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International Archaeology Day at PGMInternational Archaeology Day at PGM<div class="ExternalClassFF29274E6172434F8F94C916C6FA3CD0"><h1><img src="/parkssite/MediaAssets/Fun_with_dirt.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:240px;vertical-align:auto;float:left;" />International Archaeology Day </h1><p>Explore the ancient heart of Phoenix at Pueblo Grande Museum (PGM) on Saturday, October 21 with a full day of archaeology fun! In collaboration with the Central Arizona Society of the Archaeological Institute of America, archaeology demonstrations, children's activities, tours, and more will be available throughout the day from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All International Archaeology Day (IAD) activities are included with regular Museum admission, which can be free with when you sign up for PGM's mailing list! </p><p><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/international-archaeology-day-at-pueblo-grande-museum-tickets-35551998986" target="_blank"><strong>Sign up now for FREE Admission to PGM on International Archaeology Day!</strong></a></p><p>Each year City Archaeologist Laurene Montero celebrates IAD by getting dirty at PGM with the volunteer preservation and mound stabilization group, The Mudslingers. Montero says "It's a great way to celebrate archaeology, engage the community, and show people that archaeology is more than what they might think. I hope we'll even inspire a few people to choose archaeology as a career."</p><p>Archaeology aficionados of all ages will have the opportunity to witness preservation techniques on the prehistoric platform mound, do a simulated archaeological dig, attend a lecture, and do hands-on archaeology crafts. The Museum will also be offering tours of the archaeological site, as well as have artifact show and tell stations throughout the day. All IAD activities are included with paid Museum admission.</p><p>Each year, on the third Saturday of October, the Archaeological Institute of America and collaborating archaeological organizations across the United States, Canada, and abroad present archaeological programs and activities for people of all ages and interests to celebrate International Archaeology Day. Whether it is a family-friendly archaeology fair, a guided tour of a local archaeological site, a simulated dig, a lecture or interactive, hands-on programs, this world wide day of celebration provides everyone the chance to indulge their inner Indiana Jones and be an archaeologist for the day.</p><p>For more information on this and other events at Pueblo Grande Museum visit pueblogrande.com or call (602) 495-0901. Visit archaeological.org/archaeologyday for more information on International Archaeology Day.</p><p><strong>Event Details:</strong></p><p>9 a.m. to noon –       Mudslinging preservation demonstration on platform mound</p><p>10 a.m. to noon –     Archaeology for Kids excavation activity</p><p>Noon to 1 p.m. –      Lecture by Brandelyn M. Andres, Professor of Art History - Yavapai College Prescott on<br>                                 <em>Perpetual Mystery: The Archaeological History of Stonehenge</em></p><p>2 p.m. to 4 p.m. –     Hohokam art crafts for kids</p><p>9 a.m. to 4 p.m. –     Tours of the archaeological site and artifact cart show & tell</p></div>10/21/2017 4:00:00 PM10/21/2017 11:45:00 PMPueblo Grande Museum602-495-0901Pueblo Grande MuseumInternational Archaeology Day Explore the ancient heart of Phoenix at Pueblo Grande Museum (PGM) on Saturday, October 21 with a full day of archaeology fun! In collaboration with the Central Arizona Society of the Archaeological Institute of America, archaeology demonstrations, children's activities, tours, and more will be available throughout the day from 9 a.m. to 430 p.m. All International Archaeology Day (IAD) activities are included with regular Museum admission, which can be free with when you sign up for PGM's mailing list! Sign up now for FREE Admission to PGM on International Archaeology Day! Each year City Archaeologist Laurene Montero celebrates IAD by getting dirty at PGM with the volunteer preservation and mound stabilization group, The Mudslingers. Montero says "It's a great way to celebrate archaeology, engage the community, and show people that archaeology is more than what they might think. I hope we'll even inspire a few people to choose archaeology as a career." Archaeology aficionados of all ages will have the opportunity to witness preservation techniques on the prehistoric platform mound, do a simulated archaeological dig, attend a lecture, and do hands-on archaeology crafts. The Museum will also be offering tours of the archaeological site, as well as have artifact show and tell stations throughout the day. All IAD activities are included with paid Museum admission. Each year, on the third Saturday of October, the Archaeological Institute of America and collaborating archaeological organizations across the United States, Canada, and abroad present archaeological programs and activities for people of all ages and interests to celebrate International Archaeology Day. Whether it is a family-friendly archaeology fair, a guided tour of a local archaeological site, a simulated dig, a lecture or interactive, hands-on programs, this world wide day of celebration provides everyone the chance to indulge their inner Indiana Jones and be an archaeologist for the day. For more information on this and other events at Pueblo Grande Museum visit pueblogrande.com or call (602) 495-0901. Visit archaeological.org/archaeologyday for more information on International Archaeology Day. Event Details 9 a.m. to noon – Mudslinging preservation demonstration on platform mound 10 a.m. to noon – Archaeology for Kids excavation activity Noon to 1 p.m. – Lecture by Brandelyn M. Andres, Professor of Art History - Yavapai College Prescott on Perpetual Mystery The Archaeological History of Stonehenge 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Hohokam art crafts for kids 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Tours of the archaeological site and artifact cart show & tell