For more information on events contact the museum at 901-785-3203 or chucalissa@memphis.edu

Upcoming Events

Family Day

Summer Family Days Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00; Saturdays at 10:00 and 1:30.  Detailed schedule below.

 

For the price of regular museum admission:

  • Take a tour of the museum
  • Throw darts with an atlatl
  • Conduct a scavenger hunt in our Main Hall
  • Tour our hands-on Archaeology Lab
  • Participate in a special fun program and create a keepsake craft to take home

Family programs and craft activities change weekly. For a detailed description of programs and crafts, please see our online brochure.

  • July 1 - Prehistory to Trail of Tears/Talking Sticks, 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • July 4 -- Museum closed for Holiday
  • July 6 - Stone Tools & Weapons/Snake Painting, 1:30 p.m.
  • July 8 - Stone Tools & Weapons/Snake Painting, 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • July 11 - Prehistoric Art/Pottery, 1:30 p.m.
  • July 13 - Prehistoric Art/Pottery, 1:30 p.m.
  • July 15 - Prehistoric Art/Pottery, 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • July 18 - Mystery Box/Beading, 1:30 p.m.
  • July 20 - Mystery Box/Beading, 1:30 p.m.
  • July 22 - Mystery Box/Beading, 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • July 25 - Music/Coloring Books, 1:30 p.m.
  • July 27 - Music/Coloring Books, 1:30 p.m.
  • July 29 - Music/Coloring Books, 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • August 5 - Trash Talks/Snake Painting, 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • August 12 - Stone Tools & Weapons/Talking Sticks, 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • August 19 - Prehistoric Art/Pottery, 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • August 26 - Mystery Box/Beading, 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

 

Volunteer Saturdays: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Drop by to help process prehistoric artifacts excavated from sites in western Tennessee, help in landscaping our gardens and trail, and much more. Come for one hour or the entire four. Children are welcome with parental supervision. No experience is required.

The 2017 Volunteer Saturday Schedule Is: 

  • January 21
  • February 18
  • March 18
  • April 15  Help plant the Three Sisters' Garden!  No artifact sorting this day.
  • May 20
  • June 17
  • July 15
  • August 19
  • September 16
  • October 21--
  • November 25
  • December--No volunteer day in December.