Archaeology Festival at the Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve

photo of rock art at Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve

Want to explore ancient rock art, learn about traditional pottery techniques, get up close to desert reptiles, or hear a Navajo vocal artist?

Experience all this and much more when you attend the Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve's annual Archaeology Festival, a celebration of the culture and traditional lifeways and technologies of the Southwest.

Activities will include:

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
"Traditional Technologies" with S.A.L.T.

9:15 a.m.
Traditional pottery

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Desert reptiles

10 a.m., 1 p.m.
Guided trail tours

2:15 p.m.
Ethnobotany guided tour

Noon to 1 p.m.
Arizona State University School of Human Evolution and Social Change presentation, “The Hohokam Were Not Alone: An Exploration of Distant Connections”

11:15 a.m. to 11:45 p.m., 1:45–2:15 p.m.
Musical performance by Canyon Records artist Jay Begaye

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Kids activities in the new education center

Karen Lloyd DOnofrio
School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve
Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve