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Friday, November 22 2019

Piecing Together The Past Exhibit Opening

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Time: 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

 

Join us at the Nebraska History Museum on November 22nd for a free event celebrating the opening of Piecing Together The Past: Exploring 13,000 Years of History with Nebraska’s Archeologists, our newest exhibit that explores Nebraska's deep past through the lens of archeological discoveries.

At 5:30 pm, Rob Bozell, Lynne Ireland, and Lance Foster will give a speech welcoming visitors.

In addition to being the first to see the new exhibit, those who join us will be able to:

  • See archeological artifacts spanning thousands of years
  • Uncover objects in a mock dig pit
  • Walk through an imaginary excavation trench
  • Experience flint knapping demonstrations with UNL Anthropology Professor, Phil Geib
  • Learn about ground penetrating radar used in archeology with Adam Weiwel, Archeologist from the National Park Service's Midwest Archeological Center.
  • Meet historic re-enactors from Fort Atkinson

Refreshments provided.

This event is free and open to all. A Sign Language interpreter will be present during the event for deaf or hard of hearing persons. 

Piecing Together The Past is supported in part the Nebraska Department of TransportationNational Park Service, and the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation

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