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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.

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West Mexican Ceramics Authenticated

Just prior to Wake Forest University commencement, the Museum opened a new exhibit, West Mexican...

MOA to Participate in Blue Star Museums

The Museum of Anthropology is proud to announce its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star...

MOA Fertility Figures Pair with Reynolda House Exhibition

The Museum of Anthropology’s exhibit, Mother Goddess: Fertility Figures of the Ancient...

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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