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Hina Matsuri Doll Slider
Girls' Day Set. Japan.

Explore Global Cultures

Discover North Carolina’s only museum dedicated to the study of global cultures.  Explore stories of humanity, from ancient archaeological sties to the celebrations and struggles of today.  Learn about people from around the world through their everyday objects, ceremonial artifacts, and visual arts.

We hope that you’ll check out our exhibits and events, and plan your visit to see everything we have on display for yourself.


Exhibit of Hopi Arts to Open in February

January 20, 2022

The Lam Museum is excited to present Living Arts of the Hopi, a new exhibit on view from... Read More »

Spring Semester Event Protocols

January 20, 2022

MARCH 19 UPDATE: The University has lifted COVID protocols related to Wake Forest-sponsored... Read More »

New Name, New Look

August 12, 2021

The Museum staff is very excited to formally introduce our new name and logo.  The logo of the... Read More »

barava plaques

Artifact of the Month

Each month we select a different artifact in the museum to highlight. See what we’ve picked for this month!

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