Lam Museum of Anthropology

Timothy S. Y. Lam Museum of Anthropology at Wake Forest University creates awareness of global cultures by collecting, protecting, managing, and exhibiting archaeological artifacts, ethnographic objects, and visual arts of past and present peoples, and providing opportunities for intercultural learning.

1315 Carroll Weathers Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Phone

336.758.5282

Website

lammuseum.wfu.edu

Upcoming Events

All the King's Men: Status and Power in Africa

Ornate tools of war and visually striking regalia are some of the objects on display that demonstrate how masculinity is emphasized in traditional African...

5/30 10am
Shekere

Drums from Africa are so iconic that they are often used to represent musical traditions from across the continent. However, Africa is home to many...

5/30 10am
Wooden Headrest

How do you get a good night's sleep? Everybody sleeps, but not all cultures have the same idea of how to sleep. Headrests are solid neck supports used to...

5/30 10am
To Be Seen: Documenting the Art of the Ivory Coast

Vision is the defining feature of museums. Curators and designers strategically manipulate an object’s display to affect their visitors’ perception,...

5/30 10am
All the King's Men: Status and Power in Africa

Ornate tools of war and visually striking regalia are some of the objects on display that demonstrate how masculinity is emphasized in traditional African...

5/31 10am

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