McClung Museum to Host Mayan Calendar Stroller Tour on March 7

Families are invited to come to UT’s McClung Museum from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 7, for a Stroller Tour about the Mayan calendar.

The program will address how the Maya understood and structured time. Visitors will have the chance to decorate their own eighteen-month Mayan calendar, or haab’.

The tour is free and open to the public, but reservations are necessary and are first-come, first-served. Online registration is preferred and is available at tiny.utk.edu/strollertour. Participants also may call 865-974-2144 to make a reservation.

The McClung Museum is located at 1327 Circle Park Drive. Museum admission is free, and the museum’s hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Free two-hour museum parking passes are available from the parking kiosk at the entrance to Circle Park Drive during the week. Free parking is available on the weekends. Free public transportation to the museum is available via the Knoxville Trolley Vol Line.

See the museum’s website for more information about family programming, parking, and collections and exhibits.

CONTACT:

Debbie Woodiel (865-974-2144, woodield@utk.edu)

Leslie Chang-Jantz (865-974-2144, lchangja@utk.edu)