OAS Events

Next OAS General  September 5, 2017

OAS does not meet in the Summer months to give our members a chance to get out into the field and do some science.  Stay tuned to our website and facebook page for free lectures and volunteer opportunities throughout the summer.



OAS Cornfest is coming up on August 12. Stay tuned to our facebook page for more information.


We are working up another list of spectacular speakers and programs for the fall season. Below is the list of speakers that we brought to Portland last year:

Oregon Archaeological Society
Lecture Series 2016-2017

Sept. 6, 2016: Dr. John Kelly,
“Mississippian Mound Builder Cultures of the
Mississippi Valley.”

October 4, 2016: Dr. Alison Stenger,
“Woodburn Paleoarchaeology Project.”

November 1, 2016: Dr. Pat O’ Grady,
“The Vital Role of Oregon Archaeological Society in the 2016 Excavations at Rimrock Draw Rockshelter”

December 6, 2016: Dennis Griffin, Oregon SHPO,
“Oregon’s Cultural Resource Management.”

January 3, 2017: Dr. Cameron Smith,
“By Sea, By Snow, By Land, and By Shore: Dispersals
of the Genus Homo.”

February 7, 2017: John Pouley, “Stewardship, Archaeology, and Public Outreach: The Background and Sundry Implications Concerning the First Recorded Biface Cache (35MA375) in the Willamette Valley.”

March 7, 2017: Jack Brink, Royal Alberta Museum,
“Thundering Herds: The Great Buffalo Jumps of the Northern Plains”

April 4, 2017: Rick Minor, “Industrial Archaeology at Willamette Falls: Exploratory Investigations in the North Woolen Mill Foundation at Oregon City”

May 2, 2017: Bill White, Cultural Resource
Archaeologist, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe,
“Cixwicen Village and Cemetery.”

OAS General Meetings are held at the auditorium at
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
OAS business meetings convene at 7pm,
with the lecture following at approximately 7:45.

The OAS General Meeting and the lecture are free and open to the public.

1945 SE Water Ave.
Portland, OR 97214-3354

OAS Board Meetings convene at 5pm before the general meeting, and OAS members are welcome to attend.
For information,  info@oregonarchaeological.org