Closed for Memorial Day

May 25-27

The Museum will be closed for Memorial Day weekend Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27.

Booth at Juneteenth Celebration

June 15

Visit our booth at the Juneteenth Celebration in the Innovation Quarter to learn more about our African exhibits and collections, play African instruments, and take home a craft project.

Closed for Juneteenth

June 19

The Museum will be closed for Juneteenth on Wednesday, June 19.

Closed for Independence Day

July 4-7

The Museum will be closed Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7 for Independence Day.

Beautiful Beads Workshop

July 14, 2-4pm

Beads are worn by people around the world as personal adornment and are also used as decoration on clothing, masks, and many other objects. In this workshop, participants will see many types of beads from the Museum’s collections and learn about how they were made and used by a variety of cultures. Participants will make their own beads out of polymer clay, paper, and tin. This workshop is designed for ages 8 to 99. The fee is $20 per participant ($15 for Lam Museum members). Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Register today!

African Tie Dye Workshop

July 28, 2-4pm

Adire cloth is a beautiful indigo-dyed textile created by the Yoruba people of West Africa. In this workshop, participants will see adire examples from the Museum’s collections and learn about the methods and techniques used by the Yoruba to create patterns and designs. Participants will use indigo to tie dye tote bags. Each participant may bring one additional item (i.e. a t-shirt) to dye. Colors other than indigo will also be available. This workshop is designed for ages 8 to 99. The fee is $20 per participant ($15 for Lam Museum members). Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Register today!

Booth at Indigenous People & Moravians: A Celebration of Cultures

August 10, 1:30-4:30pm

Visit the our interactive display at Historic Bethabara Park to see Native American artifacts from the Yadkin River Valley, crack nuts with a nutting stone, and play Native American games. Visit historicbethabara.org for event information.