Field Trips

Only SAR members may sign up for the School’s popular field trips, which are offered on seasonal schedules throughout the year and range from half-day trips to adventures lasting several days.

Trip Registration

To register for the Fall 2016 Field Trip Lottery, please print this form and mail to: SAR Membership Program, P.O. Box 2188, Santa Fe, NM 87504 postmarked by August 5, 2016.

We have also included the opportunity for SAR members to travel to the Yucatán in February 2017. There are only a few spots left, so if you are interested, please contact Laura Sullivan at sullivan[at]sarsf.org.

Learn more about SAR’s field trips in the For Members section.

Fall 2016 Field Trips

September 2016
IAF.2455, Maria Martinez, San Ildefonso Pueblo, c. 1925, clay, 29.5 x 27.9 cm (11 5/8 x 11 in.). Field Trip
Friday, September 23, 2016, 8:00 am, $255 per person (includes $20 donation to SAR)
San Ildefonso Pueblo Ceramic Workshop with Erik Fender and Dr. Bruce Bernstein Limited to 17 people This all-day excursion will immerse participants in the traditional ceramics of San Ildefonso Pueblo, home to the famous twentieth-century artist Maria Martinez, creator of the distinctive black-on-black technique.
October 2016
Pueblo Bonito doorways at Chaco Canyon Field Trip
Friday, October 14–Sunday, October 16, 2016, $990 per person, double-occupancy (single supplement $125) (includes $20 donation to SAR)
Archaeoastronomy of Chaco Canyon Limited to 17 people After an introductory lecture and showing of her films in Santa Fe, Dr. Sofaer will lead the group on a special tour of the major ruins of Chaco Canyon.
November 2016
Petroglyph at Comanche Gap, Galisteo Basin Field Trip
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 8:00 am, $165 per person
Rock Art and Ruins of the Galisteo Basin with Gary Hein Limited to 17 people Our full-day expedition will be led by Gary Hein, who has made a specialty of our region’s petroglyphs. Highlights include rock art near Pueblo Blanco, Galisteo Pueblo, Petroglyph Hill, and more.


Winter 2017 Field Trip

February 2017
Detail of Group of a Thousand Columns, Chichén Itzá Archaeological Site,Yucatán Field Trip
Friday, February 10–Sunday, February 19, 2017, $5,025, double occupancy, w/o airfare. Price includes $500 donation to SAR.
Yucatán: Maya Ruins and Fabulous Haciendas with Dr. William Saturno Limited to 14 participants. Following in the footsteps of the early SAR archaeologists in the Yucatán Peninsula, we will visit the ruins of Chichén Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Izamal, and Dzibilchaltun.


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