This workshop is now full and registration is closed.
Thursdays, October 21 and 28 and November 4 | 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Join a trio of museum scientists for a three-part conversation about Oregon archaeology—and what it reveals about the distant and not-so-distant past.

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Thursday, October 21 | 6:00 p.m.

Jaime Kennedy, a white woman with long auburn hair, smiles at the camera before a background of grey siding


Archaeologist Jaime Kennedy leads a discussion about how paleoethnobotanists interpret Indigenous People's relationships with foods in deep history. 

Thursday, October 28 | 6:00 p.m.

Andrew Boehm, an white man with a beard, smiles at the camera


Archaeologist Andrew Boehm delves into the world of zooarchaeology, exploring what we can learn from animal bones at cultural sites.

Thursday, November 4 | 6:00 p.m.

Archaeologist Chris Ruiz


Historical archaeologist Chris Ruiz wraps up the series with a look at how artifacts, written records, and oral histories can inform our understanding of Oregon's more recent history. 

Each session will be paired with a brief reading to be completed by the participants ahead of time. We ask that participants commit to attending all three sessions. 

Registration is closed. To be added to a wait list email

The museum is committed to making the program as accessible as possible and offers a sliding scale registration fee of $20 to $60 with a recommended payment of $40, which helps keep this program accessible to others. 


PLEASE NOTE: This is an in-person program that is scheduled to take place at the museum. The museum will continue to follow pandemic safety guidelines as set by the University of Oregon and the Oregon Health Authority; if necessary, the series may be moved to a virtual format. 


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