Arbor Day Walk About: Getting to Know Your Local Trees
Ever wonder if a tree in your yard is a hard maple or a white oak? Does it matter? Yes, it matters to your local...
History Sandwiched In:
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, colorful chronicler Albert Coryer (Core-yer) and the grandson of a fur trade voyageur-turned-farmer, collected history and folklore from...
Story Saturday: The Flavor of Wisconsin
Learn why Wisconsin is known as the dairy state! Make some butter and construct your own cheesehead! Story Saturday at the Wisconsin Historical Museum features...
Ada James papers and correspondence
Ada James (1876-1952) was a leading a social reformer, humanitarian and pacifist from Richland Center, Wis., and daughter of state senator David G. James. The...
Annual reports of the officers of the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association, 1899-1905
The Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association Reports denote the moneys received and expended and work done by the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association...
Brittingham Family Lantern Slide Collection
This collection consists of the personal and travel photographs of the Brittinghams, a prominent and influential Wisconsin family. Spanning the years 1897-1922, these images capture...
Arrowheads, Rocks and Dinosaurs (for students entering grades 4-6)
What’s the difference between a geologist, archaeologist and paleontologist? You’ll find out by taking this introduction to the sciences. Check out real artifacts and fossils...
Dates: Jul 17
Public Archaeology Field Schools (3 and 5 day experiences)
This multi-day field and lab experience is a well-rounded opportunity for those who want to learn about the process of archaeology. Work alongside professional archaeologists...
Dates: Jul 17 to Jul 21
Introduction to Archaeology (for students entering grades 5-9)
Explore MVAC’s Archaeology Lab and work with artifacts recovered from area excavations as an introduction to the science of archaeology. Discover how the first Native...
Dates: Jul 18