Monday, August 3, 2009

Upcoming Exhibits

Fall is just around the corner, believe it or not! Here are two exhibits planned this coming semester:

Archaeology Month Exhibit, coming October 2009

Presentation to be held October 1, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. ULM Library Special Collections Passman Room 502B.
Dr George Avery, Ph. D., RPA, Cultural Heritage Resource Coordinator, Center for Regional Heritage Research , Anthropology and Archaeology Laboratory, Stephen F. Austin State University will present a talk, Dating Old Bottles: Fort Miro Site Artifacts. The basics of dating old bottles will be presented using examples from the Fort Miro site. A handout providing simple illustrations for dating bottles will be given out. The handout will also contain a list of references and websites related to dating and identifying bottles. Visitors are encouraged to bring bottles that they wish to have dated. Archaeological interpretation of bottles will also be discussed.

Highway 80 in Print, coming November 2009

November 3, 2009 through December 17, 2009, Highway 80 in Print, a public exhibit and program showcasing the works of documentary photographer Lee Estes, will be held in the Special Collections Department of the University of Louisiana at Monroe Library. The kickoff program will be November 3, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. in the Passman Room of Special Collections and the exhibit will be on display through the fall semester. Mr. Estes documented on film, the people, buildings, landscape and culture of Highway 80 in North Louisiana. This program and exhibit is being funded through an Outreach Grant by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities

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