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Become a Festival Volunteer!

Moundville Archaeological Park is looking for volunteers to help out with this year’s Native American Festival, which is being held on October 12-15, 2022. There are five different volunteer positions available and you can fill out the online form to sign up!

Marble Bowl

This year, to excite everyone’s inner scientist, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System expert aims to bring the gridiron competition of the Iron Bowl into the realm of citizen science. Dubbed the Marble Bowl, this unique contest allows Auburn and Alabama football fans to compete all season in their local ecosystems.

Labor Day Hours of Operation

Here are the Hours of Operation for Labor Day from The University of Alabama Museums! Each of our museums has its own schedule so we’d like to help make it easier to know when they are closed and when they will be reopening.

“William Crawford Gorgas and the Panama Canal” Exhibit

The exhibit explores the construction of the Panama Canal detailing its history, challenges, and the lives of those who lived it. It includes William Crawford Gorgas, whose family name honors the Gorgas House Museum and whose work on the canal saved countless lives.

New Turtle Species for Paleontology

On August 19th, a new article on a fossil turtle from the Alabama Museum of Natural History collection was published.

New Gorgas House Blog Post: Camp 1831

Many colleges and universities offer first-year experience programs similar to The University of Alabama’s Camp 1831. These programs help new students in their transition to their selected institution with events, tours, and other activities. They often hold group sessions with programs that build friendships and give these new learners a chance to meet upperclassmen in peer-to-peer interactions.

Get on Board Day (Fall 2022)

Join us on The University of Alabama’s Quad on Tuesday, August 30 from 4:45 pm – 9:30 pm for Fall Get On Board Day, UA’s signature involvement fair. Come out to meet UA student organizations and departments, including The University of Alabama Museums!