• February 27, 2021

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New ‘Chacoan Outliers’ exhibit debuts at Museum of Archaeology

Officials with the El Paso Museum of Archaeology invite the public to view the new exhibit, From the Edge of Center: The Chacoan Outliers that opens on Saturday, January 25 at the museum. “We are pleased to present this exhibit on the Chacoan outliers to the El Paso community,” said El Paso Museum of Archaeology Director, Jeff […]Read More

Museum of Archaeology to host Hopi Pottery, Native American Storytelling

The El Paso Museum of Archaeology invites the public to learn more about Native American  culture by attending two special events on Saturday, November 30, that celebrate Native American Heritage Month. “This year the museum of archaeology is excited to share two different Native American art forms with our community,” said Museum of Archaeology Director […]Read More

El Paso Museum of Archaeology to host 21st Biennial Jornada

The City of El Paso officials announced that the El Paso Museum of Archaeology will host the 21st Biennial Jornada Mogollon Archaeology Conference on October 11 and 12 at the museum.   “These types of conferences highlight the fact that archaeological research is alive and well in the Southwest.” said El Paso Museum of Archaeology Director Jeff […]Read More

Museum of Archaeology to open two new exhibits

The El Paso Museum of Archaeology is opening two new exhibitions starting Saturday, April 27 that focus on the Jornada Mogollon Culture. “Both exhibits feature the Jornada Mogollon culture which lived in the El Paso and surrounding regions from about AD 01 – 1450.  Our area has been a cultural crossroads for hundreds, perhaps thousands […]Read More

Poppies Fest Takes Over El Paso Museum of Archaeology this

Officials with the Museum of Archaeology are inviting the public to enjoy spring in the Franklin Mountains by attending the annual Poppies Fest at the museum grounds in Northeast El Paso. “Poppies Fest provides the community with opportunities to learn about conservation and our environment while taking advantage of the natural beauty of El Paso’s […]Read More

Museum of Archaeology Showcases Two New Exhibitions

The El Paso Museum of Archaeology invites the public to view two new exhibitions that focus on the cosmos, constellations and mythology and the enigma of the Salado people. Astronomy and the Mesoamerican Cosmos is a look at the cosmos, constellations and mythology from a Mesoamerican perspective. Like the ancient peoples of the Old World, […]Read More

Museum of Archaeology Hosts Native American Storytelling Saturday

The Museum of Archaeology invites the public to a Native American Story telling event from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 24. “We are always excited to welcome Alex for our Native American Storytelling event,” said Museum of Archaeology Director Jeff Romney. “These stories teach our visitors about some of the cultural history […]Read More

El Paso Museum of Archaeology to Close for Renovations This

Starting September 9, the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department will close the El Paso Museum of Archaeology for renovations. “This project will improve our restrooms and parking lot to ensure ADA compliance,” said Museums and Cultural Affairs Department Director Tracey Jerome. “We will also install additional emergency exits in the galleries and the collection storage […]Read More

Gallery+Story: Fort Bliss Archaeology Preservation A Team Effort

About two years ago, Belinda Mollard, a senior archaeologist at Fort Bliss, was escorting officials from the Army’s Installation Management Command to an archaeological site on post when two Soldiers approached and demanded to know what they were doing. Their actions delighted her. “It showed that all our education efforts were paying off,” Mollard said. […]Read More