Please check back often, as we are continuously updating this page with more information. Unless otherwise noted, all talks are held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology located in Philadelphia.

ARCE-PA Lecture Schedule
2018-2019 Academic Year

Spring 2019


ARCE-PA Meet Up in DC! 
June 8, 2019

Meet at 1 pm at the NatGeo Museum
(Keep an eye on your email for more info as we get closer to June!)

NatGeo exhibition: QUEENS OF EGYPT

This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt. Get to know such legendary queens as Nefertari, Nefertiti, Hatshepsut, and Cleopatra VII; see more than 300 prestigious objects, including monumental statues, sparkling jewelry, and impressive sarcophagi; and take a 3-D tour of one of the most well-preserved tombs in the Valley of the Queens.

National Geographic Museum
1145 17th St NW
Washington DC

Special ARCE Member Pricing!
ARCE members are invited to purchase discounted tickets to the National Geographic Museum's new exhibition, Queens of Egypt. Purchase a $10 ticket. This special price is available during the 2019 ARCE Annual Meeting (April 12-14, 2019) or anytime before the exhibit closes on September 2, 2019! Click here to purchase your tickets, and use the code ARCEQUEENS.

Regular NatGeo Museum Entry Prices:
Regular $15
Seniors/Students/Military $12
Children 5-12 (free under 5) $10

Directions and Ticket Information:

FALL 2019

September 14, 2019
Dr.  Jennifer Houser-Wegner
Title TBA


October 19, 2019
Dr. Galina Belova
Title TBA

November 2, 2019
Dr. Nikolaos Lazaridis
Title TBA

December 7, 2019
*Annual Winter Party*
Dr. Janice Kamrin
Title TBA


* Entrance fees for most lectures are $10 for the general public, $7 for Penn Museum members and UPenn Staff & Faculty, $5 for Students with ID, and FREE for ARCE-PA members and children under 12 (unless otherwise stated).

* Please note: ARCE-PA does not sell tickets for the monthly lectures. All entry fees will be taken at the door of the lecture venue at the ARCE-PA table (unless otherwise stated).