Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art The Glories of Bhutan September 22, 2018 (Sat) through October 4, 2018 (Thurs) (12 nites/13 days in Bhutan- plus DRUK air to & from Bangkok & international home Arriving in Thailand in time for 8 am flight to Paro, Bhutan on Sat, Sept 21 Leaving Paro, Bhutan on Oct […]
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 3pm Patricia M. Salmon Curator of History (retired), Staten Island Museum Archeological Discoveries in Brewing: From the Ancients to Staten Island’s Nineteenth Century Brewery Barons Ancient breweries have been discovered in Israel, Turkey, Cyprus, China, and elsewhere. Let’s look at the brewing past, both in ancient times and in […]
Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3pm The Dr. George G. Hackman Memorial Lecture Dr. Anna Semon Director, North American Archaeology Lab, American Museum of Natural History Mississippian pottery production and use on the Georgia coast The Mississippian period (A.D. 200–1580) on the Georgia coast consisted of chiefdoms structured by a diverse landscape of […]
Sunday, April 8, 2018, at 3pm Archaeological Institute of America Dr. Michelle Damian Assistant Professor of History at Monmouth College Maritime Trade Networks of Medieval Japan This study demonstrates that despite the political upheaval of Japan’s late medieval period (15th–16thc), trade connections within the Inland Sea region actually flourished, resulting in the beginnings […]
The Archaeological Society of Staten Island & The Archaeological Institute of America Staten Island Society 2017- 2018 Sunday Lecture Series Sunday, Sept 17, 2017 at 3pm (Spiro 4) The Helen H. Loeffler Memorial Lecture Dr. Marta Ameri Assistant Professor of Art History, Colby College “Ships from Dilmun, Magan and Meluhha:” Ancient […]
April 30, 2017, at 3pm The Dr.Esther Grushkin Memorial Lecture Dr. Thierry Petit Unveiling the Greek Sphinx The Greek Sphinx always has been a fascinating topic. From the Renaissance to the present day there has been much speculation about the figure. Its encounter with Oedipus as well as the famous riddle are the main […]
March 26, 2017 at 3pm Archaeological Institute of America – Norton Lecturer Lothar von Falkenhausen Trying to Do the Right Thing to Protect the World’s Cultural Heritage: One Committee Member’s Tale This is a personal account of the author’s service as a member of President Obama’s Cultural Property Advisory Committee. It reflects upon the purpose […]
The Archaeological Society of Staten Island & The Archaeological Institute of America Staten Island Society 2016- 2017 Sunday Lecture Series Sunday, Sept 25, 2016 at 3pm Archaeological Institute of America Lecture Dr. Kathleen Gibson Tools, Language, and the Evolution of the Human Mind Darwin and Wallace, co-discoverers of evolution by natural […]
Learn about local exchange and interaction among the ancient Andean cultures!
Discover the story of the 16th century whalers along the Labrador coast!