A History of the Ancient Southwest: Lecture and Tour

Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 1:00pm3:30pm
Museum of Natural History University of Colorado Boulder
Ticketed, members only. Purchase tickets online or call 720-913-0130.

Exclusively for Douglas Society members.

Spend a Sunday afternoon in Boulder with University of Colorado professor Dr. Steve Lekson.  We will meet at the University of Colorado’s Museum of Natural History for a light reception followed by an insider’s view of the current exhibition, Ancient Southwest: Peoples, Pottery and Place.  As the exhibition’s curator, Dr. Lekson will speak about the history of the Southwest through the objects he chose.  A guided gallery tour will follow. 

This is an exciting opportunity to explore 1000 years of Southwestern history through the museum’s celebrated collection with one of the premier authorities on the ancient cultures of the Southwest.

Reception (1 pm) and lecture (1:30 pm) in DIno Hall, followed by a guided exhibition tour from 2:30-3:30 pm

Douglas Society members only: $5. Due to the nature of the gallery, space is limited to 30 people.

Reserve and prepay admission on-line at denverartmuseum.org or call 720-913-0130. Tickets go on sale October 1 at 10 am.

For map and parking information, visit cumuseum.colorado.edu

The CU Museum of Natural History is handicap accessible. For information, visit  http://cumuseum.colorado.edu/visit/accessibility

 

Image credit: Fourmile Polychrome (detail), 14th century.  Photo courtesy of University of Colorado Museum of Natural History.