In the Press

The Haffenreffer Museum continues to produce research, exhibitions, and events that engage a large public audience. The following are journalism and media stories that have featured the Haffenreffer Museum, our staff, and our activities. 

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Haffenreffer Museum in the Press

From Digital Journal
Arctic people were spinning yarn before the Vikings arrived
By Karen Graham. Featuring research associate Michele Hayeur Smith; July 24, 2018

From ARCHAEOLOGY Magazine
New Dates for Ancient Arctic Fibers 
Featuring research associate Michele Hayeur Smith; July 23, 2018 

From CBC News 
Ancient Arctic people may have known how to spin yarn long before Vikings arrived
By Bob Weber, The Canadian Press. Featuring research associate Michele Hayeur Smith; July 22, 2018

From The Brown Daily Herald
Haffenreffer combines entertainment, education 
By Liyaan Maskati, featuring the "Escape the Haffenreffer" event; March 21, 2018

From The Durango Herald
Chaco Canyon lecture will share latest discoveries 
By Jonathan Romeo County & environment reporter, featuring Research Associate Robert Weiner; Sunday, March 4, 2018

From El Palacio: New Mexico's Magazine of Art, History & Culture of the Southwest
The Continuous Path: Pueblo Movement and Archaeology along the Northern Rio Grande
By Director Robert Preucel and Samuel Duwe; Spring 2018

From Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown" Season 4
Viking Secrets and Vikings in America 
Featuring Deputy Director Kevin Smith; December 2017 

From NewportRI.com
"Brewed for Thought" exhibit at Brown explores brewing techniques
By Kathleen Troost-Cramer, featuring the Brewed for Thought: A Cross-cultural Exploration of Beer and Brewing; December 2, 2017

From The Brown Daily Herald
University's Circumpolar Lab explores Arctic 
By Liyaan Maskati; December 7, 2017

From ARCHAEOLOGY Magazine
The First American Revolution: Exploring the legacy of the New World's most successful native rebellion 
By Eric A. Powell, featuring research by Director Robert Preucel; February 13, 2017