International Archaeology Day Blog

65 Archaeology Day 2017 Collaborators at end of March

April 7, 2017

By the end of March, 65 organizations from around the world had already signed up as collaborators for International Archaeology Day.

Diggin’ RVA: Engaging Richmond with Archaeology

April 7, 2017

Read about the Richmond, VA, Society’s Outreach Grant program, “Diggin’ RVA: Engaging Richmond with Archaeology.”

Ephorate of Antiquities of Achaea’s Archaeologists for a Day

February 13, 2017

For International Archaeology Day of 2016, the Ephorate of Antiquities of Achaea and Ministry of Culture, Greece organized a three-session educational event called “Archaeologists for a Day” during October 2016.

International Archaeology Day with the Ohio History Connection

February 13, 2017

For International Archaeology Day 2016, the Ohio History Connection hosted Archaeology Day at the Ohio History Center in Columbus on Saturday, October 1.

International Archeaology Day at the John Jarvie Historic Ranch

February 10, 2017

The Vernal Field Office put together a community outreach activity at the John Jarvie Historic Ranch in Brown’s Park, Utah to celebrate the significance of the region in Utah and national history.

University of Puget Sound Holds International Archaeology Day Symposium

February 10, 2017

The University of Puget Sound organized an afternoon-long symposium on the practices of indigenous archaeology and broader decolonizing perspectives in education for International Archaeology Day.

Beaufort County Library Presents the Fourth Year of “What the Heck Is It?”

November 30, 2016

The drop in was open to the general public who chose items from their personal collections to bring in for identification.

“Arqueotón 2016”: A Family Fair with Universidad Externado of Colombia

November 30, 2016

Universidad Externado held an event with activities included simulated excavation for children and a tour through sites/periods that show the social changes that have occurred in Colombia.

The First Stargazers with the Lafayette Science Museum

November 28, 2016

The Lafayette Science Museum celebrated International Archaeology Day by running the planetarium program, “The First Stargazers.”

You Are What You Wear: Clothing and Adornment in the Ancient World

November 21, 2016

The AIA-Milwaukee IAD event showcased that in ancient times, just like in modern times, different fashions and ways of dressing could say a lot about a person and their culture.

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