$100,000 On The Line

The Summerlee Foundation will fund the 2020 Match Challenge
In a show of support and confidence, The Summerlee Foundation has promised to grant Shumla $100,000 if we raise the matching $100,000 to fund our final year of the Alexandria Project.

We are thrilled to have such an impactful incentive for our donors so early in the year, now we need YOU!
Help us meet the match by giving today. Your gift to Shumla will have double the impact in our final year of the Alexandria Project!
Summerlee Foundation President, Gary Smith, and Jessica pose for a commemorative picture.
Jessica excitedly signs the Summerlee Foundation matching grant agreement.
Keep up with our progress toward the match
Watch our $100,000 match grow with each gift we receive!
Dr. Jean-Michel is the General Curator of Cultural Heritage for the Ministry of Culture in France and former curator of the Lascaux caves.
Sapiens Think in Images: The Paleolithic Art of the Chauvet Cave
Shumla's dear friend and former curator of the Lascaux Caves, Dr. Jean-Michel Geneste, shares his discoveries after a 30-minute screening of the film, The Final Passage. Suggested parking in the LBJ Student Center Garage. Click here for information on visitor parking.

Thursday, February 29 at 7:00 pm
San Marcos, TX
Rock Art: Tracing Patterns and Meaning
Dr. Carolyn Boyd joins Dr. David Pearce, Associate Professor and Director of the Rock Art Research Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand, to discuss how patterns in these ancient rock art masterpieces reveal the secrets of how they were produced and what they mean.

Thursday, March 19 at 7:00 pm
Dallas, Texas
Shumla Founder, Shumla Endowed Research Professor and (ex officio) Head of Research at Shumla.
Shumla Executive Director, Former Board and Founding Member of Shumla.
Where Modern Science Meets Ancient Art
Jessica Lee Hamlin's lecture will be discussing where modern science meets ancient art. She will be sharing Shumla's preservation efforts and how we are saving the secrets encoded in the ancient murals of West Texas.

Thursday, April 02 at 5:30 pm
San Angelo, Texas
We are thrilled to share the news that we have received a donated truck from Shumla's dear friend, Teddy Stickney.

Teddy and her trusty 2000 Chevy 3500 have a long history of caring for the ancient rock art heritage of Texas. With this gift, Teddy is helping to ensure Shumla can continue her legacy of loving and protecting rock art.

Jessica and Veronica traveled to Marble Falls, TX to visit with Teddy and to pick up her generous gift. Thank you, Teddy!
Here's a sneak peak of the team at Amistad National Recreation Area. They've been camping out there since last week to document the majestic Parida Cave.

Stay tuned, we can't wait to share more with you!
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