April 19, 2018 5:00 pm
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 sport looks very simple, it has rules and a complicated ranking system. Nana will use the latest season’s information to give an introduction to sumo wrestling. Admission is free.
April 25, 2018 12:00 pm - April 25, 2018 1:00 pm
Dr. Neal Walls, associate professor in the Wake Forest School of Divinity, will provide an introduction to goddess mythology in the ancient Near East, referencing a selection of the deities represented in the MOA exhibit Mother Goddess: Fertility Figures of the Ancient Mediterranean. Attendees are invited to bring a bag lunch, drinks and dessert will be provided. Admission is free.
May 12, 2018 1:00 pm - May 12, 2018 4:00 pm
In celebration of Mother’s Day, bring your mother to the Museum for the last chance to view our exhibit Mother Goddess: Fertility Figures from the Ancient Mediterranean. Art activities and light refreshments will be provided. Admission is free.
May 26, 2018 - May 28, 2018