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Oklahoma Archaeology Month

Oklahoma Archaeology Month, or OAM, is every October. OAM is an annual celebration of Oklahoma's past through numerous statewide events. All over Oklahoma, institutions such as museums, historic properties, universities, and other organizations devoted to Oklahoma's heritage host fun and informative events for all ages and levels of interest. From public lectures to fun activity days for the whole family.

Stay tuned for information on OAM 2021!

Submit an Event for OAM 2021

We are accepting event submissions for Oklahoma Archaeology Month 2021. Click the button below to enter your event.

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OAM 2021 Event Calendar

We are excited to share with you the events lined up for Oklahoma Archaeology Month 2021! This year's OAM includes both in-person and online events. Click the button below to take a look at this year's exciting events.


OAM 2021 Poster

The 2021 Oklahoma Archaeology Month poster was designed by students participating in the Voices of Greenwood internship. This program, for students from communities directly affected by the Tulsa Race Massacre, was designed as a pilot for presenting archaeology as heritage to historically oppressed groups. Over the course of five weeks, students learned how archaeologists reconstruct the past from the materials people have left behind and explored ways in which history often plays into politics and complicated ethical dilemmas. They also looked at ways in which the archaeological project at the site of the Tulsa Massacre is restoring the voices of those who have been silenced. View the OAM 2021 poster by clicking the button below.


The poster will be available digitally, but we will also have hard copies available for you to post at your institution or around town. Help spread the word about OAM! If you would like to request posters to be mailed to you, please fill out the below form or click here to access the form on a separate page.