE
Mission San Jose
6701 San José Drive
San Antonio, Texas
Mission San José hosts free hands-on activities, exhibits, and demonstrations for the whole family.
Activities will emphasize techniques, information learned from digs/artifacts found at the
missions, importance of preservation, and future archeology planned for the park. Co-sponsors are
the UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures and Legacy Program, Southern Texas Archeological Association,
San Antonio Museum of Art, City of San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation, Texas Historical Commission's Casa Navarro, San Antonio River Authority, and Southwest Texas Archeology Society, as part of Texas Archeology month.
For more information, please contact Kay Hindes at 210-207-7306 or Matthew Elverson at 210-207-5421Additional information is available at http://www.nps.gov/saan/planyourvisit/calendar.htm

Last edited - 02/18/2015

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