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New Exhibits on Display for Spring Semester

In January, the Museum opened the final two exhibits that will be displayed in the current building.  Both will be on view until the MOA closes for the move on May 30.

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MOA Move Update

The Museum staff would like to share some additional information about the upcoming move to the former Palmer Hall dormitory.  The completely renovated building will be the Museum’s fifth ...

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MOA Artifact Featured in New Epcot Exhibit

The Gallery of Arts and History in the Morocco pavilion at Epcot, Walt Disney World just introduced an all-new exhibit, “Race Against the Sun: Ancient Technique to Modern Competition.” This ...

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MOA to Move in Summer 2020

Palmer Hall

Demolition is just getting started in Palmer Hall.

The Museum of Anthropology is very excited to announce that it will be moving to a new location on campus in the summer of 2020.  The Museum ...

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Mezzanine to be added at MOA Storage Facility

MOA StorageSince the Museum of Anthropology’s inception in 1963, we have acquired nearly 30,000 artifacts from all around the world through the generosity of community donors.   When our objects are not ...

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MOA Collaborates with Libraries for On the Same Page 2019

Speak No EvilThe Museum of Anthropology is proud to be collaborating with the Forsyth County Library system for their On the Same Page community read initiative, which asks everyone to come together around ...

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Historic Bethabara Archaeology on View

This summer, the Museum of Anthropology will present a new WFU student-curated mini exhibit entitled A House Divided: Tri-Racial Tensions at Historic Bethabara.  Founded by Moravian immigrants ...

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MOA Participating in Blue Star Museums

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The Museum of Anthropology joins museums nationwide in participating in the tenth summer of Blue Star Museums, a program which provides free admission to our nation’s active-duty military ...

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New Exhibits Feature WFU Student Work

This semester the Museum will display two new student-curated exhibits: Horses and the Human Experience and Children’s Holidays in Japan.  The Museum is excited to continue to be able to ...

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MOA Celebrates the Silk Roads

Changsha stoneware

This Changsha stoneware ewer will be among the pieces on displates,

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

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