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Saturday in the Park: Tattooing Across Cultures

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday in the Park is a series of demonstrations and presentations related to Native Americans, archaeology, natural history, sustainable gardening and more!

On Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 11 am until 2 pm, Dr. Christopher Lynn from The University of Alabama Anthropology Department and the Inking of Immunity podcast will be teaching a class about Tattooing Across Cultures.

Dr. Lynn will be giving an overview lecture of his research on the biocultural aspects of tattooing across different cultures, with a focus in modern American, Samoan and prehistoric European Cultures. He will then discuss several methods of tattooing with demonstrations of each method. Hands-on activities, including ink-making and mock-tattooing. Participants under the age of 18 will require an adult guardian to participate in the hands-on activities. Registration is strongly encouraged to ensure material availability.

How to Register

Please fill out this online form so that we know how many people to expect at the event.


This event will take place on Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 11 am until 2 pm.


All programs are free with paid park admission.

  • Adults – $8
  • Seniors (55-years-old and older) – $7
  • Students – $6
  • Under 5 – Free
  • Moundville Residents – Free
  • Native American visitors – Free with tribal membership card
  • UA Museums members – Free with museum membership


This program will take place inside the Jones Archaeological Museum.

Moundville is located 13 miles south of Tuscaloosa, off Alabama Highway 69 and the physical address is 634 Mound State Parkway, Moundville, AL 35474-6413.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please email mmholley@ua.edu or call  (205) 371-8732.


February 25
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Moundville Archaeological Park
MOUNDVILLE, AL 35474 United States
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