Verde Valley Archeology Center
International Archaeology Day
October 19th, 2013
If you are interested in archeology and are going to be visiting Sedona, Arizona and the Verde Valley this coming weekend you will not want to miss the free events and activities taking place at the Verde Valley Archaeology Center on Saturday October 19th, 2013!
The Archaeological Institute of America and the Verde Valley Archaeology Center are marking this International Day of Archaeology with lectures, films and demonstrations. All events are free but the classes and movies require advanced registration due to limited seating. Below you will find a list of events taking place, and a links to register for the limited seating events.
- 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Research Lab open with artifact samples
- 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Children’s Discovery Area activities including a Silent Auction to benefit the Children’s Discovery Area
- 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Overview of Prehistoric Verde Valley Ceramics
This free class will provide an overview of the various types of prehistoric pottery found within the Verde Valley. If you are interested in attending please register here.
- 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lost Ceremonies of the Hopi Cliff Dwellers
This free movie is the result of a grant received by the Center and the Hopi Tribe to preserve a film made in 1957 of a toupe of Hopi dancers who performed throughout the country from the 1920’s through the 1950’s, including at Carnegie Hall. If you are interested in attending please register here.
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Rock Art of the Verde Valley
This free class will provide an overview of the rock art found within the Verde Valley. Learn who, how and why of the rock art.If you are interested in attending please register here.
- 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Hopi Songs of the Fourth World
This free movie is a compelling study of the Hopi that captures their deep spirituality and reveals their integration of art and daily life. If you are interested in attending please register here.
Directions from the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona to the Verde Valley Archeology Center