"News" Archive

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 ...

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Exhibits Highlight WFU Student Research

Gui Shu Gan exhibit

Guī Shù Gǎn explores the experiences of Chinese students at Wake Forest.

The Lam Museum’s newest exhibit, Guī Shù Gǎn: Between Belonging and Isolation in the WFU Chinese Community, was ...

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Exhibit of Hopi Arts to Open in February

Hopi pot

Hopi pot by Helen Naha

The Lam Museum is excited to present Living Arts of the Hopi, a new exhibit on view from February 15 to December 9. The Hopi Tribe of northeastern Arizona have artistic ...

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Spring Semester Event Protocols

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

Wake Forest University has instituted new COVID protocols for in-person campus events.  ...

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New Name, New Look

Lam Museum Logo
The Museum staff is very excited to formally introduce our new name and logo.  The logo of the Timothy S.Y. Lam Museum of Anthropology is representative of both the Museum’s global outlook ...

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MOA Receives Naming Gift

Timothy S. Y. Lam

Timothy S. Y. Lam

In 2012, Wake Forest alumnus Timothy S. Y. Lam (’60) donated his collection of more than 500 pieces of Tang Dynasty Chinese ceramics to the Museum of Anthropology shortly ...

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MOA Artifacts Inspire Upcoming WFU Hackathon

In 2005, hundreds of earthenware pots and other pre-Columbian artifacts from ancient West Mexico became part of the collections of Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology. The objects ...

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Spring Semester Operations Update

The Museum of Anthropology remains closed to the public indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  As was the case in the fall, the University will not allow outside visitors to access campus ...

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MOA Announces New Virtual Lunch & Learn Series

The Museum is excited to launch a new Virtual Lunch & Learn series this spring.  At noon on the last Thursday of the month, February through April, the Museum staff will discuss various topics ...

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Update on MOA Operations

The Museum of Anthropology remains closed to the public indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, we want to provide the latest information about our operations to our valued ...

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