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Japan Outreach Initiative Coordinator Joins MOA

Nana Watanobe (right) participated in WFU’s World Cultural Festival with the MOA.

This summer, MOA welcomed Nana Watanobe to the Museum.  Nana will spend the next two years with MOA as a ...

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MOA Completes Renovations

The Museum of Anthropology completed two renovation projects this summer.  The first project included the demolition of all the built-in furniture in the front desk area, the installation of a ...

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Museum to Close for the Month of August

Thanks to the generosity of the University administration and the MOA Friends, the Museum will undertake two renovation projects this August, resulting in the temporary closure of the galleries ...

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MOA to Participate in Blue Star Museums for Fifth Year

The Museum of Anthropology is pleased to announce the fifth year of its participation in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the ...

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MOA Welcomes Collections Manager Stormy Harrell

At the beginning of April, Stormy Harrell joined the Museum of Anthropology staff as the collections manager.  Stormy has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Alaska, a M.A. in ...

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MOA Introduces New Summer Programming

The Museum of Anthropology staff is pleased to announce a new types of programming centered on global cultures this summer.  In place of summer camp, the Museum will offer four Pre-K programs ...

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Artists Find Inspiration in MOA Collections

The Museum of Anthropology’s collections of nearly 30,000 objects provide an outstanding resource for people, both in the Wake Forest community and the general public, interested in ...

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MOA Highlights Gullah Art and Culture

This fall, the Museum of Anthropology presents a unique collaboration in the form of a new exhibit: Visions of Home: A Celebration of Gullah Art and Culture, which will be on display August 30, ...

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New Artifact Database Now Online

We are excited to announce that our online artifact database is now easier to search than ever.  With the help of new software from PastPerfect, you can now access our complete artifact ...

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WFU Honors Thesis Examines MOA Artifact

The Museum of Anthropology staff is excited to have new information about one of its artifacts thanks to the hard work of a Wake Forest student. This spring, senior Anthropology major Shannon ...

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