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Lectures occur each month from January through May. Lectures take place in the History Center’s John Williams Classroom. Seating for lectures are limited. Complimentary refreshments are provided. Lectures are FREE, but donations are gladly accepted.
The lecture series includes FREE programs presented by experts on a variety of topics. Typically, lectures are about one hour, and include some face-to-face time with acclaimed authors, professors, and researchers on historical, artistic, and cultural topics. The 2017 Lecture Series has been sponsored by Martin Hospitality.
On Saturday, October 21 Egypt comes to Cannon Beach! Join the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum as they partner with the Archaeology Institute of America for International Archaeology Day. In celebration of this day, the museum will have a pop-up exhibit on the history of archaeology in Egypt. Dr. Sarah Sterling will end the day with a presentation on her work and research on pyramids in Egypt. Time to be announced.
International Archaeology Day is a worldwide event that has nearly two hundred historical societies, schools, and museum participating. The purpose of this event is to bring archaeology and history to communities throughout the world. This will be the Cannon Beach History Center & Museum’s third year participating. Dr. Sterling is an assistant professor at Portland State University. Sterling has overseen excavations around the world and spent many years at digs in Egypt. She will talk about her time and work there.