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Hopi Artist Ramson Lomatewama to Visit the Lam

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Lam Museum of Anthropology will bring award-winning Hopi artist, poet, and educator Ramson Lomatewama to the Wake Forest campus for a week-long residency November 7-12.  Ramson is the first and only full-time Hopi glassblower, as well as a traditional katsina doll carver, jeweler, published poet, and educator. […]

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Seeking Participants for Day of the Dead Video Interviews

The Lam Museum of Anthropology is looking for people who celebrate Day of the Dead to participate in short video interviews that will appear in next year’s exhibit.  The Museum’s annual exhibit will be revised for 2023 with new text and the addition of a video component.  The video will show members of the community […]

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Celebrating Day of the Dead

An annual tradition for more than 20 years, the Lam Museum’s Day of the Dead exhibit is bigger and better than ever this year.  Occupying the central gallery, Life after Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico, will be on display through December 9. Día de Muertos is celebrated in Mexico over several days coinciding with […]

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Blockchain Project Featured in Wake Forest Magazine

News of the World Behold the humble Fijian dish bearing tidings from Polynesia, an explorer’s ship, a ‘Disneyland’ museum circa mid-1700s and a Wake Forest bet on the future.BY CAROL L. HANNER In the mid-1700s, an artist on an unknown island in Fiji intricately carves a piece of wood into a shallow dish, the shape inspired […]

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Recent Donations Enhance Latin American Collections

The Lam Museum recently accepted two large donations of artifacts that will significantly augment our Latin American permanent collection, as well as add to our education collection which is used to provide hands-on learning opportunities for K-12 students. Dr. Tim Wallace, a retired associate professor and applied anthropologist in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology […]

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