The Albuquerque Archaeological Society – 50th Anniversary Celebration
The City of Albuquerque Parks & Recreation Department and the OPEN SPACE VISITOR CENTER present
WHAT: Open House Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Albuquerque Archaeological Society
WHERE: Open Space Visitor Center | 6500 Coors Blvd NW at the end of Bosque Meadows Rd. between Montaño and Paseo del Norte.
WHEN: October 22nd, 2016| 1pm – 4pm COST: FREE!
The Albuquerque Archaeological Society has been advocating for the preservation of archaeological and other cultural resources since its foundation in 1966. Today, that advocacy continues as the AAS informs members and the general public about archaeological and ethnological subjects through monthly meetings and lecture series, presentations, newsletters and electronic media, field trips, volunteer opportunities, field surveys, and studies.
The celebration of this momentous milestone will include the following:
- Live music by the Milo Jaramillo Trio
- An archaeology-inspired art exhibit by Albuquerque fourth graders
- Video highlights of the society’s history
- The following informative displays and activities:
- The Maxwell Museum
- Rock art recording in New Mexico
- All about potsherds
- Ask an archeologist
- AAS publications and field trips*
*Attendees will be able to sign up for four guided field trips (limited to 20 participants each)
to Tijeras Pueblo and Piedras Marcadas to be held on Sunday October 23, weather permitting.
About the Open Space Visitor Center: The purpose of the Open Space Visitor Center is to convey and deepen the relationship between Albuquerque's Open Space program and the integrated community by providing an exceptional environment to enjoy, experience, and learn about land, wildlife, and cultural heritage. Call 897-8831 for more information or visit www.cabq.gov/openspace. For more information about the Albuquerque Archaeological Society, please visit: www.abqarchaeology.com