City of Alexandria Archaeologist Dr. Benjamin Skolnik presents a new take on the history of the city as told through fifteen seldom-seen maps. Alexandria history is combined with the history of cartography to show the many ways people, including City Archaeologists, make and use maps.
Alexandria After Dark is an informal lecture series sponsored by Alexandria Archaeology and the Friends of Alexandria Archaeology. Each evening brings together professional archaeologists and historians for informal lectures on topics relating to the rich archaeological heritage of Alexandria and the surrounding area. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cash bar and light refreshments provided. Advance tickets are recommended as space is limited. $12 per person; $10 for Friends of Alexandria Archaeology members. Tickets for each event may be purchased at https://shop.alexandriava.gov.