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Found in the Ground
Found in the Ground

Sat, Feb 11



Found in the Ground

The Greater Binghamton Glass Blowout! Visit all three exhibitions and receive a free glass gift Bonds: Glass Bonds Binghamton University Art Museum February 2–May 13 Looking at Glass Roberson Museum and Science Center February 11–May 13 Found in the Ground Vestal Museum February 11-May 3

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Time & Location

Feb 11, 2023, 12:00 PM – May 06, 2023, 12:00 PM

Vestal, 328 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850, USA

About the event

The Vestal Museum will exhibit glass artifacts generously on loan from the Public Archeology Facility at Binghamton University. The objects on display were found at the downtown Binghamton excavation sites. This exhibition is in partnership with the Binghamton University Art Museum and the Roberson Museum and Science Center.  Each entity is interpreting glass objects and their history. Viewers are encouraged to attend each exhibition and with a validation stamp receive a glass figurine for their voyage through the history of glass.

Claire Horn will be speaking at 1 pm February 11th 2023 at The Vestal Museum

Claire Horn is originally from Clarion, Pennsylvania. She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Binghamton University, her M.A. from the University of Denver, and her B.A. from Brandeis University. She has worked as a professional archaeologist since 1997. She has served as a project director for the Public Archaeology Facility (PAF), and is the author of many cultural resource management reports for PAF. Her research interests include historical archaeology, public health history, class, gender, and labor history. Since January 2010, Horn has served as the laboratory director for PAF. In this capacity, she conducts analysis of historic artifacts, tracks the flow of artifacts through all stages of analysis, and supervises employees in the archaeology lab. She also serves as a material culture specialist and a public educator for archaeology.

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