DISCOVER Lecture Series
Cosponsored by Houston Museum of Natural Science
Promotional Partners - British American Business Council and Houston Highland Games Association
Speaker - Nick Card; Project Research Manager, Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology
Location, location, location—the mantra for modern real estate. What was it about the location of an ancient windswept place in the remote Orkney Islands that caused people to invest so much effort in creating one of the earliest examples of permanent residences? Skara Brae, a Stone Age village and UNESCO World Heritage Site, features unique stone-built homes, stone furniture, and an ingenious drainage system. Humans have always wanted a place to call home, no matter our ethnicity, income, religion, or beliefs. What can this Neolithic site teach us about the meaning of home today?
Admission: HMNS and AIA Member - $12.00
General Admission - $18.00
Tickets available by phone at 713.639.4629 or at the HMNS box office.
Use the code AIA$6off to obtain member discount - AIA discount not available online.