The American Research Center in Eygpt

ARCE Events

ARCE Events

ARCE sponsors a variety of educational activities and programs in the United States and in Egypt for its members and for the general public.

In Cairo, ARCE hosts weekly lectures on topics of historical and contemporary concern, as well as educational excursions to sites both within and outside of Egypt. ARCE offers short courses on subjects of interest to the wider public, such as Egyptology and Islamic art, and holds a series of symposia conducted in Arabic to facilitate exchange between Egyptian and foreign scholars.

The Center convenes an annual conference in the United States at which scholars are invited to present their research findings. This meeting provides an opportunity for ARCE members to hear about the latest scholarship on Egypt and network with professionals in the field.

ARCE's chapters, based in cities throughout the United States, sponsor diverse programs of their own, often in cooperation with local universities and museums.

ARCE's member institutions, which include virtually all North American museums and universities with research interests in Egypt, host exhibitions, educational courses, lectures, conferences, and symposia that offer the public the opportunity to advance their knowledge of the art, archaeology, history, politics, and religion of Egypt and the Near East.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 6:00PM

DR. PAMELA ROSE, Deputy Director of the Austrian Archaeological Institute in Cairo

Programs begin at 6:00pm at ARCE.  Refreshments will be provided following the event.  Everyone is welcome to the ARCE programs.  Doors will be closed at 6:15pm.

Thursday, December 8 through Sunday, December 11, 2016


This is a trip during the Mawled El Nabi long weekend holiday, mainly to two iconic sites. The highlight of the tour will be a visit to the recently restored Red Monastery and to Akhenaton's Tel El Amarna.

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 1:30PM

Dr. Melinda Hartwig, The Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University

Sponsored by Debra Moore

Free for ARCE-OC and Bowers Members.
$12 for Non-ARCE-OC and Non-Bowers Members.
Bowers Museum, Santa Ana - Norma Kershaw Auditorium
Chapter: Orange County California
Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 3:30PM

Dr. Ellen Morris
Asst. Professor of Ancient Studies, Barnard College
3:30 PM, Classroom 2, Penn Museum

Entrance fees are:
$10 for the general public
$7 UPenn Staff & Faculty and Penn Museum members  
$5 for Students with ID
FREE for ARCE-PA members and children under 12  
Chapter: Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM; Holiday Souk at 2:00PM

Dr. Melinda Hartwig, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University

Room 20 Barrows Hall

This month a Holiday Souk precedes the lecture at 2 p.m., with sales of Egyptian-themed books and items to benefit ARCE Northern California and the Baer-Keller Egyptology Library of the Department of Near Eastern Studies.

Chapter: Northern California

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 6:00PM

DR. STÉPHANE PRADINES, Associate Professor, Islamic Art & Archaeology

Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations, Aga Khan University

Programs begin at 6:00pm at ARCE.  Refreshments will be provided following the event.  Everyone is welcome to the ARCE programs.  Doors will be closed at 6:15pm.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Lawrence M. Berman 
Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian and Near Eastern Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Boston Public Library, Commonwealth Room

Chapter: New England (Boston)

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