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

Boy carving wood

To Be Seen: Documenting the Art of the Ivory Coast
March 26 – August 16, 2024

Wood headrest

Headrests: The Exhibit
January 16 – September 21, 2023

Ceremonial Axe

All the King’s Men: Status and Power in Africa
January 23, 2024 – January 25, 2025

gourd shaker

Beyond Drumming: African Musical Instruments
January 23, 2024 – January 25, 2025

NC Archaeology Site

Stories of Humanity: Anthropology in North Carolina