M.A.S. fosters public under-standing through educational programs and publications, and promotes scientific research; careful, well-directed archaeological activity; conservation of sites, data, and artifacts; and seeks to prevent the collection of specimens for commercial purposes.
This Saturday! Our free, public speaker program as part of our Annual Meeting at the Robbins Museum of Archaeology. Hear regional experts in #archeology talk about recent #research. Program begins at 1pm. After the talks, be sure to wander our hidden gem museum. Collections include artifacts reaching back 15,000 years, historic #dolls, clothing, and figures, Native American photographic #portraits, and displays on the #science of archaeology. Join us in celebration of #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth. #digMass #history #culture #Massachusetts ... See MoreSee Less
In case you missed the recent #GoogleDoodle, here is the tribute to Eastern Band Cherokee woodcarver and #educator Amanda Crowe (1928-2004). Re-posted in celebration of her amazing talent and for #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth. Other gorgeous figures, objects, and garments by 20th century #FirstPeoples artists and craftspeople are on display at the Robbins in Middleborough. Come see us! #archaeology #culture #historyIn honor of Native American Heritage Month, today’s video Doodle celebrates Eastern Band Cherokee Indian woodcarver and educator Amanda Crowe, a prolific art... ... See MoreSee Less
The MAS invites you to its 2018 Annual Meeting on Saturday, Nov. 17. The business meeting starts at 10am and the speakers program will take place from 1pm-3:30pm. Members and friends are invited to learn more about the latest research from around the state. Registration is free, but as a nonprofit museum and education center, we welcome your donations! #archaeology #history #culture #digMass ... See MoreSee Less
Wrapping up Archaeology Month in October with some pictures from our event in Newburyport. Check out the skills of our new #CitizenScientists! #digMass #archaeology #history #science ... See MoreSee Less