The TAC International Film and Video Festival kicks off in Eugene OR in just three weeks! This film festival is the only one of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Featuring over 100 entries from 24 countries, these great films focus on cultural heritage and the diversity of human cultures. The festival will take place at The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts and will screen the 18 of the films, as selected by our staff, over three days. Tickets are $20 opening night, and $12 for all following sessions, or $90 for a full 3 day pass! Tickets are available through the Shedd ticket office both in person or by phone at 541-434-7000, so order yours today!

And check out THIS TRAILER for what to expect at this years festival!

THE APRIL VIDEO NEWS FROM TAC IS NOW AVAILABLE! This month’s episode features another trip to Biscayne National Park’s Maritime Heritage Trail! This time around we visit the wreckage of the yacht Mandalay, an impressive two-masted sailing ship. Check out the video news HERE!And don’t forget if you’re in the Western Oregon or Western Washington areas and a Comcast customer, you can watch the Video News on Comcast OnDemand! Just press the OnDemand button on your remote, go to Get Local and look for the TAC Video News!

THE APRIL VIDEO NEWS FROM TAC IS NOW AVAILABLE! This month’s episode features another trip to Biscayne National Park’s Maritime Heritage Trail! This time around we visit the wreckage of the yacht Mandalay, an impressive two-masted sailing ship. Check out the video news HERE!

And don’t forget if you’re in the Western Oregon or Western Washington areas and a Comcast customer, you can watch the Video News on Comcast OnDemand! Just press the OnDemand button on your remote, go to Get Local and look for the TAC Video News!

CATCH THE LATEST ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS with the weekly audio news from archaeologica! Featuring:

  • Science sides with Jesus’ wife papyrus
  • Ancient and medieval boats identified in Irish loch
  • Isotope profiling paints a vast and complex map of Ancestral Puebloan turquoise trade
  • Israeli salvage dig finds rare Egyptian era remains

Listen now HERE!

Image courtesy of Phys.org

ATTENTION TACers! We need your help with the archaeology cartoon of the week! As we share more and more of the cartoons with you, there is less new material we have to share each week. So, if you or a friend has a hilarious archaeology related cartoon send it to us in a message and maybe it will be the next cartoon of the week!In the meantime, enjoy this week’s archaeology cartoon of the week!Image courtesy of: http://bit.ly/1ewJhPj

ATTENTION TACers! We need your help with the archaeology cartoon of the week! As we share more and more of the cartoons with you, there is less new material we have to share each week. So, if you or a friend has a hilarious archaeology related cartoon send it to us in a message and maybe it will be the next cartoon of the week!

In the meantime, enjoy this week’s archaeology cartoon of the week!

Image courtesy of: http://bit.ly/1ewJhPj

CATCH THE LATEST ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS with the weekly audio news from archaeologica! Featuring:
New research uncovers surprising use of asbestos by Byzantine Monks
 Aerial photography reveals exciting discoveries at Phoenician colony in Spain
 Infrared sensing leads to new interpretations at Ancestral Puebloan settlement
 Ancient nomads play important role in early spread of domesticated crops along Silk Road
Listen now HERE!
Image courtesy of EurekAlert!

CATCH THE LATEST ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS with the weekly audio news from archaeologica! Featuring:

  • New research uncovers surprising use of asbestos by Byzantine Monks
  • Aerial photography reveals exciting discoveries at Phoenician colony in Spain
  • Infrared sensing leads to new interpretations at Ancestral Puebloan settlement
  • Ancient nomads play important role in early spread of domesticated crops along Silk Road

Listen now HERE!

Image courtesy of EurekAlert!

CATCH THE LATEST ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS with the weekly audio news from archaeologica! Featuring:
 New research uncovers surprising use of asbestos by Byzantine Monks
 Aerial photography reveals exciting discoveries at Phoenician colony in Spain
 Infrared sensing leads to new interpretations at Ancestral Puebloan settlement
 Ancient nomads play important role in early spread of domesticated crops along Silk Road
Listen now HERE!
Image and article courtesy of Western Digs

CATCH THE LATEST ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS with the weekly audio news from archaeologica! Featuring:

  • New research uncovers surprising use of asbestos by Byzantine Monks
  •  Aerial photography reveals exciting discoveries at Phoenician colony in Spain
  • Infrared sensing leads to new interpretations at Ancestral Puebloan settlement
  • Ancient nomads play important role in early spread of domesticated crops along Silk Road

Listen now HERE!

Image and article courtesy of Western Digs

THE APRIL VIDEO NEWS TRAILER IS NOW AVAILABLE! This month’s episode features a trip to Pleistocene Lake Lahontan’s Hidden Cave:
Formed under the tumultuous waves of Pleistocene Lake Lahontan, Hidden Cave was sealed from access until the indigenous people of the Carson Sink in western Nevada 3,800-3,500 years ago discovered it. But then it became an important part of their lives as they harvested the natural foods of their land.

Watch the trailer HERE!

And catch the full episode later this month!

Anonymous asked:

Where do you post the archaeology term of the week? I would love to participate, but I only ever see the answers posted on tumblr!

You can find the term of the week question in a number of places! It’s available on our Facebook page, Twitter, and Google+ page. Hope this helps!