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CHECK BACK REGULARLY. As the pandemic subsides, allowing us to travel safely again, we will be adding more and new travel opportunities.


Four Corners Learning Expedition
September 23-30, 2023 (full, wait Listing)
September 21-28, 2024 (taking registrations)
September 20-27, 2025 (taking registrations)

ASM Director Dr. Patrick D. Lyons and Associate Director Dr. James T. Watson are your personal guides through the Four Corners region. Learn what happened to the Ancestral Puebloans and how the ancient cultures of the Four Corners are related to the region’s extant Native peoples. Emphases are on ancient Puebloan peoples, ancient migration patterns, Hopi ancestors, and the modern-day Hopi. The places that will help bring these lessons to life include Wupatki National Monument, the Hopi Mesas, Navajo National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park, Chaco Culture National Historical Park, and Kinishba Ruins. $3000 ASM members, $3200 non members. Email to request itinerary and full details.


El Dia de los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico: Zapotec Rites & Rituals
October 27-November 4, 2023 (full, wait listing)
Limited to 12 participants. Valid passport required.
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Central Mexico Learning Expedition
May 29 - June 8, 2024 
(wait listing)
Valid passport required
Pricing TBA
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Discover the roots of U.S. Southwest cultures by exploring and comparing those of central and southern Mexico from pre-Columbian times to the present day. You will trace 2,000 miles and 4,000 years of mutually enriching contact, interaction, and exchange with museum archaeologists and historians. Based in Mexico City, your ten-day adventure features expertly guided exploration of one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, as well as neighboring Puebla and Tlaxcala; major archaeological sites such as Teotihuacán, Cholula, and Cacaxtla; baroque cathedrals, open-air markets, haciendas, monasteries, and museums — all emphasizing the connections between central and southern Mexico and the U.S. Southwest. Experience and enjoy all the wonderful cultural, artistic, and culinary traditions that tie the regions and people together.


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Darlene Lizarraga 
Director of Marketing
PO Box 210026
Tucson, AZ  85721-0026

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