Past Events & Activities

Manitoba Day - Provincial Heritage Agency Messages


Please use this link to view Manitoba Day messages from Provincial Heritage Agenices, including the Manitoba Archaeological Society!


MAS Conference and AGM 2020

Nov 7 2020 (All day)

The Manitoba Archaeological Society 2020 Conference and AGM will be held online on November 7, 2020.
The virtual conference will be available to PAID members. If you are interested in attending, please email us, and let us know and we will provide a link

Conference Schedule:

Manitoba Heritage Summit 2020

Oct 1 2020 (All day)

What is the Manitoba Heritage Summit?

A group of eight Manitoba Provincial Heritage Associations (PHAs) is organizing a “Heritage Summit” to discuss the state of heritage in Manitoba. What are the present opportunities and challenges in the heritage sector? How are heritage-related organizations preparing to address them?

2020 Public Archaeology Days at the Olson site July 18-19, July 25-26

Melita, Manitoba

Brandon University archaeologist Dr. Mary Malainey and the Manitoba Archaeological Society invite you to visit us at the Olson site. Our 2020 Public Archaeology Day activities will run on Saturday, July 18, Sunday, July 19, Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26. We are investigating this pre-contact archaeological site to gather more evidence about the Indigenous farmers who once lived there and their cultivation practices.

2019 MAS/SAS Joint Conference

Sep 19 2019 (All day) to Sep 22 2019 (All day)
Denare Beach, Saskatchewan

The Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) and the Saskatchewan Archaeological Society will be hosting a joint conference at Denare Beach, Saskatchewan on September 19-22, 2019. 

2018 Manitoba Archaeological Society Conference and Annual General Meeting

Oct 19 2018 (All day)
Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport Hotel, 1715 Wellington Ave, Winnipeg, MB
The 2018 MAS Conference and AGM will be held in Winnipeg, October 19-21, 2018.
This year’s conference will be held in honour of Peter Priess.

    Archaeology and Reconciliation: Panel Discussion

    Mar 22 2018 (All day)
    University of Manitoba, 270 EITC
    Archaeology and Reconciliation: Panel Discussion
    Thursday, March 22, 2018
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 270 EITC-1 (Doors open @ 6:40 PM)
    A UMASA / MAS joint venture
    Despite sharing an interest in the protection of cultural heritage, differences in priorities, goals and methods have contributed to an often-rocky relationship

    Lithic Reduction Technology Workshop

    Nov 12 2017 (All day)
    Clark Hall Room 212, Brandon University

    November 12. 2017 10am - 2:30pm

    All people can trace their history and culture back in time to the Stone Age. 

    Archaeologists around the world have studied stone tools and the importance that stone tool making had to the continued existence of human beings. 

    Manitoba archaeologists Gord Hill, Chris Whaley and Gary Wowchuk will conduct the workshop to discuss and demonstrate the ancient production of stone artifacts in Manitoba.