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We are a society of professional and avocational members who promote scientific archeological exploration and research, preservation and conservation of archeological materials and sites, and the interpretation and publication of data.

We provide students of all ages the opportunity to take part in research and training through our Academies, Field School, and Annual Meeting.

The TAS is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.  

Upcoming events

    • October 25, 2024
    • 7:00 AM (CDT)
    • October 27, 2024
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex, Victoria, Texas

    The TAS Board of Directors, The Museum of the Coastal Bend (MCB) at Victoria College, and the Coastal Bend Archeological Logistics Team (CoBALT) invite you to register for the 95th Annual meeting of the Texas Archeological Society October 25-27, 2024 . This year, the meeting will be held at the Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex and the Museum of the Coastal Bend in Victoria, Texas.

    On Friday night, October 25th, Brad Jones, director of the THC’s Archeology Division and the State Archeologist, will be the Public Forum Speaker. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Leland C. Bement, currently is a senior researcher for the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Archeological Survey. Dr. Bement will present on Saturday evening, October 27th. 

    More information will be posted to the website as it becomes available here:

    Deadline to register for meals is October 6th. Registration rates increase on October 7th.

    • October 27, 2024
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex
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    The Annual Meeting post-event tour will visit BOTH 41VT141 (paleo site) and 41VT11 (Mission Espiritu Santo) using two buses. The buses will pick up riders at the Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex at 10 AM on Sunday. One bus departs for 41VT141 and the other to 41VT11. After an hour at each site, the buses will drive to the other site. More details on travel time and meal options, if any, will be sent to registrants before Annual Meeting. There is a max of 25 persons per bus and 50 spots for the tours total! Trip should end about 1:30pm back at the VCETC.

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Previous sponsors include: The Brown Foundation, The Clements Foundation, The Hamman FoundationThe Trull Foundation, and The Summerfield G. Roberts Foundation.

Funding for organizational expenses has been provided to Texas Archeological Society from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020.

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