Tuesday, June 19, 2012

July at the Museum of Archaeology

El Paso Museum of Archaeology
July 2012

Access Update:

Due to TXDOT construction in process, from Hwy 54, use the Sun Valley exit to reach the museum via Transmountain Road westbound.  Look for the right turn lane into the museum driveway.


2012 Archaeology Summer Day Camps – Still Open for Registration

9 am to Noon, Tuesdays through Fridays on the following dates:

July 10 to 13 for ages 7 to 9, Grades 2 to 4


June 26 to 29 and July 24 to 27 for ages 10 to 12, Grades 5 to 7.

The camp registration fee is $55 for El Paso Museum of Archaeology members and $70 for non-members. Registration is accepted on a first-come first-served basis as attendance is limited to twelve students per camp. Children must have completed first grade and be at least seven years old. For information and the camp registration form contact the museum at 915-755-4332 or guidamr@elpasotexas.gov.

New Exhibit: Look Close SEE FAR, A Cultural Portrait of the Maya

On View through September 9, 2012

Saturday, June 23, Free Admission
Photographer’s Talk: 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Reception: 3:00 to 4:30 pm

Meet photographer Bruce T. Martin who has been photographing the Maya and their surroundings for the past twenty years.  He’ll speak on his exhibit, and give you his impressions of the lives and culture of Maya people today.  He says “The Maya region is a place where the delicate balance between society and the environment dominates life and challenges one’s view of reality.”


Pompeii: The Key to Roman Life, film with discussion by Dr. Ronald Suciu, History Professor, El Paso Community College
Saturday, August 25, 2:00 pm, Free Admission

El Paso Museum of Archaeology
4301 Transmountain Road, El Paso Texas 79924; 915-755-4332; guidamr@elpasotexs.gov; www.elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum/

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday, 12 to 5 pm
Closed Mondays and City Holidays

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