You’re invited to spend a day exploring the fascinating 12,000-year history of west central Illinois through fun, hands-on activities, informational exhibits, and presentations about the current research being done by CAA archaeologists.
In 2022 through Two Rivers Art Council support, we welcome A.J. Hendershott. A.J. will be demonstrating and instructing visitors on the art of cutting oak splints for basketry. He will also offer a presentation on his basketry work using traditional materials.
We also welcome; Kiowa tribe member, Kathy Dickerson, ceramic artist Susan Bostwick, Experimental Archaeologist Larry Kinsella, and an atlatl competition (spear throwing).