A Transformative Partnership: Horses and Humans
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Houston Society
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture

Carolyn Willekes, University of Calgary     

Brown Auditorium Theater, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet

Co-sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.  An Archaeological Institute of America Lecture.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
713.364.6344

Location

Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Houston Society
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location:
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
other

Film screening                                                

Giant Screen Theatre, Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. 

Co-sponsored by the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Take a glimpse inside the recently discovered Chauvet Cave in Southern France in this spectacular 3D documentary by Werner Herzog.  Since this cave is not open to the public, the film offers the only way to view the Paleolithic paintings that make Chauvet such a marvelous  site.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
713.364.6344

Location

Our Own Backyard: Ancient Texas Art Family Talk
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Houston Society
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location:
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture

Carolyn Boyd, Director, Shumla School

Moran Lower Level Conference Center, Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. 

Co-sponsored by the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Art rocks!  Did you know that intricate and beautiful rock art exists in Texas?  Discover ancient Texas art treasures at a presentation geared for families and presented by a center that works to connect people of all ages with the land and their cultural heritage.  Afterwards, create your own rock art.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
713.364.6344

Location

Dark Cave, Bright Visions: Life and Art in Ice Age Europe
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Houston Society
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location:
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture

Randall White, New York University, Director, Center for the Study of Human Origins

Giant Screen Theatre, Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5555 Hermann Park Dr. 

Co-sponsored by the Houston Museum of Natural Science and The Leakey Foundation Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
281.497.7382

Location

Symbology of the Afterlife Cemetery Tour
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Houston
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Location:
The Heritage Society
1100 Bagby
Houston, TX 77002
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
other
nad

What does Star Trek have in common with headstones with shells and inverted writing, Texas Independence, and Buffalo Soldiers?  Find out answers and hear a ghost story or two on a tour of historic Houston cemeteries the Sunday before Halloween. 

Depart by bus from The Heritage Society to travel to Olivewood, College Memorial Park, Founders, and Beth Israel. The tour ends back at The Heritage Society, former site of the Episcopal and Masonic cemeteries, to hear about Houstonians who were originally buried there Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
281.497.7382

Location

Ancient Encounters Houston
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Houston
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Location:
Buffalo Bayou, Sabine Street Bridge
150 Sabine Street
Houston, TX 77007
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
fair
nad

Does Houston have ancient history?  You bet!  Join us to celebrate National Archaeology Day at the KBR Kids Festival along Buffalo Bayou where Karankawa roamed, some of the first people who lived along the Bayou.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
281.497.7382

Location

Ancient Encounters Houston
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Houston Society
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Location:
Buffalo Bayou - Sabine Street Promenade
150 Sabine Street
Houston, TX 77007
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
fair
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Houston has ancient history!  Celebrate International Archaeology Day at KBR Kids Day on Buffalo Bayou by learning about the first people who lived along the banks of the bayou right where the "Kids Day Festival" is being held.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
713.364.6dig

Location

How to Make a Mummy
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 1:00pm

Location:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
5601 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 
Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
281-497-7382 (h)

Location

Ancient Encounters - Houston
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Buffalo Bayou Preservation Alliance
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2012

Location:
Kids Day - Buffalo Bayou Festival
Sabine Street at Memorial
Houston, TX 77002
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

The Houston Society of AIA will present "Ancient Encounters - Houston", a series of hands-on activities to celebrate National Archaeology Day as part of events connected to "KBR Kids Day -  Buffalo Bayou Festival.  "Events will help children and families learn about indigenous groups that lived along Buffalo Bayou.  Included are mock excavations of a midden, a bone count to determine diet,and flintknapping demonstrations.  All children will be able to make a shell bead necklace and take away coloring sheets depicting the lives of those who lived along the Bayou.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
281.497.7382

Location

Frozen in Time - The Story of "Otzi the Iceman"
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Houston Society, AIA
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Location:
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77006
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Dr. Patrick Hunt, Director, Stanford Alipine Archaeology Project

In the coldest case on record, a five-thousand-year-old man is brought to life through forensic technology and C.S.I.-type investigations.  Uncover what this human archaeological site tells about life in Neolithic Europe.  Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Becky Lao
Telephone: 
713.364.6344

Location

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