National Archaeology Day Reaches 100 Collaborating Organizations, 50 States, 9 Provinces, and 4 Continents
September 24, 2012
Wyoming Archaeological Society signed up as the 100th Collaborating Organization for National Archaeology Day over the weekend. In October, local chapters of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will announce National Archaeology Day at their monthly meetings.
Wyoming Archaeological Society’s participation also ensures that National Archaeology Day will be celebrated through events in all 50 U.S. states. In addition, events are also planned for nine of the ten Canadian provinces (still missing is Prince Edward Island, Canada's smallest province in terms of both area and population), Australia, two countries in Europe, and the United Arab Emirates.
Project Archaeology at the Beaverhead Museum hosted a teacher/student Archaeology Day for the region.
International Archaeology Day at the ROM gave museum visitors the chance to explore archaeology around the world
The AIA Spokane Society celebrated the 2013 International Archaeology Day over two days, with lectures and workshops