Events

Upcoming Events:

MSU GRANDPARENTS UNIVERSITY

We will be hosting a class titled History Beneath Our Feet: The Archaeology of MSU. The session will start with a brief presentation on archaeological discoveries on MSU’s campus. Participants will then clean and lean how to identify and date artifacts found at MSU. The class will take place on Thursday, June 27th at 9 am. If you are interested in signing yourself and your grandchild up for this class, please visit the registration website to sign up!


PREVIOUS EVENTS:

SUMMER 2019 CAMPUS ARCHAEOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE FIELD SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Join us on Saturday, June 1st from 10 am – 2 pm at our excavations on the corner of Shaw Lane and Hagadorn Road. Learn about what the students have been learning and finding this summer!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/433777707188210/

DIGGING INTO THE PAST: HASLETT BRANCH CADL

On Saturday, May 11, join us for “Digging into the Past” at the Haslett Branch of the Capital Area District Libraries from 2-3 pm. Learn how to identify artifacts, estimate how old an archaeological site is, who lived there, and more!

MSU SCIENCE FESTIVAL: EXPO DAY

April 6th, 2019. We will be participating in the MSU Science Fest where you will be able to screen for artifacts, play our stratigraphy game, participate in our #ColorCAP coloring page competition, and check out some artifacts we have uncovered on campus! Learn more about the festival: https://sciencefestival.msu.edu/

BENNET WOODS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE NIGHT

Thursday, January 24th, 6:30 pm. We will have a table full of artifacts, our stratigraphy game, and some of the tools we use for excavations.

APPARITIONS AND ARCHAEOLOGY – A HAUNTED CAMPUS TOUR

Join the MSU Campus Archaeology Program and the MSU Paranormal Society on Tuesday October 30th at 7 pm for our annual Apparitions & Archaeology Haunted Campus Tour! Meet us at Beaumont Tower!

This hour long walking tour highlights haunted archaeological sites on the northern portion of Michigan State University’s historic campus. We have added new stops and stories this year, and we can’t wait to share them with you! Appropriate for all ages and free! 

Check out our Facebook event!

MICHIGAN ARCHAEOLOGY DAY 

Come see us at Michigan Archaeology Day on Saturday October 13th from 10 am – 4 pm! The event takes place at Michigan History Center in Lansing, MI. We have a new activity and we will be bringing artifacts that we found on campus.