Current Exhibits

The Lam Museum’s intimate and immersive exhibits discuss peoples and cultures as well as other anthropological themes through ancient and modern artifacts drawn from the Museum’s collections.

The Museum rotates exhibits several times a year.  These featured exhibits are curated by Museum staff or Wake Forest students.

Exhibits include hands-on activities for all ages.

Explore the Exhibits on Display Now


Human Evolution: Hot Topics in Paleoanthropology
February 21 – December 8, 2023

Painting by Rayner Mikiri

MINE: What is Ours in the Wake of Extraction
September 7 – December 8, 2023

Day of the Dead Calaverita

Life after Death: Celebrating Day of the Dead
September 12 – December 8, 2023

Chinese tea cup

Take Time: Tea and Mindfulness
May 12, 2023 – March 2, 2024

NC Archaeology Site

Stories of Humanity: Anthropology in North Carolina