Events

Outbreak Opening Reception

January 23, 5-6pm

Please join us for the opening reception of Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World, a new exhibit featuring public health information provided by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History alongside stories, games, and artifacts.  Enjoy light refreshments and meet the WFU student curators from Biology Teaching Professor Dr. Pat Lord’s First Year Seminar. Admission is free.

Carnival Mask Workshop

February 22, 1-4pm

Celebrate Carnival at the Museum of Anthropology!  Join us for this all-ages workshop and learn about the celebration of Carnival around the world.  Participants will see authentic Carnival masks from the MOA’s collection and then make their own to take home.  $20 per person ($15 for MOA Friends).  Advanced registration by emailing moa@wfu.edu or calling 336.758.5282 is required.

Closed for Easter

April 10-12

The Museum will be closed for Easter weekend from Friday, April 10 through Sunday, April 12.

Closed for Memorial Day

May 23-25

The Museum will be closed for Memorial Day weekend from Saturday, May 23 through Monday, May 25.

Lecture: Southeastern Woodland American Indian Designs & Body Decoration

February 27, 6pm

A Native American of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, Author, Educator, Historian and Speaker, Jamie Oxendine is the Executive Director Tribal Administrator for the Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe.  He will speak about his research into the symbolism and use of specific designs by Southeastern tribes. Admission is free.