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.

News

MOA Explores World Religions

September 13, 2018

Several semesters of work culminated in August with the opening of Faith: Five World...

Registration for Summer Programs Now Open

May 23, 2018

This summer, the Museum will present four Cultures Up Close workshops designed for ages 10 to...

West Mexican Ceramics Authenticated

May 16, 2018

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

Events

Objects of Power Opening Reception

November 14, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Closed for Thanksgiving

November 21 - 25, 2018

Closed for Winter Break

December 8, 2018 - January 1, 2019

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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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