Calendar of events

Scheduled events

11:00-11:45  Meet-and-greet an archaeologist: ancient Egypt (Campbell Hall; CAM 153)

12:00-13:30  Short archaeological films (Campbell Hall; CAM 153)

12:00-13:00 Live pottery demonstration by Michael Geisert, City Clay Ceramics (Ruffin Hall)

12:00-12:45 Gallery tour of ancient artifact collection (Fralin Museum of Art)

12:45-13:30 Gallery tour of ancient artifact collection (Fralin Museum of Art)

13:45-14:30  Meet-and-greet an archaeologist: ancient Rome (Campbell Hall; CAM 153)

14:45-15:30  Story-telling by Peter Jones, Tell Us a Tale: Native American creation myths (Campbell Hall; CAM 153)

15:45-16:30  Meet-and-greet an archaeologist: Virginia and the Monacan Indians (Campbell Hall; CAM 153)

13:00-17:00 Artifact display: excavations at the Flowerdew Hundred Plantation near Williamsburg (Fralin Museum of Art)

All day stations and exhibits

Ruffin Hall

Make your own coin, pots, toys, jewelry

Dress up

‘Ancient’ face-painting

Simulated excavation grid

Archaeology lab and artifact analysis

Scavenger hunt: tools of the trade

Archaeological projects in Virginia and beyond (computer presentations & artifacts from excavations on Grounds)

Google Earth and Archaeological Institute of America online scavenger hunts (computer stations)

Immersive exploration of ancient Egyptian tombs (computer station)

Learn about the activities of the Archaeological Institute of America, Charlottesville Chapter

Fralin Museum of Art

Permanent artifact gallery (unguided)

Other things to see nearby

South Lawn Foster site (west of Nau Hall; exhibit inside the building accessible on weekdays only)

Permanent Flowerdew Hundred artifact display (Harrison Small Library, 13:00-17:00)

Monticello Archaeology Open House (October 17-18)




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