Hina Matsuri Doll Slider
Girls' Day Set. Japan.

Explore Global Cultures

Discover North Carolina’s only museum dedicated to the study of global cultures.  Artifacts from the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania illustrate the story of humanity past and present.  Learn about people from around the world through their everyday objects, ceremonial artifacts, and visual arts.

We hope that you’ll check out our exhibits and events, and plan your visit to see everything we have on display for yourself.


MOA Participating in Blue Star Museums

June 14, 2019

The Museum of Anthropology joins museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of...

New Exhibits Feature WFU Student Work

January 30, 2019

This semester the Museum will display two new student-curated exhibits: Horses and the Human...

MOA Celebrates the Silk Roads

January 30, 2019

Much more than silk was traded along the Silk Roads.  All kinds of luxuries and staple goods...


Summer Programs at Forsyth County Library Branches

Ongoing, June & July

A House Divided Opens

June 18, 2019

Closed for Independence Day

July 4-7, 2019

Objects of Power Closes

August 24, 2019

Closed for Labor Day

August 31 - September 2, 2019

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Matis Poison Darts and quiver

Artifact of the Month

Each month we select a different artifact in the museum to highlight. See what we’ve picked for this month!

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