Diversity in the Desert:
A Community Celebration
Please join us for a very special evening honoring the Museum and our community! Preview the new exhibit, Capturing Time: Celebrating 35 Years of the High Desert Museum. Enjoy live music, beverage tastings, appetizers, children’s activities and see the Lazinka sawmill in action.
Dr. Tom Connolly, director of archaeological research, and Dr. Dennis Jenkins, archeologist, from The Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon, will explore 15,000 years of High Desert prehistory. Get an insider’s look into research on the Fort Rock sandals, the oldest footwear in the world, which the High Desert Museum has in our collections.
6:00 pm—8:00 pm, doors open at 6:00 pmMembers free, guests $7Beer tasting package: $10 (pint glass and tickets)
RSVP by May 5 (space is limited): highdesertmuseum.org/rsvp
Presentations in the Donald M. Kerr Bird of Prey Pavilion:
6:30-7:00 pm: 15,000 Years of High Desert Archaeology with Dr. Dennis Jenkins, senior research archaeologist, The Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon
7:30-8:00 pm: Not Written in Stone: What Archaeological Basketry Tells Us about the First Oregonians with Dr. Tom Connolly, director of archaeological research, The Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon
Seating is limited. Passes required for entry. Pick up passes near the Admissions desk.
For more information call 541-382-4754 ext. 241 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Made possible by The Bend Foundation and with support from
Special thanks to
Friday, May 12, 2017 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm