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.
Each month we select a different artifact in the museum to highlight. See what we’ve picked for this month!
March 21, 2018
Nana Watanobe, Japan Outreach Initiative Coordinator at Wake Forest University, will discuss one of the most traditional and beloved sports in Japan, sumo wrestling. This centuries-old sport is related to nationality issues, and the traditional religion and history of Japan. Although the ...
March 20, 2018
"Japan through the Photographer's Lens" now features the works of Dr. Morton Huber, who lived and worked in Japan from 1962 to 1985, and documented traditional culture during a time of rapid modernization. The exhibit also now features text in both English and Japanese!
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