Verde Valley Archaeology Field Institute Offers Monument and Archaeology Tours
The Verde Valley Archaeology Field Institute is an educational program of the Archaeology Center. The Institute offers various classes and workshops throughout the year, as well as guided hiking tours to the National Monuments and to private archaeology preserves owned by the Archaeological Conservancy. Click the button to find out more and to book a tour. See some of our site visits by visiting us on Flickr.Book a Tour
July 7-10. Join us as we spend 4 days (2 full and 2 half-days) and 3 nights of quality time learning the history, culture, food and arts of the Zuni People. This is a carpool trip limited to 15 participants.
We will have the privilege of experienced Zuni archaeologists, guides and teachers as we venture to archaeological sites, enjoy hearing their migration story, learn to prepare and dine on traditional foods, understand about the use of woven and embroidered textiles, and visit local artists known for their intricate jewelry and sculptural stone fetish carvings. Click HERE for more information and to register.
Colorado Field School Registration Open
The Center's annual Colorado excavation field school near Cortez is now open for registration. There area two sessions available: August 16-19 and August 23-26. Click either date to register or for more information.
2019 Gala Benefit - Save the Date
Our annual International Archaeology Day Benefit will be at the Sedona Poco Diablo Resort on October 19. Sponsorships are available NOW. Tickets go on sale on August 1. We are very pleased to welcome back for this year's gala, Dr. Brian Fagan after an extremely popular presentation at our 2017 gala. British-born and Cambridge University educated Brian Fagan is widely regarded as the world’s leading archaeological writer and has an international reputation as an author of influential books about major issues such as ancient climate change, the relationship between humans and water, past and present, and sustainability in ancient and contemporary subsistence level societies. His books have been translated into over nine languages.
PLAN YOUR VISIT
Tuesday to Saturday
Group Tours must be reserved two weeks in advance.