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Registration for 2023 TAS Field School in Nacogdoches County is now open (click here for more information)


The TAS is a professional and avocational society that engages in and promotes 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.

Upcoming events

    • March 24, 2023
    • March 26, 2023
    • Legacy Plaza Pavillion, Goldthwaite, Texas
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    Registration is closed

    The 2023 TAS Archeology 101 Academy provides background information on the archeology of the state of Texas and how to identify archeological sites, both pre-European and historic in nature. Instructions are provided for accurate site recording that allows archeologists to assess the importance and significance of a site or sites and contribute to the synthesis of the state’s cultural heritage. Classroom sessions for this academy will be held at the Legacy Plaza Pavilion, in downtown Goldthwaite, Texas. With the hands-on field component held Sunday March 26, 2023 just outside Goldthwaite at the Clovis Field site on the Barnett Ranch.

    • June 10, 2023
    • (CDT)
    • June 17, 2023
    • (CDT)
    • Nacogdoches, Texas
    In 2023, the Texas Archeological Society (TAS) invites all current and future members to attend our annual summer field school in Nacogdoches, Texas. The week-long program offers activities and learning opportunities for all ages and experience levels, including excavation techniques, survey and laboratory methods, and special training for newcomers and teachers. The TAS website contains detailed information about what to expect at field school and specifics about this year’s archeological goals.

    Please note that by registering you are indicating a willingness to sign a legal release for the event. The required legal release is available for your review here.


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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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