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4301 Transmountain Rd.

El Paso, Texas 79924
(915) 755-4332


  Marilyn Guida, Curator of Education


Fax: (915) 759-6824

Tuesday through Saturday

   9:00 A.M.- 5:00 P.M.

Sunday - 12:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

(Closed Monday)
Admission Fees:
Admission Fees:
The admission fee is free
for everyone, although
Donations are appreciated

April 2013

Exhibits & Programs


Exhibit on View: EXTENDED through June 9, 2013, Free Admission

Walking with the Ancestors:

From Mesoamerica to the Southwest


Dr. Yolanda Chávez Leyva curated this exhibit about the connections among peoples across time and space from ancient Mesoamerica to the American Southwest and an altar illustrating the journey to Mictlan in commemoration of Día de los Muertos. This exhibit was created in collaboration with the Department of History at the University of Texas at El Paso and Museo Urbano, a public history project of UTEP.



Sat. April 6, 1:00 to 3:00 pm, Free Admission

Desert Weeds Basic Printmaking Workshop

Artists Oscar Moya and Lydia Limas show you how to create art using leaves and weeds in an painting or drawing on board which is then transferred to paper with a press.  For adults and children ages 3 and up - All materials provided - Call 915-755-4332 and tell us how many in your group want to attend.



Sat., April 13, 2:00 pm, Free Admission

A Tour of the Exhibit Walking with the Ancestors:

From Mesoamerica to the Southwest

Curator of Education Marilyn Guida leads this free tour about the connections among peoples across time and space.



Sat., April 20, 2:00 pm, Free Admission

Southwest Rock Art Hunting Iconography

Sponsored by El Paso Archaeological Society

LeRoy Unglaub discusses the various weapons and techniques used by southwest Indians to hunt small and large game as shown in images on rocks. This will include images of rabbit hunts as well as large game hunting with atlatls and bows and arrows.



Sat., May 11, 2:00 pm, Free Admission

The Monarch Butterfly

Dr. Gertrud Konings, Assistant Professor of Biology at EPCC, shows many photographs taken at the Monarch butterfly reserves in Mexico and explains what she learned about their behaviors and migration.



El Paso Museum of Archaeology

4301 Transmountain Road, El Paso Texas 79924; 915-755-4332;

guidamr@elpasotexas.gov; www.elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum/

Closed Mondays and City Holidays


The El Paso Museum of Archaeology Presents

The 18th Biennial Jornada Mogollon Archaeology Conference

Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5, 2013

9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Archaeologists working in the Jornada Branch of the Mogollon culture area in the American Southwest present papers on their recent research during this conference. The conference is hosted by the City of El Paso Museum of Archaeology.

The deadline to submit a paper for this conference is August 13, 2013. 

The forms to submit an abstract of a paper and to register are on the museum’s website www.elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum, you may also call (915) 755-4332, or email archaeology@elpasotexas.gov.

Cost: Pre-registration (paid before September 14th) is $30. Registration at the door (one or both days) is $40.  Student registration (with valid ID) is $25.

Geographically, the Jornada Mogollon extends from Carrizozo, New Mexico on the north to just south of Villa Ahumada, Chihuahua, México in the south, and from east of Deming, New Mexico in the west to the Pecos River in the east. 


Information: 915-755-4332; guidamr@elpasotexas.gov; www.elpasotexas.gov/arch_museum/


All the best,
My work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday
Marilyn Guida
Curator of Education
El Paso Museum of Archaeology
4301 Transmountain Road
El Paso Texas 79924

Museum Location: 4301 Transmountain Drive, El Paso 79924, in the Northeast next to the National Border Patrol Museum

Admission: Museum Admission is Free.

Museum Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday 12 to 5 pm

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Marilyn Guida
Curator of Education
El Paso Museum of Archaeology
4301 Transmountain Road
El Paso Texas 79924
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