Archaeology Expo

Archaeology Expo

Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Human Evolution and Social Change
Location: Deer Valley Rock Art Center, 3711 W. Deer Valley Road
Campus: Off-campus           
Cost: Free

The Deer Valley Rock Art Center, a museum and archaeological site located in northwest Phoenix, is pleased to invite you to our biggest event of the year! Celebrate Arizona Archaeology Month with us and enjoy a day of activities highlighting the archaeology, rock art and desert ecology of Arizona.
Archaeology Expo will take place on Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center. It is a free day of fun activities for the entire family.
Activities include:

  • archaeology demonstrations and ancient skills
  • agave roast and tasting
  • flint knapping
  • special guest exhibitors
  • guided hikes on the petroglyph trail
  • mock archaeology dig for kids
  • rock art- and archaeology-themed children’s art exhibit
  • live Sonoran Desert wildlife
  • ethnobotanical garden
  • musical performance by Mariachi Pasión

And much more!
This festival is FREE and open to the public.
The Deer Valley Rock Art Center has the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix Valley. Visitors hike a quarter-mile trail to view over 1,500 petroglyphs made between 500 and 7,000 years ago. The museum aims to promote preservation of, connection to and respect for the site and is a destination for everyone to learn about archaeology in their own backyard. The center is managed by the ASU School of Human Evolution and Social Change, home to one of the top archaeology programs in the country.

Visitors to the Archaeology Expo can taste roasted agave, a food eaten by ancient peoples in the region.

For more information
Website: Deer Valley Rock Art Center
Phone: 623-582-8007

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