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LIFELONG LEARNING SERIES

June 15 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

TO BE RESCHEDULED
This lecture will be reschedule for a later date to be determined. Please contact education@thejamesmuseum.org with questions. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Landscape, Cosmology, and Astronomy in Native American Cultures

June 15
1:30-4 p.m.

Individual workshops: $40; $35 for members

Celestial observations played a key role in the development of cosmologies, calendar systems, architectural planning, and site layout among indigenous cultures throughout the Americas. This series focuses on how sky watching traditions have impacted Native American peoples from pre-Hispanic times to present. Led by anthropologist Dr. Gabrielle Vail, discussions will focus on the cultures of the Southeastern and Southwestern United States and the Maya cultures of Mesoamerica.

Space is limited; advanced registration is required.

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm