Celebrate Workshops: Sunday, March 5th – 9:00 AM @ the Bluff Community Center
This year, Friends of Cedar Mesa is offering a variety of workshops for Friends registrants. Please register below, as space is limited!
Pottery Tally “Hikeshop” – FULL
This half-day “hikeshop” will be an in-field workshop with archaeologist and Edge of the Cedar State Park & Museum Curator Jonathan Till. Jonathan will lead pottery tallies adjacent to prehistoric roads so participants will not only learn about pottery identification but will contribute to site knowledge in the area.Cost: Free
Photography Workshop – FULL
This half-day workshop will lead participants through the entire process of photographing archaeological sites in a personally expressive fashion with a focus on composition. FCM Board Vice-Chair and professional photographer Bruce Hucko will lead participants in both field and indoor sessions. This workshop is for the Cedar Mesa aficionado who wants to take their personal photography to a higher level. Cost: Free
How did the Ancestral Puebloans, with such limited resources and control over their environment, make such beautiful and simple pottery? Kayenta artist Kelly Magelby of Kayenta Fire hand builds Ancestral Puebloan replica pottery using hand-gathered wild clay and finishes her pieces using the techniques of these ancient peoples. In this workshop, participants will paint a small piece of pottery and take part in an outdoor firing. Cost: $30.
Pottery Identification Workshop – FULL
This 3-hour session will include a brief overview of a basic pottery analysis method generally implemented in the Four Corners region, an examination and discussion of a pottery type collection. Workshop leader is archaeologist and Bluff resident Mark Bond. Cost: Free