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UA Museums’ Holiday Closures

Happy Holidays from The University of Alabama Museums! Each of our museums has its own holiday schedule so we’d like to help make it easier to know when they are closed and when they will be reopening.

UA Museums’ Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

Happy Thanksgiving from The University of Alabama Museums! Each of our museums has its own holiday schedule so we’d like to help make it easier to know when they are closed and when they will be reopening.

American Indian Film Festival (November 17 and 18)

The American Indian Film Festival is planned for November 17-18, 2021, with films shown from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM on both days at The University of Alabama Student Center Theater.

NOVEMBER 6: Moundville 5K

Celebrate four years of the Moundville 5K Footrace with us! This year, we will celebrate in person for Native American Heritage Month! Whether you run or walk in Moundville Archaeological Park, the Moundville 5k Footrace is an ideal way to participate.

Native American Heritage Month 2021

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.

Moundville 5K 2021

Celebrate four years of the Moundville 5K Footrace with us! This year, we will celebrate in person for Native American Heritage Month! Whether you run or walk in Moundville Archaeological Park, the Moundville 5k Footrace is an ideal way to participate. Proceeds will go to the Moundville Education fund. Participants will receive a free t-shirt.

Virtual Moundville Native American Festival

In this installment of #MoundvilleMondays, Education Outreach Coordinator, Lindsey Gordon, announces this year’s Virtual Native American Festival, happening from October 7-9, 2021! Stay tuned for updates on the schedule of events!

2021 Native American Festival Has Been Cancelled

Due to lack of participation from school groups and travel restrictions for some Native American participants as a result of COVID-19, the in-person 2021 Moundville Native American Festival has been cancelled. The park and campground will remain open for visitation. We look forward to once again being together in-person in 2022.