Events

"Sacred is Sacred": The Art of Protecting Bears Ears

Friday, May 11, 2018 12:00am - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:00am
Haffenreffer Museum at Manning Hall
"Sacred is Sacred": The Art of Protecting Bears Ears
This exhibit examines the many stories of Bears Ears, a contested sacred landscape in Southern Utah. Rich in oil and gas, Bears Ears is a sacred place for indigenous peoples. This exhibition ...

Drone Warriors: The Art of Surveillance and Resistance at Standing Rock

Friday, May 11, 2018 12:00am - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 12:00am
Haffenreffer Museum at Manning Hall

Drone Warriors: The Art of Surveillance and Resistance at Standing Rock

Brought to you by the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, this exhibition features the drone photography and video produced by Water Protectors during the recent movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock in North Dakota. Combining interests in Native representations, activism, resistance, environmental movements, and sous-surveillance, Drone Warriors shows the Brown and Providence community a new perspective—quite literally—of the #NoDAPL movement.

Uncover Archaeology: Community Archaeology Day at the Joukowsky Institute

Saturday, October 20, 2018

11:00am - 3:00pm

Rhode Island Hall

See ancient coins from Greece and Rome up close! Touch human and animal bones! Examine and draw Persian and Roman ceramics, prehistoric tools, precious metals, and other artifacts from thousands of years ago – coached by experts!  And talk with Brown’s archaeologists about their fieldwork all over the world!

Hands-On Open House

Saturday, October 20, 2018

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Manning Hall

Celebrate International Archaeology Day at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology! Meet staff and students who work behind the scenes, engage with objects from around the world at our touch table, and enjoy light refreshments for the opening of a new exhibition, #CrowdCurated. Admission is free.

Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines

Thursday, October 25, 2018

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

85 Waterman

Room 015

Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines

A Talk by Mary Miller (Yale University) | October 25th, 5:30 PM | 85 Waterman Room 015

State of the Field 2019: The Ancient DNA Revolution in Archaeology

Friday, February 22, 2019 - Saturday, February 23, 2019

5:30pm - 5:00pm

Rhode Island Hall

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Brown University’s Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World will host a conference titled State of the Field 2019: The Ancient DNA Revolution in Archaeology on February 22-23, 2019. Our gathering builds on a tradition of “State of the Field” workshops hosted by the Joukowsky Institute to reflect upon trends in archaeological research.