Commemorating the Holocaust

Commemoration is a process that involves witness, preservation, interpretation, and performance. This process calls upon human creativity, commitment, emotional connection, and contemporary context. Literature, music, and performance work together to open a window across space and time for generations to connect with one another.  Through […]

Renowned Archaeologist Dr. Becca Peixotto to Speak at the Museum

On Thursday, September 28, at 6:00pm, archaeologist Dr. Becca Peixotto will present “Excavating Our Origins” at the Lam Museum of Anthropology.  Dr. Peixotto was a member of the Rising Star Expedition, a joint project sponsored by the National Geographic Society and the University of the […]

Museum Acquires New Collection

The Lam Museum is excited to announce its partnership with the University of North Carolina Wilmington to acquire a significant portion of their Museum of World Cultures collection. Founded in 1981, the Museum of World Cultures was the project of Dr. Gerald H. Shinn, professor […]

Lam Museum Collaborates with Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance

The Lam Museum is proud to announce a unique collaboration with Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance this summer. Terpsicorps will present the world premiere of Cleopatra in Winston Salem at the Hanesbrands Theatre on July 20, 21 & 22. Truly a one-of-a-kind dance theater spectacle, Heather Maloy’s Cleopatra is the crowning […]

Student Research Goes Global

The Lam Museum is a valuable resource for Wake Forest students to research material culture from around the world. Over the past year, students who started their research at the Museum have expanded their horizons to international museum collections. Rebekah Lassiter (’24) first approached the […]