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Meetings of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors

January 20, 2024 - Board Training

April 28, 2024 - by Zoom

June 9, 2024 - Nacogdoches, Field School

September 14, 2024 - by Zoom

October 25, 2024 - in Victoria, Annual Meeting

October 26, 2024 - Member Business Meeting

Upcoming events

Website Migration

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  • January 29, 2023 11:21 AM | TAS Office (Administrator)

    Registration for this year's TAS Field School is now open! This year's field school will be held in Nacogdoches county from June 10th - June 17th. This year, TAS is fortunate to conduct excavations at the Gallant Falls Site (41NA344), an important contact period Mission Concepcion site, and two nearby and associated Hainai Caddo structures at 41NA338 (the Ben Gallant site) and 41NA346 (the Belle Gallant site). More information can be found on the Field School page under Activities in the menu bar. 

    We look forward to seeing you there!

  • January 21, 2023 6:03 AM | TAS Office (Administrator)

    The January 2023 Board Meeting of TAS is being held today, January 21st. Members in good standing are welcome to attend via Zoom or in-person. Meeting information can be found on the agenda posted in the Member Area section of the website Under Board and Committee Reports or by clicking the link below:

    Board and Committee Reports

    You must be an active member and logged into the site to access the agenda.

  • January 03, 2023 10:11 AM | Jamie Ross (Administrator)

    The Winter 2023 TAS Newsletter is now available on the website under the Our Voice tab or by clicking the button below:

    Winter 2023

  • October 26, 2022 9:02 PM | TAS Office (Administrator)

    The 93rd Annual Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society is now available for paid TAS members on the website! You can find the volume under the Our Voices tab on the menu bar and selecting BTAS - Current Issue or by clicking the link below.

    2022 BTAS

    For those who requested a print copy of the BTAS and who were active members at the annual cut-off date (August 15th, 2022), print editions are being mailed and should be received by mid-December. Please contact the TAS Office with any issues or questions.

  • October 17, 2022 7:38 PM | Jamie Ross (Administrator)

    The presentations from last year's TAS Virtual Annual Meeting, originally presented through the Houston Museum of Natural Science, have been posted to the TAS website and can be found here:

    Doug Boyd's presentation focused on the recent archeological excavations of Frost Town, a historically working-class neighborhood in Houston, Texas.

    Dr. Carolyn Boyd's visually-driven presentation discussed the laboratory and field methods that she and her team have employed to analyze and study the methods and meaning behind the rock art of the Lower Pecos.

  • October 09, 2022 5:43 PM | TAS Office (Administrator)

    The proposed TAS budget for 2023 has been posted to the website for review and comment by the membership. You can find a link to the budget on the Member Business page or by clicking the link below. This budget is subject to change based on the feedback received. A final budget will be voted on by the membership at through online balloting during the upcoming Annual Meeting.

    Member Business

    The page also contains links to TAS year-to-date financial reports and budget comparisons for the year.

    Feel free to reach out to the TAS Office, the budget chair, or the TAS president with any comments or questions.

  • September 01, 2022 10:33 PM | Jamie Ross (Administrator)

    The Fall 2022 TAS newsletter is now available on the website here:


    This edition features information about the upcoming Annual Meeting, discussions about TAS Field School, and more. Check it out!

  • August 11, 2022 12:01 AM | TAS Office (Administrator)

    The Texas Historical Foundation is sponsoring a luncheon to honor Dr. Michael Collins and his groundbreaking archeological work at the Gault site is planned for noon on Friday, October 28, 2022, at the Sheraton Georgetown Hotel. During the event, guests will preview an excerpt from The Gault Film, a documentary by Olive Talley, that looks at the hurdles Mike faced, and the millions of artifacts recovered at the Central Texas site.

    The link to purchase individual tickets and tables can be found below. Tickets are limited.

    Purchase Tickets

  • July 17, 2022 9:41 PM | TAS Office (Administrator)

    The nomination form for the Texas Archeological Society Annual Awards is now live and accepting nominations. Now is your chance to recognize the TAS members and groups involved in TAS activities for their contributions to TAS and to Texas Archeology. The awards are made on the basis of nominations that are received during the summer so that the Awards Committee can reach their recommendations and present them for consideration at the September Board Meeting. 

    The award descriptions and nomination form can be found in the member area here: Annual Awards

  • July 02, 2022 11:28 PM | Jamie Ross (Administrator)

    93rd Texas Archeological Society (TAS) Annual Meeting will be combined with the East Texas Archeological Conference in Tyler, Texas. The meeting will be held on the University of Texas Tyler campus in the new Soules College of Business Building from October 21 – 23, 2022.

    More information can be found on the Annual Meeting webpage here:

    Annual Meeting

    Free registration is available for first forty student registrants thanks to a generous donation provided by the UT Tyler Department of Social Sciences.

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