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American Research Center in Egypt Orange County (ARCE/OC)

American Research Center in Egypt Orange County (ARCE/OC)

The American Research Center in Egypt Orange County (ARCE/OC) chapter serves all counties from Ventura to San Diego to the Inland Empire. Our programs are offered in conjunction with our partner, the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. We offer:

  • Free monthly lectures by prominent Egyptologists, open to the public
  • Special events such as hieroglyphs classes, interpreted visits to museum exhibitions and seminars on popular topics all at reasonable prices
  • Advice about traveling to Egypt
  • Opportunities to socialize with other Southern Californians interested in Ancient Egypt
  • Book signings
  • Advance notice of museum exhibitions and lectures by Egyptologists for other groups in Southern California
  • Connections to help you contribute to field work of various Egyptologists

ARCE/OC is part of The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) a nonprofit organization that facilitates the study, excavation, preservation and renovation of  important historical artifacts and sites from the Pharaonic through the Medieval Period. The main administrative office is in Cairo the U.S. business office is in Alexandria, Virginia.

The ARCE chapters in the U.S. sponsor educational programs in almost all geographic regions of the lower 48 states.

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