This holiday season, Moundville Archaeological Park will be closed on Christmas Eve (December 24, 2020) and Christmas Day (December 25, 2020) and will reopen on December 26, 2020.
Today is Giving Tuesday, which is a day set aside to empower people and organizations to transform their communities and the world! If you’d like to participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday event, we’d like to let you know about all of the ways you can help support Moundville Archaeological Park!
Moundville Archaeological Park will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26, 2020 and will reopen on Friday, November 27, 2020.
On November 12, 2020, the Intercultural Diversity Center and the Women Gender & Resource Center hosted a live cooking demonstration featuring Grayhawk Perkins to learn about indigenous cooking and how it relates to culture and gender.
November is recognized as National American Indian Heritage Month! The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.
During our Virtual Moundville Native American Festival, we reached out to everyone young and old to participate in a coloring contest!
Ian W. Brown, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alabama and Emeritus Curator of Gulf Coast Archaeology at the Alabama Museum of Natural History, has written a book titled Behind Glass in Russia, 1992: An Archaeologist’s Journal!
Moundville Archaeological Park has formally re-opened our campground to tent campers (through December 1st when our bathhouse is shut down for the winter) and RV campers (through the winter season, if they have self contained restroom facilities). Check with us to learn about our new Pandemic guidelines and updated cleaning and disinfecting protocols.
If you’d like to attend and participate in this year’s Virtual Moundville Native American Festival, you’ll need to visit the website where it will be held: festival.museums.ua.edu To help you navigate the website, we’ve created a video to show you around! We hope you enjoy this year’s Virtual Moundville Native American Festival!
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Moundville Native American Festival will be virtual this year! Some of the virtual festival video content and livestreams will be FREE to the public, but there will be exclusive content that will only be available to ticketholders who purchase Admission.