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At the Feet of the Goddess: AIA Nashville Society Celebrates Wesley Paine

After more than 40 years as Director of the Nashville Parthenon, Wesley Paine is retiring! Please join us on Wednesday, May 5, at 6:00pm *Central* for a virtual celebration of Wesley's leadership of the Nashville Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). Some of her favorite speakers and collaborators have contributed pictures or videos […]

Pirate Experience

Capitol Park Museum 660 N 4th St, Baton Rouge, LA

All ages welcome; free for those in pirate costume or with Smithsonian Museum Day tickets, ticketed admission for the other landlubbers. Celebrate the Mardi Gras Shipwreck exhibition with Capitol Park Museum and the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development - Division of Archaeology from 9am-3pm for a day of pirate-themed fun! Museum Day is a annual […]

Muchos Méxicos: Virtual Exhibition Preview and Conversation | Recorrido virtual de la exhibición y conversación

Speakers Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America, Harvard University Maria Luisa Parra-Velasco, Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University Octavio Murillo, Director of Archives, Instituto Nacional de los Pueblos Indígenas (National Institute of Indigenous Peoples), Mexico Onsite Guide for Virtual Visit: Andrew Majewski, Museum Education Specialist, Peabody […]

International Archaeology Day at the MPC!

BYU's Museum of Peoples and Cultures 2201 N Canyon Rd., Provo, UT

Celebrate International Archaeology Day at BYU's Museum of Peoples and Cultures! Anyone who comes into the museum today will receive an archaeological treat.

International Archaeology Day at the Parthenon

Nashville Parthenon 2500 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN

On October 16, 2021, the Archaeological Institute of America-Nashville Society and the Nashville Parthenon are teaming up to join hundreds of archaeological organizations around the world to celebrate International Archaeology Day and the Tennessee STEAM Festival. From 9 AM - 12 PM, a variety of socially distanced activity stations will be spread out across the […]

Muchos Méxicos: Crossroads of the Americas exhibition opens to the public

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

On Friday, November 26, the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture—the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, and the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments—reopen to the public. See https://bit.ly/HMSCExhibitions for hours and reservations. Muchos Méxicos explores Mexico’s rich history as a […]

Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World exhibition opens to the public

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

On Friday, November 26, the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture—the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, and the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments—reopen to the public. See https://bit.ly/HMSCExhibitions for hours and reservations. Much like today, ancient “consumers” were connected to […]

Mediterranean Marketplaces: Connecting the Ancient World Exhibition

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Much like today, ancient “consumers” were connected to distant markets. Both basic and precious goods from faraway lands “shipped” to royal palaces, elite estates—sometimes even rural households—and technological advances in craftsmanship and commerce transcended boundaries of language, religion, or culture to spread rapidly. Mediterranean Marketplaces explores how the movement of goods, peoples, and ideas around […]

Muchos Méxicos: Crossroads of the Americas Exhibition

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Muchos Méxicos explores Mexico’s rich history as a site of human innovation, creativity and cultural diversity. Featuring Mexican objects from the Peabody Museum collections, this bilingual exhibit tells the story of Mexico as a multicultural and geographic crossroads—one where the exchange of resources, products, and ideas among Indigenous peoples throughout the Americas before the Spanish […]

Members Night at the Museum (Hybrid Event)

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Harvard Museums of Science & Culture members are invited to a fun, informative, rotating tour of our newest exhibitions. Curators, exhibitions staff, and educators will discuss the making of Mediterranean Marketplaces in the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, Muchos Méxicos in the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, and From the Hands of […]