Portland Archaeology Events

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OMSI Presents Pompeii: The Exhibition

This new exhibit tells the story of Pompeii before and after the sudden disaster that destroyed the city. Over
150 artifacts on loan fromthe Naples National Archeological Museum
are on display, including vibrant frescoes, detailed mosaics, lifelike statues,
and precious personal objects. An immersive 4-D eruption theater allows
guests to experience the eruption itself. The
exhibition concludes withone of the largest
collections of authentic body casts ever presented,
each telling its own unique story frozen in
time.

The exhibit runs from June 24 to October 22.
Information about this exhibit can be found at the OMSI website here>>

The Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI) is seeking volunteers to provide visitors with friendly and helpful service as they navigate their Featured Exhibit, Pompeii: The Exhibition.

If you are interested in volunteering for this exhibit, please visit www.omsi.edu/volunteer to fill
out an application OR contact Kristen Kraklow at kkraklow@omsi.edu for more information.

 

Fort Vancouver National
Historic Site Events

Visit their website here>>
Saturday, August 19, 2017
BARK Ranger Walking Tour: Vancouver Barracks
Time: 10:00 AM. Fees: Free.
Location: Meet at the parking lot of the reconstructed
Fort Vancouver Explore local history and learn about dog etiquette at the
national park on this free, ranger-led walking tour series
designed for visitors and their dogs.

 

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Ethnobotany Walk on the Confluence Land Bridge
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Fees: Free
Location: Starts at Old Apple Tree Park
Join Grand Ronde Lifeways Instructor Greg Archuleta to
learn about native plants, their uses, and Chinookan
culture. To RSVP, contact Program Manager Courtney
Yilk at courtney@confluenceproject.org 360-693-0123

 

September 2, 2017
19th Century Black Powder Demonstration
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Fees: Free
Location: Parade Ground, near the traffic circle that
connects East Evergreen Boulevard with Fort Vancouver
Way Join us for a 19th century black powder demonstration!

 

Saturday, September 9, 2017
Campfires & Candlelight
Time: 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Fees: Free
Location: Reconstructed Fort Vancouver
Join us for our largest living history event of the year!
https://www.nps.gov/fova/index.htm, (360) 816-6230

 

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Thanks to everyone for  making the ARARA 2017 conference a success.
Visit the ARARA website here>> to join.

 

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