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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.


Recent Donations Enhance Latin American Collections

June 1, 2022

The Lam Museum recently accepted two large donations of artifacts that will significantly... Read More »

Exhibits Highlight WFU Student Research

June 1, 2022

The Lam Museum’s newest exhibit, Guī Shù Gǎn: Between Belonging and Isolation in the WFU... Read More »

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 »

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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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