Saturday, April 19, 2014
Ancient Egypt Family Day with the Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
This fun-filled day will be held at the Art Museum of the University of Memphis, in the lobby of the Communication and Fine Arts Building.
Travel back in time for a day and explore the wonders of ancient Egypt right here in Memphis, Tennessee! Write your name in hieroglyphs, color a mask while learning about ancient Egyptian gods, make your own copy of an
ancient Egyptian amulet, and much more.
See real ancient Egyptian artifacts in the Egyptian Gallery and meet students and Egyptologists of the IEAA. Guided tours of the Egyptian collection
will be offered.
There will be lots of fun and interesting activities for all!
Sign up for our School for Scribes, an intensive, hour-long session where you will learn more about ancient Egyptian
Class size in the "School for Scribes" is limited, so please call (901) 678-2649 to reserve your place.
Scribes must be 10 years of age or older. Adults are welcome.
IEAA Family Day is FREE and Open to the public.
For information or to make group reservations, call (901) 678-2649.
Click here to download a printable color copy of the Family Day 2014 flyer for the event.
This Family Day is dedicated to the memory of Doris Layne (standing center), friend, supporter and colleague.
Graduate students Eric McCann (left) and Sarah Pitt Kaplan (right), along with the
late Doris Layne, show kids and their parents how to "Write Your Name in Hieroglyphs".